Kathmandu Model College (KMC) and Public Youth Campus registered victory on Thames Inter-College (BBA Cup) Cricket Tournament organized by Thames International College at Army Cricket Ground on Bhaktapur on Monday.
In the first match of the day, Kathmandu Model won their match against Everest College by five wickets chasing a moderate target of 89 runs in 13.3 overs.
Aakash Bhatta who remained not out was the highest run scorer for KMC who made 18 runs from 13 balls with three fours helped his team win the match. Apart from him Amrit Chaulagain and Ambrish Sharma both added 15 runs each for their team.
Saurav Adhikari took two wickets and tried to avoid win for KMC while Akash Chaulagain and Bhim Lal Pandey had a scalp.
Earlier Everest could only mange to make a low score of 88 runs losing all their wickets in 19 overs after batting first losing the toss.
Aakash Bhatta who was adjudged man of the match award grabbed three wickets to restrict his opponent to a score of 88 runs. Bimal Sapkota, two wickets, Ankit Bhandari and Kalpit Shrestha one wicket each also contributed with bowl to help their team win the match.
Prakash Bista made 27 runs before being bowled by Aakash Bhatta while Ranjeet Khanal 12 and Niraj Karki 10 were the other batsmen who were able to make double digit figure.
Public Youth won their match against Patan Multiple Campus by a huge margin of 84 runs in the second match of the day. Public Youth made a huge score of 194 runs losing their four wickets in 20 overs as they batted first winning toss.
Smundra Paudel, wicket-keeper and captain of Public Youth made 63 runs in 42 balls with eleven fours. Paudel added 120 runs for first wicket partnership with Dipendra Yadav who added 45 runs in 43 balls. Similarly Rabin Koirala made not out 27 runs for his team.
Patan were bundled in just 110 runs in 16.1 overs as man of the match Anish Upreti took five wickets in his 3.1 overs conceding 17 runs out of which seven were wides. Sushil Pokhrel also grabbed two wickets while Dipendra Yadav, Suraj Adhikari and Shital Mainali had a scalp each.
Patan got 48 runs as extra from Public Youth’s bowler and captain Indra Joshi made 39 runs for his team. Apart from that non of the batsmen was able to add double digit score for their team.