Pokhara Avengers vs Lumbini All Stars Match Preview: Pokhara Avengers and Lumbini All Stars will be up against each other in the seventh match of the ongoing Nepal T20 League.
Both the teams will take on each other in the first match of Tuesday (December 27). The match will see table-toppers All Stars eyeing a third straight win against bottom-placed Avengers who will be desperate to open their account in Nepal T20 League.
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With two wins from two games, the All Stars are at the top of the points table. On the other hand, the Avengers are languishing at the bottom of the points table with two losses. Another loss could very well end Avengers’ hopes of progressing ahead.
Biratnagar Super Kings vs Lumbini All Stars Match Preview –
When: Tuesday (December 27), 9:15 AM (local time)
Where: Tribhuvan University International Cricket Ground, Kirtipur
Pokhara Avengers’ fate in the ongoing Nepal T20 League is hanging by a fine thread. With two straight losses, another loss could very well derail their entire campaign.
The Avengers began their campaign with a 26-run defeat at the hands of Kathmandu Knights. Chasing 163, they managed to score only 136 for 7 in the game that was reduced to 19 over per side.
In their second game, they were up against Janakpur Royals. Against Royals, they suffered another crushing defeat as the Janakpur-based outfit thrashed them by 5 wickets. The Royals bowled out the Avengers for 138 before chasing down the total inside 18 overs.
Pokhara Avengers squad:
Aarif Sheikh, Siddhant Lohani, Sumit Maharjan, Upul Tharanga, Bishal Bikram KC, Krishna Karki, Kushal Malla, Mohammad Hafeez, Sharad Vesawkar, Aasif Sheikh (Wk), Ameer Hamza (Wk), Abhimanyu Mithun, Bipin Khatri, Mousom Dhakal, Pratish GC, Tul Bahadur Thapa, Zahir Khan
Lumbini All Stars:
Lumbini All Stars have been the pace setters in the early stages of the tournament. Along with Janakpur Royals, they are the only unbeaten side so far and would be keen to maintain their winning start when they take on the Avengers.
All Stars began their campaign with a thumping 67-run win over Far West United. After scoring 152 for 7 in the allotted 20 overs, they bowled out United for just 85 to start their season.
In their next game, they registered a thrilling win over Biratnagar Super Kings. After scoring 157 for 6, they restricted the Super Kings to 154 for 6. With momentum on their side, All Stars would be keen to make three wins in a row.
Lumbini All-Stars squad:
Harry Tector, Harampret Singh, Shadley van Schalkwyk, Pat Brown, Unmukt Chand, Lahiru Milantha, Bipul Sharma, Aakash Chand, Sagar Dhakal, Dipendra Singh Airee, Kushal Bhurtel (c), Gulshan Jha, Sunil Dhamala, Ishan Pandey, Yogendra Singh Karki, Kishore Mahato, Anil Kumar Shah, Tilak Raj Bhandari
Nepal T20 League points table:
|Lumbini All Stars||2||2||4|
|Far West United||2||1||1||2|
|Biratnagar Super Kings||2||2|