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 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 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.
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.
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.
LONDON, Sept 14: England’s Joe Denly and Ben Stokes calmly led the hosts to 193 for two as they extended their lead over Australia to 262 runs at tea on the third day of the final Ashes test on Saturday.
LONDON, Sept 14: Such is Steve Smith’s dominance during a stellar Ashes campaign, his dismissal for 80 on day two at The Oval was something of a triumph for England’s dogged pacemen and a cause for celebration in the British media.
BENGALURU, Sept 3: Australia’s run-machine Steve Smith has edged past Indian captain Virat Kohli to become the best test batsman in the world, based on the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) rankings.
KATHMANDU, Aug 30: Sagar Dhakal notched up a match-winning performance in Nepal U-19 cricket team’s commanding 80 runs win against Sri Lankan club Baduraliya Cricket Club in the second practice match played at Surrey Cricket Ground in Sri Lanka on Thursday.
KATHMANDU, Aug 30: U-19 starlets Rit Gautam, Kushal Malla, Sagar Dhakal and left-handed batsman Ishan Pandey have been included for the first time in the national cricket team during the 35-member preliminary squad announced for the South Asian Games (SAG) on Thursday.
LONDON, August 14: Rain looked set to wash out the first day of the second Ashes test at Lord’s on Wednesday, without a ball bowled as of the scheduled lunch break and a grim weather forecast clouding the outlook for action later in the day.
LAHORE, August 7: Pakistan have decided not to renew head coach Mickey Arthur’s contract, the country’s cricket board (PCB) said on Wednesday, following the team’s failure to reach the semi-finals of the 50-overs World Cup in England.
SYDNEY, Aug 6: Those Australians who eschewed late nights in front of the television woke up on Tuesday to the news that their cricket team had achieved a thumping first Ashes test victory lauded as “A Win for the Ages” in local media.
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.
BIRMINGHAM, August 1: There were no handshakes as Australia won the toss and elected to bat in brightening conditions at Edgbaston as the Ashes series between England and Australia got underway in Birmingham on Thursday.
LONDON, July 31: Australia’s returning batsman David Warner poses the biggest threat to England’s hopes of regaining the Ashes, according to all-rounder Ben Stokes who says his teammates must pressure the 32-year-old from the off.
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 28: The ICC World T20 Asia Finals clash between Nepal and Singapore national cricket teams will be equivalent to a virtual final match for the two teams as the winner will seal a spot in the ICC World T20 Qualifiers. The match will be 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.
LONDON, July 14: Liam Plunkett and Chris Woakes led a controlled bowling display as an impressive England attack restricted New Zealand to a below-par 241 for eight wickets in the Cricket World Cup final at Lord’s on Sunday.
KATHMANDU, July 3: Nepal U-19 cricket team faced an agonizing loss by a run under DLS method against the United Arab Emirates U-19 in a rain-marred match during the ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup Asia Qualifiers held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia earlier this year.
MAHENDRANAGAR, June 27: The departmental team Armed Police Force (APF) Club has clinched the Fourth Prime Minister (PM) Cup T20’s Women’s Cricket Tournament with a six-wicket win over Sudur Paschim Province in Mahendranagar on Wednesday.
KATHMANDU, June 20: Kabita Kunwar produced an all-round performance in Sudur Paschim Province’s dominating nine-wicket win against Gandaki Province during the opening match of the Prime Minister (PM) Cup Women’s T20 played at Covered Hall Cricket Ground in Mahendranagar on Wednesday.
KATHMANDU, June 20: Cricket sensation Sandeep Lamichhane can truly be said the only Nepali player who remained in the limelight throughout a couple of years. The poster boy of Nepali cricket has emerged as a role model for aspiring youth cricketers across the country.