Babar Hayat's 90 insufficient as Chitwan Tigers registers their first win

Published On: December 14, 2018 12:48 PM NPT

KATHMANDU, Dec 14: Chitwan Tigers defeated Biratnagar Warriors by five runs in the Everest Premier League at TU International Stadium to register their first win.

Chitwan Tigers, which batted first scored 196 runs at the loss of four wickets. JA Simpsons scored 78 runs, the highest from the team as he hit five sixes and six fours. Likewise, Dipendra Singh Airee and Sandeep Sunar scored 32 and 30 runs respectively.

Paras Khadka, Basanta Regmi, Karan KC and PA van Meekeren took a wicket each for Biratnagar Warriors.

In response, Biratnagar Warriors scored 191 runs at the loss of eight wickets. Babar Hayat helped the team to chase the total with his explosive batting. In 42 balls, Hayat scored 90 runs hitting 12 boundaries, eight of which were sixes. Paras Khadka, the team's captain was bowled by Lalit Bhandari for 19 runs.

Chitwan Tigers

Fall of wickets: 1-44 (S Sunar, 5.4 ov), 2-96 (PR Stirling, 11.3 ov), 3-165 (DS Airee, 17.3 ov), 4-181 (JA Simpson, 19.1 ov)

Biratnagar Warriors

Fall of wickets: 1-33 (P Khadka, 3.6 ov), 2-63 (AK Sah, 6.2 ov), 3-146 (Aasif Sheikh, 14.1 ov), 4-146 (RE van der Merwe, 14.5 ov), 5-161 (Babar Hayat, 16.4 ov), 6-161 (HB Chauhan, 16.5 ov), 7-178 (S Maharjan, 18.4 ov), 8-179 (PA van Meekeren, 18.6 ov)

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