BMW Cup 2018 : Perfect Audition Of Nepalese Cricketers In Australia


BMW Cup 2018 concluded with great excitement and left a new benchmark for Nepali cricketers in Australia. Sagarmatha Cricket Club crowned the title of very prestigious BMW Cup 2018. Sagarmatha Cricket Club edged Royal Rhinos Cricket Club in the final match of the tourney by 6 runs. Rhinos invited Sagarmatha to bat first. Sagarmatha responded with 128 runs in allocated 20 overs, losing 9 wickets. Chasing it, Rhinos brought match down to the wire and fell 6 runs short of the task. Champion side, Sagarmatha Cricket Club, got $2000 as winning prize which is highest winning prize amount in Nepalese community till now. Fans got to witness perfect conclusion of perfect tournament which presented very anticipated and competitive cricket throughout. From Sunam Gautam’s double-century to Sunod Shrestha’s dedicative bowling, we witnessed eye-catching tournament in the name of ‘BMW Cup 2018’.

Right after participating in BMW Cup, Expert Cricket Club’s skipper, Sunam Gautam, became first Nepalese cricket to score century on Australian Premier League. BMW Cup is perfect audition of Nepalese players who is residing in Australia due to various reason. Beside this, it is uniting Nepalese community’s people in Australia through cricket. It is a initiation which will surely take a long flight in coming days.

Best Batsman Of The Tournament – Sunam Gautam (best innings of 202*)

Best Bowler Of The Tournament – Sunod Shrestha (who picked up 12 wickets)


Chand Shrestha bagged the Man Of The Series’ award as he scored 293 runs, picked 4 wickets and involved in 2 catches and run-outs each.

Participating teams

Royal Rhinos Cricket Club
– Niraj Shrestha

The Himalayan Cricket Club
– Roshan Poudel

Sagarmatha Cricket Club
_ Kushal Tuladhar

Gorkhali Cricket Club
– Keshab pant

Narre Kings Cricket club
– Kishor Kandel

Expert Cricket Club
– Sunam Gautam

Melbourne Cyclone Cricket Club
– Sujan Kumar Thapa.


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