Janakpur Royals fall short to Kathmandu Knights

December 27, 2022

Janakpur Royals lost to Kathmandu Knights by 54 runs in the ongoing 2022 Nepal T20. After winning the toss and electing to bat first, the Knights posted a mammoth 208/6 in 20 overs. Alex Blake top scored with 83 runs and was well aided by Virandeep Singh (49 from 34 balls) and Azmatullah Omarzai (43* from 15 balls). Pawan Sarraf picked 2/18 for the Royals.

In reply, the Royals were bowled out for 155 in 20 overs. Samiullah Shinwari (29 from 27 balls), Sundeep Jora (26 from 12 balls) and Pawan Sarraf (24 from 18 balls) got starts but were unable to push on. Azmatullah Omarzai picked 3/28 for the Knights. 

The Royals are placed 3rd in the tables with 4 points and a Net Run Rate of -0.557. 

The Royals face Far West United next on 29th December. The match is scheduled to start at 1 pm and will be broadcasted live on Action Sports in Nepal and on Eurosport in India. The match can be streamed on Ssixer App in Nepal and on Fancode app globally.