BG VS KK: Led by Sharad Vesawkar, a right-handed middle-order batsman, Gladiators have Ryan ten Doeschate and Mohammed Naveed as their recognized overseas. Gladiators kick-started their campaign with 4 wickets win over Pokhara Rhinos and went on to register two more wins over Chitwan Tigers by 12 runs and Biratnagar Warriors by 4 wickets.
Kathmandu Kings are playing under the leadership of Rohan Mustafa. They faced Chitwan Tigers in their opening encounter and registered 6 wickets win while chasing 160 runs target set by Tigers. However, in their second encounter against Lalitpur Patriots, Kings encountered 10 wickets defeat after being bowled out for a paltry 109 runs.
BG VS KK PLAYING 11
BG Playing 11:
Wicket-keeper –PS Airee
Batsmen – Aarif Sheikh, R Inder Singh, Kushal Malla, RK Paudel
All-rounder – R Ten Doeschate, S Vesawkar,
Bowlers – M Naveed, K Karki, B Karki, A Bohara
KK Playing 11:
Wicket-keeper – S Anand
Batsmen – R Mustafa, A Shrestha, NB Budayair, S Lohani,
All-rounder – K O’Brien, Sagar Pun, AS Sroutela
Bowlers – JK Mukhiya, BH Bhushal, Samsad Sheikh
BG VS KK SQUADS
Bhairahawa Gladiators- Sharad Vesawkar(c), Md Arif Sheikh, Pradeep Airee, Avinash Bohara, Bhuban Karki, Krishna Karki, Prakash KC, Muhammad Naveed, Rohit Kumar Paudel, Hari Shankar Sah, Ryan ten Doeschate, Ravinder Singh, Dipesh Shrestha, Bhupendra Thapa Chhetri, Kushal Malla, Anil Kharel
Kathmandu Kings XI- Sompal Kami, Siddhant Lohani, Raju Rijal, Puran Vishwakarma, Sagar Pun, Samsad Sheikh, Jitendra Mukhiya, Amar Singh Routela, Bikram Bhushal, Kevin O’Brien, Rohan Mustafa, Naresh Budayair, Amit Shrestha, Nitesh Thapa