Nepali Rhinos defeated Texas Strikers by 7 wickets to move to 3rd place in the 2017 Dallas Premier League points table.

# TEAM MAT WON LOST N/R PTS WIN % NET RR FOR AGAINST
1
Punjab Lions
4 4 0 0 8 100.00% 3.3133 571/55.0 516/73.0
2
BIS Lions
4 3 1 0 6 75.00% 1.4375 680/80.0 565/80.0
3
Nepali Rhinos
4 2 1 1 5 66.67% -2.2524 342/79.1 310/47.1
4
Texas Strikers
4 2 2 0 4 50.00% 0.4725 681/80.0 603/75.0
5
Lucid Jobs Wolves
4 2 2 0 4 50.00% -0.8082 646/78.3 723/80.0
6
Royal Knights
4 1 2 1 3 33.33% -0.6713 449/78.3 474/74.1
7
AFT Gladiators
4 1 3 0 2 25.00% -1.2471 657/75.5 778/78.3
8
TCC Panthers
4 0 4 0 0 0.00% -0.8629 462/73.0 519/72.1

 

Batting first, Strikers were restricted to 129/9 in 20 overs with Sachin Asokan (37 off 29) & Jignesh Desai (33 n.o off 28) playing vital roles in taking the team past 100.

Manoj Acharya (3/28), Prithu Baskota (2/16) & Callitos Lopez (2/24) bowled good lines and picked up wickets for their efforts.

Nepali Rhinos new recruit, Windies player Nikrumah Bonner (73 n.o off 56) played a lone hand in taking the team to victory with Rhinos scoring 130/3 in 19.5 overs. Nital Patel (29 off 24) provided a good opening partnership with Bonner. Nepali Rhinos lost 3 quick wickets but Sagar Pant & Bonner ensured sticking around till the final over to register the win.

Rhinos next play BIS Lions on 6th October to push for 2nd place in the points table.