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Nepal Kick Off T20 World Cup With A Hard-Fought Loss Against The Dutch
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Nepal Kick Off T20 World Cup With A Hard-Fought Loss Against The Dutch

By a Staff Reporter Kathmandu (Hamro Khelkud) - A below-par batting performance has left Nepal with a loss in their first ICC T20 World Cup 2024 outing in Texas. The batting unit posted a very low score for the bowlers to work with as a spirited defense ended in defeat. Batting first in a tricky wicket at the Grand Prairie Stadium in Dallas, Nepal posted a total of 106 runs, being bundled over in the final over. Skipper Rohit Paudel continued his good form with a steady 35 off 37. Karan KC's flurry of 17 off 12 was aided by Gulshan Jha's 14 off 15. Anil Sah was the only other batter to get to double figures with his 11 runs. Dutch left-arm off-break bowler Tim Pringle troubled Nepal from very early on in the match and took three wickets alongside Logan van Beek who took thre...
Nepal vs Canada – T20 World Cup Warm-Up Preview
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Nepal vs Canada – T20 World Cup Warm-Up Preview

Nepal is set to start their T20 World Cup journey with a warm-up match against Canada in Grand Prairie cricket stadium. As the World Cup Approaches, Nepal and Canada are set to clash in Grand Prairie Cricket Stadium which promises to be an exciting match as both teams are set to get momentum. Coach Pubudu Dassanayake amid uncertainties will lead Canada and his previous coaching stints with the national team of Nepal will gain some benefit in the match. Nepal came after a series win in West Indies against Winward Island, winning the first two of the three-match series. The team traveled to Dallas after two victories against Houston Hurricanes which helped them familiarize themselves with Texas conditions before they started their world cup journey in the warm-up matches. ...
Nepal vs Houston Hurricanes to Stream Live in HamroKhelkud
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Nepal vs Houston Hurricanes to Stream Live in HamroKhelkud

By a Staff Reporter Dallas (HamroKhelkud) - Nepal's T20 World Cup preparation match against Houston Hurricanes will be available for streaming on HamroKhelkud's Streaming Platform, YouTube. HamroKhelkud has secured a streaming deal for the two-match T20 series to be hosted in the Praire View Cricket Stadium in Houston, TX. This venue hosted practice matches during Nepal’s previous visit during the League-2 in 2022. Nepal will take on Hurricanes on the 22nd and 23rd of May before they depart for Dallas for official World Cup warm-up matches against Canada and the US. Both matches will be live from Praire View Cricket Stadium on HamroKhelkud's YouTube Channel. Having arrived in St. Vincent and the Grenadines for World Cup preparations, the Nepali team has played two prac...
Nepal To Face USA & Canada in World Cup Warm-up Matches
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Nepal To Face USA & Canada in World Cup Warm-up Matches

By a Staff Reporter Kathmandu (HamroKhelkud) - Nepal's official warm-up matches ahead of the ICC T20 World Cup will be against the USA and Canada. The International Cricket Council (ICC) released the schedule that features encounters against the two associate nations. Both warm-up matches will take place at the Grand Prairie Cricket Stadium in Texas, with Nepal facing Canada on May 27 and the USA on May 30. Nepal are also set to play a World Cup match against the Netherlands at the same venue. Having arrived in St. Vincent and the Grenadines for World Cup preparations, the Nepali team have played two practice matches against the Winwards Volcanoes, winning both with a third match yet to be played. Nepal is scheduled to play two World Cup matches in St. Vincent and the Gren...
Sandeep Cleared By ICC To Play At The T20 World Cup
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Sandeep Cleared By ICC To Play At The T20 World Cup

By a Staff Reporter Kathmandu (HamroKhelkud) - Leg-spinner Sandeep Lamichhane's path to participate in the upcoming ICC T20 World Cup, scheduled to commence next month in the USA and West Indies, has been cleared. Following a favorable response from the International Cricket Council (ICC) regarding Sandeep's inclusion in Nepal's World Cup squad, the pathway for his participation has been opened. Chatur Bahadur Chand, the president of the Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN), confirmed to HamroKhelkud that the ICC has approved Sandeep's inclusion in the final squad for the big spectacle. CAN will now deliberate on the decision to include him in the squad by including him in the preparatory matches in the USA. "The ICC has requested the final squad list by May 24. The pathway fo...
West Indies ‘A’ Win T20 Series With One Match To Spare
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West Indies ‘A’ Win T20 Series With One Match To Spare

By a Staff Reporter Kathmandu (HamroKhelkud) - West Indies 'A' have won the five-match T20 series against Nepal with one match left to play. The travelling side, after losing the first match, made it three successive wins to win the series 3-1. The Caribbean side defeated Nepal by 26 runs in the fourth T20 on Thursday. Nepal, chasing 210 runs, were bundled over for 181 runs in the final delivery of the innings. Skipper Rohit Paudel made a 47-ball 82 with seven fours and five sixes to his name. 19 runs scored by Sundeep Jora, Dipendra Singh Airee and Gulshan Jha was the second-highest score by a Nepali batter on the day. Abinash Bohora, with his eight-ball flurry of 18 runs, remained unbeaten. Hayden Walsh and Matthew Forde took three Nepali wickets while Fabian Allen and ...
Nepal Squad For ICC T20 World Cup 2024
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Nepal Squad For ICC T20 World Cup 2024

By a Staff Reporter Kathmandu (Hamro Khelkud) - Nepal's squad to compete at the ICC T20 World Cup after a ten-year hiatus has been announced. Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN) announced the squad on Wednesday evening including pacer Kamal Singh Airee and spinner Sagar Dhakal. Nepal have made two changes to the squad that played at the ACC Men's Premier Cup in Oman. Bibek Yadav and Aakash Chand have been replaced by Kamal and Sagar. Similarly, Bibek and Binod, alongside Aakash Chand, Aarif Sheikh and Lokesh Bam from the squad that is playing against the West Indies A have been omitted. Nepal Squad: Rohit Paudel (Captain) Dipendra Singh Airee Kushal Bhurtel Aasif Sheikh Anil Sah Sundeep Jora Kushal Malla Gulshan Jha Sompal Kami Karan KC ...
WI ‘A’ Inflict Heavy Defeat On Nepal To Lead Series 2-1
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WI ‘A’ Inflict Heavy Defeat On Nepal To Lead Series 2-1

By a Staff Reporter Kathmandu (HamroKhelkud) - The visiting contingent, West Indies ‘A’, have inflicted a heavy defeat on the hosts, Nepal, in the third T20 of five to lead the series 2-1. The Caribbean side that started the series with a loss came back to lead the series 2-1 with a 76-run victory on Wednesday. Nepal, chasing a big target of 228 runs, were bundled over for 151 runs in 19.2 overs. Opener Lokesh Bam’s steady innings and Karan KC’s quickfire innings of 28 each were the top scores in today’s outing. Karan took 17 deliveries to get to the score while Lokesh played 29 deliveries. Kushal Malla got off to a decent start before being dismissed for an 11-ball 20. Binod Bhandari scored 19 while Anil Sah contributed 14 runs to the total. Hayden Walsh took three w...
West Indies ‘A’ Level Series Against Nepal With A Win In Second T20
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West Indies ‘A’ Level Series Against Nepal With A Win In Second T20

By a Staff Reporter Kathmandu (Hamro Khelkud) - The visiting West Indies ‘A’ side have levelled the five-match T20 series against Nepal after registering a win in the second outing. The Caribbean side that failed to defend 204 runs in the first match, defended 160 in the second to win the game by ten runs. Nepal failed to follow up on a successful chase in the first match after being limited to 150 runs, losing nine wickets in 20 overs. Skipper Rohit Paudel’s unbeaten 48-ball 71 with six fours and two sixes remained came close to being enough for a second successive run but couldn’t be. Gulshan Jha’s short flurry of three fours and two sixes in 11 deliveries for 26 runs brought Nepal closer to the target. Opener Lokesh Bam was dismissed for a 16-ball 17. His innings had a sho...
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