Confident Biratnagar Warriors, under the inspiring leadership of Paras Khadka, will take on Shakti Gauchan’s Pokhara Rhinos in the 4th match of EPL 2017. The third day of TVS Everest Premier League will commence with two giants – Biratnagar Warriors and Pokhara Rhinos – squaring off on Wednesday at the TU int’l cricket ground. The battle between both high-quality teams will be a treat. Two competitive and high-intensity match on the second day might boost up the fans approach towards this tournament. Its a domestic league of the associate nation and two of top scorer of recently concluded World Cricket Champion League are taking part in it. Three of the top associate players, Babar Hayat, Paras Khadka and Anshuman Rath playing for a same team might be a dream of numerous associates fans and EPL turned it into reality.
While on the other hand, Pokhara Rhinos looks as if they are bowling powerhouse of this tournament. Both teams would surely like to continue from where they left yesterday. It is going to be a great and fantastic match, irrespective of the result. Rhinos had performed well yesterday and are a good side. But it will not be a one-sided match and there will be a fine contest between Rhinos and Warriors. Bowling is Rhinos strongest point. They had some promising pace bowlers, Taj Wali, Bikram Sob and obviously classical spinner’s lead by a skipper Gauchan and followed by Sushan Bhari and Israrullah. They had a perfect combination of pace and spin in their bowling department. If we pay our attention towards their yesterday’s bowling card then we will find that Rhinos spinners had picked up 5 wickets whereas their seam bowlers succeed to picked up four wickets. Taj Wali showed a great display of seam bowling yesterday. He was beating the batsmen through is pace and the way he adapted to the Nepalese conditions on quick succession is very positive factor for Rhinos. He was shaping the ball inside for the right-hander batsmen with sharp pace.

He bowled economical spell and picked up four wickets in his bowling spell of four over quota. Bikram Sob too provided a perfect company to Taj Wali and bowled exceptionally well with the economy of 4 runs per over and succeed to pick up a wicket in his bowling spell of three over. Israrullah was brought in as a change bowler but he was the standout performer of the day with four wickets in his bowling spell of 4 over quota. This combination of pace and spin will help them to take the wickets on quick succession. They need to carry on this form and need to take out the best out of their syllabus to click in against the strong Warriors batting line up. Rhinos also have a good opener in the likes of Israrullah. He is quite an aggressive player and that will help them to get some quick runs at the top of the order. He already has one half-century in his first inning of the tournament. Biratnagar Warriors batting is probably the best batting line-up of this tournament.


Their top order is packed up with stars players. Anshuman Rath and Aasif Sheikh at top order and Babar Hayat and Paras Khadka at no.3 and 4 respectively. Anshuman, Babar, and Paras already showed their caliber in the first match where Aasif not being able to perform yesterday but he is the big asset of Warriors at top order. All of them batted at the strike rate of above 100 which was really required and demand of Everest Premier League. Their today’s performance will help EPL to a large their fans following. They had perfect busy players in lower middle order lead by sensible youngsters, Anil Kumar Sah followed by Puspa Thapa. They also do have depth in their batting with Basant Regmi batting at no.10. They also have decent bowling attack lead by Karan KC and Basant Regmi. Their batting is their main strength and they need to click their best to overcome the challenge of best bowling line up of Rhinos. TU Int’l cricket ground is expected to witness the full-house crowd in today encounter.


We would like to wish the best of luck to both the teams. May the best team on a day come out as a winner today.


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