In the world of sports, there are moments that transcend the final score, moments that evoke national pride and unity, and moments that remind us of the indomitable spirit of athletes. Nepal's recent journey in the Asia Cup was one such moment. While the Nepali cricket team may not have clinched victory against India and Pakistan, they emerged as true champions in the hearts of Nepalis and cricket enthusiasts worldwide. The
Despite being rocked by one scandal after another, ranging from match-fixing to rape charges, Nepal's sports community has consistently united the country in matters pertaining to national pride, although the country is deeply divided politically.
n recent years, Sandeep Lamichhane, the young and promising leg-spinner, has been making waves in the cricketing world, putting Nepal on the map with his impressive performances. However, his success on the cricket field has been marred by a pending rape case against him, which has put cricket fans in a dilemma of whether to cheer for him or not.
KATHMANDU, March 17: President Ramchandra Paudel is going to congratulate the Nepal National Cricket Team who succeeded in making a place in the Global Qualifier of the Cricket World Cup by finishing third in the ICC Cricket World Cup League Two.
KATHMANDU, March 9: Nepal defeated Papua New Guinea (PNG) by 52 runs in the match played out at TU cricket ground. Chasing the target of 298 runs given by Nepal, PNG was bowled out for 245 runs in 47.1 overs.
KATHMANDU, Feb 8: The Nepali women cricket players participating in the Women's Premier League (WPL) auction to be organised for the first time by the Indian Cricket Board (BCCI) have failed to make it to the shortlist.
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, 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.
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, 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 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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.