KATHMANDU, Nov 24: Nepal-Pakistan Friendship T-20 Cricket Tournament 2017 was organized by Embassy of Pakistan at its ground located at back side of Shankha Park, Pragati Tole, Kathmandu, from 14 to 23 November 2017.
A total of 12 cricket clubs of Kathmandu including Pakistan Embassy Cricket Club, Naga Arjun Cricket Club, Tip Top Cricket Club, Dhapasai Cricket Club, Kathmandu Cricket Training Centre, Samey Cricket Club, Oasis Cricket Academy, Great Himalayan Cricket Academy, Lord Buddha Cricket Club, Baluwatar Cricket Club, Nepal Cricket School and Institute of Engineering Cricket Club participated in the tournament.
The final match of the tournament was played on 23 November 2017 between Institute of Engineering Cricket Club and Kathmandu Cricket Training Centre, which was won by Kathmandu Cricket Training Centre.
Mahesh Prasad Dahal, Secretary Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports was Chief Guest on the occasion of final of Nepal-Pakistan Friendship T-20 Cricket Tournament 2017 and awards presentation ceremony. Himalaya SJB Rana, President Nepal-Pakistan Friendship Association, and Bhawana Ghimire graced the occasion as Special Guests of Honour.
Chief Guest and Special Guests of Honour awarded trophies, medals, and cash prizes to the winning and runner-up teams. The winner of the tournament received a cash award of NRs. 40,000.00 and runner-up team received a cash award of NRs. 25,000.00. Awards were also presented for individual performances which included Man of the Tournament, Best Batsman, Best Bowler, Man of the Match of final.