KATHMANDU, Mar 2: Bhairahawa Gladiators announced the signings of Sri Lankan duo Jeevan Mendis and Milinda Siriwardana along with Omani fast bowler Bilal Khan for the third edition of Everest Premier League (EPL) amid a press-meet held in Kathmandu on Sunday.

Chitwan Tigers signs Fuller, David

March 1, 2020 11:10 am

KATHMANDU, Mar 1: Chitwan Tigers, the Everest Premier League (EPL) franchise, has announced the signing of South African James Fuller and Australian Tim David for the upcoming season on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 26: Irish all-rounder Kevin O’Brien and Nepali franchise cricket team Kathmandu Kings XI have re-confirmed alliance for the upcoming season of Everest Premier League (EPL) scheduled from March 14-28.

Pokhara Rhinos sign Chris Gayle for EPL

January 31, 2020 11:10 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 31: One of the world’s cricket icons Chris Gayle is set to come to Nepal to play in the fourth edition of the Everest Premier League (EPL), after he was officially presented on Thursday.

LONDON, Jan 26: Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund is in talks to buy English soccer club Newcastle United for about £340 million, a source familiar with the situation told Reuters, confirming a report in the Wall Street Journal earlier on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 25: The West Indies juggernaut Dwayne Smit is all set to play for Bhairahawa Gladiators in the upcoming 2020 edition of Everest Premier League (EPL) to be played from March 14 to 28.

LEICESTER, England, Jan 23: Leicester City shrugged off a recent slump in form to strengthen their grip on third place in the Premier League with Ayoze Perez’s late double capping a 4-1 home win over lowly West Ham United on Wednesday.

LONDON, Jan 23: Tottenham Hotspur returned to winning ways in the Premier League but hardly issued a statement of intent as they laboured to a 2-1 victory over bottom club Norwich City on Wednesday.

MANCHESTER, England, Jan 23: Manchester United’s Champions League qualification hopes suffered a blow with a 2-0 upset at home to Burnley in the Premier League on Wednesday, as the Old Trafford fans vented their anger at the club’s U.S. owners.

LONDON, Jan 22: Newcastle United manager Steve Bruce described it as a wacky night of Premier League action after his side, and Arsenal, salvaged unlikely 2-2 draws and Aston Villa grabbed a priceless last-gasp victory at Watford on Tuesday.

NEWCASTLE, Jan 21: Newcastle United centre back Paul Dummett and on-loan left back Jetro Willems will play no further part this campaign after sustaining season-ending injuries, manager Steve Bruce confirmed on Monday.

LONDON, Jan 21: Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta kept his transfer cards close to his chest and said on Monday that the club were not close to signing new players in the January transfer window.

Manchester, Jan 21: Manchester City will target second place in the Premier League and focus on cup competitions with unbeaten league leaders Liverpool too far ahead to reel in, manager Pep Guardiola said on Monday.

LONDON, Jan 18: Tottenham Hotspur have yet to receive an offer for Christian Eriksen and the playmaker will feature in Saturday’s Premier League match at Watford despite not being “totally focused”, manager Jose Mourinho said on Friday.

LONDON, Jan 18: Match-by-match facts and statistics ahead of round 23 of the Premier League on Jan. 18-19

LIVERPOOL, Jan 18: Liverpool have been handed a double injury boost ahead of their Premier League meeting against Manchester United on Sunday with defender Joel Matip and midfielder Fabinho both fit, manager Juergen Klopp said on Friday.

Manchester, Jan 18: Manchester City winger Leroy Sane could return to full training as early as next week as he steps up his comeback from a serious knee injury, manager Pep Guardiola said on Friday.

LONDON, Jan 18: Premier League referees are being instructed by the PGMOL, the body responsible for elite match officials in the English game, to make more use of pitch side monitors for red card decisions.

LONDON, Jan 17: Chelsea have handed 20-year-old defender Reece James a long-term contract until 2025, the Premier League club said in a statement on Thursday.

LONDON, Jan 12: Liverpool continued to break new ground as they set a Premier League record with a 1-0 win at Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday, but for Juergen Klopp it was just another three points en route to the title.

LONDON, Jan 12: Chelsea made amends for recent defeats at Stamford Bridge by thumping Burnley 3-0 on Saturday with goals from Jorginho, Tammy Abraham and Callum Hudson-Odoi’s first in the Premier League.

MANCHESTER, England, Jan 12: Manchester United kept alive their hopes of finishing in the Premier League’s top four, with two goals from Marcus Rashford and one each from Anthony Martial and Mason Greenwood giving them a 4-0 home win over Norwich City on Saturday.

LONDON, Jan 12: Liverpool overcame another obstacle on the path to what looks an almost certain Premier League title triumph as they chalked up a record-breaking 20th win in 21 matches with a hard-fought 1-0 victory at Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday.

SHEFFIELD, Jan 11: Oli McBurnie’s goal earned Sheffield United a 1-0 home win over West Ham United but they needed a stoppage-time VAR intervention to secure the points that moved them to fifth place in the Premier League on Friday.

LONDON, Jan 10: Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane will undergo surgery on his hamstring and is expected to be out of action until April, the Premier League club said on Thursday.

LONDON, Jan 9: Spurs manager Jose Mourinho would love to be the one who ends Liverpool’s year-long unbeaten run in the Premier League, and Saturday’s game could be closer than the standings suggest.

KATHMANDU, Jan 2: Nepal’s most lucrative franchise T20 league Everest Premier League (EPL) has underlined the exclusivity of foreign players to be involved in the league to freshen up the things for the upcoming season of league to be held in Kathmandu.

LONDON, Jan 2: Tottenham Hotspur manager Jose Mourinho has launched a broadside at Video Assistant Referees (VAR) after his team’s New Year’s Day defeat to Southampton, saying remote officials have more power than on-field referees over big match decisions.

LONDON, Jan 2: Arsenal earned their first win under new coach Mikel Arteta by comprehensively overpowering a stale Manchester United side 2-0 in the Premier League on Wednesday with goals from Nicolas Pepe and Sokratis.

MANCHESTER, Jan 2: Two goals from Gabriel Jesus helped a nervy Manchester City earn a 2-1 victory over Everton at the Etihad Stadium on Wednesday, as new manager Carlo Ancelotti suffered his first Premier League defeat since taking charge of the Merseyside club.

Premier League talking points

December 31, 2019 11:15 am

MANCHESTER, England Dec 31 : The following are three talking points from the weekend’s Premier League action:

Manchester, Dec 30:  Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba is set to return for their Premier League visit to Arsenal on New Year’s Day after sitting out Saturday’s 2-0 win over Burnley as a precaution, manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has said.

LIVERPOOL, England, Dec 30: A controversial Sadio Mane goal was enough for Premier League leaders Liverpool to secure a nervy 1-0 victory over Wolverhampton Wanderers and open up a 13-point cushion over their nearest challengers on Sunday.

MANCHESTER, England, Dec 30: Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola declared the VAR video review system a “big mess” on Sunday after a weekend which saw a series of controversial decisions from the system.

BURNLEY, England, Dec 29: Manchester United climbed to fifth place in the Premier League after goals from Anthony Martial and Marcus Rashford gave them a 2-0 win at Burnley on Saturday which leaves them a point outside the Champions League spots.

Kathmandu, Dec 23:  As the premier league approaches its annual Boxing Day clashes, this weekend’s action drew to a unexpected close on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Sept 4: Nepal’s successful coach Pubudu Dassanyake has been appointed as the head coach of Bhairahawa Gladiators for the upcoming season of Everest Premier League (EPL) in Kathmandu on Tuesday.

BRIGHTON, August 3: Brighton & Hove Albion have signed centre back Adam Webster on a four-year deal from Championship side Bristol City in a club-record deal, the Premier League team said on Saturday.

MANCHESTER, July 23: Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea, reported to be on the verge of agreeing a six-year contract extension

KATHMANDU, Dec 28: Indian first-class cricket veteran Ravi Inder Singh scored most runs in the third edition of Everest Premier League (EPL) which concluded on Saturday with Lalitpur Patriots securing the trophy riding on Jaikishan Kolsawala’s half-century in the final. Another Indian batsman Gaurav Tomar scored most runs for Patriots in a title-winning campaign.

KATHMANDU, Dec 25: Everest Premier League (EPL) successfully completed its third season on December 22 providing the cricketers and cricket fans a reason to celebrate an early Christmas as Lalitpur Patriots won the tournament defeating Bhairahawa Gladiators in the final played at Kirtipur.

KATHMANDU, Dec 21: Sharad Vesawkar-led Bhairahawa Gladiators reached the final of Everest Premier League (EPL) for the second successive time in two years of its existence at the expense of Kathmandu Kings XI in the match played at Kirtipur on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 21: The hero with a bat of eliminator impressed with the ball as player-of-the-match Kushal Malla made three decisive blows powering his team Bhairahawa Gladiators to second successive Everest Premier League final at the expense of Kathmandu Kings XI in the second qualifier match played at Tribhuvan University Cricket Ground in Kirtipur on Friday.

Dec 20: 6 things to know by 6 PM today

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KATHMANDU, Dec 20: Teenage batsman Kushal Malla shared a winning partnership of unbeaten 51 runs with national cricket team member Rohit Kumar Paudel to rescue Bhairahawa Gladiators from a tricky position of 91 runs for the loss of six wickets at 14.2 overs, chasing the target of 140 runs against Chitwan Tigers at the eliminator match of Everest Premier League at Kirtipur on Wednesday.

Dec 19: 6 things to know by 6 PM today

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Dec 18: 6 things to know by 6 PM today

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KATHMANDU, Dec 18: Irish all-rounder Kevin O’Brien produced another player-of-the-match performance as Kathmandu Kings XI knocked Biratnagar Warriors out of the Everest Premier League after defeating them by five wickets in the last group match played at the TU Cricket Ground in Kirtipur on Monday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 17: Player-of-the-match Sunny Patel registered the best bowling figures of the Everest Premier League (EPL), helping Lalitpur Patriots finish on the top of the points table as the team defeated Bhairahawa Gladiators by six wickets in a group match played at the TU Cricket Ground in Kirtipur on Sunday. Patriots bundled out Gladiators for 92 runs before chasing the target in 14.2 overs.

Airee keeps Tigers in hunt for playoffs

December 16, 2018 11:03 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 16: Nepal national cricket team middle order batsman Dipendra Singh Airee smashed an unbeaten 54 runs from 46 deliveries to chase down the target of 130 runs in the 19th over against Pokhara Rhinos to secure Chitwan Tigers’ second win of the ongoing Everest Premier League (EPL) in Tribhuvan University international cricket ground in Kirtipur on Saturday.