KATHMANDU, Feb 21: Ruslan Dhangadhi Premier League (DPL) is set to host first ever live auction on satellite television in Nepali cricket’s history on Wednesday. Six franchises will tussle to acquire the respective choice of players outbidding each other.
KATHMANDU, Feb 17: Eyebrows were raised when young cricketers were included for the crucial ICC World Cricket League Division Two in Namibia. The national U-19 players Rohit Kumar Paudel and Anil Kumar Sah were promoted to the national team for the first time, whereas Dilip Nath and Lalit Bhandari started their career in national colors only a few months ago.
KATHMANDU, Feb 8: Nepal embarked on international cricket journey in 2010, highlighted by a world event appearance in 2013 as the pinnacle of the team, until 2015. Nepali cricket team’s hard work, perseverance and a bit of luck helped the squad ascend from Division Five to Division Two and landed them in the ICC World Cricket League Championship (WCLC).
KATHMANDU, Jan 29: The cricket fraternity of Nepal and social media went into frenzy after the country’s teenage spin-bowling sensation Sandeep Lamichhane was purchased by Delhi Daredevils, the Indian Premier League (IPL) outfit, on Sunday in Bengaluru. The seventeen-year-old has become the first Nepali player to be a part of the money-spinning IPL.
KATHMANDU, Jan 26: Rohit Kumar Paudel got a maiden call up as Nepal announced the 14-member squad for the upcoming ICC World Cricket League Division Two to be held in Namibia from February 8 to 15 this year.
KATHMANDU, Jan 12: Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) has shortlisted Nepal in their support to maximize developing cricket nations. In a meeting conducted on Jan 09th & 10th at Sydney Cricket Ground, MCC shortlisted Nepal, Test nation Zimbabwe and European emerging team Germany.
A new record for most numbers of fans in Nepal’s domestic cricket was made. The official ticket seller confirmed it to be more than 15000. By the naked eyes, it seemed much more. The social media is full of pictures from the ground.
KATHMANDU, Dec 27: Six different Lalitpur Patriots bowlers picked up a wicket each in their quest to bundle Rhinos out for 111 runs and win the eliminator by 27 runs. They have qualified for the second qualifier. Lalitpur will face Bhairahawa Gladiators tomorrow in a virtual semi-final. The winner of that match will tussle against Biratnagar Warriors in the final of EPL 2017 on 30th December.
Both Sharad and Aarif decided to take few overs to calm things down. Sharad is an experienced customer in such kind of situations but the way Aarif constructed his innings speaks volume of maturity level he has attained in recent times. At one point he was on 19 from 31 deliveries.
In all three cases, the ball was traveling. The boundary looked imminent. But the fielders timed their jump to perfection to complete all the catches. Sure the fielding is not up to the mark in EPL 2017 but they had their moments. And it has been brilliant ones.
Dipendra Singh Airee’s ‘captain’s knock’ scoring 55 runs from 50 deliveries smashing seven fours delivered first win of the tournament for Chitwan Tigers. Lalitpur Patriots succumbed to their third consecutive defeat of the EPL 2017 after winning the first game.
Chitwan Tigers picked up five wickets conceding only four runs in last two overs of the match to limit Lalitpur Patriots for 130 runs in their 20 overs. At one point, Patriots were 126/5 in 18.2 overs. Indian batsman Jaykishan Kolsawala top-scored for Patriots with 31 runs which included three fours.
Anshuman Rath’s second fifty of the EPL powered Biratnagar Warriors to 149 runs for the loss of six wickets. Hari Shankar Shah made crucial breakthroughs in the end overs to limit Biratnagar under 150 runs who were 118 for two in the 17th over.
Biratnagar Warriors have won their third match of the tournament in three matches as they head to the top of the table with six points. Warriors defeated Chitwan by 71 runs in the eight match of the EPL 2017.