Makawanpur win opener

KATHMANDU, Jan 2: Makawanpur defeated Sarlahi by eight wickets on Sunday in the opening match of the Madhyamanchal Regional Cricket Tournament organized by District Sports Development Committee, Mahottari.

Sarlahi, electing to bat first, were all out for 90 runs in 19.5 overs at the Mahottari Cricket Ground.

Ajay Kumar Mandal scored 43 runs for Sarlahi. In reply, Makawanpur met the target in 14.5 overs losing two wickets. Naresh Raj Giri struck an unbeaten 40 runs.