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Paras nominated for Popular PoY

National cricket team skipper Paras Khadka has once again been nominated in the Pulsar Popular Player of the Year alongside four other athletes in the country’s most reputed award for sports personalities given by Nepal Sports Journalists Forum.

 

Paras was also nominated last year following his influential performance throughout the year but had finished a distant third with Wushu player Jharana Gurung getting better of him.

 

U-16 footballer Bimal Gharti Magar, volleyball player Saraswoti Chaudhary, Sofia Shah of swimming and Yam Sajan Sunar of athletics will compete in the Popular PoY with one of the biggest figures of Nepali sports.

 

The winner will be declared through joint results from SMS voting and facebook likes. Every four facebook likes are equivalent to one SMS vote. Paras led Nepal to the ICC World Twenty20 in Bangladesh where he earned national and international recognition with his inspirational performance and presentation in the media.

 

He was among the top performers from Nepal in the ICC World Twenty20 where he scored 232 runs that included a half century. For the second edition in a row, Paras was enlisted among the Best-XI of the ICC World Twenty20 Qualifiers among the big names of the Associate cricket.

 

Paras also led Nepal to its biggest stage of world cricket guiding the team to ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifiers after winning the Division-III title. He was the third highest scorer of Division-III in Bermuda making 176 runs with a half century against the USA.

 

The NSJF also signed an agreement with THT live for the SMS voting. To vote for any player, one needs to type the initials of the name and surname in message box and send it to 3131. The NSJF will also announce nominees for the best male, female, youth and coach of the year soon.

 

The award will be declared on June 1 in a grand ceremony at the Nepal Academy Hall. The winners of lifetime achievement, special and para-athlete will be directly declared during the ceremony.

 

 

HOW TO VOTE YOUR PLAYERS ?

 

FOR MOBILE SMS

 

TYPE pulsar space PK and send it to 3131 to vote Paras Khadka

 

TYPE pulsar space BG and send it to 3131 to vote Bimal Gharti Magar

 

TYPE pulsar space SC and send it to 3131 to vote Saraswoti Chaudhary

 

TYPE pulsar space SS and send it to 3131 to vote Sofia Shah

 

TYPE pulsar space YS and send it to 3131 to vote Yam Sajan Sunuwar

 

 

FOR FACEBOOK

 

www.facebook.com/sportsaward

 

www.facebook.com/thtlivenepal

 

Open the links, click the photo of the players you wish to win and like on that photo.

 

(NOTE: FOUR FACEBOOK LIKES ARE EQUIVALENT TO ONE SMS)

 

THE VOTING PROCESS HAS ALREADY BEGUN

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