Kathmandu – The newly elected President of the Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN), Chatur Bahadur Chand, has expressed his desire to elevate Nepali cricket to new heights by challenging India and Pakistan.
Chand, who was unanimously elected as the president for the second term in CAN’s recent elections, spoke to journalists today. He emphasized that the government should pay attention to the physical infrastructure for the development of cricket.
“Within the next three months, we need to bring about changes in the physical infrastructure,” he said. Chand, who has assumed responsibility once again, expressed his commitment to taking cricket to new heights in a different way than the previous term.
Secretary Paras Khadka Elected
Paras Khadka, the former captain of the national cricket team, has been elected as the secretary. In the central elections held by CAN today, Paras Khadka defeated acting secretary Prashant Vikram Malla.
Khadka, who has been elected as the secretary, is also the president of the Bagmati Province Cricket Association. Out of a total of 85 voters in CAN’s central elections, Khadka received 48 votes while his opponent garnered 37 votes.
Electred secretary Khadka expressed his commitment to strengthen district and provincial cricket for the development of cricket. He also expressed his determination to create an environment conducive to survival through cricket.
Likewise, Roshan Singh was elected as the vice-president of CAN and Padam Bahadur Khadka, president of the Karnali Province Cricket Association, was elected unopposed as the treasurer.
Jayanti Bhatta was elected unopposed as a female member.Pradeep Majgaiya from Lumbini Province and Shridhar KC from Karnali Province were also unanimously elected as members.