Nepal Women

Nepal secures spot in Women’s Asia Cup 2024

The Nepalese Women’s Cricket Team has qualified for the Women’s Asia Cup 2024. On Monday, Asian Cricket Council (ACC) revealed the 2024 edition will feature eight teams, one more than the previous edition in 2022, indicating the growing interest and participation in women’s cricket across Asia.

Initially, Nepal failed to qualify for the tournament after losing a thrilling semifinal match of the ACC Women’s Premier Cup against Malaysia. The qualification for the Women’s Asia Cup 2024 was at stake for the top two teams in the ACC Women’s Premier Cup. Malaysia and UAE secured their spots by winning their respective semifinal matches. However, all four semifinalists from the tournament will play in the upcoming Asia Cup.

Nepal is in Group A alongside India, Pakistan and UAE. Group B consists of Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Malaysia and Thailand.

The tournament is scheduled to take place in Sri Lanka from July 19 to July 28. Nepal’s opening match will be against Pakistan on July 19, followed by matches against UAE on July 21 and India on July 23.