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ICC chairman Greg Barclay arrives in Nepal

Greg Barclay, the Chairman of the International Cricket Council (ICC) board of directors, touched down in Nepal on Monday. Roshan Singh, Paras Khadka, and Padam Khadka, serving as Vice President, Secretary, and Treasurer of the Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN), respectively, welcomed Barclay at Tribhuwan International Airport.

Barclay will be in Nepal till March 21. During his stay in Nepal, he will have an official meeting with the Prime Minister, Finance Minister and Minister of Youths and Sports to discuss about funding opportunities, cricket support and various developmental projects. He will also visit the TU Cricket Ground and Mulpani Cricket Ground.


Regarding his visit, ICC Chair Mr. Greg Barclay stated: “I am thrilled to have the opportunity to visit Nepal and witness firsthand the progress achieved by the Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN) team. The Association has been diligently working to increase participation and enhance the popularity and support for cricket in the region. The tangible results of these efforts are already evident, with the senior men’s team successfully qualifying for the upcoming ICC Men’s T20 World Cup in the USA and West Indies. Looking forward, with Nepal set to co-host the ICC U19 Women’s T20 World Cup in 2027, I eagerly anticipate visiting the facilities at Tribhuvan University International Cricket Ground and Mulpani Cricket Stadium.”