Cricnepal/Kathmandu: Former Nepali National Cricket Captain Ganesh Shahi passed away today morning at around 5:30 in Vivekananda Hospital at Lucknow, India. According to Nagarik, the national daily, Shahi was suffering from liver infection and had been residing in Bahraich for past few years.
Shahi was the captain of Nepali side when it played ICC Trophy(known as world cup qualifying tournament) in 2001 in Canada. Shahi played first for Nepal in first ACC Trophy, in Malaysia, in 1996. He played for five years.
Shahi played for Banke district, Nepalgunj (Region no. 5) in national championships.