Great Himalaya Cricket Academy (GHCA) under 17 team will visit Dhaka, Bangladesh to play a friendly Cricket series with Bangladesh Krira Shikkha Protishtan (BKSP) under 17 team from 19 th to 26 th of May where they will play five one-day.
Both GHCA and BKSP will play series on home and away basis. According to which GHCA will tour now and BKSP will visit Nepal later this year.
The Bangladesh Krira Shikkha Protisthan (BKSP) or the Bangladesh Institute of Sports has produced some of the country’s best cricketers of the present generation. Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim, Nasir Hossain , Abdur Razzak are all BKSP alumni and recent finds like Muminul Haque and Anamul Haque have continued the proud trend.
GHCA will be the first private Cricket Academy or club from Nepal to tour Bangladesh. National Sports Council of Bangladesh has also officially approved this tour. GHCA Team consists of 16 players led by Captain Bishal Babu Adhikari.
GHCA Team has been training under national coach Samson Jung Thapa. Sudeep Sharma will be the Manager of the team. Players with international level experience in under -16 level Ravindra Jung Shahi and Sushant Singh Thapa will also play from GHCA.
Players and officials were bade farewell by Head Coach of Nepali national cricket team Jagat Tamatta and National Team Captain Paras Khadka during a program organized at Kathmandu on Monday.
Head Coach Jagat Tamatta expressed GHCA has done an excellent job by providing such an opportunity to all the players.Tamatta said “experience gained in Bangladesh will help them become a better player and suggested all the players to continue the hard work and follow the discipline.”
Captain Paras expressed best wishes to the team and suggested them to make most of this international tour. “All players must give their hundred percent and come in the winning colors. Such tours would help players enhance their skill and provide them much neededmatch practice to prepare them for the higher levels,” said the captain Khadka.
GHCA squad for Bangladesh tour
1. Bishalbabu Adhikari (Captain)
2. Yogesh Kumar Bhat
3. Umesh Chand
4. Rabindra Jung Shahi
5. Bisank Subedi
6. Govinda Prasad Acharya
7. Avishek Basnet
8. Anup Shrestha
9. Palden Lama
10. Roshan Adhikari
11. Rosesh Pandey
12. Raunak Dhungana
13. Sushant Singh Thapa
14. Manish Singh
15. Pawan Gurung
16. Navaraj Ghimire
18. Sudeep Sharma (Team Manager)
19. Prakash Chand Thakuri (Coach)