National, U-19 Tournament

Sudurpaschim Province bag fifth win in a row

Sudurpaschim Province registered their fifth win in a row in the ongoing U-19 National Tournament. Continuing their winning run, Sudurpaschim thrashed Madhesh province by seven wickets.

Chasing a mere total of 123, Deepak Bohara’s half-century helped his side reach the target in just 18.5 overs. Another opener Dipak Bohara scored a run a ball 24 while Gajendra Bohara smashed a 10-ball 23. Abhisekh Tiwari picked up two wickets for Madhesh. 

Earlier, Opting to bat first at TU Cricket Ground, Madhesh were bundled out for 122 in 38.1 overs. Naren Saud grabbed a fifer (9.1-1-24-5), while Hemant Dhami picked up three wickets. Yuvraj Khatri playing his first match grabbed a couple of wickets.

Naren Saud grabbed a fifer and was adjudged as the player of the match.

Ali Ansari scored the highest 32 runs for Madhesh. Imran Sheikh and Mayan Yadav assisted 28 and 23 runs, respectively.

Sudurpaschim are at the top of the table with 10 points. They are yet to face second-placed Bagmati.