Nepal Cricket

Nepal name Squad for Asian Games: Ramnaresh and Bhuwan In

Young speedster Ramnaresh Giri and left arm spinner and former captain of Nepal U-19 Team Bhuwan Karki have made it to the 15 man list for 17th Asian Games to be held from 20th Septermber to 4th October at Incheon, South Korea.

8 men’s and women’s team are participating in the 20 over a side tournament.

Women’s Teams:
South Korea, Bangladesh, China, Hong Kong, Japan, Malaysia, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Thailand

Men’s Teams:
South Korea, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, China, Hong Kong, Kuwait, Malaysia, Maldives, Nepal, Sri Lanka

Cricket Association of Nepal had today revealed the male and female squad that would take part in the Asian Games via a press release.

MEN’S Team

Meheboob Alam who had a decent run at the ACC Premier Cup in April has been retained in the squad.Raj Kumar Pradhan who left for Japan quitting the closed camp last friday has been included in the list of reserve players alongside, Manjeet Shrestha, Puspa Thapa and Rahul Viswakarma.

1. Paras Khadka – Captain
2. Gyanendra Malla – Vice-Captain
3. Sharad Vesawkar
4. Subash Prasad Khakurel
5. Shakti Prasad Gauchan
6. Sagar Pun
7. Binod Bhandari
8. Sompal Kami
9. Mahaboob Alam
10. Basant Regmi
11. Bhuban Karki
12. Jitendra Kumar Mukhiya
13. Pradeep Airee
14. Ram Naresh Giri
15. Naresh Bahadur Budhaayer

Arun Aryal(as coach) and Shriniwas SJB Rana (Manager).

Women’s Players

The women’s team consist of nearly the same squad as the one that participated in ACC Women’s Premier in Thailand. Neera Rajopadhyay and Kabita Gautam have been replaced by Anjali Chand and Sonu Khadka

1. Rubina Chhetry Belbashi – Captain
2. Mamta Thapa – Vice-Captain
3. Sarita Magar
4. Sita Rana Magar
5. Karuna Bhandari
6. Sobha Aale
7. Rekha Rawal
8. Indu Verma
9. Kajal Shrestha
10. Nary Thapa Magar
11. Sonu Khadka
12. Saraswoti Chaudhary
13. Mamta Kumari Chaudhary
14. Anjali Chand
15. Trishna Singh
Sanjaya Raj Singh (Manager) and Navin Kumar Singh (Coach)


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