The Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN) has finalized the Nepalese cricketer’s central contracts list for 2023. A total of 18 men and 12 women players are listed in CAN’s central contract.
Meanwhile, Sandeep Lamichhane has not been granted any contract.
Skipper Rohit Paudel and Aasif Sheikh are upgraded to A, while former captain Gyanendra Malla slips to B. Sharad Vesawakar, Bikram Sob, Pawan Sarraf, Sushan Bhari, and Shahab Alam also failed to receive any contract.
Men’s A-grade players will receive 60 thousand Nrs monthly. In contrast, B and C-grade players will get 50 and 40 thousand, respectively. Similarly, Women’s A-grade players will receive 21 thousand monthly while B and C-grade players will get 18 and 15 thousand, respectively.
Men’s Contracted Players for 2023 (January to June):
Grade A: Rohit Paudel, Sompal Kami, Karan Kc, Dipendra Singh Airee, Aasif Sheikh
Grade B: Aarif Sheikh, Kushal Bhurtel, Gyanendra Malla
Grade C: Kamal Singh Aire, Binod Bhandari, Gulshan Jha, Arjun Saud, Abhinash Bohara, Lalit Narayan Rajbanshi, Kushal Malla, Dev Khanal, Sagar Dhakal and Bivek Yadav.
Women’s Contracted Players for 2023 (January to June):
Grade A: Rubina Chhetri, Indu Burma, Sita Ranamagar
Grade B: Kabita Kunwar, Ashmina Karmacharya, Kajol Shrestha
Grade C: Kabita Joshi, Bindu Rawal, Sangita Rai, Mamta Chaudhary, Jyoti Pandey and Apsari Begam