Kathmandu- The third edition of Dhangadhi Cricket League (DCL-3) is all set to kick-off from March 5, 2016 on a franchise based system in city of cricket, Dhangadhi.
Ghorahi Cement Industries Pvt. Ltd. announced their support for the tournament with a sponsorship worth RS 1 million amid a function at Kathmandu. The tournament will now be called as “Sagarmatha Cement DCL-3.”
This is the first time in Nepal that a domestic league is being organized on franchise based system. Over 110 players were bought by five team from the far-western region. Player list includes the likes of Mehaboob Alam, Raju Rijal and Binod Bhandari.
The one and half month tournament will be played in t20 format. The five teams are Santoshi Tole, Attaria, Campusroad, Chauraha and Hasanpur.
Raju Rijall, skipper of Nepal U19 team grabbed the highest price in the auction held on December 27, 2015. He was bought by Santoshi Tole. Each team was allowed to spent RS 1,80,000 for buying players.