Kathmandu Kings XI restricted to 118 by Bhairahawa Gladiators
December 20, 2017 02:49 PM NPT
By: Rajan Shah
KATHMANDU, Dec 20: Great catching by Bhairahawa Gladiators combined with good bowling effort restricted Kathmandu Kings XI for 118 runs in 20 overs. Dipesh Shrestha picked up two wickets in two deliveries in his third over dismissing Bikram Bhusal and Sagar Kumar.
Gladiators skipper Sharad Vesawkar picked up two wickets supported by Indian player Puneet Mehra’s one bowling in tandem conceding 40 runs in their combined eight overs.
Earlier, Kathmandu Kings XI won the toss and elected to bat first. Amit Shrestha continued his run scoring streak in domestic cricket by adding another 29 runs to his name. Similarly, Sagar Kumar, Kings XI’s Indian recruit, supported helped adding to the total with 28 runs. Raju Rijal and Sagar Pun scored 15 and 22 runs respectively but struggled with strike rate.