Kathmandu, March 15
Sarita Magar signed the agreement with RNB Business becoming the first Nepali woman cricketer to get the sponsorship.
RNB Business CEO Nitesh KC and cricketer Magar exchanged the memorandum of understanding amidst the signing ceremony today. As per the one-year contract, RNB will provide Magar with sports kits. “We will provide Magar with necessary equipment and that will be of the high quality which are used by the players of Test and One-Day International,” said RNB Business CEO Nitesh KC. Magar expressed her happiness after signing the agreement. “Nepali women’s cricket needs such sponsors to flourish,” said Magar.
Former national cricketer Abhaya Rana said RNB Business wanted to sponsor woman cricketer. RNB had sponsored Nepal skipper Paras Khadka, Rohit Kumar Paudel, Sompal Kami and Shakti Prasad Gauchan in the past. Women national team head coach Binod Das thanked the sponsor RNB Business for its generous support.
A version of this article appears in print on March 16, 2019 of The Himalayan Times.