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Senior National cancelled

The Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN) has cancelled this year’s Senior One Day National cricket tournament stating technical reasons. A press release issued by CAN’s CEO Bhawana Ghimire the national tournament has been called off due to technical reasons.

However the tournament was already under shadow after the controversy in the cricket governing body surfaced during the recently concluded U19 National Women’s Cricket TournamentA chaotic environment was created during the closing ceremony of the u19 tournament after CEO Ghimire prepared neutral certificate for the players while the suspended CAN came up with certificates under their names. The suspended committee has been trying to show its activity defying the government decision.
Meanwhile the ad-hoc committee is yet to come into complete operation.A similar environment existed when officials from both the committee showed up to welcome the ACC U19 Premier League 2nd place finishing junior national cricket team arrived back home at airport.
CAN CEO Ghimire admitted that the transition phase in cricket is one of the reasons behind the cancellation of senior national cricket tournament. Ghimire further adds, “The chaos which is going in the CAN recently may affect the effectiveness of the tournament and further might invite controversies. Our players need exposure not pressure and controversies.”
The senior national cricket tournament was supposed to begin from November 28, Friday.
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