Nepali Rhinos won the Mitsubishi 2x cricket Tournament held in United States of America.
Nepali Rhinos Defeated Huston Sparks by 54 runs in the final and lifted the trophy of first 2X cricket tournament along with 60,000 USD. Scorecard
Invited to bat first Nepali Rhinos Managed to posted 73 runs in their first innings of 10 over with the loss of 3 wickets. Huston Sparks chasing the first innings score posted 74 runs with the loss of 1 wickets leading by 1 runs. Coming down to bat in the second innings Nepali Rhinos displayed some attacking cricket as they scored 124 runs in their Second Innings. Nepali Rhinos posted 197 for 6 in the end of their Innings. For Rhinos Captain Paras Khadka scored 77 runs which included 4 sixes in an over of Saeed Ajmal while Shawn Findlay and Subash Khakurel scored 61and 32 runs respectively.
Chasing down 197 runs target in their 20th over’s Huston Sparks could only post 124 runs with the loss of all wickets . To stop Huston Sparks in this score Shawn Findlay took 3 wickets and Sompal Kami and Rusty Theron taking 2 wickets each.
Shawn Findlay was awarded man of the match in the finals for his brilliant all-round performance. Asad Ali of Huston Sparks became the best bowler of the tournament and the best batsman award went Jisan Maksood of UAE Falcons.
Nepal had defeated Florida Underdogs in their Semi Final Encounter.