KATHMANDU, Nov 9: NMB Bank clinched the title of the 14th Soaltee Crowne Plaza Super Sixes, defeating Century Bank by 19 runs in the final of the six-a-side corporate cricket tournament at the TU Cricket Ground, Kirtipur, on Friday.
NMB elected to bat and made 69/3 in five overs. Rabindra Chand scored unbeaten 36 runs off 14 balls while Mohan KC scored 10 runs off seven balls. Bikash Shrestha and Vishnu Tiwari took a wicket each for Century Bank.
Chasing a 70-run target, Century could manage only 50/3 in five overs. Sakar Lal Shrestha scored unbeaten 24 runs off 13 balls while Abhaya Rana scored 12 runs off seven balls. Dipesh Shrestha claimed a wicket for NMB while two batsmen of Century were run out.
The winning team was given away the trophy amid a function.
The government’s Chief Secretary Lila Mani Poudel, General Manager of Soaltee Crowne Plaza Nalin Mandiratta, Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN) President Tanka Aangbuhang and Broadcasting Association of Nepal President Bishnu Hari Dhakal, among others, were present on the occasion.