Skipper Paras Khadka was retained skipper as
spinner Irshad Ahmed and Bikram Sob have been named in Nepali squad for the
upcoming ICC World Cricket League Championship matches against Papua New Guinea
(PNG) to be held in UAE on November 16 and 18.
The duo were picked up in the squad following
their performance in the recently concluded Super League cricket tournament.
Paras’ selection as skipper was also uncertain after the Cricket Association of
Nepal (CAN) refrained from naming a captain after the second round of selection
However, the uncertainty finally cleared out
after he was named the skipper for the PNG clashes. The squad also sees the
return of Subash Khakurel, Naresh Budhayer and Mehboob Alam.
Other members in the squad included Gyanendra
Malla, Shakti Gauchan, Sharad Vesawkar, Basanta Regmi, Anil Mandal, Sompal
Kami, Karan KC, Mahesh Chhetri and Prithu Baskota.
Squad for UAE Tour
1. Paras Khadka
2. Gyanendra Malla
3. Subash Khakurel
4. Basant Regmi
5. Shakti Prasad
6. Sagar Pun
7. Anil Kumar Mandal
8. Sompal Kami
9. Karan KC
10. Mahesh Kumar
11. Mahaboob Alam
12. Sharad Vesawkar
13. Prithu Baskota
14. Irshad Ahamad
15. Naresh Bahadur
16. Bikram Sob