Lumbini Province bagged their first win in the National U-19 tournament after thrashing Karnali Province on Saturday. Bishal Bikram Kc and Aakash Tripathi were the stars in six wickets victory.
Opting to Bat first at TU Cricket Ground, Karnali were shrunk out for a mere 100 runs in just 22.2 overs. Bishal Bikram Kc grabbed four scalps to wrap the opposition to a small total. Avishek Gautam also pocketed a couple of wickets.
Only skipper Bipin Rawal (36) and Suwash Ayer (23) could score a double-digit figure for Karnali.
In reply, Aakash Tripathi’s quick half-century helped Lumbini chase the total in 20.5 overs. Tripathi hammered an unbeaten 52 runs from 47 balls.
Anuj Chanara picked up two wickets for the losing side.
Both Lumbini and Karnali were thrashed by Sudurpaschim Province in the previous match.