ICFC, Century Bank in last 16

- Post Report, Kathmandu

Nov 8, 2017-

ICFC Finance and Century Bank entered the pre-quarterfinals of the Corporate Super Sixes with twin victories on the opening day at the TU Stadium on Tuesday. 

ICFC beat IME Group and Nepal Telecom to advance as Group ‘C’ winners, while defending champions Century Bank dispatched Machhapuchhre Bank and Annapurna Media to win Group ‘D’. The tournament consists of 24 teams with top two from each of the eight groups enter the last 16.

ICFC beat Nepal Telecom by 23 runs after scoring 82-1 and restricted the opponents to 59-2. Arbin Rana (34 not out) and Rimesh Regmi (33 not out) did the most damage to Nepal Telecom. ICFC later hammered IME Group by 61 runs after Rana’s 13-ball 36 and Regmi’s 10-ball 31 lifted them to 89-0. IME in reply were dismissed for 28 runs in three overs. 

Century Bank opened the day with a 65-run rout of Annapurna. They later beat Machhapuchhre Bank by five wickets. Machhapuchhre made 51-1 in five overs but Century Bank reached 55-1 in three overs with Timalsina (seven-ball 26) and Subash Sharma (eight-ball 23) tormenting their opponents.  

Sunbi Design beat Janata Bank by six wickets, Kailash Bikash Bank edged Employees Provident Fund by two runs and Nabil Bank routed Om Development Bank by 80 runs.

Published: 08-11-2017 08:29

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