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BHAIRAHAWA: Shiva Shakti Cricket Club of Bhairahawa registered a 57-run victory over Butwal-XI in the Boom Remittance Rupandehi Super League Cricket Tournament here on Thursday. Batting first, Shiva Shakti were bowled out for 112 runs in 28.4 overs and packed Butwal for 55 runs in 18.2 overs. Krishna Kunwar top scored for Shiva Shakti with 28 runs, while Anil Thapa and Subash Karki made 15 runs each in the match reduced to 31-over-a-side because of bad weather. Subash BK was pick of the Butwal bowlers taking three wickets, while Umesh Thapa and Harjeet Singh claimed two wickets each. In reply, Butwal failed to build partnerships and folded cheaply. Sheshmani Chaudhary (18) was the only Butwal batsman to score in double figures. Suman Adhikari claimed 6-7 in seven overs, while Akhtar Khan took two wickets for Shiva Shakti.