Jagdamba Giants qualify for the Finals of the Ncell NPL
May 22- Jagdamba Giants have become the first team to qualify for the final of the ongoing Ncell NPL after defeating the Sagarmatha Legends by 47 runs (D/L Method).They will play the winner of the match between Panchakanya Tez and Kantipur Gurkhas.
Sagarmatha Legends won the toss and elected to field.Bating first Jagdamba Giants made 193 runs in their allotted 50 overs losing 8 wickets.Bhupendra Thapa top-scored for them with 57 runs off 105 balls while skipper Shakti Gauchan contributed 44 runs off 66 deliveries.Nischal Pandey, Rahul BK and Lal Bhd. Adhikari picked up two wickets each.
Chasing 194 runs to win, the Legends could only muster up 136 runs off 42.5 overs when bad light intervened and no further action was possible.The Giants were declared winner by 47 runs with D/L Method.Rupesh Shrivastav made a valiant 47 runs and Chandra Sawad contributed 41 runs but were denied any support for other batsmen.Player of the Match Nijamuddin Ansari was the wrecker-in-chief as he picked up 4 wickets for 20 runs of his allotted 10 overs. Shuvankar Sanyasi also chipped in with 3-28.