Bagmati province govt to award Nepali cricket for historic achievement

Bagmati : The Bagmati province government has decided to award the Nepali cricketers who gave their outstanding performance in the ICC World Cup League-2 being qualified for the 2023 One-day Men’s World Cup qualifiers.

The provincial government has announced the award of the players with a cash prize of Rs 100 thousand each. According to the province government spokesperson and the minister for economic affairs and planning, Jagannath Thapaliya, the award is for a historic achievement of Nepali cricketers and for their encouragement.

In the final match held at the Tribhuvan University cricket stadium on Thursday, Nepal defeated the UAE by 9 runs on the Duckworth-Lewis method.

In the points table, Nepal ended up third among seven countries just a point more than Namibia to book the ticket to Zimbabwe for the global qualifiers. (RSS)