Kathmandu, Nuwakot win

Kathmandu, March 24:

Nuwakot humbled Bhaktapur by 186 runs and Kathmandu beat Lalitpur by 96 runs in the Springwood Region No 3 Senior Selection Cricket Tournament on Monday.

Nuwakot scored a mammoth 304-9 in 20 overs with Rakesh Singh (63), Radhe Shyam Mishra (53) and Abhinaya Khatiwada (51) completing half centuries. Giri Sharma claimed four, Kabi Khagee three and Saurav Malla two wickets for Bhaktapur. Bhaktapur were all out for 118-run ion 32.1 over with Chandra Maharjan top-scoring with 28 runs. Rom Shrestha took three and Rakesh Singh two wickets for Nuwakot.

In another match, Kathmandu were all out for 189 in 37.1 overs with Raju Basnyat scoring 47 and Paresh Lohani 32. Kritartha Shakya took three while Birendra Bikram Shah and Sujan Maharjan took two wickets each for Lalitpur. Lalitpur were dismissed for 93 in 30 overs. Raman Shrestha and Basnyat claimed four wickets each for Kathmandu.