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Nepal make it three in a row, defeat Singapore

admin April 3rd, 2010

Man of the Match Mahesh Chettri receiving the trophy

Anil Mandal and Mahesh Chettri set a record breaking partnership of 135 runs as Nepal defeated Singapore by seven wickets at the ACC Trophy Elite at Unity Cricket Ground in Kuwait, on Saturday. Continue Reading »

Nepal defeat Singapore by 4 wickets

admin February 9th, 2009

Bhaktapur, February 8, NS report –
Nepal who had already berth their place in  the semi-final of the ACC U-17 Elite Cup, maintained their unbeaten steak and also topped  Group A with a four wicket win over Singapore on Sunday.

Nepal plays UAE ( TU ground )while Malaysia takes on Qatar  (Engineering ground) in the semi-final on Tuesday. Afresh from a dismissal batting performance from the previous match Nepal chose to field and restricted Singapore to 139 runs with the loss of nine wickets, at the TU Ground.

Lead by Abhiraj Rajdeep Singh’s bowling, Singapore made Nepal work hard to accomplish the target, which they acquired in the 29th over. Singh claimed three wickets giving away 27 runs in his spell of eight overs.

Nepal rode to victory, banking on Sagar Pun and Nischal Chaudhary’s kncok of 23 and 38 runs. Pun put up a 26 runs partnership with Aakash Singh Pariyar before getting stumped to Singh. 

 Rezza Gazanavi attempt of getting his team back in the game with two wickets came on too little too late as Nepal had already set up their momentum for the win. Captain Prithu Baskota played a patiently innings to ensure his team’s win remaining unbeaten at 18 of 48 balls.

Man-of-the-match, Pun had also lead from the front in bowling as well. He got  both the openers IShan Shekhar (19) and Mohit Kulkarni (14), He took three wickets giving away 25 runs in his seven overs spell. Sarangdev Krishnan was the other batsmen who defied Nepal’s bowling piling up 20 run. Krishna Karki ran Krishnan out.

Rochak Bhatta, Krishna Karki and Bhuwan Karki shared a wicket a piece. Nepal coach Roy Dias expressed dissatisfaction with his batsmen. ” We have not been able to maintain the good batting performance we displayed in the first match,” Dias went on to say ” The boys are still confused with the shot selection.”


Nepal bags ACC-U19 Elite Cup for fourth time

admin August 29th, 2007

ACC U-19 Elite cup winner Nepal team

Nepal beat Afghanistan by 48 runs in the ACC U-19 Elite Cup finals played at Kinrara Oval ground in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia today and qualified for ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup 2008. This is the fourth time Nepal won this tournament. Continue Reading »

Nepal into ACC U-19 Elite Cup finals

admin August 27th, 2007

Three-time champions Nepal carved out a five-wicket victory over hosts Malaysia at the Bayuemas Oval ground in on-going ACC U-19 Elite Cup to enter into final.

Captain & fast bowler Parash Khadka justified his decision to ball first after winning the toss and proved devastating for the Malaysian batsmen hauling five wickets (5-21) while Raj Shrestha took two wickets. Parash Khadka (10-1-21-5) was awarded the man of the match Continue Reading »

Nepal beat Singapore

admin August 21st, 2007

Gyanendra Malla, NepalDefending Champion Nepal started the U-19 Elite Cup Cricket with a seven wicket win over Singapore. In the match played at Silangar turf club of Malaysia on Monday, Nepal chased the target of 108 runs in 20.3 overs with a loss of three wickets. Captain Paras Khadka top scored with 36 runs and awarded the man of the match as well. Khaka hit two sixes and four boundries in 32 bowls.

Gyanendra Malla and Mahesh Chhetri contributed 25 and 19 runs respectively. Raj Shrestha scored Continue Reading »