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Naresh to play for two clubs in two Canadian Leagues

National cricket team batsman Naresh Budhayer is set to play in two leagues as the batsman left for Canada to play cricket overseas.

Cricket Players’ Association of Nepal (CPAN) on Tuesday had said Naresh will be joining Bloomfield Cricket Academy, a Toronto-based club owned by national team consultant coach Pubudu Dassanayake. But it was revealed that Naresh will also play Elite League with Cricket Club of Canada in his brief stint in Canada.

Naresh is supposed to return to Nepal on October after completing the season. Out of the 16 matches in the first round of the league, eight matches have already been completed and Naresh will join the team for rest of the game.

“He will compete in two leagues. He will join Bloomfield to play in the First Division and Cricket Club of Canada for Elite League,” Dassanayake exclusively told cricketingnepal.com from Canada. “If he does well in the Elite League, he will play the Super League,” added Dassanayake.

The Canadian cricket has six division beginning from Super League, Elite, Premier, First, Second, Third and Fourth Division. National team skipper Paras Khadka, who played for Ontario Cricket Club and Academy, are one of the three previous cricketers who played in the Elite League.

Gyanendra Malla and Basanta Regmi had also played in the Canadian Elite League representing GTA Challengers during their brief stint in 2013.

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