Wednesday, January 7

Nepal's Victory in International Arena: ACC U-19 Women's Championship

Sorry for late post. But I felt very proud to post this article.
Hats off to Nepali Women Crickets team.

Nepal Women team bagged the ACC Women U-19 championship trophy 2008 recently held in Thailand with unbeaten seven matches throughout the tournament.

It is really great achievement for Nepal to get highlighted in International arena. I was so happy to read this news as I was eagerly looking on the updates of every game.

Though the craze of cricket came comparatively late in Nepal, Nepal has made tremendous improvement in this game and showing good performance in international tournament since last few years.

Tournament Details:

ACC U-19 Women Cricket Tournament starting from 13th December to 23rd at Chiang Mai, Thailand. Nepal was drawn into Group B along with Malaysia, Singapore, Kuwait, China and Bhutan.

Match Details (history behind the Success)


First Match Malaysia on December 13, Nepali women’s cricket team defeated Malaysia by seven wickets

Second match against Bhutan on December 14, Nepal team won by 9 wickets

Third match against Singapore on December 16, Nepali team thrashed Singapore by 9 wickets

Fourth match against Kuwait on December 17, Nepal beat Kuwait by four wickets

Fifth match against China on December 20, Nepal won by 3 wickets

Semi Final (22 Dec): Nepal thrashed Thailand by 83 runs

Final Match (23 Dec): Nepal routed Malaysia by seven wickets.

Squad Details

The Nepali squad comprises, versatile athlete Nary Thapa, who is also the national champion in badminton, as team captain and Maya Rawat as vice along with Sarita Diswamagar, Sita Ranamagar, Keshari Chaudhary, Sabina Karki, Gita Chudal, Mamata Thapa, Trishna Singh, Roshani Bohara, Sonu Khadka, Rekha Rawal, Sushminta Chaudhary and Binu Budhamagar.

The substitutes are Benja Rayamajhi, Samjhana Sharma, Sarita Magar and Rachita Ojha.

Felicitation

Earlier on Thursday, Cricket Association of Nepal had honored players with Rs 15,000 cash. Team sponsors Wai Wai also distributed Rs 50,000 cash to the players

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