KATHMANDU, May 26: Sumit Maharjan’s 94 runs eclipsed Gyanendra Malla’s 117 runs to help Armed Police Force (APF) Club win by 41 runs against Province 3 in the first Group A match of Prime Minister (PM) Cup One-Day Cricket Tournament played at Tribhuvan University Cricket Ground in Kirtipur on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, May 25: Spin bowlers shared eight wickets between them to propel Tribhuvan Army Club to cement a dominating win of 171 runs against Province 2 in the opening match of the Prime Minister (PM) Cup One-Day Cricket Tournament in Kirtipur on Friday.

KATHMANDU, May 24: The inaugural match to be played at the Mulpani Cricket Stadium’s lower ground has been further postponed for Sunday as an inspection team found the venue unfit on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, May 19: Muhammad Latif smashed a swashbuckling unbeaten century in the final of the ongoing Wheelcahir T20 Asia Cup cricket tournament to help Pakistan beat India by five wickets and lift the trophy in a match played at Tribhuvan University Cricket Ground on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, May 18: India and Pakistan are set to clash in the final of the Wheelchair T20 Asia Cup after winning their respective final group games played in Tribhuvan University Cricket Ground in Kirtipur on Friday.

KATHMANDU, May 15: Nepal wheelchair cricket team is set to host India in the inaugural match of the first ever Wheelchair T20 Cricket Asia Cup set to be held at Tribhuvan University Cricket Ground in Kirtipur from Wednesday.

107 players register for WCL

May 11, 2019 09:46 am

KATHMANDU, May 11: A total of 107 players have registered for the upcoming Women’s Champions League (WCL), Nepal’s second women’s franchise cricket event. The tournament, set to be held at Tribhuvan University Cricket Ground in Kathmandu, was postponed a week ago to late September.

BBA/ BIM Cricket from Monday

May 11, 2019 09:39 am

KATHMANDU, May 11: Shankar Dev Campus (SDS) is set to organize the SDS Inter-college TU BBA and BIM Cricket Tournament from Monday.

KATHMANDU, May 5: Bowlers turned in a quality performance in the final match as departmental team Tribhuvan Army Club defeated New Horizon Butwal by 59 runs to win the second edition of Karnali Premier League (KPL) held at Kalinchowk Cricket Ground in Surkhet on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, May 5: In a matter of weeks, Nepal’s U-19 cricket team almost qualified for the ICC U-19 World Cup, whereas U-16 team comfortably defended its ACC U-16 Eastern Region cricket championship title.

KATHMANDU, May 4: Suwash Ayer registered a hat-trick and a half-century to help Sudur Paschim Province win a rain-marred match against Karnali Province by 35 runs played at Tribhuvan University International Cricket Ground in Kirtipur on Friday in the ongoing Manmohan Memorial U-16 National Cricket Tournament. The 30-over match was reduced to 22 overs per side due to disturbance by rain.

KATHMANDU, May 4: New Horizon Butwal held its nerve to chase a tricky total of 63 runs by three wickets against Karnali XI in a semifinal match to reach the final of the second season of Karnali Premier League held at Kalinchowk Cricket Ground in Surkhet on Friday.

KATHMANDU, May 3: Deepak Bohora’s all-round performance helped Province 3 secure second successive win in the ongoing Manmohan Memorial Inter-Province U-16 National Cricket Tournament by eight wickets against Karnali Province in a first round Group A match held at Tribhuvan University Cricket Ground in Kirtipur on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, May 3: Nepal national cricket team members have been awarded with a cash prize of Rs 500,000 each in an official program held at Ministry of Youth and Sports (MoYS) in Kathmandu on Thursday. The support staff received Rs 200,000 each whereas the head coach was awarded with Rs 300,000.

KATHMANDU, May 2: Ajay Dev picked up six wickets to provide Province 3 a win of eight wickets against Gandaki Province in the opening match of the Manmohan Memorial Inter-province U-16 National Cricket Tournament held at TU Cricket Ground in Kirtipur on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, April 30: Skipper Rabindra Jung Shahi’s all-round performance helped Karnali XI clinch 11-run win against departmental team Tribhuvan Army Club in the ongoing Karnali Premier League during a Group A match played at Kalinchowk Cricket Ground in Surkhet on Monday.

KATHMANDU, April 29: An all-round performance from Deepak Bohora helped Nepal U-16 cricket team to win its back-to-back second ACC U-16 Eastern Region Tournament defeating Malaysia by 59 runs in Thailand on Sunday.

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KATHMANDU, April 28: Nepal defeated Malaysia by 59 runs to win the ACC U-16 Eastern Region-2019 at Prem Tinsulanonda International School, Chiang Mai, Thailand on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, April 28: Nikhil Kumar Singh led the bowling attack picking up four wickets in the match helping Nepal U-16 cricket team defeat Hong Kong U-16 by four wickets to seal the place in the final match of the ongoing ACC U-16 Eastern Region cricket tournament at Prem Tinsulanonda International School Cricket Ground in Chiang Mai, Thailand on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, April 28: The host team Karnali XI has reached the semifinal of the ongoing Karnali Premier League after defeating Mid-western Cricket Club by 31 runs in the last group match played in Surkhet on Saturday.

KATHAMANDU, April 27: New Horizon Butwal and Tribhuvan Army Club won their respective matches during the second day of the ongoing Karnali Premier League in Surkhet on Friday.

KATHMANDU, April 26: Rain played a spoilsport as the third group match between Nepal U-16 and host team Thailand U-16 cricket team was abandoned 11 deliveries into the second innings during the ACC U-16 Eastern Region Cricket Tournament held in Prem Tinsulanonda International School Cricket Ground in Chiang Mai, Thailand on Thursday.

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KATHMANDU, April 25: Nepal has posted a target of 235 runs before Thailand in today's final match of group stage under ACC U-16 Eastern Regional Cricket Championship taking place in Thailand.

KATHMANDU, April 24: Armed Police Force Club (APF) secured its first gold medal of the Eighth National Games in cricket after women’s cricket team defeated Province 1 by 87 runs in the final match played at Lamahi Cricket Ground in Dang on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, April 21: Defending champions Nepal U-16 cricket team started the title defense with an astounding win of seven wickets against Myanmar U-16 in the ongoing ACC U-16 Eastern Region championship 2019 held at the Prem Tinsulanonda International School Cricket Ground in Chiangmai, Thailand on Saturday.

APF, Army dominate cricket

April 19, 2019 09:51 am

KATHMANDU, April 19: Departmental team Tribhuvan Army Club doubled its win tally in the ongoing Eighth National Games defeating Karnali Province by six wickets in the second match of the Group B at Kohalpur Cricket Ground, Banke on Thursday.

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Nepal defeats Oman by 150 runs

April 16, 2019 14:02 pm

KATHMANDU, April 16: Nepal defeated Oman by 150 runs in the ICC Asia U-19 World Cup Qualifier  at Bayuemas Oval in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

KATHMANDU, April 16: Nepal U-19 national cricket team has made a triumphant comeback in the league defeating home team Malaysia U-19 by eight wickets after an upsetting DLS method loss against the United Arab Emirates to keep the qualification hopes alive in the ongoing six-nation ICC Asia U-19 World Cup Qualifier in the third round of league matches played at Bayuemas Oval in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Monday.

KATHMANDU, April 13: Pawan Sarraf produced a player of the match performance in ongoing ICC Asia Under-19s World Cup Qualifier to elevate Nepal U-19 national cricket team to a huge win by 217 runs against Singapore U-19 in match played at Selangor Turf Club in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Friday. Skipper Rohit Kumar Paudel missed his century by five runs in Nepal’s total of 282 runs in a dominant all-round display from Nepal in the first match.

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

KATHMANDU, April 11: Nepal U-19 national cricket team will begin its world cup qualification challenge with a match against Singapore on Friday. Nepal starts as strong favorite for the regional Asian qualifier which provides teams with a winner-takes-all opportunity to compete in the World Cup.

KATHMANDU, April 8: Nepal national team spinner Sandeep Lamichhane has now 50 wickets to his credit in T20 matches. He reached the milestone when his side Delhi Capitals defeated struggler Royal Challengers Bangalore by seven wickets in the ongoing Indian Premier League in Bangalore on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, April 7: Nepal U-19 national cricket team was given farewell amid a function held in Kathmandu on Saturday, prior to their travel to Malaysia to participate in the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup Qualifier Asia 2019.

Ball and bat passion

April 4, 2019 18:19 pm

We grew up listening to the infamous phrase: people who play cricket (mispronounced as Kir Ket) are fools, and those who watch are stupid. Despite that, Men’s Nepali cricket team has already registered themselves qualifying to the One Day International (ODI) status.

Pakistani cricketer Umar Akmal's dancing skills off the pitch have landed him in trouble as the maverick middle-order batsman was fined 20 percent of his match fee for a night out in Dubai.

KATHMANDU, April 2: Leg spinner Sandeep Lamichhane took 27 wickets in T20 format cricket in 2019 -- the highest in the spinner's category, according to the International Cricket Council (ICC).

KATHMANDU, April 2: A national level U-16 school cricket tournament sanctioned by the Ministry of Youth and Sports (MoYS) is set to start from Tuesday at TU cricket ground in Kirtipur.

KATHMANDU, March 31: Andhra Pradesh U-19 state cricket team won the sixth and the last match of the practice match series by a wicket in nail-biting finish against the Nepal U-19 national cricket team held at Andhra Pradesh Cricket Association Ground in India on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, March 29: Nepal U-19 national cricket team won the extended 50-over match of the current practice tour of India by five wickets against Andhra Pradesh U-19 state cricket team at Andhra Pradesh Cricket Association Ground in India on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, March 27: Nepal U-19 national cricket team has won the fourth and final 50-over match by 9 runs against the Andhra Pradesh U-19 state cricket team at Andhra Pradesh Cricket Association ground in India on Tuesday. Batting first, Nepal scored 221 runs before bundling out the home team for 212 runs.

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.

Khadka felicitated

March 20, 2019 10:53 am

KATHMANDU, March 20: Nepali national cricket team captain Paras Khadka has been felicitated with a cash prize of Rs 100,000 at Kathmandu Youth Conclave (KYC) in Kathmandu on Tuesday. The 31-year-old skipper was conferred the title of Youth Icon 2019.

KATHMANDU, March 20: Five young entrepreneurs, age ranging from 18 to 24 years old, have started developing a cricket training center in Damak of Jhapa.

KATHMANDU, March 19: First ever women’s franchise-based T20 league, organized by National Cricket League (NCL) Sports Pvt Ltd, is set to be held in Baijyanathpur Cricket Ground, Biratnagar from April 20 to 27. The NCL Women’s T20 Cricket League is the first premier cricket event for women players in Nepal.

South Africa finished their one-day series against Sri Lanka with a clear idea of both the team and the tactics they will use in the upcoming Cricket World Cup.

Chiang Mai to host ACC U16

March 15, 2019 12:19 pm

KATHMANDU, March 15: Chiang Mai, a city in northern Thailand, has been finalized as the venue for Asian Cricket Council (ACC) U-16 Eastern Region. Defending champion Nepal will start its campaign to retain the trophy against Myanmar on April 20 at the Prem Tinsulanonda School cricket ground.