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Bangladesh Beats Scotland By 6 Wickets In World Cup, Pool A
ASSOCIATED PRESS
NELSON, New Zealand, March 5:Tamim Iqbal scored 95 to steer Bangladesh´s largest successful run chase in one-day international cricket as it beat Scotland by six wickets to keep alive its quarterfinal chances at the World Cup.

Scotland set Bangladesh 319 to win Thursday after posting 318-8, an innings built around a record-breaking 156 of opener Kyle Coetzer. Iqbal´s innings of 95 from 100 balls, which was the highest by a Bangladesh batsman in a World Cup match, and his partnership of 139 with Mohammad Mahmudullah (62) established the strong pace that was necessary for Bangladesh to achieve its target with 11 balls to spair.
Janakpur Eves Win U-16 Girl’s Title
SANTOSH SINGH
SARLAHI, March 5:Host Region No 7 (Janakpur) on Wednesday clinched the title of the Wai Wai U-16 Inter-school Girl´s National Cricket Tournament defeating Region No 9 (Dhangadhi) by 10 runs in the final.

Winning the toss and opting to bat first, Janakpur scored 115 runs for the loss of six wickets in allotted 20 overs at the Hariwan Ground in Sarlahi.
Mamta Chaudhary scored 44-run facing 39-ball to helped Janakpur to put a modest total. She smashed four boundaries. Anu Chaudhary added 15 runs off 26 balls.
APF Enters Final Beating Host Dharan
ROHIT RAI
DHARAN, March 5: Departmental team Armed Police Force (APF) inched closer to the final of the 17th International Invitational Budhasubba Gold Cup Football Tournament on Wednesday with a comfortable 3-0 win over home team Dharan Football Club in the first semifinal played in Dharan.

Ranjan Bista, Ganesh Lawati and Nabin Lama were on target for APF that made to the final of the tournament for the first time dealing a blow to the home team’s ambition of winning the title for the first time.
Judo Kits Handed To Blind Players
REPUBLICA
KATHMANDU , March 5: Nepal Judo Association (NJA) on Wednesday handed over judo kits to visually impaired judokas of the Laboratory School, Kirtipur.

According to Dharma Kumar Shrestha, the general secretary of Para Judo Association, judo kits including mats, gis, track suits worth Rs 450,000 were handed at the school.
NPL T20 Announced For 3rd Time
REPUBLICA
KATHMANDU, March 5: Zohra Sports Management (ZSM) has announced the date for the NPL T20 cricket series for the third time after deferring the previously announced date twice. The ZSM on Wednesday said that the tournament will be held from March 26 to April 4 at the Tribhuvan University Ground in Kirtipur.

The tournament originally scheduled for June 4-14 last year, was postponed due to controversies between the Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN) and ZSM. Later the date was rescheduled for June 7-17 last year. However, ZSM had again postponed it for the indefinite period citing to technical problems.
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