Kathmandu- Sunrise H.S.S (R-9, Mahendranagar) thrashed Vidhya Sadan H.S.S ( R-2, Birgunj) by 10 runs to clinch the crown of Inter-School Boys Cricket Tournament, 2071.
In a match played at Siddhartha Rangashala, Bhairahawa another all round performance from skipper Bhim Sarki helped Sunrise take the crown of champions home. Bhim scored crucial 21 runs in a low scoring encounter and took 2 wickets with the ball as well. Rabi Chand (23), Anil Kumar Thapa (17) and Ramesh Dutta Bhatta (15) were the other notable batsman for Sunrise as they posted 1028 in 20 overs. Vidhya sadan made three run outs wheras Samsad Ansari took 3 wickets finishing with figures 4-0-14-3.
In reply, Sunsire overcame Vidhya Sadan making four crucial run outs to pack them for 92 runs in the 19.3 overs.Vidhya Sadan lost wickets at regular intervals and they were unable to produce a single significant partnership which cost them the match.Asif Sheikh who opened the batting top scored with 23 runs and Samsad Ansari scored 22 runs for the losing team. Bhim Sarki received the player of the match and player of the tournament award.
Shah Alam of R-4 Bahairahawa was declared the best bowler for his 14 wickets whereas Dipesh Chand form R-6 Baitadi got the best batsman award for his 1143 runs in the competition.