Tribhuvan Army Club (TAC) and Province No 3 registered contrasting victories on Wednesday to complete the semi-final lineup of the Sahana Pradhan Memorial Women’s National Hockey Tournament here on Wednesday.
Dhangadhi Premier League (DPL), a franchise-based Twenty20 cricket tournament, got the green signal to organise to go ahead with the third edition, organisers Dhangadhi Cricket Academy informed on Wednesday.
Defending champions Tribhvuan Army Club (TAC) secured a final berth of the second major tournament in a week after defeating hosts Nawa Janajagriti Youth Club 1-0 in the first semi-final of the Simara Gold Cup football tournament on Wednesday.
Indian coach Umesh Patwal is currently looking after the Nepali national team as batting consultant for the upcoming One-Day and Twenty20 International Series against the United Arab Emirates (UAE) which begins from February 25 in Dubai. Patwal, a former batting consultant with Afghanistan during the 2014 ICC World Twenty20 in Bangladesh and Asia Cup, is not a new name to Nepali cricket.
The ‘A’ Division outfits Saraswoti Youth Club thumped Nawa Janajagriti Youth Club of Simara 4-1 to enter the semi-finals of second National Bagmati Gold Cup football tournament at the Phaparbari of Bagmati Rural Municipality on Monday. Saraswoti will meet Makawanpur XI in the last-four clash on Wednesday.
Middle-order batsmen Sundeep Jora and Bhim Sarki, medium pacer Avinash Bohara and allrounder Pawan Sarraf broke into the senior national cricket team for the first time as Nepal on Sunday announced a 16-member squad for a bilateral series against the United Arab Emirates (UAE).