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Nepal announce 15-member squad for T20I tri-series against Netherlands and Malaysia

The spin assault can be led by 20-year-old Sandeep Lamichhane.

Nepal announce 15-member squad for T20I tri-series against Netherlands and Malaysia
Sandeep Lamichhane. (Photo Source: Twitter)

The Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN) is all set to host Netherlands and Malaysia for a triangular T20I collection. The match will run from April 17 to April 24 on the Tribhuvan University International Cricket Ground in Kirtipur. The three groups will play one another twice earlier than the highest two groups meet within the last.

Ahead of the match, CAN introduced a 15-member squad with Gyanendra Malla because the captain for the eighth time and Dipendra Singh Airee because the vice-captain. As many as three gamers together with the likes of Shahab Alam, Kushal Bhurtel, and Kamal Singh Airee have acquired maiden call-ups to the Nepal group.

Pawan Saraf and Sundeep Jora have been dropped from the group. Sheikh brothers, Aarif and Aasif, additionally characteristic within the 15-member squad.

Coming to the squad, Nepal boasts of getting as many as 5 top-order batsmen choices within the type of Gyanendra Malla, Aasif Sheikh, Paras Khadka, Kushal Malla, and Kushal Bhurtel. Out of the 5 batsmen, solely Kushal is a left-hander, and the remainder all of the batsmen are right-handers.

Binod Bhandari has been chosen because the wicketkeeper of the group

The spin assault can be led by 20-year-old Sandeep Lamichhane. He was the one participant to characteristic within the Indian Premier League (IPL) as he was picked by Delhi Capitals through the 2018 version. Thus far, the leg-spinner has featured in simply 9 IPL video games scalping 3 wickets. However, the 20-year-old went unsold throughout IPL 2021 auctions and will thus be obtainable to play for Nepal.

Apart from Lamichhane, Nepal has two left-arm orthodox choices within the type of Sushan Bhari and Shahab Alam. Karan KC and Sompal Kami will play the function of the seaming all-rounders whereas the group has Abinash Bohara and Kamal Singh Airee in different seam choices. Binod Bhandari has been chosen because the wicketkeeper of the group whereas Aasif Sheikh will essay the function of the second-choice wicketkeeper. 

Full Squad: Gyanendra Malla (c), Dipendra Singh Airee(VC), Paras Khadka, Binod Bhandari, Sompal Kami, Karan KC, Sandeep Lamichhane, Abinash Bohara, Aarif Sheikh, Aasif Sheikh, Kushal Bhurtel, Kushal Malla, Shahab Alam, Kamal Singh Airee and Sushan Bhari. 

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