Tribhuvan Army Club, representing the Nepal Army, emerged victorious against Karnali province by a commanding 164-run margin. The gripping cricket match unfolded at the TU Cricket Ground in Kirtipur on Sunday as part of the Prime Minister’s Cup National Cricket Tournament.
The Army Club, setting a challenging target of 280 runs for Karnali, showcased a formidable performance. Karnali, however, struggled to match the intensity and fell short, managing only 115 runs in 29 overs. This comprehensive victory secured another triumph for the Army in the ongoing tournament.
During the batting innings, Army Captain Binod Bhandari’s century and Basir Ahmad’s impressive 98 runs played pivotal roles in the team’s success, posting a formidable total of 279 runs with the loss of five wickets in the allotted 50 overs.
Following this commanding win, the Tribhuvan Army Club has climbed to the third position in the points table. With five victories in seven matches, they have accumulated a total of 10 points, solidifying their standing in the tournament rankings.
On the contrary, Karnali faced its fifth defeat in eight matches, accumulating six points and currently holding the seventh position in the standings. The Tribhuvan Army Club’s stellar performance has certainly elevated their position in the tournament, showcasing their prowess in the cricketing arena.