Pokhara Rhinos v Bhairahawa Gladiators Qualifier match 2 will take place at Kiritipur Cricket Ground and will begin at 12:15 p.m. NST this afternoon.
On Thursday, October 7, the Pokhara Rhinos and Bhairahawa Gladiators will face off in Qualifier 2 of the 2021 Everest Premier League. The game will be held at Kirtipur’s Tribhuvan University International Cricket Ground.
The Rhinos, led by Binod Bhandari, struggled in Qualifier 1 against the Chitwan Tigers on Wednesday, October 6.
They were dismissed for 66 in 15 overs after being put in to bat first. Except for Richard Levi and Sunil Dhamala, none of their batters reached double figures. In fact, after the openers put on a 33-run partnership, they lost 10 wickets for 33 runs.
To rock them, Sagar Dhakal and Shahab Alam each took four wickets. Following that, Mohammad Shahzad’s 48 ensured that the Tigers reached the target in 7.5 overs.
The Gladiators, led by Sharad Vesawkar, will be confident after defeating the Kathmandu Kings XI by 16 runs in the Eliminator.
After batting first, the Gladiators amassed a total of 188 for eight runs. Skipper Vesawkar led the team in scoring with a 20-ball 49.
Following that, the bowlers limited the Kings XI to 172 for eight. Opening batter Ashan Priyanjan hit 68 off 48 balls, but it wasn’t enough to get Kings XI over the line.
Date and Time: October 07, 2021 (Thursday), 12:15 pm NST
Venue: Tribhuvan University International Cricket Ground, Kirtipur
Intermittent clouds will be there throughout the duration of the game. There is a slight chance of rain during match-time as well. Temperatures will be around the 27-degree Celsius mark, while the humidity will be in the 60s.
The pitch has been an excellent one for batting. The team batting first has to score above 150-155 to pose any sort of threat to the opposition. Chasing should be the way forward.
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