BCCB Twenty20 Championship 2011

Susil Rocks

“I need to be more consistent with my form” says sushil who was also awarded Man of the Match

Susil’s clean sixes & fours and handy contribution from Jigme Singye gave Dot Com second win in a rowin the BCCB T20 Championship. Himalaya Adventure opted to bat first was able to add only 82 runs on the board whereas 32 runs came from the extras. Sonam Tobgay and Tharcha was the only two batsmen scoring 11 runs respectively. Tandin Wangchuk was the pick of the bowler by taking 4 wickets in 4 overs conceding only 8 runs and makes his career best figure.

Susil's classic cover drive

Dot Com’s Openers Susil and Jigme batted splendidly to gain their second victory. Susil scoring 52 runs in 18 balls and Jigme scoring 23 runs in 13 runs recorded best opening partnership of the tournament. Himalaya used 5 bowlers but non of them were successful to break the partnership. Dot Com played 5 overs to chase the target. “I need to be consistent with my form” says sushil who was also awarded Man of the Match. Dot Com’s  next match is against P/ling Warriors on Sunday and Himlaya’s is against P/ling Warriors on Saturday.

In the afternoon match, defending Champion Bhutan Telecom played against Lhaki Group. Lhaki Group won the toss and put Bhutan Telecom to Bat first. Bhutan Telecom’s 3 top order batsmen added only 23 runs but rock solid partnership of 103 runs between Kumar Subba (62runs) and Shiv (32 runs) brought BT to winning position. The partnership could have not been broken as both the batsmen seem to have hawkeyes where every ball was played easily but direct  throw to the stump by Dawa run-out Shiv was the only possibility to end the partnership.
Other end inform batsman Kumar showed that if some one stays with him, he will still make score board ticking. Unfortunetly Kumar trying to take the incharge was trapped Leg before (LBW) of Raj Kumar’s arm bowl. Bhutan Telecom scored 130 runs from the bat but 38 runs was received from extras. Bt scored 168 runs for 9 wickets in 20 overs.
During the start of second inning, the weather conditions seem to change and drizzle. BT decided to open with two spinners to rid of D/L methord. First wicket fell of karma Tamang in Vijay’s skidy  ball which passes through bat and pad and hit the stumps. Damber from other end was not successful to take a single wicket but bowled superbly conceding 12 runs in 4 overs. Lhaki Group had wickets on hand but non of the batsmen uplifted the run rate except for opening batsman Jigme Chogyal who was looking for big shots. Change of bowl, Dorji was introduced for the pavillion end was succeful to take 2 wickets whereas Saijo medium pacer from river end was making to play more on back foot. Saijo being not successful in taking wicket, Kumar was brought in. Kumar took 2 wickets in 3 overs. Later two medium pacers Shiva and Pema was sent for trail and given opportunity of bowling 2 overs each, both of them got 1 wicket each. BT fail to take 10 wickets as the last two batsmen were in defensive mode, so at the end of 20 overs Lhaki Group scored 85 runs for fall of 9 wicket. BT won by 83 runs. Man of the Match was awarded to Kumar Subba. Bt will play next match on Sunday gainst Royal Thimphu College.


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