Nov 29, Kathmandu- After winning the toss at the TU Cricket Ground, Karnali started batting first and was bowled out for 130 runs in 36.2 overs. Karnali captain and wicketkeeper Bipin Rawal scored the highest 68 runs in 92 balls with 9 fours. Bipin was edged by an active Karki and was dismissed by wicketkeeper Uttam Magar.
Karnali had a good start in today's match as well. Opener Manish Thapa and B`ipin shared a partnership of 37 runs in 8 overs. Manish Lucky was caught out for 25 runs by Ahmed Raja. Manish hit 4 boundaries off 34 balls.
None of the other batters after that could perform well. Due to poor shots, he lost wickets continuously. Subas Air Nil, Awas Shah 4, Anirudh Kunwar 11, Dinesh Adhikari 5, Sandeep Shahi 1, Mohan BK, and Anuj Chanara failed to open accounts.
The active Karki from Bagmati region took 5 wickets with 2 maidens in 7.2 overs at the cost of 23 runs. Ahmed Raja took 3 wickets in 7 overs with 1 maiden at the expense of 19 runs. Omkar Yadav and Abhishek Koirala picked up one wicket each.