Prime Minister Sushil Koirala congratulated the Nepali cricket team that won the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) Under-16 Premier League Championship that concluded in Malaysia on Wednesday.
The Nepali U-16 team capped victory and clinched the title after beating the hosts, Malaysia, by 32 runs in a match played on Wednesday.
The team won all the matches of the championship.
"On this happy occasion, I highly praise the dedication of the captain of the Nepali team, all the players and instructors, for enhancing the prestige of Nepal and the Nepalis by winning the cricket championship," the Prime Minister said in his congratulatory note.
He also thanked the founders of the Cricket Association of Nepal, its members and office-bearers dedicated to the institutional development of cricket.