KATHMANDU, Dec 7: Manaslu and Dhaulagiri registered wins in their respective matches on the opening day of Blind T20 Cricket Tournament 2016 organized to pick players for Blind Cricket World Cup.
In the match played at Pulchowk Engineering College ground on Tuesday, Manaslu registered a 41-run win over Dhauligiri. Put to bat first after losing the toss, Manaslu scored 130 runs for the loss of five wicket.
In the run chase, Dhaulagiri managed 89 runs for the loss of eight wickets. Badri Chaulagain of Dhaulagiri who contributed 22 runs was declared the man-of-the-match. In another match, Dhaulagiri overcame Annapurna by four wickets. Batting first after winning the toss, Annapurna was bowled out for 45 runs in 11.3 over.
In reply, Dhaulagiri achieved the target in 9.4 over for the loss of six wickets. The tournament will pick 14 players to play Blind Cricket World Cup to be held in India in January.