December 27, 2006


Same old, same old for Nepal

Will Luke have a good, if dispiriting, round-up of Nepal's last year in cricket. Progress is undoubtedly being made, but they are yet to win the big matches.

Successful year with distasteful failures in the important matches, as always, remained the story of Nepali cricket in the year 2006.

Youth teams returning triumphant and senior teams performing well except in one or two important matches marked the year with hopes flying high in the cricket administration with the return of one of the most influential cricket administrators in power.

Read the lengthy report here.


Will Luke is assistant editor of ESPNcricinfo

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Will Luke
Assistant editor Will opted against a lifetime of head-bangingly dull administration in the NHS, where he had served for two years. In 2005 came a break at Cricinfo where he slotted right in as a ferociously enthusiastic tea drinker and maker, with a penchant for using "frankly" and "marvellous". He also runs The Corridor, a cricket blog where he can be found ranting and raving about all things - some even involving the sport. He is a great-great nephew of Sir Jack Newman, the former Wellingtonian bowler who took two wickets at 127 apiece for New Zealand.

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