Region No. 2 Birgunj, APF, Region No. 1 Biratnagar, Region No. 4 Bhairahawa have advanced to the semi-finals of the Pepsi Standard Chartered One-Day National Cricket Tournament.
Birgunj and APF entered the semis from Group A as winner and runner-up respectively while Biratnagar and Bhairahawa from Group B. Birgunj and Biratnagar remained unbeaten as they did not lose any matches over the tournament.
Now, Birgunj will take on Bhairahawa in the first semis at TU Ground while APF and Biratnagar will face each other in the second match at Pulchowk Engineering Ground on Sunday.
In its last group stage match held at Pulchowk Engineering Ground on Friday, Biratnagar beat Region No. 5 Nepalgunj by 12 runs to register fifth win in a row.
Biratnagar had already advanced to the semi-finals of the event as Group B winner on Thursday with one match in hand.
Similarly, APF defeated its departmental team Army Club by two wickets in its last group stage match today itself in Pokhara. However, Birgunj had already entered the semis as Group A winner earlier.