KATHMANDU: Twenty One players in the Nepali National Cricket squad will receive two-year-remuneration in lump sum after the International Cricket Council released payment amounting to Rs 12.07 million to National Sports Council (NSC) on Friday. Those players entitled to the sum are categorised into ‘A’, ‘B’ and ‘C’ categories. The ‘A’ grade cricketers are paid Rs 35,000 per month; the ‘B’ grade players get Rs 25,000 per month while the players in ‘C’ grade are provided Rs 15,000 per month. Captain Paras Khadka, Vice-captain Gyanendra Malla, Sharad Bheswakar, Basanta Regmi, Sompal Kami, Dipendra Singh Airee and Sandip Lamichhane who fall in ‘A’ grade will now receive Rs 840,000 each. Arif Sheikh, Karan KC, Lalit Bhandari, Anil Kumar Shah, Rohit Poudel, Lalit Rajbanshi and Shakti Gauchan, the players in ‘B’ grade will get Rs 600,000 each while ‘C’ grade players—Subash Khakurel, Sagar Pun, Dilip Nath, Sunil Dhamala, Susan Bhari, Pradeep Airee and Binod Bhandari-- will bag Rs 300,000 each. Apart from players, Team Manager Raman Shiwakoti and Main Coach Jagat Tamata will also be provided remunerations. The global governing body of cricket had frozen the payment after suspending Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN) two years ago.
Cricketers, coach to get two-year-pay in lump sum
Published: 05:33 pm Feb 09, 2019