Monday, November 13, 2006

Youth11 Clinch Second Spot From Bhutan Telecom

In what would have been an encounter for the second place in the Zimdra Vanaspati Cup 2006, played yesterday in Thimphu Cricket Ground Between Youth11 and Bhutan Telecom, Youth11 won the Match comfortable by 74 runs to clinch the second position behind Friend United. Youth11 opted to Bat first after winning the toss started brilliantly when opening Batsmen Tashi scored his Maiden Half Century, his inning was all composed with some beautiful cover drive, full shot, and leg glance, he added 100 odd runs partnership with Dorji Dakpa for third wicket and another 30 runs with Ganga , when the things were going well for him, a smart work by wicket Keeper to stumped him out for well deserve 57 runs, rest batsmen couldn't add much runs to their total runs of 184 runs in their allocated 40 overs.

Bhutan Telecom could have done better in the field had they caught hold of dolly catches and restricted extras which was their drawback through out the series.
Bhutan Telecom Opening pairs in Skipper Dorji and Jigme Singye were going nicley and runs were coming thick and fast, at one times 184 runs chase would be achieve before 30 overs the way they were playing, Jigme Singye was bowled out from an in swing ball which turn the course of match in favor of Youth11, when Skipper Dorji was run out for silly mistake in calling between the non striker end, Youth11 were literally in confident and bowled out Bhutan Telecom for 110 in 36.1 overs. Youth11 scored vital 2 points and achieved bonus point as well to clinch the second place in Zimdra Vanaspati Cup. In Continuation to the Tournament, two day match between Friend's United and Youth11, the winner and runner's up respectively would play on the 18th November 2006. Click Here for Full Scorecard

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