Nil David rout Pragati Youth

Kathmandu, January 17:

Star-studded Nil David recorded a comprehensive 10-wicket win over Pragati Youth Club of Birgunj and Nava Jagarup Youth Club beat SACC of Nepalgunj by four wickets in the Twenty20 Open Knockout Cricket Tournament here today.

Batting first match, Pragati Youth were dismissed for a paltry 58 runs in 16.1 overs with Yasin Hawari scoring 16 and Santosh Shah 15. Allrounder Mehboob Alam finished with 5-5 from four overs for Nil David. Sanjam Regmi claimed two and Binod Das bagged one wicket.

In reply, Opening pair Das and Alam chased the total for Nil David. Das scored 33 off 12 balls and man of the match Alam made 22.

In another match, SACC managed 123 runs in 19.3 overs. Ajay Singh scored run-a-ball 49 and Prabesh Singh contributed 16 for SACC. Man of the match Subash Shrestha and Nishant Gartaula took three wickets each for Nava Jagarup. Ram Kumar KC also claimed two.

Sandesh Gartaula made 38 not out from 45 ball as Nava Jagarup overcame the target losing six wickets in 19.3 overs. Subash Panta made 23 and Suman Gyawali 15. Prabesh Singh was the pick of the SACC bowler with 3-16 off four overs.