KATHMANDU: Baluwatar Cricket Club and the host Greenland Children Academy (GCA) Blue won their respective matches in the opening day of the Wai Wai Women´s Regional Selection Cricket Tournament. In the matches played at the Sainik School ground in Bhaktapur on Wednesday, Balutwar Club defeated the host GCA Red by eight wickets while the other team of the host beat Trijyoti School by 89 runs.
Winning the toss, GCA Red opted to bat first and scored 56 runs losing six wickets in the allotted 20 overs. Baluwatar reached the target of 57 runs in just 11.2 overs losing two wickets. Sarita Magar was the highest scorer with 20 runs. In another match, GCA Blue lost the toss and was invited to bat first in the 10-over-reduced match. Batting first, GCA scored a mammoth 120 runs losing one wicket. Chasing the huge total of 121, Trijyoti could manage to score only 31 runs losing six wickets. Anita Tamang grabbed three wickets in two overs for the winning team.