Print Edition - 2016-03-22 | Sports
Campus Road finish at the top
Mar 22, 2016-
Campus Road wrapped up their Dhangadi Cricket League (DCL)-3 league campaign with a convincing 81-run victory over pit bottom Santoshi Tole on Monday.
The win saw Campus Road finish at the top of the table with 12 points — three ahead of second-placed Attariya —- after the completion of round robin league. The top two teams will meet each other in Tuesday’s Qualifier from where the winner will make it to the final.
The loser of the Qualifier will play the winners of the eliminator game between Hasanpur Royals and Chauraha to have another shot in the final.
In the match on Monday, man-of-the-match Santosh Bhatt struck a quick fire half century lifting his side to 136-4. Bhatt then returned to pick up two wickets as Santoshi Tole were bundled out for 55 runs in 16.1 overs.
No 8 batsman Mahesh Adhikari top scored for Santoshi Tole with an 11-ball 21 that included three sixes. Chandra Saud wreaked havoc in the top order picking up three wickets. Saud had the figures of 3-4 from four overs. Ashish Bam also had two scalps.
Campus Road innings was built around Bhatt’s explosive knock. He hit eight boundaries and two sixes in his 32-ball 62 not out. Saroj Ayer made 22 off 30 with two fours.
Campus Road 136-4 in 20 overs (S Bhatt 62 not out, S Ayer 22; A Bhandari 1-11, M Adhikari 1-20) beat Santoshi Tole 55 all out in 16.1 overs (M Adhikari 21, B Rana 16; C Saud 3-4, S Bhatt 2-18) by 81 runs
Published: 22-03-2016 09:27