Gyanodaya, Modern Indian enter last eight

Himalayan News Service

Lalitpur, May 15:

Gyanodaya Bal Batika School defeated Rose Bud School by 19 runs and Modern Indian School beat Bhanubhakta Memorial School by two wickets and entered the quarter-finals of the first SNB Memorial Inter-school Cricket Tournament here today. Invited to bat first at St Xavier’s ground, Gyanodya were bowled out for 125 runs in 29 overs. Sandeep Man Lama top-scored with 21 off 41 balls including four boundaries, while Ashim Sherchan made 17 runs and Artharaj Angdambey hit two fours in his 10-ball 11. For Rose Bud, Chandra Shekhar Lama took three wickets giving away 12 runs in five overs, while Shashi Shekhar Lama grabbed two wickets.

In reply, Rose Bud failed to overcame the target and were packed off for just 106 runs in 24.1 overs. Suman Gurung top-scored with 29 off 26 balls which included five boundaries. Jayandra Maharjan scored 11runs. For Gyanodaya, Sandip Man Lama and Samartha Rimal took three wickets each conceding 22 in six overs and 17 runs in 4.1 over respectively. Ashim Sherchan claimed two wickets. In other match, electing to bat, Bhanubhakta School were bowled out for 96 runs in 26.4 overs. Maneesh Khakurel scored 27 runs off 51, while Elai Thapa made 20 off 42 balls.

For MIS, Taimoor Joo took three wickets conceding 13 runs in six overs while Aakash Gurung and Sohyal Karki grabbed two wickets each. In reply, MIS overcame the target losing eight wickets in 21 overs. Sohyal Karki top-scored with 21 off 22 balls including four boundaries, while Prashoon Sharma scored 15. For Bhanubhakta, Manoj Adhikari took three wickets conceding 21 runs in five overs. Lawrence Maniyar, father of St Xavier’s School, and Shree Niwas Rana, vice-president of CAN, gave away the man of the match awards to Gyanodaya’s Sandip Man Lama and Sohyal Karki of Modern Indian School.