National, Nepal Women

CAN announces preliminary squad


Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN) announced 18-member preliminary squad for the closed-camp training so as to prepare for the ACC Under-19 Women’s Cricket Tournament to be held in Kuwait from February 1 to 10.

The players were selected by the selection committee headed by Bijaya Kumar Sharma according to the players performance from the recently concluded National U-19 Woman Cricket Tournament  in Kathmandu.

Five players from the winning side Janakpur namely Anuradha Chaudhary, Sarswoti Chaudhary, Mamta Chaudhary, Santoshi Chaudhary and Kabita Gautam were selected.

From Bhairahawa, Pratikshya Bashyal, Indu Berma and Aaksha Gurung made it to the squad.

Similarly, from Kathmandu, captain Shraddha Aryal, Shilu Rijal and Sangeeta Gauchan were selcted. While, Sonu Khadka, Drpati Kunar and Puja Bhatta will represent Baitadi.

Runina Chhetri was selected from Biratnagar while Manisha Chaulagain has been selected as wicket keeper from Birgunj. From Nepalgunj Saraswoti GM and Samana Pun were selected. None of the players from Pokhara could make it to the sqad.