Some famous international names have been signed to play Nepal T20 League in the second-day draft of Nepal T20. Nepal’s official franchise league is all set to feature some big players like Mohammad Hafeez, Angelo Mathews, Carlos Brathwaite, Adam Lyth, Thisara Perera, and Ben Cutting.
Kathmandu signed Thisara Perera while Pokhara signed veteran Pakistani allrounder Mohammad Hafeez along with Niroshan Dickwella and Sekkuge Prasanna. Former Lankan skipper Angelo Mathews will be seen in Biratnagar Super King’s jersey. Lumbini roped in Ben Cutting, Rahkeem Cornwall, and Pat Brown whereas Janakpur Royals brought Adam Lyth. Similarly, West Indian Carlos Braithwaite, the 2016 T20 World Cup hero will play for Far Western United.
Earlier, Six franchises signed 59 domestic players from the ‘B’ and ‘C’ categories. Six marquee players were signed on the opening day of the draft.
The first edition of Nepal T20 is set to take place from 24th September to 22nd October in TU Cricket Ground, Kirtipur.
Complete list after the second day of the draft:
Marquee: Gyanendra Malla
Category B: Lokesh Bam, Basir Ahmad, Kamal Singh Airee, Abinash Bohara
Category C: Anil Kharel, Saurabh Khanal, Sandeep Rajali, Santosh Karki, Sunam Gautam, Gautam KC
Overseas Players: Thisara Perera (A), Darshanpriya Weerakkody (B), Kamindu Mendis (C), Virandeep Singh (C), and Dhananjaya De Silva (B)
Marquee: Dipendra Singh Airee
Category B: Anil Kumar Shah, Kushal Bhurtel, Gulshan Jha, Sagar Dhakal
Category C: Yogendra Singh Karki, Kishor Mahato, Tilak Raj Bhandari, Sunil Dhamala, Akash Chand, Ishan Pandey
Overseas Players: Ben Cutting (A), Rakheem Cornwall (B), Pat Brown (B), Bipul Sharma (C), Lahiru Milantha (C), and Nuwan Tushara (C)
Marquee: Sompal Kami
Category B: Sandeep Jora,Aadil Aalam, Dilip Nath, Lalit Rajbanshi
Category C: Sushan Bhari, Sagar Pun, Pawan Sarraf, Jitendra Mukhiya, Khadak Bohara, Rajesh Pulami
Overseas Players: Adam Lyth (A), Trevon Abishai Griffth (B), Ibrahim Zadran (B), Raj Rocky Nannan (C), Subhashinge Priyanjan (C)
Marquee: Karan Kc
Category B: Binod Bhandari, Bhim Sharki, Dev Khanal, Rashid Khan
Category C: Durgesh Gupta, Bhuwan Karki, Hari Shankar Shah, Sher Malla, Basant Karki, Prakash Jaisi, Hashim Ansari
Overseas Players: Carlos Brathwaite (A), Dushan Hemantha (C), Puluna Tharang (C), Allah Ghazanfar (C), Zia-ul Rehman (C)
Marquee: Aasif Sheikh
Category A: Sharad Vesawakar
Category B: Kushal Malla, Pratish GC, Aarif Sheikh
Category C: Tul Bahadur Thapa, Bishal Bikram KC, Krishna Karki, Bipin Khatri, Sumit Maharjan, Siddhant Lohani
Overseas Players: Mohammad Hafeez (A), Seekkuge Prasanna (B), Niroshan Dickwella (B), Salman Irshad (C), and Shehan Madhushanka (C)
Marquee: Rohit Paudel
Category B: Arjun Saud, Nandan Yadav, Shahab Alam, Bibek Yadav
Category C: Amar Singh Routela, Narayan Joshi, Surya Tamang, Pradeep Airee, Prithu Baskota and Rijan Dhakal
Overseas Players: Angelo Mathews (A), Joshua Persaud (B), Andre McCarthy (B), Gauranshu Sharma (C), Minod Ranasinghe (C), and Keon Joseph (C).