Cricket legend Jonty Rhodes arrives in Nepal

KATHMANDU: Legendary South African cricketer Jonty Rhodes has arrived in Nepal today to conduct a High-Performance Camp at the Tribhuvan University Stadium.

The 10-day High-Performance Camp will commence from Wednesday.

The camp has been jointly organised by Nepal Cricket School and Sports ED Pvt Ltd, the camp- Rise of the Cricketing Stars with Jonty Rhodes- will have aspiring cricketers from U-16, U-17 and U-19 age categorises along with Nepal national team.

Rhodes will be the head coach of the camp, while former Afghanistan and West Indies fielding coach Ryan Maron and local coaches will assist him during the 10-day programme which will be held from November 14-23.

"It is not just a high performance camp for the next 10 days, we are looking for continuity and growth of cricket in Nepal, said Rhodes, one of the greatest fielders of all time, at a press meet in Kathmandu today. "Not just the players, our focus will be on local coaches."

Rhodes played for South Africa from 1992 to 2003.