Appon, Ncell advance

KATHMANDU: Appon and Ncell ‘A’ advanced to the quarter-finals of the Coca-Cola Corporate Indoor Cricket Cup here at the Velocity Arena on Wednesday.

Appon finished as Group B winners, while Ncell became group runners-up. Appon defeated Premier Insurance by three wickets before seeing off Ncell by one wicket.

In their first match, Premier scored 79-5 in 10 overs. In reply, Appon raced to 80-2 with one ball to spare. In the second match, Ncell scored 92-3 before Appon reached 95-4 in 9.5 overs. Earlier, Ncell defeated Premier by one wicket. Opting to bat first, Premier scored 89-4 and Ncell posted 90-4 in 9.1 overs.