CCRC in quarters

KATHMANDU: Capital College and Research Centre (CCRC) beat Pulchowk Campus by 91 runs and entered the quarter-finals of the fourth Vice-Chancellor Running Shield Cricket Tournament. CCRC was bowled out for 161 runs in 29.1 overs. In reply, Pulchowk Campus could muster 78 runs in 25.1 overs. The organisers were forced to change the venue from Institute of Engineering grounds to TU Stadium after some hooligans dug the pitch on Friday night. Utsav Shrestha top-scored with 41 off 45 deliveries for CCRC while Sunam Gupta (29) and Suran Timilsina (20) chipped in valuable runs. Utsav Dhungana took three wickets while Sagar Pokharel, Amrit Kharel and Shiva Maharjan claimed two wickets each for Pulchowk Campus. Dipesh Shresha (23) was the only batsman to reach the double figure mark for Pulchowk Campus. Dhirendra Chand and Sanjam Regmi took three wickets each for CCRC. Utsav Shrestha was named the man of the match. — HNS

Sixth Winter Trohpy

LALITPUR: Yarlung United Club beat Shyam Chaitanya Baba Memorial (SCBM) Team by one run in the inaugural match of the SCBM sixth Winter Trophy Cricket Tournament at St Xavier’s ground. Yarlung scored 181 runs in 20.4 overs restricting SCBM to 180/8 in the allotted 30 overs. Choesang Lama scored 46 and Samtem Lama 32 for the winners. Man of the match Padam Raj Joshi took five wickets for SCBM. Niragit Rimal scored 76 off 56 balls including nine fours and two sixes for SCBM. Prabin Shakya scored 27 and Santosh Kafle 19. Nawang Lama took two wickets for Yarlung Club. — HNS

Full Contact Karate

KATHMANDU: Central Dojo won three and Naradevi Dojo two gold medals in the third Naradevi Open Full Contact Karate Championship. Organised by Naradevi branch dojo, the event included five events. Pratap Khadka and Gokul Prashad Rimal of Naradevi won in below-30kg and below-45 kg respectively while Central Dojo’s Bikash Shrestha and Purushottam Rijal came first in below-55kg and Open section respectively. Sumitra Napit of Central Dojo claimed the women’s open title. — HNS

NSC gets TT gears

KATHMANDU: Director of South Korean Olympic Committee (SKOC) Lee In Jeong handed over Table Tennis gears worth Rs 450,000 to NSC member secretay Kishor Bahadur Singh here today. The materials provided by the SKOC included 1200 balls and 70 bats. Jeong said that he provided the kits after a Nepali coach told him that his players were keen towards the sport. — HNS