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Nepal gets ODI status

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KATHMANDU — The International Cricket Council (ICC) has decided to grant One Day International (ODI) status to Nepal along with Scotland, the Netherlands and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Friday.

“The elevation means all ODIs these four sides will play against other sides on the table henceforth will count towards a team’s rating points and performance in the rankings table,” reads the statement released by ICC.

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According to a statement, Nepal along with other three nations has now joined the 12 leading ODI nations on the expanded MRF Tyres ICC ODI Team Rankings with effect from June 1 2018.

Nepal cuurently is at the bottom of the table and has 0 ratings points while Eangland tops the ODI team rankings followed by India, South Africa, New Zealand, Australia, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri lanka, West Indies, Afghanistan, Zimbabwe and Ireland.

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ANFA to provide Rs 50,000 each to women football player

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KATHMANDU—  All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) has announced to provide Rs 50,000 each to the members of Nepali women team which was successful in clinching first runner up position at the SAF U-18 Football Championship held in Bhutan.

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A meeting of ANFA presided over by its Chairperson Karma Chhering Sherpa on Tuesday took the decision to this effect.

In the final match held on October 7, Bangladesh defeated Nepali team by 1-0 goal margin. Nepal had reached the final by outshining arch-rival India by 3-1 in penalty shootout.

The Nepali women football team is returning home today, ANFA informed.

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