Wednesday, 18 May – Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN) has officially announced its first T20 Cricket League – Nepal T20.
CAN announced its first edition of Nepal’s official T20 Cricket League to start on 24 September amidst a function held in Kathmandu today.
Six teams will face each other in a Home and Away format at Tribhuvan University Cricket Ground in Kirtipur.
“It gives me immense pleasure to announce Nepal’s official T20 cricket league today. It’s indeed a matter of great pride for all of us to see Nepal on cricket’s global map with its official T20 cricket league,” Shri. Maheshwor Jung Gahatraj, Youth and Sports Minister said.
Likewise, Nepal’s current Captain Sandeep Lamichhane also expressed his excitement about the launch of NepalT20.
“We are eagerly waiting to play in the pride of Nepal – NepalT20 and gives an opportunity to a lot more deserving and talented cricketers from Nepal to showcase their skills,” Lamichhane said.
The final is scheduled for 22 October.
India’s Seven3Sports Organisation has been roped in as a Strategic and Commercial partner for NepalT20. CAN has already signed an exclusive contract with Seven3Sports earlier this year.