Adil Ansari’s explosive batting in the shadow of Arjun’s century, a spectacular victory for State 2

Adil Ansari's explosive batting in the shadow of Arjun's century, a spectacular victory for State 2

9 Manseer, Kathmandu. After Adil Ansari smashed an unbeaten 87 off 43 balls, State-2 defeated Sudurpachim by 2 wickets in the YYU-19 Men’s National Cricket Tournament on Thursday. Adil’s batting in the far west overshadowed Arjun Saud’s century.

After batting well with Amit Yadav and Amit Yadav and Gulshan Jha from the national team, State 2 chased down the target of 291 runs in 49.1 overs for the loss of 8 wickets. Adil hit 7 fours and 6 sixes in 43 balls and scored an unbeaten 87.

Amit Yadav and Gulshan Jha shared a 93-run partnership for the sixth wicket for the loss of 5 wickets for 92 runs. When the team scored 185 runs in the 36th over, Gulshan was dismissed for 46 runs in 53 balls with the help of 2 fours and 4 sixes.

State 2 lost the seventh wicket for 189 runs after Amit was dismissed for 49 in the next over. After that MP Mansoori was also out for 7 runs. But Adil put on an unbeaten 78-run partnership with Pradeep Paswan for the ninth wicket to win them.

Far West’s Sher Malla and Narendra Saud took 3-3 and Hent Dhami and Lokesh Bam took 1-1. Earlier, losing the toss at Kirtipur Cricket Ground, Sudurpachim scored 290 runs in 41.4 overs with the help of 116 runs from Arjun Saud. Arjun scored 146 runs in 85 balls with the help of 14 fours and 5 sixes, scoring his first century of the tournament.

Similarly, Lokesh Bam played 73 balls and added 81 runs with the help of 13 fours and 1 six. Arjun and Lokesh shared a 142-run partnership for the fourth wicket. Despite the excellent batting of both the players, the lower order player lost his wicket and Sudurpachim was all out with 50 balls to spare.

State-2’s Pradeep Paswan took 3 wickets while Ajay Yadav and Vivek Yadav took 2 wickets each. Similarly, Adil Ansari and Tritraraj Das took one wicket each.

श्रोत : अनलाइनखबर

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