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PM CUP: Match-Day 4 Summary 

Three matches were played on the fourth day of the Prime Minister (PM) Cup Men’s National Tournament. Sudurpaschim Province, Nepal Police Club and Bagmati Province emerged victorious in the respective venue.

Five half-centuries and one century were scored in Tuesday’s fixture while one bowler grabbed a six-wicket haul including a hattrick.

Karnali Province vs Sudurpaschim Province – Bhairahawa

Sudurpaschim – 277/5 (50 overs)
Karnali – 143/10 (37.2 overs)
Sudurpaschim won by 134 runs

Sudurpaschim’s openers put on a show after being asked to bat first. Khadak Bohara and Tek Rawat (59) added 138 runs for the first wicket. Bohora composed 80 runs from 114 balls with six boundaries. Kiran Thagunna hammered 50 runs from 33 balls whilst Narayan Joshi 12-ball 31.

In response, Karnali were bowled out for 143 in 37.2 overs. Diwan Pun top scored with 38 runs whereas Arjun Gharti scored 24. Sher Malla (10-0-35-4) was the pick of a bowler for the winning side. This is Sudurpaschim’s second win in a row having defeated Lumbini in the previous match.

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POTM Khadak Bohara

Koshi Province vs Nepal Police Club – Kirtipur

Koshi – 166/10 (48.2 overs)
Police – 169/3 (23.1 overs)
Police won by 7 wickets

Koshi Province are yet to post the 200-run mark after being bowled out for 166 runs against NPC. Sujan Thapaliya fought well and scored a brilliant century. His 126-ball 105 included six fours and eight sixes. Karan KC bagged three wickets for Police while Lalit Rajbanshi and Sunil Dhamala also pocketed two wickets each.

Police chased the total in 23.1 overs to secure two consecutive victories. Arjun Saud smacked 62* runs with five fours and two sixes whereas DS Airee also played an unbeaten knock of 17-ball 38. Dilip Nath also played a run a ball 31 runs.

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Bagmati Province vs Madhesh Province – Mulpani

Bagmati – 190/10 (49.2 overs)
Madhesh – 104/10 (29 overs)
Bagmati won by 86 runs

After facing two consecutive defeats against departmental sides, Bagmati finally bagged their first win. They were in a pitiful situation of 103/7 but Pratish GC came to a rescue with 55-ball 59 runs. 38 extra runs conceded by Madhesh turned out to be the second-highest scorer for Bagmati.

Madhesh were in a comfortable position 81/2 after 18 overs. They were down to 104/6 in the 28th over when Surya Tamang came and bowled a magical over. He picked up a hattrick and took another wicket in the over to seal the win for Bagmati. Pratish GC and Ishan Pandey also picked up two wickets each. For Madhesh, Pawan Sarraf scored 45 runs.

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POTM Surya Tamang