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.

DUBAI, Feb 11: Five players have been sanctioned for brawling in the immediate aftermath of Bangladesh’s victory over India in the under-19 World Cup final in South Africa at the weekend, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said on Monday.

DHAKA, BANGLADESH, Feb 5: Investigators from the International Criminal Court have begun collecting evidence for a case involving alleged crimes against humanity by Myanmar against Rohingya Muslims causing them to flee to neighboring Bangladesh, a court official said Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 5: Nepal national cricket team is set to host the United States and Oman in a historic home leg of One-day International (ODI) tri-series under ICC Cricket World Cup League 2 2019-22 from February 5 to 12, to begin its bid to reach the World Cup Qualifiers which will further propel Nepal in contention for an elusive spot in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 in India.

KATHMANDU, Feb 4: Nepal head coach Umesh Patwal has tendered his resignation to the International Cricket Council (ICC) and the Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN) on Monday, according to sources.

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.

NEW DELHI, Jan 8: India captain Virat Kohli orchestrated yet another successful chase as his team thrashed Sri Lanka by seven wickets in the second Twenty20 International to go 1-0 up in the three-match series in Indore on Tuesday.

CAPE TOWN, Jan 7: South Africa have come out in support of four-day test matches, refuting reports that said they would oppose the plan.

MUMBAI, Jan 6: The first of the three Twenty20 internationals between India and Sri Lanka at Guwahati was called off due to rain on Sunday.

PRETORIA, Dec 30: England won cricket’s World Cup in 2019 but in the test arena it proved 12 months of frustration for captain Joe Root as they began the year with defeat in the West Indies and ended it with a loss in Pretoria.

Kathmandu, Dec 17:  On the back of a series loss in the recently concluded T20 series to the hosts, the West Indian team inspired by a strong captain in Pollard, and game winning hundreds from Shai Hope and Shimron Hetmeyer, managed to shock the home team and the stun the crowd at a packed M.A Chidambaram stadium, in Chennai on Sunday.

DUBAI, Oct 30: Bangladesh captain Shakib Al Hasan was banned from all cricket for two years with one year of that suspended on Tuesday, after the all-rounder was found to have breached the International Cricket Council’s Anti-Corruption code.

KATHMANDU, Oct 14: International Cricket Council has lifted the ban on Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN) to be effective from Monday.

KATHMANDU, Oct 2: The International Cricket Council (ICC) has welcomed the recently concluded elections to elect new leadership of the suspended Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN) and described the latest progress as ‘momentous development’.

KATHMANDU, Sept 29: Chatur Bahadur Chand and his panel have been re-elected in the central governing body of Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN), during elections held on the final day of the association's Special General Meeting held in Kathmandu on Saturday.

Nepal slides down in ODI ranking

August 23, 2019 16:45 pm

KATHMANDU, Aug 23: Nepal has moved one position down in the ICC ODI rankings.

KATHMANDU, Aug 10: Nepal’s participation has been confirmed in the five-team T20I series that features Ireland, the Netherlands, Hong Kong and Oman after the International Cricket Council (ICC) approved Nepal’s proposal for the participation.

KATHMANDU, Aug 5: Nepal’ new head coach Umesh Patwal tried a few different things at the ICC World T20 Asia Finals qualifiers. Nepal lost the first match against Qatar and rounded-up the poor outing with a humiliating loss against host Singapore in a virtual final.

KATHMANDU, July 28: Nepal national cricket team failed to book the spot in the ICC World T20 Qualifiers after losing a crucial match against Singapore played at the Indian Association Ground in Singapore on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, July 25: Nepal national cricket team recovered from a humbling four-wicket defeat at the hands of Qatar in the opener as it beat Malaysia by seven wickets in the ongoing ICC World T20 Asia Regional Final Qualifiers in Singapore on Wednesday.

ICC's suspension of CAN continues

July 19, 2019 16:33 pm

KATHMANDU, July 19: The International Cricket Council (ICC) has gone with its decision to suspend the Nepal Cricket Association (CAN).

LONDON, July 15: England ended their 44-year wait for a maiden 50-overs World Cup title by beating a gutsy New Zealand side on boundaries after a tied Super Over amidst heart-stopping drama on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, July 1: Middle order veteran batsman Sharad Vesawkar has returned in the 14-men final squad for the ICC World T20 Qualifiers Asia Regional Finals set to be held in Singapore next month.

KATHMANDU, June 21: Nepali cricketers Sandip Lamichhane and Sompal Kami has been drafted for the ICC approved Global T-20 Canada scheduled for July 25 to August 11.

KATHMANDU, June 19: Jitendra Kumar Mukhiya has made a comeback to the national cricket team setup after the selection committee announced a 25-men preliminary squad for ICC World T20 Asia Regional Final set to be held in Singapore next month.

KATHMANDU, May 3: Nepal has made a progress in the ICC Men's T20 Team Rankings by climbing up three points to claim 11th position.

KATHMANDU, April 19: With the completion of all the five matches of the ICC Asia Under-19 World Cup Qualifier on Thursday, Nepal failed to qualify for the ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup to be held in South Africa in 2020 despite that Nepal won four of the five matches with good performance throughout the league.

KATHMANDU, April 12 : The International Cricket Council U-19 one-day Asia Qualifier is taking place in Malaysia from today.

KATHMANDU, April 3: Nepal U-19 national cricket team’s final 14-men squad has been announced for the upcoming ICC U19 Cricket World Cup Qualifier Asia 2019 on Tuesday. The tournament is set to be held in Malaysia from April 10 to 18.

KATHMANDU, March 20: The final leg match schedule of the International Cricket Council (ICC) T-20 World Cup Asia Qualifier has been made public today.

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ISLAMABAD, March 10: Pakistan has demanded that the ICC take note of Indian cricketers wearing camouflage military caps during the third ODI against Australia, accusing Virat Kohli team's of politicising the game.

KATHMANDU, Feb 27: Nepal has defeated Kuwait in the final clash of the International Cricket Council (ICC) Women World Cup Cricket Championship Asia Qualifier underway in Bangkok Thailand.

KATHMANDU, Feb 25: Nepal has defeated China by five runs at its fifth match under the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup Asia Region Qualifier held at Terdthai Cricket Ground, Bangkok on Monday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 25: An impressive six-wicket haul from Nary Thapa helped the Nepal national women’s cricket team to register its third win in the ongoing ICC Women’s T20 World Cup Asia Region Qualifier, defeating Hong Kong by four wickets in Thailand on Sunday.

Thailand defeats Nepal by 57 runs

February 21, 2019 11:50 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 21: Nepal lost early wickets as it lost to host Thailand by 57 runs in the ongoing ICC Women’s T20 World Cup Asia Region Qualifier at Bangkok today.

The International Cricket Council is confident the June 16, World Cup match between Indian and Pakistan will go ahead despite last week's attack claimed by Pakistan-based militants on Indian forces in disputed Kashmir, chief executive David Richardson has said.

KATHMANDU, Feb 18: Nepal's national women cricket team which became the first runner-up team in the T-20 Smash Cricket Championship held in Thailand is going for the World Cup Qualifier tournament with high motivation despite short preparation time before going to Thailand again to play in the qualifier matches.

KATHMANDU, Feb 16: A 14-member Nepal national women’s cricket team has been announced for the upcoming ICC Women’s T20 World Cup Asian Region Qualifiers on Friday.

HAGUE, Feb 14: An international court Wednesday ruled Iran can proceed with a bid to unfreeze assets in the United States, rejecting Washington's claims the case must be halted because of Tehran's alleged support for international terrorism.

KATHMANDU, Feb 11: National team captain Paras Khadka, Sompal Kami and Basant Regmi have improved their position in the latest T20 ranking released by the International Cricket Council today.

KATHMANDU, Feb 9: The International Cricket Council (ICC) has sent the remuneration of Nepali cricket players of the past two years in lump sum. The allocation was stopped for the past two years, following the ICC decision to suspend the Cricket Association of Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Feb 6: Nepal national cricket team arrived home on Monday after being triumphant in both One-Day International (ODI) and Twenty20 International (T20I) series against the United Arab Emirates (UAE) at ICC Academy in Dubai, UAE. Nepal won both three-match series 2-1, after losing the first match of each series.

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KATHMANDU, Feb 5: Minister for Youth and Sports, Jagat Bishwokarma said that the International Cricket Council (ICC) would soon uplift its ban on Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN).

Nepal fielding against UAE

February 1, 2019 15:18 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 1: Nepal is fielding against UAE in the second match of the T20 Series underway at the ICC Academy ground in Dubai on Friday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 31: Nepal has lost to UAE by 21 runs in the first match of the T20 series underway at the ICC Academy on Thursday.

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