Kathmandu – Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN) on Wednesday has announced a 19-member squad for a closed-camp for the upcoming triangular series between Oman and the USA under ICC Cricket World Cup League 2 to be held in Oman in September.
Earlier, CAN announce 20 players for the closed-camps however, a recent retirement announcement from former captain Paras Khadka left CAN to revised the player’s list.
Gulsan Jha, the right arm pacer from Nepal Police Club, has been included for the first time. Jha had an excellent performance in the Kathmandu Mayor’s Cup cricket where he received a lot of praise after his bowling performance (4/36) against APF Club.
Gyanendra Malla, Kushal Bhurtel, Aarif Sheikh, Dipendra Singh Airee, Asif Sheikh, Gulshan Jha, Kushal Malla, Binod Bhandari, Karan KC, Sandeep Lamichhane, and Sompal Kami are among the players called for the closed training. Similarly, Kamal Singh Airee, Avinash Bohara, Shahab Alam, Sushan Bhari, Sharad Vesawkar, Bikram Sob, Pawan Sarraf, and Rohit Kumar Poudel are also included.
Rohit Poudel, who was out of the national side for a while, has also been called for training. Likewise, Sharad Vesawkar who opted out of the recently concluded home series against Netherlands and Malaysia is also available.
The Cricket Association (CAN) has also informed that the players from outside the Valley have arrived and the official training will begin from Thursday.