Former U19 national cricketer Sunam Gautam has signed a two-year contract in Australian domestic cricket to play in Victorian Premier League from Greenvale Kangaroos Cricket Club in Melbourne.
Gautam who started training from Everest College Cricket Academy and sharpened his skills at Balwatar Cricket club has played for Under 19 level for Nepal. Gautam who used to play for APF in national cricket tournament headed towards Australia to study Bachelor in Sports Management.
The 25 years old Gautam will get 1.5 million Nepali rupees per season along with apartment for accommodation. He will play for the club for next three seasons in different formats of the game.
“This is a good opportunity for me as well as cricket players who dreams to play under the national team’s jersey. I think this will help other Nepali cricketers also to get opportunity to play in different clubs in Australia,” said Gautam.
“I want to play for Nepal and hope to bag a place in National side. The experience which I will gain here will be very much useful for me to perform for the National team,” described Gautam. Gautam also informed cricketingnepal.com that he can come and play for Nepal which he has signed in agreement too.