Nepal cricket team strikes international recognition

Cricket is a popular sport in Nepal, but has been hampered by mismanagement and players and fans hope the ODI status will boost Nepal to a permanent place as a competitive international team.

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    Nepal's cricket team has been a reason for celebration for many in the country after it finally won the ODI status - that is one-day international status. They can now sit on the top table of the one-day game alongside India, Australia, England and other top cricketing nations.

    Al Jazeera's Subina Shrestha reports from Kathmandu.


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