Former national team explosive all rounder Mehboob Alam hammered 70 off just 46 balls as Maxwell College defeated Model Campus by five wickets in an Inter-college Twenty20 Cricket Tournament match in Rajbiraj on Wednesday.
Model made 129-9 in their 20 overs before Mehboob bludgeoned six sixes and six boundaries that saw Maxwell make 130-5 in just 16 overs. Prashant Das and Prashant Thapa also made 17 runs each for Maxwell, while Kiran Budhathoki chipped in 10.
Earlier, Rohit Singh top scored for Model with 45 runs from 51 balls. Guananda Ray (22), Ifthikar Alam (20) and Rakesh Kamat (11) were other batsmen to make runs in double figures. Sameer Hussain picked up four wickets for Maxwell.
In another match, Chinnamasta Campus eased to a seven-wicket victory over Mahendra Bindeshwori Multiple College. Chinnamasta elected to field first and restricted Mahendra Bindeshwori to 93-9 in the 16-over-a-side match with Tariq Ansari making 24 runs.
Ashwin Singh and Pushpa Thapa picked up two wickets each for Chinnamasta who in reply reached 94-3 in just 8.2 overs. Man-of-the-match Niraj Mukhiya clobbered 37 runs for the winning side, while Avinash Karn made 23. Sakeel Hasmi picked up two wickets for Mahendra Bindeshwori.