APF win PM cup defeating Police in finals
APF Club has won the Prime Minister's Cup National Twenty20 Cricket title by defeating Nepal Police Club. APF defeated Police by 21 runs in the final match played at the Tribhuvan Cricket Ground in Kirtipur on Wednesday.
Match Summary :
Armed Police Force Club 157 (Amar Routela 29, Lokesh Bam 27, Sundeep Jora 24, Dipendra Airee 3/22, Sagar Dhakal 3/29)
Nepal Police Club 136/7 (Dipendra Airee 65, Dilip Nath 23, Kishor Mahato 3/17)
by 21 runs
After losing the toss, APF Club lost all their wickets in 19.5 overs and scored 157 runs. Chasing a target of 158 runs to win, Police scored 136 runs for the loss of 7 wickets in 20 overs.
Dipendra Singh Airee was the top scorer for Police with 65 runs. He faced 54 balls and struck three fours and two sixes. Dilip Nath (23), Aarif Sheikh (12) and Anil Sah (10) were the only other batsmen who scored double digit scores.
Kishor Mahato was the star for APF with ball as he finished with the match winning figures of 3/17 from 4 oveers. Similarly, Avinash Bohara, Amar Rautela and Deepak Bohara shared a wicket each.
Earlier, Amar Singh Routela was the top scorer for APF with 29 runs. He struck three sixes and two fours in 15 balls to lift the APF run. Similarly, Lokesh Bam scored 27 runs while Sandeep Jora and Bhuvan Karki scored 24 and 17 runs respectively.