Nepal Police Club and Nepal Army Club joint winners of 2017 Prime Minister Cup
Rain plays the negative role resulting Nepal Police Club and Nepal Army Club joint winners of 2017 Prime Minister Cup. The 2017 Prime Minister Cup has finally ended with the joint winners as Nepal Police Club and Nepal Army Club. Not a single club could win the final match after rain halted the play completely. The final match was between Nepal Police Club and Nepal Army Club. The final match was delayed by 1 day from the previously announced date due to the climatic situation. The final was delayed to give rest to the players which had continuous fixtures within a day. So with the motto to give rest to players and make final exciting the game was postponed, but rain played the negative role.
Nepal Police Clubs made 126 runs in 45 overs. After losing the toss Nepal Police had to bat first. The toss losing became bad for them. They could not made much runs in the 45 overs. They were all out for 126 runs in 45 overs. Only 5 players were able to make double digit score. Sunil Dhamala scored 32 runs, Siddhant Lohoni made 20 runs and Dipendra Singh Airie Made 19 runs in that innings. Sunil Dhamala, Siddhant Lohoni and Dipendra Singh Airie all are the members of Nepal national team.
Nepal Police Club lost the first wicket at 4 runs, and 2nd at 20 runs. Then after their innings became weaker when they lost another 4 wickets for another 47 runs. Nepal Police club were 91 for 7 when Siddhant Lohoni and Sushil Kandel came to hold the innings. The last three wickets was able to score 35 runs and final score was 126 for 10 in 45 overs.
Jitendra Mukhia took 4 wickets where as Susan Bhari took 3 wickets to dismiss the innings of Nepal Police in 45th overs. Like wise, Sagar Pun took two wickets. Susan Bhari and Sagar Pun were the two highest wicket taking bowlers of the tournament with wicket tally 14.
In the 2nd innings, Nepal Army was playing with 7 runs with 1 wicket falling. The rain then started pouring and the game could not resume. After then the officials announced the both teams winner of the tournament.
Sagar Pun was the best player of the tournament and won 1 Lakh Nepalese rupees, Susan Bhari was awarded the best bowler with 50 thousand rupees cash prize. Saurav Khanal became the best batsmen of the tournament with 50 thousand cash prize. Susan Bhari was also awarded with the emerging player of the tournament with 50 thousand cash prize.