Madhesh Province secures impressive five-wicket victory over defending champions APF Club

In a thrilling match at the ongoing Prime Minister Cup Men’s National Cricket Tournament 2024, Madhesh Province emerged victorious, defeating the Armed Police Force (APF) Club by five wickets.

The encounter, held at the Tribhuvan University (TU) cricket ground in Kathmandu, saw Madhesh Province winning the toss and choosing to bowl first, successfully restricting the APF Club to a total of 146 runs.

In pursuit of the target, Rupesh Singh showcased an outstanding performance, contributing the highest with 72 runs, while Pawan Sarraf and Niraj Yadav added significant scores of 64 and 52 runs, respectively, for Madhesh Province.

For the APF Club, Aasif Sheikh and Rohit Poudel notched up half-centuries with 59 and 58 runs, respectively.

After their departure, Amar S Routela made a commendable contribution of 49 runs, guiding the club towards a challenging total.

The bowling prowess of Madhesh Province was evident, with Rupesh Singh and Pradip Paswan taking three wickets each, while Ranjit Kumar and Araniko Yadav secured two and one wickets, respectively.

This impressive victory for Madhesh Province showcases their strength in the ongoing tournament and sets the stage for further exciting clashes.

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