Earthquake severed communications and blocked roads in central region, hindering assessment of scale of the destruction.

KATHMANDU, March 16: An all-round performance from player-of-the-match Dipendra Singh Airee, who picked up four wickets and scored an unbeaten 50 runs, has propelled Nepal to earn One-Day International (ODI) status.

Nepal earns ODI status defeating PNG

March 16, 2018 07:02 am

KATHMANDU, Mar 16: Dipendra Singh Airee picked up four wickets and scored an unbeaten half-century to lead Nepal to a famous six-wicket win against Papua New Guinea in an ICC Cricket World Cup playoff match at the Old Hararians Sports Club in Harare, Zimbabwe to seal the ODI berth, Thursday.

Nepal defeats PNG by 6 wickets

March 15, 2018 17:17 pm

KATHMANDU, March 15: Nepal has defeated Papua New Guinea by six wickets. Chasing the target of 115 runs set by PNG, Nepal met the target losing four wickets with remaining of 162 balls.

In pictures: Nepal VS PNG

March 15, 2018 16:27 pm

KATHMANDU, Mar 15: Nepal is chasing the target of 115 uns set by Papua New Guinea (PNG) in the play-off under the ICC World Cup Qualifiers underway in Harare, Zimbabwe on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Mar 15: Host Papua New Guinea (PNG) has set a 115-run target for Nepal in the play-off under the ICC World Cup Qualifiers underway in Harare, Zimbabwe on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, March 15: It boils down to the Nepal versus Papua New Guinea (PNG) match in the ongoing ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifiers (ICC CWCQ) for the much coveted One Day International (ODI) status after both teams missing out on Super Sixes during the group stage. The cross-over playoff match between Group B fourth placed Nepal and Group A fifth placed PNG will decide the fate of the two associate nations at the Old Hararians Sports Club in Zimbabwe on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, March 13: An unbeaten partnership of 89 runs between Rohit Paudel and Sompal Kami has delivered Nepal’s first win of the ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier by five wickets in Bulawayo Athletic Club, Zimbabwe on Monday. Player-of-the-match Rohit displayed immense maturity on his way to score unbeaten 48 runs, aptly supported by Sompal’s fluent 37 runs including five boundaries each. The team lost five wickets for 25 runs at one stage. But the duo’s partnership pacified the enduring chase, helping Nepal seal the win in 40.4 overs.

SYDNEY, Mar 5: Strong aftershocks rocked Papua New Guinea’s remote and rugged highlands on Monday, as the death toll climbed to 55 from a 7.5-magnitude earthquake a week ago, and is expected to rise further.