Region no. 7 Janakpur defeated Region no. 3 Kathmandu by seven wickets in their second match of the U-19 Women’s National Cricket Tournament played here at TU Cricket Ground in Kirtipur on Monday.
In the match reduced to 20 overs per side from 25 overs, Janakpur met the target of 67 runs losing their three wickets in 18 overs. Usha Bhujel scored highest of 18 runs.
This is a first win for Janakpur as they have been beaten by Region no. 5 Nepalhunj in their first match while this is second straight defeat for Kathmandu as they lost against Region no. Birgunj.
In another match of the day, Region no. 5 Nepalgunj and Region no. 2 Birgunj both the teams shared one point each as the match was abandoned due to rain.