Birgunj, March 5: As part of celebrations of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav, the Consulate General of India in Birgunj organized India-Nepal friendship cricket match in Birgunj on Saturday.
The two participating teams were Consul General’s team (CG-11) and the Chief District Officer’s team (CDO-11). CDO-11 won the toss and elected to bat first.
A target of 72 runs was set for the CG-11 team. CG-11 successfully chased down the target with two overs to spare.
The CDO-11 had officials from various government agencies of Nepal. The aim of the match was to foster closer ties between the officials of India and Nepal and to underline the importance of sports in sound health.