Mayor Cup T20

BHAIRAHAWA: Tirupati Cricket Club defeated Lumbini Khukuri Cricket Club by two runs in the final of the first Mayor Cup T20 Running Shield Cricket Tournament here on Saturday.

Opting to bat first, Tirupati were bowled out for 123 runs in 19.2 overs but they restricted Lumbini Khukuri to 121-9. Tirupati’s Tul Bahadur Thapa, who scored 29 runs, was named the man-of-the-match.

Top two teams earned Rs 50,000 and Rs 25,000 respectively. Boom MCC Cricket Club’s Bikram Bhusal was named the best player of the tournament and he earned Rs 10,000. — HNS