DHANGADHI, Jan 22: Kailali Multiple Campus defeated Tikapur Multiple Campus by 21 runs while Aishwarya Vidya Niketan, Dhangadhi thrashed Ghodaghodi Multiple Campus, Sukkhad by nine wickets on the second day of the Hotel Devotee SPA Cup Cricket Tournament in Dhangadhi on Tuesday.
In the first match of the day, Tikapur won the toss and elected to field. Kailali put up 101/8 in the allotted 20 overs as opener Prakash Bhatta and Raman Bam shared a 46-run partnership. Bhatta scored 20 runs including two fours and a six while Bam added 11 runs.
Gyanendra Chhetri (16 runs) and Suresh Dhami (11 runs) were the other major contributors for Kailali.
Chandra Rimal claimed three wickets for Tikapur while Nirmal Saud, Keshar Khadka, Dipak Subedi and Keshar Kunwar took a wicket each.
Chasing 102 runs for victory, Tikapur was all out for 80 runs. Devendra Tamata and Madhav Od, who scored 12 runs each, were the major contributors for Tikapur.
Nirajan Bohara claimed three wickets for Kailali. Bohara´s bowling figure was 4-1-7-3. He received Rs 5,000 for his man-of-the-match performance. Aadesh Chaudhary and Binod Lama took two wickets each while Sanjoy Panta and Gyanendra Chhetri claimed a wicket each.
In the second match of the day, Ghodaghodi elected to bat and was all out for 57 runs in 13.5 overs. In reply, Aishwarya reached 61/1 in 6 overs.
Dinesh Khadka scored 17 runs while Mandeep Suri added 15 runs for Ghodaghodi while man-of-the-match Kamal Raj Joshi and Naresh Thapa took three wickets each for Aishwarya. Ghanashyam Chaudhary claimed two wickets while Basu Giri and Amit Padal claimed a wicket each to bundle out Ghodaghodi.
Dharam Khadka scored an unbeaten 18 runs off 21 balls including two fours while Sagar Magar remained not out on 36 runs off 15 balls to seal the victory for Aishwarya. Magar blasted four sixes and two fours.
Host Sudur Paschimanchal Academy (SPA) will take on Siddhanath Multiple Campus, Mahendranagar on Wednesday.