KATHMANDU, July 5: Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN) has picked 14 players for the up coming ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup Qualifiers to be held on Ireland from July 28- August 9 on Tuesday.
The players were kept in a closed-camp training in Kathmandu from June 6.
Among the selected players Rupesh Shrivastav, Subendu Pandey and Nischal Pandey are included in the team. These three players were not in the squad that went to play in the ACC U-19 Elite Cup, Thailand. Nepal has finished second in the tournament and qualified for the U-19 World Cup qualifiers.
The squad of Rahul BK, Bhuwan Karki, Subash Khakurel, Avinash Karna, Krishna Karki, Faizlur Rehaman, Rajesh Pulami, Sagar Pun, Pradeep Ayer and Naresh Budhayer will be lead by Prithu Baskota. CAN has also announced four reserve players.
The reserved players are Amrit Shrestha, Amit Shrestha, Amit Dahal and Jeetandra Mukhiya. Chatra Prasad Adhikari is the team manager while Jagat Tamata will be the coach of the team.