Thursday, June 13

Jagat Tamata bags Best Coach of the Decade Award

By a Staff Reporter

Kathmandu – Nepal Sports Journalists Forum has honoured cricket coach Jagat Tamata with the Best Coach of the Decade Award during the Pulsar Sports Awards on Tuesday.

Nepal had achieved the ODI status in 2018 when Tamata was the chief coach of the national cricket team. Under his guidance, Nepal finished eighth during the World Cup qualifiers held in Zimbabwe to achieve the ODI status. Nepal also reached the final of the ICC World Cricket League Division-2 in Namibia in the same year under his leadership.

He was the chief coach of the national cricket team when Nepal secured 2-1 series win in three ODI series and three T20I series in 2019. Nepal had made its debut in ODI against the Netherlands in 2018 under his guidance.

Nepal had also lifted the World Cup T20 Asia region qualifiers in 2018 when he was the chief coach. He also led the U-19 team to the quarterfinals of the 2016 World Cup in which Nepal had defeated the Netherlands, a Test-playing nation.

He was chief coach of Nepal’s national cricket team from 2016 to 2019. Prior to that, he was the chief coach of the U-19 team.

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