Nepali Cricket with T20 status

After 3 matches in T20 world cup with two wins against Hong Kong and Afghanistan and a loss with Bangladesh, Nepal was not lucky enough to play super 10 and continue the tournament , but that was enough for Nepal to win the hearts of cricket lovers around the world and get the T20 international status.

The meeting held on Melbourne gave the T20 status to Nepal and Netherlands, with other six associated members Afghanistan , Hong Kong, Ireland, Scotland, Papua New Guinea and UAE. Which will be effective from October 1,  2014.

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Nepal Premier League (#NPL) , the opportunity

NPL Logo :Source Wikipedia

NPL Logo :Source Wikipedia

With the introduction of IPL in India , the T20 format of Cricket is getting a good response as it talks about game, money and player. The trend has shifted now to Nepal , with the introduction of Nepal Premier League (NPL) . Premier league in Nepal is going to be held with in the time period of April to May 2014 , with main sponsorship of Ncell  and management of Zohra Sports Management with technical support of Cricket association of Nepal (CAN) and will be named as “Ncell NPL” . The agreement for the Ncell NPL is for three years of time. Unlike IPL or any cricket Premier league NPL will have three formats of game “T20 ” , “50 Overs ” and ” 2 Days” .

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One Step ahead

Cricket has been a game that is uniting country in the situation where every thing else is a mess. Nepal got a chance to unite all once again in Kirtipur TU ground hosting “Asian Cricket Council Twenty20 Cup 2012/2013 “. The tournament was crucial for the Nepali team as well as Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN) . First time in the history spectators were asked to buy a ticket watch the cricket and there were many of the fans in ground then there ever were in all the matches Nepal played.

Nepal with the new coach was ready for the match. Continue reading

Nepal in Asian Cricket Council Trophy Elite 2012/13

With the World T20 match being played in Sri Lanka, Cricketers and Cricket lover all around the world are being focused in the T20 matches. For the none Test playing Nations of Asia , Asian Cricket Council (ACC) , has been organizing the tournament since 1996 (as quoted in the ACC website, here).

The 50 over match this year was played with the 10 teams Nepal , Afghanistan , Malaysia , Oman, Bhutan, Continue reading

NEPAL’s journey in ICC World Cricket League Division Four 2012

Cricket, one of the most played and most poupular game in Nepal. Nepal has been taking parts in different tournaments since there involvement in Asian Cricket Council (ACC) since 1990 and International Cricket Council (ICC) since 1996. As the road to the World Cup 2015 ICC categorized the teams in different divisions and the last reaching the division 1 will be able to take part in the tournament held by ICC with the Full Members.

As the road to the Division One, Nepal had to play game with other teams that were in the same division, that was division Four. The top two teams among the five teams would be promoted to Division Three and low two teams would be relegated to Division Five. Nepal had done good in Division Five Continue reading