Nepal Opens with Iran in ACC Women’s Premier Trophy

Thailand go in as favorites. China and Thailand team to beat for Nepal!

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Nepali women’s Cricket Team will face Iran in the first match of ACC Women’s Premiere League on 11th Feb. The six team tournament being held in Chiang Mai*, Thailand from Feb 11th-18th, Thailand consists of Nepal, Hong Kong, China, Thailand, Hong Kong, Bhutan and Iran. The 40 over a side competition played  in league format will witness 15 matches played at Chiang Mai.

Cricket Association of Nepal on Monday announced list of 26 probables right after the conclusion of National Women’s Championship.

Thailand Women’s Cricket go into the tournament as favorites.Thailand were the winners of ACC Women’s Championships 2013 where Nepal finished third. Thailand finished as shield winners(5th) in  ICC Women’s World Twenty20 Qualifiers 2013. They defeating tournament favorites Netherlands in the group stage. Thailand defeated Zimbawe in the plate finals of that tournament.

China will also go in the tournament in a high. They have defeated Nepal convincingly in the previous encounters.

Even Hong Kong which finished second in the ACC Women’s T20 Championship two years ago could be handful for Nepal.

Tournament Fixtures

11-Feb

Iran vs. Nepal

 

Bhutan vs. HongKong
12-Feb Thailand vs. Bhutan
China vs. Hongkong
13-Feb Thailand vs. Nepal  
China vs. Iran
15-Feb Thailand vs. Hong Kong
Nepal vs. Bhutan  
16-Feb China vs. Nepal  
Thailand vs. Iran
17-Feb Bhutan vs. Iran
Hong Kong vs. Nepal  
18-Feb Thailand vs. China

* Edited! Previous post read Bangkok The tournament has been moved to Chiang Mai from Bangkok due to security reasons.

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