APF bag Ambassador’s Cup


Armed Police Force (APF) clinched the Indian Ambassador’s Cricket Cup 2012 on Wednesday. APF nailed Paschimanchal by 19 runs in the final to take the series. Electing to bat, APF Put on 144 runs on the board. Basant Regmi’s spell of four overs, 12 runs and three wickets helped APF restrict Paschimanchal’s innings for 125 runs for the loss of nine wickets in the allotted 20 overs. Fall of opener Subash Pradhan’s wicket in ninth over with 33 runs on the board started the downfall of Paschimanchal. Sanjam Regmi got rid of the top order while the middle orders was removed by Basanta to hand the departmental team a cash prize of Rs 150,000.

Likewise, runner-up Paschimanchal bagged Rs 100,000. Man of the final Basant and player of the tournament Subash Khakurel received Rs 5,000 and Rs 25,000 respectively. 

Earlier, captain Paras Khadka and Mahaboob Alam had stitched 42 runs partnership as APF set a target of 145 runs for the loss of six wickets.  Khadka hit 39 runs while Alam chipped in with 21 runs. Likewise, Khakurel and Gyanendra Malla contributed 23 and 20 runs respectively.


Posted on: 2012-02-23 09:05