U-19 World Cup Cricket: Nepal to face New Zealand on Thursday | Published: January 27, 2016 | बुद्धबार 13 माघ, 2072 | 7:02 PM | Viewed: 358 times
Kathmandu, Jan 27: The U-19 ICC Cricket World Cup began in Bangladesh on Thursday.
Altogether 16 countries including Nepal are taking part in the tournament, with teams divided into four groups. Nepal is in Group 'D' along with India, Ireland and New Zealand.
Nepal will play its first game against New Zealand tomorrow. This is the seventh time that Nepal is contesting the U-19 World Cup held in every two years.
Nepal team led by Captain Raju Rijal comprises Arif Sheik, Dipendra Aaiyer, Sushil Kandel, Sunil Dhamala, Sandip Sunar, Saurav Khanal, Prem Tamang, Dipesh Shrestha, Rajbir Singh, Ishan Pandey, Yogendra Karki, Sandip Lamichhane, Himansu Dutta and Shanker Rana. In the reserve are Irshad Ahmed, Nandan Yadav, Lalit Narayan Rajbansi and Kushal Bhurtel. RSS