KATHMANDU, JULY 20: Pubudu Dasanayake has resigned from the post of head coach of the national cricket team. He announced his resignation from the post at a press conference organized in the capital on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, July 11: Nepal will soon play its first match of the ongoing triangular one-day international series in Scotland under the World Cup League-2 Cricket against Namibia.

Nepal faces defeat with UAE

June 4, 2022 14:19 pm

KATHMANDU, June 4: Nepal was defeated by the United Arab Emirates in today's match under ICC U-19 Women's T-20 World Cup Asia Qualifier. The ICC U19 T20 World Cup Asia Qualifier is taking place in Malaysia.

KATHMANDU, March 31: Nepal has reached the final of the Triangular T20 International Cricket Series, defeating Papua New Guinea (PNG) at the Kirtipur-based TU Cricket Ground for a second time in the series on Thursday.

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Nepal beats Canada by eight wickets

February 21, 2022 18:25 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 21: Nepal defeated Canada by eight wickets at Al Amerat Cricket Ground in Oman at the ongoing ICC T20 World Cup Qualifiers on Monday.

Nepal thrashes Oman by 39 runs

February 18, 2022 16:05 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 18: Nepal defeated Oman by 39 runs in the first match of the ongoing ICC T20 World Cup Qualifiers on Friday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 14: Nepal has restricted Ireland to 127 runs in the T20 cricket match currently underway between the two countries in Oman. In the match held under the Oman Quadrangular T20 Series at Al Amerat, Nepal restricted Ireland to a paltry total after captain Sandeep Lamichanne chose to field first upon winning the toss.

KATHMANDU, Nov 1: Nepal has slightly improved its position (towards men’s category) in the International Cricket Council (ICC) T20 rankings.

KATHMANDU, Sept 24: Bajaj Pulsar Everest Premier League (EPL) with Ncell 4G is set to begin from September 25 to October 9.

KATHMANDU, August 24: The new jersey of the Nepali National Men's Cricket Team has been unveiled. The jersey was jointly unveiled by Nepal Cricket Association (CAN) and the main sponsor mySecond Teacher on Monday.

KATHMANDU, August 16: The Nepali national cricket team will play a one-day series against Papua New Guinea. According to the Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN), Nepal will play two ODIs against Papua New Guinea in Oman on September 5 and 8.

KATHMANDU, April 24: Nepal has set a huge target of 239 runs for the Netherlands to win the Tri-Nations T-20 Series being played at Tribhuvan University Cricket Ground in Kirtipur, Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, April 17: Nepal played it in style to thrash the team Netherlands by nine wickets in the first match of the Triangular International T20 Series at Kirtipur-based Tribhuvan University International Cricket Ground on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 12: The tri-series between Nepal, Oman and the USA, which was scheduled to be held in Oman in March 2021 under ICC Men's Cricket WC League-2, has been postponed until further notice.

CHITWAN, Dec 10: The Gautam Buddha Cup, 2020 Cricket Tournament is taking place at the Gautam Buddha International Cricket Stadium being constructed at Rampur in Bharatpur Metropolitan City.

SYDNEY, Dec 7: India captain Virat Kohli has identified Hardik Pandya as their “bankable” match-winner for the next four to five years after the all-rounder dazzled in their series-clinching Twenty20 International victory over Australia on Sunday.

SYDNEY, Nov 28: Steve Smith and Aaron Finch led the way with centuries as Australia opened their home summer with a one-day victory over India by 66 runs on Friday in the first men’s international played in front of a crowd since March.

KATHMANDU, Nov 6: The training sessions for the Nepali national cricket team that have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic are scheduled to resume after eight months.

MELBOURNE, Aug 14:  Australia confirmed on Friday next month’s limited-overs tour of England, boosting the England and Wales Cricket Board’s (ECB) bid to navigate past a financial crisis brought by the novel coronavirus.

MELBOURNE, July 31: Australia batsman Matthew Wade expects India’s pacemen to make use of the short ball when they tour Down Under but says none will be as effective as New Zealand’s Neil Wagner with the bouncer.

LAHORE, July 30: Pakistan batsman Umar Akmal’s three-year ban for an anti-corruption breach has been halved by an independent adjudicator, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) said on Wednesday.

SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND, July 11: West Indies hold a commanding 99-run lead over England at the end of a fascinating third day of the first test on Friday after posting 318 in their first innings at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton.

LONDON, June 27: Pakistan’s team will arrive in England on Sunday before entering a two-week quarantine period ahead of their tour, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) said on Friday.

LONDON, June 10: Players will be banned from the age-old technique of using saliva to shine a ball when cricket emerges from the shutdown caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said on Tuesday.

WELLINGTON, Feb 19: Virat Kohli will continue to play all three formats with the same intensity for the next three years before reassessing his workload, the India captain said on Wednesday.The 31-year-old is one of the busiest players in contemporary cricket who leads India across formats and is also captain of the Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League (IPL).

KATHMANDU, Feb 3: All-rounder Bibek Kumar Yadav scored unbeaten 25 runs after picking up two wickets to help Birgunj Stars win the Eliminator match by six wickets against KIEC Birgunj to reach the final of the Birgunj Premier League (BPL) match played in Birgunj on Sunday.

EPL completes auction for local players

January 29, 2020 09:36 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 29: The Everest Premier League’s (EPL) franchise teams have finalized its respective squad of Nepali players for the upcoming season of T20 premier event in Kathmandu. Local players release, exchange and bidding for new players were completed on Tuesday.

JOHANNESBURG, Jan 28: England bowled South Africa out for 274 runs on Monday to win the fourth test at The Wanderers by 191 runs and ensure an emphatic 3-1 series victory.

KATHMANDU, Jan 28: The winner of the last edition of the Everest Premier League (EPL) Lalitpur Patriots have contracted Sri Lankan star cricketer Upul Tharanga for the upcoming edition of the premier franchise T20 cricket event slated to begin from March 14.

WELLINGTON, Jan 26: India’s bowlers highlighted the balance of their side as they set up an easy seven-wicket win over New Zealand in the second Twenty20 international at Eden Park in Auckland on Sunday to take a 2-0 lead in the five-match series.

JOHANNESBURG, Jan 26: Quinton de Kock and Dwaine Pretorius provided some resistance on Sunday with a 79-run partnership but then both lost their wickets in quick succession before South Africa were dismissed for 183 in their first innings on the third day of the final test against England.

JOHANNESBURG, Jan 26: England all-rounder Ben Stokes was fined and given a demerit point by the International Cricket Council (ICC) on Saturday after a foul-mouthed row with a spectator on Friday in the test against South Africa.

KATHMANDU, Jan 26: New Zealand has won the toss in the 2nd T20 International match, being played at the Eden Park ground in Auckland, New Zealand. The Kiwis will be looking to post a big total to help put up a strong contest against the impressive Indian team, after their loss in the first match of the series.

DCC Birgunj upsets home team Stars

January 26, 2020 11:23 am

KATHAMANDU, Jan 26: DCC Birgunj won the inaugural match of the Birgunj Premier League T20 cricket event by 14 runs against home side Birgunj Stars held in Birgunj on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 24: Rohit Kumar Paudel hit purple patch top-scoring for Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN) President XI during the chase against Malaysia Secretary XI to secure the third consecutive win in the three-match practice series played at Pokhara Stadium’s cricket ground in Pokhara on Thursday. CAN XI sealed the series 3-0.

KATHMANDU, Jan 23: The wicket keeper's position in the Indian Cricket Team has once again come under the spotlight as the 'Men in Blue' continue to test and try a multitude of players and positions to try and replace the stalwart that is Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Ever since the World Cup in England, the former Captain of the team has been left out of all the shorter formats of the game that India has played in.

KATHMANDU, Jan 23: Oman cricket team announced an unchanged squad for participation in the ICC Cricket World Cup League 2 tri-series hosted by Nepal from February 5-12 in TU Cricket Ground. The United States (US) is the third team in the One-day International triangular series.

BENGALURU, Jan 22: Shikhar Dhawan has been ruled out of India’s tour of New Zealand with a shoulder injury, the country’s cricket board (BCCI) said on Tuesday.

Mahato shines with ball in 172-run win

January 22, 2020 09:53 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 22: Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN) President XI registered a whopping win of 172 runs against Malaysia Secretary XI in the second practice match played at Pokhara Stadium’s cricket ground in Pokhara on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 22: USA Cricket, the cricket board of the United States, announced a 14-man unchanged squad to represent its national cricket team to participate in the ICC Cricket World Cup League 2 Series to be hosted by Nepal from February 5 to 12 in TU Cricket Ground in Kathmandu.  The United States will play two One-day Internationals (ODIs) each against Oman and host Nepal.

PORT ELIZABETH, Jan 21: South Africa paceman Kagiso Rabada says he was surprised to be sanctioned for his exuberant celebration of Joe Root’s dismissal in the third test against England but knows he cannot keep letting his team mates, and himself, down.

PORT ELIZABETH, Jan 21: England have set the template for how they want to play test cricket by hitting a big score early that allows them to then dictate the game, said captain Joe Root after they won the third test against South Africa in Port Elizabeth on Monday.

POKHARA, Jan 21: Aarif Sheikh completed his first century in one-day cricket during CAN (Cricket Association of Nepal) President XI’s win in the first practice match against Malaysia Secretary XI in the Nepal cricket team’s closed camp held at Pokhara Stadium’s cricket ground in Pokhara on Monday.

PORT ELIZABETH, Jan 17: Ben Stokes survived several scares but featured in a 76-run late afternoon partnership with Ollie Pope as England reached 224 for four wickets at close on the opening day of the third test against South Africa on Thursday.

Police sets MM Cup final date with Army

January 17, 2020 10:57 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 17: Left-arm spinner Sagar Dhakal registered a timely five-wicket-haul to propel the departmental team Nepal Police Club to the final of the ongoing Manmohan Memorial (MM) Cup National One-day Cricket Tournament in Sunsari on Thursday.

Army into MM Cup final

January 16, 2020 09:59 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 16: Bowlers defended an average total as Tribhuvan Army Club overcame Province 3 challenge by 64 runs to reach the final of second edition of the Manmohan Memorial National One-day Cricket Tournament (MM Cup) being held at Sunsari on Wednesday.

MUMBAI, Jan 15: Australia openers David Warner and Aaron Finch both hit centuries to complement their bowlers’ inspired display as the touring side handed out a 10-wicket thrashing to India in the opening one-day international on Tuesday.

Australia, Jan 15: AB de Villiers has confirmed there have been talks about his return to South Africa’s team for this year’s Twenty20 World Cup in Australia.

INDIA, Jan 14: Indian selectors on Sunday recalled explosive batsman Rohit Sharma to their Twenty20 squad for the five-match series on their tour of New Zealand starting on Jan. 24.