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Saturday, October 13, 2012

Nepal and U.A.E Shares the Trophy of ACC Trophy Elite Cricket 2012

In neck to neck match Nepal and U.A.E . jointly shared the trophy after tie in Final, Batting first U.A.E. made 241 runs loosing 6 wickets, One time it was looking like Nepal will comfortably win the match opening of U.A.E. was not impressive till 19.5 overs top order 4  bats man of U.A.E. returned to pavilion adding just 70 runs in score board. But 4 down batsman and captain Khurram Khan and Saqib Ali lifted UAE  in good score position Kurram Khan Made 61 runs in 79 balls and Saqib Ali made 101 runs in 103 balls at the end UAE managed to made 241 runs in run rate of 4.82 runs per over loosing 6 wickets.

Starting of Nepali batting side was quite impressive opener Subhas Khakurel and Anil Mandal in partnership made 99 runs to give good opening to Nepal. Subhash made 55 runs and Anil made 44 runs while vice captain Gyanendra Malla made 32 runs, Captain Paras Khadka 31 runs, Pradeep Airee  16, Sharad Veshwakar made 38 runs from 36 balls, Prithu Baskota, Basanta Regmi and Binod Bhandari returned pavilion quickly just adding 4 runs, after that Shakti Gauchan and Sarad Veshwaker Protected Nepali side to loose the game, in last over when Nepal seeks 12 runs in one over Shakti Gauchan's  lifted the ball in the air to cross the boundary for that magical 6 runs which was the much needed to Nepal at that Moment, in last ball Nepal need 2 runs to win the match but sadly Shakti Gauchan became run out after collecting 1 runs and match became tie with Nepal 241/9-----  UAE 241/6 in 50 overs and according to the rule of ACC for this Elite Cup Nepal and UAE decleard the Jointly winner of this series.

In bowling Shakti Gauchan took 3 wickets while Sanjam Regmi took 1 wicket, two other batsman of UAE was run out.

Nepali Captain Paras Khadka won the Man of this Series for his excellent all round performance in batting and bowling in this series.

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