18-member team announced for U-19 ICC World Cup qualification in S'pore
KATHMANDU: Nepal on Monday selected an 18-member cricket team to play the Under-19 ICC world cup cricket qualifier to be held in Singapore.
A three-member team comprising ICC- Asia Chief Development Officer Venkatapathi Raju, Nepali Cricket team main coach Jagat Tamata and U-19 national cricket team coach Binod Das finalised the players to play in the qualifying match.
Sandip Lamichhane, Dipendra Singh Airee, Asif Sheikh, Sandip Sunar, Lalit Rajbanshi, Pawan Sarraf, Anil Kumar Saha, Kishor Mahato, Sushant Singh Thapa, Bikram Kumar Bhusal, Prakash KC, Sandip Zora, Rajan Dhakal, Pranit Thapa Magar, Sahab Alam, Raseed Khan and Adil Khan have been selected in the team.
Nepal are pitted against the hosts, Malaysia, Afghanistan in the qualifier.
The group winner will make it to the World Cup slated to be held in January 2018 in New Zealand.