Sikkim’s senior men’s team is currently playing Syed Mushtaq Ali (Twenty20) at Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh and today during their match against Arunachal Pradesh they won it by 9 wickets.
AP won the toss and choose to bat first. In the first innings, Sikkim bowlers build the pressure on the opponent from the beginning as the opening pair returned to the pavilion early and also managed to take wickets at a regular interval. Arunachal were all-out for 90 runs in 19.1 overs. Akash Luitel the debutant in the senior team has taken 4 wickets, and MD Saptula, Kranthi Kumar, Kranthi CA and Sumit Singh took 1 wicket each.
In the second innings, Sikkim had the opening partnership of 20 runs, with Karthik CA scoring 14 runs, Liyan Khan 37 runs and remained not-out, and Ashish Thapa 38 runs not-out and chased the target of 91 runs in 14.1 overs.
Sikkim will be playing their next match against Mizoram on 8th November and the team is positively looking forward to it.