Kathmandu – The Nepal Police Club secured the title of the Prime Minister Cup Men’s Cricket Tournament in a thrilling final held at the Triveni Cricket Ground in Kirtipur. Facing off against the Tribhuvan Army Club, the Police Club emerged victorious by defeating their opponents by six wickets.
In the final match, the Army Club set a target of 182 runs for the Police Club. However, the Police Club showcased an impressive performance, achieving the required runs in 37 overs with the loss of five wickets. This victory crowned the Nepal Police Club as the champions of the Prime Minister Cup.
For the Police Club, Shankar Rana played a crucial innings, contributing 62 runs to the team’s total. In response, the Army Club’s bowlers struggled to break the partnerships, and the Police Club successfully chased down the target.
Earlier in the match, the Army Club had posted a total of 181 runs in 49 overs, losing all their wickets. Vivek Yadav was the top scorer for the Army Club, making 63 runs. Lalit Rajbanshi and Deependra Singh Airee led the bowling attack for the Police Club, each taking three wickets.
The Prime Minister Cup Cricket Tournament has been a significant platform for domestic cricketers in Nepal, providing an opportunity for various clubs to compete at a high level. The final witnessed intense competition, and the Nepal Police Club’s triumph adds another chapter to their cricketing achievements.