Nepal Cricket

Royal, Kohalpur win

April 13: Royal Sports Club and Kohalpur Youth won their respective matches in the ongoing Nagarik T20 Cricket Tournament on Wednesday.

Royal defeated City College by 75 runs. Winning the toss, Royal opted to bat first and scored 165 runs losing seven wickets.

Mahesh Chhetri scored 32 runs while Rupesh Sharma and Rajiwan Ansari scored 27 and 25 runs respectively. Megh Raj Dangi succeeded to take two wickets in the inning. Navin Shahi´s five-wicket haul helped Royal to restrict City College at 90 runs off 17.3 overs. Pradeep Sonkar and Rahul Kanaoujiya scored 23 runs each. Asraf Ali Ansari took three wickets for Royal.

Meanwhile, Kohalpur beat Aryan Sports club by 82 runs. Kohalpur elected to bat first and scored 161 runs losing five wickets. Sanam Shrestha scored 83 runs and Navaraj Shahi scored 17 runs.

Tight bowling of Kohalpur restricted Aryan at just 79 runs in 15.4 overs. Shahi and Ghanashyam Rawat shared two wickets each for the winning team. Ajay Varma was the highest scorer for the losing team with 17 runs.



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