Kantipur Gurkhas has registered first win after beating Colors X-Factors by 183 runs in the Ncell NPL 2014 held at the Fapla Cricket Ground in Dhangadi on Friday.
Colors X-Factors was all out for 104 runs in 25 overs as Basant Regmi and Aakash Bista claimed three wickets each while Lalit Singh Bhandari grabbed two wickets for Kantipur Gurkhas.
Pradeep Airee made a half-century scoring 67 runs while Subash Khakurel contributed 28 runs. Similarly, Suman Shrestha and Antim Thapa made 27 runs each while Basant Regmi and Aakash Gupta scored 23 runs each.
Likewise, Surendra Chand and Santosh Baral scored 20 runs each to total 287 runs with the loss of nine wickets in allotted 50 overs.
Amar Singh Routela claimed three wickets as Rahul Pratap Singh and Hari Shankar Sah took two wickets each for X-Factors. Fazlur Rehman Khan scored 38 runs for the team.
In another match of the day held in Kanchanpur, Panchakanya Tez registered a 26 runs victory against Jagdamba Giants.
In the first inning, Panchakanya had scored 205 runs in allotted 40 overs as Sharad Vesawkar contributed a half-century of 52, Sunny Pun 49 runs and Arif Sheikh 40 runs. Shuvankar Sanyasi claimed two wickets for Jagdamba.
While chasing the target, Jagdamba was restricted to 179 runs in 38.1 overs. Kiran KC and Bhuwan Karki bagged three wickets each while Vesawkar took two wickets for Panchakanya.
Prem Tamang scored 28 runs, Naresh Budhaayer 26 runs, Mahesh Chhetri 24 runs, Shakti Gauchan 22 runs and Anushu Kandoi 21 runs for Jagdamba.