Khukuri Challenger

KATHMANDU: Tikapur Cricket Club and Inter-District Sports Club recorded wins in the Khukuri Challenger T20 Cup here on Friday.

In Group D, Tikapur defeated Butwal Cricket Boys by 10 runs, while Inter-District registered a five-wicket win over Rautahat Rising-XI. In the first match, Tikapur scored 139-3 in their allotted 20 overs before Butwal managed only 139-6.

Tikapur’s Rabindra Jung Shahi, who remained unbeaten on 65 off 52 balls, was named the man-of-the-match.

In another match, batting first, Rautahat scored 118-8 before Inter-District raced to 120-5 in 18.5 overs riding on man-of-the-match Prakash Jayse’s unbeaten 37-ball 45. — HNS