Vesawkar to play cricket in US

July 10, 2018 10:48 am

KATHMANDU, July 9: Sharad Vesawkar, the middle order batsman for Nepal national cricket team is set to feature in Washington Cricket League to prepare for the upcoming England and the Netherlands tour. The right-handed all-rounder tweeted to thank former Nepal head coach Pubudu Dassanayake for arranging the stint. Dassnayake is currently coaching the United States (US).

Nepal to enter T20I rankings table

July 10, 2018 10:47 am

KATHMANDU, July 9: Nepal is set to enter the official ICC T20 International teams ranking following their match against the Netherlands in the triangular tournament to be held at Lord’s Cricket Ground on 29th July. The ICC T20I rankings are based on results weighted from last two calendar years at 50% each.

KATHMANDU, July 9: Sandeep Lamichhane has taken his tally to five wickets in four matches for Montreal Tigers in their fourth defeat in five matches in the ongoing Global T20 Canada League held at Maple Leaf Cricket Club, Toronto, Canada. Tigers lost their final league match against Toronto Nationals by a wicket on Monday. The leg-spinner from Nepal chipped in with wickets of Canadian players Nitish Kumar and Navneet Dhaliwal to take his total to five in the tournament.

REPUBLICA, July 9: The 2018 FIFA World Cup has set yet another chapter in the football history with the teams who won more than two titles already being crashed out of the tournament as we go into the semifinals in Russia.

Nepal golfer Pratima Sherpa grew up around golf, literally. The 17-year-old lives with her parents in a maintenance shed at the Royal Nepal Golf Club.

ST PETERSBURG, July 9: Roberto Martinez’s swashbuckling Belgium side heads into Tuesday’s semifinal with familiar foes France as the World Cup’s leading scorers, but its old rival has evolved as the tournament has progressed and will also be full of confidence.

Sheikh fails to impress

July 9, 2018 08:17 am

KATHMANDU, July 9: Nepal batsman Aasif Sheikh who selected by the Malaysian Premier League outfit Kuala Lampur has failed to make his impression with the bat hitting eight runs off five deliveries including two fours in a six-wicket win over Penang on Sunday.

MADRID, July 8: Spain’s interim coach Fernando Hierro has cut his ties with the Spanish Football Federation following the team’s disastrous exit from the World Cup last week, the organisation said on Sunday.

LONDON, July 8: On the 10th anniversary of the 2008 Wimbledon men’s final that is widely considered the ‘greatest ever tennis match’ it seems like the stars may be aligning for Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal to meet in another mesmerising epic.

KATHMANDU, July 8: Nepal all-rounder Sagar Pun who was roped in by the Malaysian Premier League outfit Kuala Lumpur has scored 66 runs to provide the team its first win in its inaugural match of the tournament on Saturday at Kuala Lumpur.