The Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN) has unveiled the four among six teams that will feature in the inaugural Nepal T20 League.
Kathmandu Capitals, representing the capital city of the country is owned by Kantipur Media Group. Nepali All-stars, the USA-based Nepali club won the bid for Lumbini All-Stars. Similarly, Diamond Digicap Private Limited will own Biratnagar Super Kings while another company from India, Goldsports Private Limited will be owning Janakpur Royals.
The remaining two franchise team owners (Pokhara and Far-western) will be announced in the next press meet, as per CAN.
International Cricket Council sanctioned the first season of the Nepal T20 League on the 12th of July. The first edition of Nepal T20 is all set to take place from 24th September to 22nd October in Kathmandu.
Nepal T20 will be the only official T20 Cricket League in Nepal as the Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN) declared other national T20 leagues (EPL, PPL, and DPL) will no more be sanctioned as the national league.
CAN has already roped in Seven3Sports Private Limited as a professional partner of the tournament, They were chosen after deep evaluation and extensive background investigations by CAN itself.