Nepal defeats Hong Kong by seven wickets

Kathmandu, March 30: Nepal defeated Hong Kong by seven wickets to register a consolation victory in the ACC Emerging Teams Cup underway in Bangladesh. Chasing the target of 215 runs, the Nepali team achieved the target by scoring 220 runs in 42.2 overs at the loss of three wickets. Captain Gynendra Malla topscored 70 runs off 82 balls with 11 fours, creating a foundation for the Nepali team to claim the win. The 105 runs partnership between Dipendra Singh...

Hong Kong sets 215 runs target for Nepal

Kathmandu, March 30: Hong Kong has posted a target of 215 runs for Nepal in the final of the group match under the ACC Emerging Teams Cricket Tournament underway in Bangladesh. Nepal chose to field first after winning the toss. Hong Kong made 214 runs in the stipulated 50 overs at the loss of all wickets. As for Hong Kong, the partnership between opener Cameron McAuslan and Anshy Rath contributed to 94 runs (Rath scored highest 51 runs including...

Nepal to play in Copa Puma U-12 football championship

Tokyo (Japan), March 30: Nepal is sending an energetic team of 12 players to compete in the Copa Puma Toreros Cup U-12 football championship that is kicking off here on Friday. Currently, the Nepali team is undergoing vigorous training in preparation for the championship. Former national players Basanta Gauchan and Rajendra Tamang are coaching the team so as to hone the skills of the Nepali U-19 team for an aggressive performance. Last year, Nepal was ranked 18th in the...

Bangladesh posts 258-run target for Nepal

March 28: The host Bangladesh has set a 258-run target for Nepal in the second match of ACC Emerging Teams Cricket Tournament underway in Bangladesh. Nepal won the toss and chose to field first. The Bangladeshi U23 team made 257 runs in the stipulated 50 overs at the loss of nine wickets. Bangladeshi Nasir Hussein crossed a century (109 runs) not out from 115 balls while Captain Mominul Haque scored 61 runs from 78 balls. For Nepal, Abinash Karna...

Nepal posts 181-run target for Pakistan

March 27, 2017: Nepal posted a target of 181 runs before Pakistan in a match held today under the ACC Emerging Teams Cup of Cricket Tournament. Nepal, which was sent to bat first after losing the toss, made 180 runs in 50 overs at the loss of nine wickets. The match is underway at the Sheikh Kamal International Cricket Academy ground in Chittagong, Bangladesh. Sunil Dhamala and Sharad Vesawkar led the innings for the Nepali team as captain Gyanendra...

Judo school getting new building

March 20, 2017: Judo Primary school based at Kumarkhod-6 of Jhapa district is getting a new building very soon. Member secretary at the National Sports Council Keshav Kumar Bista laid the foundation stone for the same on Sunday. The school is the first one in this field where Judo training is imparted to the students along with other regular classes. The School Management Committee chair Shankar Thapa shared that there are 400 students in the school but it is...

Chaitrastami Football Cup next week

March 20, 2017: The Chaitrastami Football Cup is being held beginning next week on the occasion of Chaitrastami festival. The tournament will kick off on March 29 at the local Bangechaur field with the participation of 15 teams. The Chaitrastami Mela Management Committee is organizing the event. The winning team will be awarded a cash prize of Rs 40,000 along with medals and certificates while the first-runner up will take home Rs 20,000, according to Committee’s Chief Coordinator, Raju...

ICC world league cricket championship- Nepal gets 156-run target

March 13, 2017: Nepal has 156-run target to accomplish in a do or die match against Kenya in their second game under the ICC World League Cricket Championship underway at the TU cricket ground at Kirtipur. Kenya, who were sent to bat first after losing the toss, made 155 runs losing all their wickets in 46.1 overs. Sharad Bheswakar of Nepal took four significant wickets to limit the visitors, Kenya, to an ordinary score. He conceded 28 runs while...

National men’s indoor hockey tournnament to be held

March 9: The King Khan National Men’s Hockey tournament is to be held here on coming March 18. Eight teams including one team from the United Arab Emirates are competing in the event to be hosted jointly by Kathmandu Hockey Club and Nepal Hockey Association. The day-long tournament will be held on a league-cum-knockout basis at the covered hall of National Sports Council, according to the Club’s Chair Rajendra Pathak. Hockey clubs from Birgunj, Kathmandu, Makwanpur, Janakpur, Pokhara, the...

Fourth National Badminton Tournament to hold on March

Feb 26, 2017: The Fourth National Badminton Competition is set to be held in Beni, the district headquarters of Myagdi, from March 23 to 25. The tournament is being held by Gangata Youth Club of Kathmandu in collaboration with Myagdi’s youths. The Club held a press conference in Beni and stated that preparations for the tournament, which will engage commercial and departmental teams, were in full swing. Club’s Chairman Ramesh Pun said the tournament is being held in Myagdi...

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