Tuesday, July 23

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Bagmati, Gandaki register wins
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Bagmati, Gandaki register wins

Bagmati defeated Far West while Gandaki beat Province 1 on the fourth day of Prime Minister Cup National Cricket Tournament on Monday. Prithu Baskota missed out on a deserved century at TU Stadium in Kirtipur as Bagmati scored 299 for the loss of 9 wickets after being asked to bat first. Former Nepal U19 skipper Baskota scored 84 runs off 94 balls that included 10 fours and 2 sixes. Baskota and opener Aadil Khan put 109 runs for the third wicket as Bagmati continued their rich run of form. Aadil scored 63 runs off 86 balls with 10 fours. Earlier Akash Thapa (12) and Paras Khadka (20) could not convert their starts. Skipper Gyanendra Malla (32), Ishan Pandey (17) and Bipin Acharya (32) contributed late on. Far West had the worst of starts as they lost three wickets in the firs...
Regmi, Bohora star in APF’s win
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Regmi, Bohora star in APF’s win

By a Staff Reporter Veteran Basanta Regmi and Pace bowler Avinash Bohora put in match-winning performances as APF got off to a winning start in the 4th Primeminister Cup National Cricket Tournament at TU Ground on Saturday. The departmental team beat Province 1 by huge margin of 135 runs to get maximum points. Having put into bat first, APF were all out for 243 run in 48.4 overs. Opener Asif Sheikh scored a quickfire 59 to put APF in front foot but the middle order failed to continue the proceedings. Sheikh, who completed half-century in 29 balls scored 6 boundaries and 5 sixes in 32 ball inning. After Sheikh's departure, the run flow stopped and wickets kept tumbling. Subash Khakurel (19), Skipper Sharad Vesawkar (7), Pradeep Airee (7), and Sumit Maharjan (14) all fell to s...
Bhandari’s ton helps Army start off with a win
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Bhandari’s ton helps Army start off with a win

Skipper Binod Bhandari scored a swift century to guide his team to victory in the inaugural match of the fourth edition of Prime Minister Cup One Day Cricket Tournament 2077 at the TU Ground on Friday. Bhandari, who promoted himself to No. 4 went on to score his maiden century in national cricket as Army registered a convincing 98 run win over Gandaki Province. Having elected to bat first, Army scored 287 runs for the loss of six wickets in the allotted 50 overs. Bhandari completed his century off 73 balls after a six took him to 99. He then got to three figures with a single. His partnership with Lokesh Bam for the last 10 overs put Army in strong position. The two far westerners combined for a 103 run partnership for sixth wicket. Bam was caught behind in the last ball of t...
Most Popular Sports in Nepal
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Most Popular Sports in Nepal

People in Nepal have been following a variety of sports for a long time now. However, initially sports in Nepal were taken as only a medium of entertainment but now sports are not only a medium of entertainment but valued as a profession as well. Football, Cricket, Swimming, Dandi Biyo, Kho Kho, Kabaddi, Tennis, Martial Arts, Boxing, Running, Weightlifting, Basketball, Badminton, Golf, etc. are some of the most common sports which people follow. In recent days, the importance and appreciation for sports in Nepal has increased, adding to Nepal's identity. Cricket Cricket was only a so-called high-class sport during the Rana period. Only the high officials and members of the Royal family used to play cricket. But with the dawn of Democracy, everything changed. Cricket Associati...
Khadka desires to play in Gautam Buddha Stadium before retirement
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Khadka desires to play in Gautam Buddha Stadium before retirement

By a Staff Reporter Former Captain of Nepali National Cricket Team Paras Khadka paid a visit to the construction site of Gautam Buddha International Cricket Stadium on Monday. The stadium which is led by Dhurmus Suntali Foundation backed by crowdfunding is under construction in Shantipur, Bharatpur, Chitwan. Khadka, accompanied by the Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN) Central member Chhumbi Lama and Member Secretary of Bagmati Province Sports Council Suryalal Bhandari were impressed by the work progress. Khadka thanked the president of foundation Sitaram Kattel (Dhurmus) for the effort he has put in. He also highlighted the importance of such infrastructure in Nepal. Khadka also expressed his desire to play in the stadium before retiring. 'This is a great effort by the found...
Pakistan vs Zimbabwe T20I – Azam’s 82 hands host 1-0 lead
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Pakistan vs Zimbabwe T20I – Azam’s 82 hands host 1-0 lead

Pakistan - 157 for 4 (18.5), Zimbabwe 156 for 6 Pakistan's Skipper Babar Azam's fantastic innings hands the home side first victory in Zimbabwe tour of Pakistan. Azam's 82 in 55 ball innings secures six wickets victory against the visitors who perhaps have exceeded the expectation in this tour so far. Zimbabwe won the toss and elected to bat at the Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium. Madhevere handled the middle order as he added 70 runs to the scorecard after the visiting side lost two early wickets. He scored 9 boundaries and a six to lead Zimbabwe to the decent score after their skipper Chibhabha went down early in the fifth ball of the first over, without making any mark in the game. Opener Taylor added 20 runs to the scoresheet while SC Williams added 25 to the tally. Elton C...
Gritty Nepal U-19 goes down to MCC
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Gritty Nepal U-19 goes down to MCC

Kathmandu (Hamro Khelkud) - Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) defeated Nepal U-19 National Cricket Team by 38 runs in the inaugural match of the Legacy Tour in TU Cricket Ground, Kathmandu on Friday. MCC, put in to bat first registered 334-7 in allotted 50 overs after three players scored half-century each. Opener Will Rhodes top-scored with 93 runs off 83 balls to pile pressure on youth side. He along with Billy Godleman put up 110 runs for the first wicket. Godleman was trapped leg before on 22 runs by spinner Sagar Dhakal on the last ball of 17th over. Rhodes' journey was cut short shortly after as he tried to scoop Sher Malla but failing to clear Arun Airee inside the 30-yard circle. Skipper Jimmy Adams was the next victim of Sher as he misread the line to be trapped leg before ...
Asian Premier League T20 Cricket set to kick off in Nepal
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Asian Premier League T20 Cricket set to kick off in Nepal

Kathmandu (Hamro khelkud) - The inaugural edition of franchise based cricket tournament, Asian Premier League is scheduled to kick off in Nepal, organizers informed amid launching ceremony held in Kathmandu. The six teams Afghanistan Bulls, Bangladesh Tigers, Dubai Warriors, Indian Stars, Nepal Strom, Sri Lankan lions will compete in round robin and knock out based tournament where the winners bags almost 40 thousand USD (25 lakhs Indian rupees). The tournament will feature 19 matches and all the games will be shown live in Sony Six. Every team will have 15 players and three staffs, the players to be decided through Auction which will be live at Sony Six on Monday, 12th June. The base price of the players will be based on grading where the A graded players are initially priced...
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