Mulpani cricket ground to have first official cricket match from January 24

Kathmandu: The Khukuri Challenge Cup Twenty20 Cricket tournament is to be held here from coming January 24 to February 22.

A total of 20 cricket clubs are competing in the event to be held in Mulpani cricket ground and the TU cricket ground in Kirtipur, according to the organisers, Khukuri ENT.

A total of 40 league matches, four quarter-finals, two semi-finals and one final game will be under the tournament. The winner of the event will win Rs. 300,000 in cash while the runner-up will walk home with Rs. 100,000. The best cricketer of the tournament will win Rs. 20,000 while the best bowler and batsman will get a cash prize of Rs. 10,000 each.