Cricket Association of Nepal on Monday announced the 16 men squad for the upcoming UAE tour where Nepali team will play against different teams including Pakistan before competing in world cricket league championship against PNG. The team consists of Two totally new faces who will makr their first ever appearance in the National Cricket team. They are Irshad Ahmed and Bikram Sawb. They were selected on the basis of their performance in the super league conducted few weeks ago. Similarly, the team saw several players making comback to the national team. Players like Subash Khakurel, Mehabub Aalam, Naresh Budayair, Mahesh Chhetri make a comeback in the national team. Openers due Subash Khakurel and Naresh Budayair were in great form in Super League as they both scored a couple of half centuries in the league. Meanwhile, Binod Bhandari was dropped out of the squad due to his recent poor form.
The selected 16 Players are:
Paras Khadka (C)
Gyanendra Malla (VC)
Naresh Budayair *
Nepal will travel UAE on 3rd November and will play a two day match before playing against Pakistan on 8th November.