Nepal Men’s U19 National Cricket Team

Nepal men’s U-19 national team represents Nepal in the U-19 age group level of international cricket competitions and is governed by the Cricket Association of Nepal. 

Jagat Tamata serves as the head coach of the team whereas Dev Khanal captains the team. Nepal has achieved considerable success at the U-19 level throughout the years. 


Nepal Under-19 became Plate Champions of the 2006 ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup, defeating the U-19 side of full members New Zealand and South Africa. The U-19 team finished as runners-up in the plate championship in the 2002 and 2008 editions of the U-19 World Cup.

The 2016 ICC U-19 World Cup saw Nepal reach the quarterfinals of the tournament. Nepal U-19 defeated India U-19 in the 2017 ACC Asia Cup.


Rahul Vishwakarma’s spell of 6 wickets for 3 runs against Papua New Guinea in the 2012 U-19 World Cup remains one of the best bowling performances in the history of the U-19 World Cup.

Dipesh Kandel’s hattrick against the UAE U-19 rescued Nepal from the difficult position and sealed Nepal’s qualification for the 2024 U-19 World Cup.

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