MUMBAI, Dec 11: India’s opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan needs more time to recover from a knee injury and will miss the three-match one-day international series against West Indies, the country’s cricket board (BCCI) said on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, DEC 10: Bangladesh U-23 batsmen chased cautiously to secure their first gold medal in the 13th South Asian Games (SAG), defeating Sri Lanka U-23 by seven wickets in the final match played at TU Cricket Ground in Kirtipur on Monday. Bangladesh completed the target of 123 runs in 18.1 overs by seven wickets.

KATHMANDU, Dec 9: Nepal has bagged the bronze medal in men's T-20 cricket at the ongoing 13th South Asian Games.

POKHARA, Kaski, Dec 7 : Nepal won a bronze medal in the cricket tournament under the ongoing 13th South Asian Games (SAG).

KATHMANDU, Dec 7: Nepal national cricket team has lost to Bangladesh U-23 team by 44 runs in the T-20 match played at Tribhuwan University cricket ground, Kirtipur on Saturday.

Nepal beats Maldives by 84 runs

December 6, 2019 16:40 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 6: Host Nepal national cricket team has thrashed the Maldives by 84 runs at the ongoing 13th South Asian Games (SAG).

KATHMANDU, Dec 6: Nepal has posted a target of 164 runs against the Maldives at the 13th South Asian Games.

Malla inspires Nepal to record win

December 6, 2019 10:00 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 6: National cricket team captain Gyanendra Malla inspired Nepal to a thumping win of 141-run against T20I debutants Bhutan during the 13th South Asian Games (SAG) group stage match being held at TU Cricket Ground in Kirtipur on Thursday. Bhutan was limited to 95 runs in 20 overs for the loss of six wickets.

Nepal thrashes Bhutan by 141 runs

December 5, 2019 12:54 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 5: Nepal national cricket team has defeated Bhutan in Men's T-20 cricket by 141 runs at the 13th South Asian Games.

KATHMANDU, Dec 5: Nepal national men's cricket team has posted a huge target of 237 runs losing three wickets against Bhutan at the 13th South Asian Games.

Sri Lanka hammers Bhutan in 173-run win

December 5, 2019 09:48 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 5: Sri Lanka’s U-23 cricket team decimated Bhutan national cricket team by 173 runs in the third match of the ongoing 13th South Asian Games (SAG) held at TU Cricket Ground in Kirtipur on Wednesday.

POKHARA, Dec 5: Nepal national women's cricket team suffered a 10-wicket defeat against Bangladesh in the ongoing 13th South Asian Games (SAG) held at Pokhara Stadium’s cricket ground in Pokhara on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 3: Nepal’s abysmal fielding efforts failed to defend 172 runs during the first match of the 13th South Asian Games at TU Cricket Ground in Kirtipur on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 3 Dipendra Singh Airee’s career-best unbeaten 72 runs in international T20 has led Nepal to a total of 172 runs in 20 overs against Sri Lanka U-23.

POKHARA, Dec 3: Nepal national women team completed the chase of 17 runs in five deliveries to humble women cricket team of Maldives by 10 wickets in the first match of the 13th South Asian Games (SAG) being held at Pokhara Cricket Ground in Pokhara on Monday.

POKHARA, Dec 2: Nepali lady cricketer Anjali Chand claimed 6 Maldivian wickets to help her team register a big win of ten wickers over the visiting team.

Pokhara, Nov 30: Head coach Jagat Tamata believes Nepali women cricketers have what it takes to challenge the Test nations Sri Lanka and Bangladesh when four nations battle for the gold at the 13th South Asian Games.

KATHMANDU, Nov 29:  Nepal national cricket team ‘A’ won the preparation T-20 match for the 13th South Asian Games (SAG) against the Maldives.

KATHMANDU, Nov 28: Nepal national cricket team is preparing for the 13th South Asian Games (SAG) with a realistic chance of winning its first gold ever, as the Asian heavyweights India and Pakistan withdrew their participation in the event to be held from December 1 to 10 at TU Cricket Ground in Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, Nov 27: Nepal national cricket team captain Gyanendra Malla has said that the ticket rates for the upcoming 13th South Asian Games are quite expensive.

KATHMANDU, Nov 26: The U-19 national cricket team all-rounder Kushal Malla was sold at the highest price during the closed auctions for the second season of Pokhara Premier League (PPL) amid ‘Players Release and Retain’ event held in Kathmandu on Monday.

Lamichhane to miss SAG

November 26, 2019 09:30 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 26: Nepali globetrotter Sandeep Lamichhane is set to miss the 13th South Asian Games (SAG) to be hosted at TU Cricket Ground in Kathmandu.

WELLINGTON, Nov 25: New Zealand wrapped up an impressive innings and 65-run victory over England shortly after tea on the fifth day of the first test at Bay Oval on Monday with Neil Wagner running through the lower order.

KOLKATA, INDIA, Nov 23: India were closing on victory in the second and final test against Bangladesh inside two days after captain Virat Kohli smashed a sparkling century and Ishant Sharma reduced the touring side to seven for two at tea on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 23: The match sheet for the men's and women's T-20 Cricket championship under the 13th South Asian Games (SAG) has been made public.

WELLINGTON, Nov 23: BJ Watling scored the first test century on Bay Oval as New Zealand established a 41-run lead against England on Saturday, reaching 394-6 at the close of the third day of the first test in Mt. Maunganui.

SYDNEY, Nov 21: Australia’s pacemen found their length after lunch to take four wickets at the cost of three runs in one spell and leave Pakistan rocking at 125 for five at tea on the opening day of the first test in Brisbane on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 19: Najmul Hossain Shanto hit a half-century as Bangladesh crushed Nepal out of the ongoing Asian Cricket Council (ACC) Emerging Teams Cup following an eight-wicket win over Bangladesh on Monday.

MELBOURNE, Nov 13: Australia’s hopes of resolving their batting problems in time for the test series against Pakistan have proved forlorn, with a slew of candidates failing to stake their claim since the Ashes.

Nepal loses to MCC by 208 runs

November 8, 2019 21:30 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 8: Host Nepal has lost first-class (three-day) cricket match against the visiting Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC).

KATHMANDU, Oct 31: Nepali squad for three formats for the series against Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) has been announced on Thursday.

South Africa were all out for 162, conceding a first innings deficit of 335 runs, on day three of the third and final test against India in Ranchi on Monday.

NEW DELHI, Oct 17: India’s Virat Kohli is captaining an enormously talented team, but the players need to adjust their mentality to win big tournaments, having failed in the last seven, ex-captain Sourav Ganguly said as he prepares to head the national cricket board.

MUMBAI, Oct 14: Former captain Sourav Ganguly is set to take charge as the head of India’s cricket board this month, completing his transition from star player to a top administrator.

MUMBAI, Oct 1: India maintained their formidable home record by crushing South Africa by an innings and 137 runs in the second test at Pune to clinch the three-test series with a match to spare on Sunday.

MUMBAI, Oct 12: India fast bowlers Umesh Yadav and Mohammed Shami made early inroads to leave South Africa in complete disarray on day three of the second test at Pune on Saturday.

MUMBAI, Oct 11: India captain Virat Kohli compiled a sparkling double hundred on the way to his highest test score as the hosts amassed a huge first-innings total in the second test against South Africa at Pune on Friday.

MUMBAI, Oct 11: India captain Virat Kohli hit a sparkling hundred to help guide the hosts towards a commanding first-innings total in the second test against South Africa at Pune on Friday.

KATHMANDU, Oct 10: Host Oman has defeated Nepal by 6 wickets in Pentangular T20I Series held at Al Amerat on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Oct 7: Nepal has defeated the Netherlands by four wickets in a nail-biting T20 match held at Al Amerat Cricket Ground Oman Cricket in Oman.

MUMBAI, Oct 6:  Fast bowler Mohammed Shami picked up a five-wicket haul while left-arm spinner Ravindra Jadeja took four in South Africa’s second innings to bowl India to a comprehensive 203-run victory in the opening test at Visakhapatnam on Sunday.

MUMBAI, Oct 3: India’s opening batsman Mayank Agarwal converted his maiden test hundred into a double century as they declared for 502 for seven before the hosts’ spinners made early inroads into the South African batting order on Thursday.

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DPL to be held in February next year

October 3, 2019 17:01 pm

DANGADHI, Oct 3: Fourth edition of the Dhangadhi Premier League (DPL)--one of the popular franchise Twenty20 tournaments of the country--is taking place between February 15-27, 2020.

KATHMANDU, Sept 26: National Sports Council (NSC) organized a farewell program in Kathmandu on Wednesday for the national cricket team members touring for T20I series in Singapore and Oman.

PPL set to kick off from Nov 11

September 24, 2019 07:37 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 24: The second season of Nepal’s franchise T20 league Pokhara Premier League is set to be held in November, confirmed the organizing body Queens Event Management through a press release issued Monday.

COLOMBO, Sept 20: The Sri Lanka cricket board (SLC) confirmed their tour of Pakistan on Thursday after the Pakistan government pledged the same level of security to their players as is provided to visiting heads of state.

KATHMANDU, Sept 19: Nepal today announced 15-member Nepal National Cricket Team for a Tri-nation T20 series to be held in Singapore and T20 series to be organised in Oman.

LONDON, Sept 17: The days of James Anderson and Stuart Broad spearheading England’s fast bowling attack are over, according to former captain Michael Vaughan.

LONDON, Sept 16: Matthew Wade’s defiant century proved in vain as England bowled Australia out for 263 to win the final test at The Oval by 135 runs on Sunday and ensure the first drawn Ashes series since 1972.