Cricket / odi series
UAE vs Nepal: Nepali Cricket Team announced a 16-man squad for UAE tour
Nepal has announced their 16-man squad to play against the UAE. Today, Nepali cricket team has traveled Dubai to play their second-ever ODI series. Nepal will play 3-match ODI series and 3-match t-20 series against home team UAE. The first ever UAE vs Nepal ODI series will start from 25 to 28 January. After ODI series, Nepal will play 3 matches t-20 series from 31st January to February 3. Nepal’s ODI History in Brief: Cricket has been famous mostly in South Asian country and Nepal is also one of South Asian country who follow cricket as one of their major sports. Nepali cricket has developed a lot within a period of 10 years. In the year 2009, Nepal was playing in the division 5 league but with the constant improvement in the team, Nepal got ODI status from ICC. Nepal has been an associate member of ICC for more than a two decades and in last March, Nepal got the ODI status after beating Papua New Guinea in 9th place match of division-2. Nepal also regained their t-20 status because of the ODI status. After getting the ODI status for the first time in the history of Nepali Cricket, Nepal played their first ever ODI series with Netherland in August 2018. Nepal somehow leveled the 2-match series against Netherland with only 1 run victory in the second ODI. In last August, Nepal played their third and last ODI in the 2018 ASIA cup qualification match against UAE. While chasing the target of 254, Nepali team got all-out in just 176 runs and Nepal. Team news vs UAE: Yesterday, Nepal announced their 16-man squad to play in the upcoming ODI series against UAE. Due to the lack of physical fitness, Nepal’s famous all-rounder Sarad Veshwakar was given a rest to play against the UAE. He is currently suffering from the deficiency of vitamin d in his body and doctor said it will take at least 3 weeks for him to get his full fitness. As usual, the team will be led by captain Paras Khadka and Gyanendra Malla will be the vice-captain of the team. Yesterday, Nepal’s current youth cricket sensation Sandeep Lamichane has also returned home to join the national team. Source Sandeep, who is currently playing for Sylhet Sixers in Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) has returned to Nepal to complete his national duty. He has been Nepal’s busiest player in 2018. He played a lot of national and international franchise leagues in 2018 and is continuing his busy schedule in 2019 with Sylhet Sixers in BPl and Melbourne Stars in Big Bash League. After impressing Nepali national cricket team Coach Jagat Tamata with their performance in Everest Premier League, four Nepali youth got their first ever senior team call in a UAE tour. The four new faces in Nepali national cricket team are Avinash Bohara, Pawan Sarraf, Bhim Sharki, and Sandeep Jhora. Here is Nepal’s 16-man squad list for UAE tour I think SCORUM developer team should add a feature to create a table also :D 1 Bikram Sob, Ushan Bhari and Lalit Bhandari have been kept in the reserved list of Nepal. The first One day will be played this Friday in Dubai International Stadium at 5:30 AM (GMT).
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