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National cricket team selected for ACC U19 Asia Cup


KATHMANDU: A national cricket team has been selected for the ACC U19 Asia Cup scheduled to take place in Sri Lanka on September 5-14. The 15-member team is led by Rohit Kumar Poudel.
The team members include Rit Gautam, Paban Sarff, Mohammad Asif Sheikh, Sandip Jora, Bhim Sarki, Kishal Malla, Rashid Khan, Kamal Singh Airee, Surya Tamang, Sagar Dhakal, Hari Bahadur Chauhan, Khadak Bohara, Lokesh Bam and Pratish GC. Nepal is schedule to play the opening match with hosts Sri Lanka.
Nepal is placed in Group ‘B’ alongside Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and United Arab Emirates (UAE), according to the match scheduled published by the Asian Cricket Council. Likewise, India, Pakistan, Afghanistan and Kuwait are categorised in Group ‘A’.
Nepal will play its second match against Bangladesh on September 22 and final match of group round against UAE on September 24. Top teams of both groups will make it to semifinals. Nepal qualified for the match by winning the title in the ACC U19 Eastern Region held in Malaysia three months back. Nepal had beaten Hong Kong by six wickets in the finals of the match.

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