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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 Bibek Yadav and Aakash Chand have been replaced by Kamal and Sagar.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...
Hong Kong Finish Ahead Of Nepal For Emerging Asia Cup Berth
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Hong Kong Finish Ahead Of Nepal For Emerging Asia Cup Berth

By a Staff Reporter Kathmandu (HamroKhelkud) - Hong Kong pip Nepal to book their place in the ACC Emerging Teams Asia Cup. Hong Kong defeated Nepal in the third-place play-off of the ongoing ACC Premier Cup in Oman to confirm their place in the tournament alongside finalists Oman and UAE. Hong Kong defeated Nepal by four wickets in Al Amerat to finish third as well as avenge their defeat earlier in the group stages. Hong Kong got over the line, chasing 140 with three balls to spare. Opener Anshy Rath's unbeaten 65 off 50 deliveries was the biggest difference against the Nepali side. He was joined by Nasrulla Rana's undefeated 11 off 8. Babar Hayat added 26 runs to the total off 25 deliveries while Aizaz Khan took 10 deliveries to get to his 12. Sompal Kami's effort with ...
Nepal’s Unbeaten Streak Continues Dashing Saudi Arabia’s Semifinal Hopes
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Nepal’s Unbeaten Streak Continues Dashing Saudi Arabia’s Semifinal Hopes

By a Staff Reporter Muscat (Hamro Khelkud) - Nepal maintain their unbeaten streak in the ACC Men's Premier Cup in Oman, securing their fourth consecutive win by defeating Saudi Arabia by six wickets. This victory places Nepal comfortably at the top of their group. Chasing a target of 74 runs in a revised eight-over match due to a wet pitch, Nepal achieved victory with four balls to spare. Gulshan Jha led the charge with an unbeaten 32 off 19 balls, supported by Rohit Paudel's quick 16 off 7 balls and Dipendra Singh Airee's 17 off 9 balls.  Despite early setbacks, including opener Kushal Bhurtel's duck, Nepal managed to secure the two points. Saudi Arabia, needing a win to advance to the semifinals, fell short with Ishtiaq Ahmad taking two wickets and Usman Najeeb and ...
Dipendra Singh Airee’s All-Round Brilliance Hands Nepal Second Straight Victory
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Dipendra Singh Airee’s All-Round Brilliance Hands Nepal Second Straight Victory

By a Staff Reporter Kathmandu (HamroKhelkud) - All-Rounder Dipendra Singh Airee's brilliant all-round performance has guided Nepal to a second successive victory in their title defense of the ACC Men's Premier Cup. Nepal defeated Qatar by 32 runs in their second outing to go two wins out of two in Oman. Nepal, batting first after winning the toss, were taken to a mammoth total of 210 runs, losing seven wickets in 20 overs. Dipendra Singh Airee smashed a 21-ball 64 with three fours and seven sixes. Airee hit Kamran Khan for six sixes in the final over of the innings to become only the third T20I batter to achieve the fit, fifth in international cricket. Nepal were aided by opener Aasif Sheikh's 41-ball 52 as well as a quickfire 35 off 18 deliveries from Kushal Malla. Skipper ...
Nepal Register A Difficult Win Over Malaysia In Premier Cup Opener
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Nepal Register A Difficult Win Over Malaysia In Premier Cup Opener

By a Staff Reporter Kathmandu (HamroKhelkud) - Nepal's title defense of the ACC Men's Premier Cup has kicked off with a struggling five-wicket win over Malaysia in Group A. Nepal, chasing a medium total of 144 runs, got over the line losing five wickets with four balls to spare. Gulshan Jha's 19 runs off 7 deliveries towards the end rescued Nepal from a gruesome situation after a slow start. Sandeep Jora remained unbeaten on 12 runs off 9 deliveries. Nepal's openers went back to the pavilion after a decent but slow start to the chase. Kushal Bhurtel was the first to depart on 24 off 24 followed by Aasif Sheikh on 32 off 35. Kushal Malla could only manage 7 runs off 6 deliveries and went off as the third wicket. Skipper Rohit Paudel got out with a steady 24-ball 28 in t...
CAN Unveils Nepal Jersey For T20 World Cup 2024
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CAN Unveils Nepal Jersey For T20 World Cup 2024

By a Staff Reporter Kathmandu (Hamro Khelkud) - Nepal Men's Cricket Team jersey to be used during the forthcoming ICC T20 World Cup has been unveiled. The jersey was unveiled amid a program held in Kathmandu by the Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN) on Monday. Minister of Youth and Sports, Biraj Bhakta Shrestha along with the Member Secretary of the National Sports Council, Tanka Lal Ghising, jointly unveiled the jersey during the program. CAN vice-president Roshan Singh, secretary Paras Khadka and Kelme Nepal's managing director Uttam Neupane were also present at the event. The new jersey, designed by CAN's kit partners Kelme, contains a distinctive iteration compared to the ones used in the past. The jersey features symbols of national pride, Mount Everest and a one-horned...
Nepal To Play T20 Series Against West Indies ‘A’ Before T20 World Cup
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Nepal To Play T20 Series Against West Indies ‘A’ Before T20 World Cup

By a Staff Reporter Kathmandu (Hamro Khelkud) - Nepal Men's Cricket Team is set to take on the West Indies 'A' in a five-match T20 series before the ICC T20 World Cup in June. The Caribbean side is set to visit Nepal for the series that will kick off after the ACC Men's Premier Cup in Oman. The series will be held from April 25 to May 5. The team is expected to travel to the USA to prepare for the World Cup after this series. But before that, Nepal will compete in the Men's Premier Cup from April 12 to 21. The team is currently in India having won the recently concluded SMS Friendship Cup. The T20 World Cup is being held in the West Indies and the USA in June. Nepal are in Group D of the 20-team World Cup. Nepal will be pitted against South Africa, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh a...
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