ICC Cricket World Cup Trophy Tour begins in Nepal on Friday

Kathmandu, October 25 The Trophy of the ICC Cricket World Cup is being brought to Nepal on Friday. According to the ICC’s Nepal Representative Bhawana Ghimire, the Trophy will arrive in Nepal on Friday after completing its tour in Bangladesh. The trophy will be in Nepal for four days. It will be taken to Swyambhu, Chandragiri, and Pokhara, where cricketers, officials, and cricket fans are preparing for the Pokhara Premier League (PPL).Ghimire said that the trophy will be taken...

PPL winner to bag 2.7 million rupees

Kathmandu, October 25 The winner of the Pokhara Premier League (PPL) Twenty20 cricket tournament will walk home with a cash prize of Rs. 2.7 million. The tournament is being played from October 26 to November 6. A decision has been taken to award Rs. 2.7 million in cash prize to the winning team, said Queens Events Private Limited Managing Director Chumbi Lama.Likewise, the runner-up will walk home with One million rupees while the man-of-the-series, best batsman and best bowler...

Football championship for rhino conservation

Kawasoti, October 15 A Rhino Conservation Football Championship is to be organised here for sending out the message of preserving the endangered one-horned rhinoceros. The championship that is held every year will kick off on October 28. The championship is organised by the Nanda Bhauju Madhyawarti Upabhokta Samiti. Speaking in a press conference today, Samiti president Doman Bahadur Bhandari said that the teams of Nepal Army, Nepal Police and the Armed Police Force as well as the ‘A’ Division...

Lamichhane takes highest number of wickets in single int’l tournament

Kathmandu, October 12 Nepal’s popular youth cricketer Sandeep Lamichhane has become the bowler who has taken the highest number of wickets in a single international tournament, among Nepali players. In the ongoing ICC T20 World Cup Regional Qualifier, Lamichhane has taken 24 wickets till today, and no Nepali has taken as many wickets so far. He is also the he bowler taking the highest number of wickets in the tournament. Before Lamichhane, Basant Regmi and Binod Das had the...

Shakti Gauchan in mood to retire after Pokhara Premier League

Kathmandu, October 11 Nepal’s veteran bowler Shakti Gauchan has hinted that he may announce retirement from the domestic cricket after the completion of Pokhara Premier League scheduled to begin on October 26. Gauchan had retired from the international cricket after Nepal’s first one day international matches against the Netherlands in August. “Currently, I am preparing for the PPL,” the 34-year-old says, “I have not made any final decision. But, this can be my last season in the domestic cricket.” However, Gauchan...

Road to T20 World Cup: Nepal beats China by 10 wickets

Kathmandu, October 10 Nepal have thrashed China by 10 wickets in the ICC World T-20 Qualifiers Asia Group B. In the match played at the Bayuemas Oval Cricket Stadium Kuala Lumpur, Nepal registered a thumping victory against the northern neighbour. It is Nepal’s fifth consecutive win in the series. Nepal won the toss and chose to bowl. China, made 26 runs in 13 overs losing all its wickets. China’s seven batsmen were out without scoring. Skipper Hong Ziyang could...

T20 World Cup Qualifier: Nepal make easy win over Bhutan

Kathmandu, October 9 Nepal on Tuesday made an easy win over Bhutan during their match under the ICC T20 World Cup Asia B Sub-Regional Qualifier. This is Nepal’s fourth consecutive victory in the qualifier. Nepal recorded a 117 run victory as Bhutan scored just 33 runs in 16.4 overs losing all wickets. Nepal had posted 151 run target to the opponents. Neal’s Sandeep Lamichhane and Lalit Narayan Rajbanshi took three wickets each. Likewise, Basant Regmi took wickets while Dipendra...

Lumbini Peace marathon organizing Bodh Gaya Enlightenment Marathon

Kathmandu, Oct 07: Bodh Gaya Enlightenment Marathon is going to be organized by Lumbini PEACE in Bodh Gaya of India in September 2020. Bikram Pandey KAAJI, creator of the successful spiritual sports Lumbini PEACE Marathon, announced about this marathon during his speech at the Global Religious Tourism Dialogue held in New Delhi, India last week. Photo Caption: (left) Bikram Pandey KAAJi inaugurating Global Religious Tourism Dialogue in New Delhi, Kathmandu. (right) Bikram Pandey KAAHI with Indian Tourism Minister Alphons Kannathanam...

Third edition of Everest Premier League to kick off December 8

Kathmandu, October 4 The third edition of Everest Premier League (EPL) has been scheduled for the opening on December 8. The tournament will last till December 22. The organisers announced the date amidst a press conference in Kathmandu on Thursday. The organising company’s Managing Director Amir Akhtar said preparations had already begun for the tournament. The company had already sent various documents to the International Cricket Council, seeking the global cricket governing body’s approval for the tournament, according to...

T20 East Asia Qualifer: Nepal chase Myanmar target in three overs

Kathmandu, October 3 Nepal registered a thumping victory against Myanmar in their first match of the ICC World T20 East Asia Sub-regional qualifiers being played in Malaysia. Having won the toss, Myanamar, a relatively new entrant to world cricket, posted a target of 30 runs, which Nepal chased down in three overs. The Burmese batsmen never looked to threaten the Nepali bowlers who dominated the proceedings–not single six was hit during the first innings. Nepal’s Sandeep Lamichhane was the...

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