CAN announces squad
Himalayan News Service
Kathmandu, April 28:
Cricket Association of Nepal announced the 14-member squad for ICC Intercontinental Cup and ACC Fast Track Countries’ Tournament matches against Hong Kong to be held in Kathmandu From April 30-May 2. Binod Kumar Das and Shakti Prasad Gauchan have been
retained as captain and vice captain respectively. The National Selection Committee under Bijay Sharma has made just one change to the squad that played against Singapore from April 22-24. Batsman Unil Shrestha was dropped in favour of Sharad Veswakar. Coach Roy Luke Dias will return to the team after missing the drawn match against Singapore. Dias was with the Under-15 team that won Asia Cup in UAE. SQUADS — NEPAL: Binod Kumar Das (captain), Shakti Prasad Gauchan (vice captain), Paresh Lohani, Manoj Baisya (wicketkeeper), Sharad Vesawkar, Paras Khadka, Raju Basnyat, Raj Kumar Pradhan, Mehboob Alam, Manjeet Shrestha, Dhirendra Chand, Mahesh Chhetri, Dipendra Chaudhary, Kanishka Chaugain; Roy Dias (cioach), Basanta Raj Satyal (manager). HONG KONG: Timothy Trudean Smart, Rahul Sharma, Tabarak Hussain Dar, Courtney Keith Kruger, Nasir Hameed, Muhammad Hyas Gul, Nadeem Ahmed, Irfan Ahmed, Muhammad Khalid Khan, Muhammad Afzaal Haider, Jawaid Iqbal, Shkawat Ali, Gunthrope Adam Guy, Manoj Cheruparambil; Robin Singh (coach), Su-barna Murali Krishna Kumar (manager).