Nepal lose by 15 runs against Namibia

    Post Report, Feb 11 2016

    Nepal went down by 15 runs against Namibia in the seventh place play-off of U19 Cricket World Cup in Fatullah, Bangladesh. With the win, Namibia also qualified for the 2018 U-19 Cricket World Cup in New Zealand.

    Nepali side were bowled out for 210 runs in their chase of 226 runs.

    Sunil Dhamala scored a half-century and four batsmen scored thirties but Nepal still fell short at Khan Shaheb Osman Ali Stadium, Fatullah, in Bangladesh. Nepal was much in control in their pursuit of 226 runs when Dhamala and Yogendra Singh Karki (35) put on a partnership of 97 runs for the second wicket. However, after the dismissal of Dhamala and further wickets of Nepali middle order batsmen immediately pegged Nepal back as they were bowled out with four balls to spare.

    Earlier, Lohan Louwrens scored a patient 59 and Michal van Lingen also hit 58 as Namibia put their early wobble behind to put 225 runs on board. At one stage, the Namibians were struggling on 78 for three but half-centuries from Louwrens and Lingen took them to a good total after they won the toss and batted first.

    Sandeep Lamichhane claimed two wickets for Nepal.

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    SAG Football: Nepal lose to Bangladesh 2-1

    • Nepal 1-2 Bangladesh
    Post Report, Feb 11 2016

    Nepal is facing Bangladesh on football match under male category of South Asian Games.

    Ananta Tamang made first goal of the match for Nepal in the 2nd minute. Bangladesh scored first goal in 40th minute.

    This is the last league match of Group B. Nepal have already reached semi finals. The match with Bangladesh will decided group winner and the runner up.

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    NOC expects fuel supply to ease

    Post Report, Kathmandu, Feb 11 2016
    The Nepal Oil Corporation on Wednesday said fuel supply constraints would ease in the Kathmandu Valley from next week.

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    Parliament passes condolence motion on demise of Koirala

    Post Report, Kathmandu, Feb 11 2016
    A meeting of the Legislature-Parliament has unanimously passed a condolence motion on the demise of former Prime Minister and Nepali Congress President Sushil Koirala on Thursday.

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    Congress first family faces uncertain future

    Post Report, Feb 11 2016
    Age was not quite on his side. Nor was his health condition. But vigour certainly was. Till a few days ago Sushil Koirala was gearing up for the Nepali Congress’s 13th General Convention (GC) and running for a second term for the party presidency. But Koirala suddenly died on Tuesday.
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    Nepali woman languishing in Indian jail for eight months

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    A Nepali woman from Those-2 in Ramechhap district has been languishing in an Indian jail for the past eight months.
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    The last rites of former prime minister and Nepali Congress President Sushil Koirala were performed according to Hindu rituals at the Pashupati Aryaghat in Kathmandu on Wednesday.
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    Namibia has set a target of 226 runs for Nepal  in a ‘winner takes it all’ seventh place playoff final of the ICC U-19 World Cup in Fatullah, Bangladesh on Thursday.

    After losing the toss Nepal was called to field. Namibia lost the very first wicket of Niko Davin in the first ball of the game. Nepali bowlers kept the pressure on taking wickets in regular intervals dismissing Linde in 15.6 overs and Green in 25.5 overs who was followed by Louwrens 6 overs later and Brits was gone an over after.

    The Namibian side bounced back with a 99 run partnership between Rautenbach and van Lingen. The duo scrapped the unstable Namibian side to take their side to 212 in the 43rd over.

    Lohan Louwrens scored 59 runs from 107 deliveries and M van Lingen 58 off 45 deliveries. Followed by Rautenbach who put up 39 for Namibia.

    However, Nepal U-19s bowling star Sandeep Lamichanne took the two wickets of Rautenbach and van Lingen in two deliveries giving Nepal a sense of relief.

    Despite Lamichanne's last minute efforts to curb the Namibian batting attack secured to put of 225 runs on the score board. 

    Nepal on Tuesday won one each silver and bronze medal in the ongoing South Asian Games (SAG), taking its medal tally to 15.

    Biswa Budha Magar won Silver in Wushu and Taradevi Pun won bronze in women’s 75 kg weight lifting. The tally soared to 15 with1 gold, 5 silver and 9 bronze medals.

    Thirteen-year-old Gaurika Singh, who has already won 2 bronze in swimming made another national record today by completing 50-metre backstroke in 31.78 seconds, beating her own record. She has made three national records in the ongoing games.

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