Sudurpaschim Province has booked their first win in the ongoing Prime Minister Cup National One Day Tournament. Sudurpaschim defeated Karnali by five wickets at Mulpani Cricket Ground to register two points.
Sudurpaschim chased an average total of 151 in 29.4 overs losing five wickets. Opener Gajendra Bohara top-scored with 41 runs. Sher Malla and Skipper Raju Rijal remained unbeaten for 34 and 24 runs respectively. Skipper Rabindra Shahi picked up three wickets for Karnali. Diwas Pun also pocketed a couple of wickets.
Earlier, Invited to bat first, Karnali were bundled out for just 150 runs in 38.1 overs. Narayan Joshi picked up four scalps to settle Karnali in a small total. Hemant Dhami and Gajendra Bohara grabbed three and two wickets respectively. Arjun Gharti scored 70 runs for Karnali.
Sudurpaschim were defeated by Gandaki, APF and Army in previous matches. Meanwhile, Karnali faced a loss against Gandaki and APF.