Squads for EPL announced

Kathmandu, September 21

The Wai Wai Everest Premier League participating six teams today announced their squads for the tournament slated for September 24 to October 3 at the Tribhuvan University Stadiums in Kirtipur.

National team skipper Paras Khadka will lead Vishal Warriors. Raju Rijal (wicketkeeper), Sagar Pun, Paresh Lohani, Manjeet Shrestha, Dipesh Khatri, Prakash KC, Sushan Bhari, Ramnaresh Giri, Irshad Ahamed, Yagyaman Kumal, Suraj Prasad Kurmi, Dipesh Shrestha and Nurdhoj Sen are also in the team. Mahesh Rajal is the coach.

National team vice-captain Gyanendra Malla will lead Colors X Factors who also have Himanshu Dutta (WK), Siddhant Lohani , Rahul Pratap Singh, Rajesh Pulami Magar, Faizal Khan, Hari Shankar Sah, Amar Singh Routela, Avinash Karn, Sanjam Regmi, Nandan Kumar Yadav, Yogender Singh Karki, Arun Airee and Sanjay Basnet. Manjoor Alam is the coach.

Jagadamba Rhinos, captained by Shakti Gauchan, have Mahesh Chhetri (WK), Shubhendu Pandey, Hasim Ansari, Bhupendra Thapa, Prem Tamang, Amit Shrestha, Sompal Kami, Nizamuddin Halwai, Shah Alam, Saurav Khanal, Ganesh Gaudel, Pawan Sharraf and Bishal Sunar in the team. Navin Singh is the coach.

Likewise, Panchakanya Tez, under the captaincy of Sharad Vesawkar, have Sunny Pun (WK), Nirmal Thapa, Sushil Kandel, Bhuban Karki, Karan KC, Aarif Sheikh, Sanjay Shrestha, Sonu Tamang, Puspa Thapa, Dipendra Singh Airee, Prithu Baskota, Aasif Sheikh and Kushal Bhurtel in the team. Team coach is Kalam Ali.

Basant Regmi will lead Kantipur Gurkhas and other members of the team are Subash Khakurel (WK), Antim Thapa, Pradeep Airee, Santosh Bhatta, Sandeep Jhora, Aakash Bista, Prajwol Shahi, Krishna Karki, Aakash Gupta, Lalit Sing Bhandari, Lalit Narayan Rajbanshi, Avinash Bohara and Anil Sah. Samson Jung Thapa is the coach.

Sagarmatha Legends, with Binod Bhandari as the skipper, have Dilip Nath (WK), Mehboob Alam, Anil Kumar Mandal, Sunil Dhamala, Rahul Vishwakarma, Bikram Sob, Sandeep Sunar, Chandra Sawad, Shankar Rana, Lal Bahadur Adhikari, Rupesh Shrivastav, Nischal Pandey and Anupam Singh. National team coach Jagat Tamatta is the coach of the team.