POKHARA: Kaski District Basketball Association defeated Kritipur Veteran 43-32 in the opening match of the TVS RTR second National Veteran Basketball Tournament here on Thursday.
In other matches, Pun Society beat Ex-ABC 80-68, Thamel United defeated Parbat District Basketball Association 63-43 and returned to beat Tanahun 45-21.
Also, Ex-Army outplayed Tanahun 72-20.
A total of eight teams are taking part in the tournament organised by Kaski District Basketball Association under the sponsorship of Batas Brothers.
Earlier, Pokhara Lekhnath Mayor Man Bahadur GC inaugurated the tournament.
President of Western Regional Sports Development Committee Khagaraj Paudel said they had already started the initiation to upgrade the basketball court.
Top two teams will receive Rs 55,555 and Rs 33,333 respectively.