BAGLUNG — The Chaitrastami Football Cup is being held here beginning next week on the occasion of Chaitrastami festival.
The tournament will kick off on March 29 at the local Bangechaur field with the participation of 15 teams.
The Chaitrastami Mela Management Committee is organizing the event.
The winning team will be awarded a cash prize of Rs 40,000 along with medals and certificates while the first-runner up will take home Rs 20,00o, according to Committee’s Chief Coordinator, Raju Khadka.
The Chaitrastami carnivals have been held annually in Baglung to mark the festival.Follow @gorkhapost
Dhangadhi Team Chaurah lifts DPL-2 title
DHANGADHI — Dhangadhi Team Chauraha has won the second edition of Dhangadhi Premier League Twenty-20 Cricket title defeating Kathmandu Goldens in the final match on Friday.
Team Chauraha emerged as the defending champion of the DPL by restricting Kathmandu Goldens to 60 runs while it was chasing 182 runs target.
Put into bat first after winning the toss at SSP grounds, Sompal Kami-led Chauaraha scored a total of 181-4 in their allotted 20 overs and restricted national cricket team Vice-captain Gyanendra Malla-led Goldens to 160-8.
Team Chauraha’s LS Bhandari grabbed highest three wickets giving away 22 runs in four overs. Likewise, Roshan Mustafa took two wickets conceding two wickets while Samsad Sheikh and YS Karki grabbed one wicket each piling pressure on the opponent team.
Along with title, Champion Chauaraha bagged a purse of Rs 2.5 million whereas runner-up Goldens was rewarded with Rs one million.Follow @gorkhapost