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Mahato ton lifts Rajan Memorial

- Sports Bureau, Lalitpur

Jan 22, 2019-

Amit Kumar Mahato slammed a 62-ball 102 as Rajan Memorial School hammered Universal English School by 80 runs in the School League Cricket on the opening day. 

Electing to bat first, Mahato’s whirlwind knock lifted Rajan Memorial to a mammoth 203 all out in 20 overs. Ajay Dev then picked up five wickets as Universal were 123 all out in 17.1 overs. Ashok Poudel led a solid reply for Universal adding 52 runs for the first wicket with Nischal Amatya (10). He added another 38 with Rojer Rajbanshi (20) before Universal lost nine wickets for just 33 runs.

Poudel made 51 off 33 with five fours and two sixes. Dev returned the figures of 5-27 from four overs. Earlier, Mahato struck 11 fours and seven sixes. Bijaya Tamang chipped in a 16-ball 27. 

In another match, Meridian School hammered Gyankunj School by 135 runs after Rajan GC and Saras Khatri ran riot with the ball. An unbeaten half century (76) from Aadit Subedi guided Meridian to 160-7 before GC and Khatri bundled out Gyankunj for just 25 in 8.4. 

Man-of-the-match GC took 5-22 from four overs and Khatri’s four-over spell read 4-2 with two maiden. Eight Gyankunj players failed to open their account.

Published: 22-01-2019 07:32

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