Nepal Cricket Team will be playing with the big boys after claiming the ODI status for the first time


Nepal Cricket Team Secures ODI status for 4 years. Photo: ICC

It was a historic day for Nepal when the Nepali Cricket Team secured the International Cricket Council’s One Day International status for next four years.  Thanks to their win over Papua New Guinea by 6 wickets and Netherlands’ victory over Hong Kong that helped Nepal secure ODI status.

The victory was of great importance for Nepal given the fact that Nepal cricket board is currently suspended by ICC.

Some Important Timeline of Nepal Cricket Team
  • 1988 – Affiliate status by the ICC
  • 1996 – Promoted to Associate Rank
  • 2008 – Nepal was included in World Cricket League Division 5, and came third.
  • 2010 – Nepal won the Division 5.  Nepal also came third in Divison 4.
  • 2012 – Nepal won the Division 4
  • 2013 – Nepal secured a spot in World Twenty20 Qualifier.  In the same year, Nepal was won the championship in Division 3 in WCL and qualified for WCL league Championship in 2015.
  • 2013 – Nepal Team didn’t perform well and was downgraded to play in Division 2
  • Early 2018 – Nepal Lost to UAE in the finals of WCL Division 2 finishing up as the runner-ups, and was enough to play in the World Cup Qualifiers.

Dipendra Singh Airee was declared the player of the match.   Scorecard of the match.

A historic day for Nepal

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Posted by ESPNcricinfo on Thursday, March 15, 2018

Dipendra Singh Airee – Player of the Match

Captain Paras Khadka On Twitter Congratulating.

Sandeep Lamichhane’s messa to the fans on Instagram.

https://www.instagram.com/p/BgWUkT3Ald7/

This is what we needed. The "DREAM" comes "TRUE". Thank You everyone for you support and Love towards us.The Joy. The…

Posted by Dipendra Singh Airee on Friday, March 16, 2018

Michael Clarke’s message on Twitter

“Biggest Day in Nepal Cricket History”…Paras Khadka

“This thing brings in four years of stability. More cricket, funds for development, everything”
Paras Khadka, Nepal captain

Paras Khadka leads the team huddle ICC
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