Nepal Men

Khakurel and Mandal picked for England tour

Kathmandu – Wicketkeeper-batsman Subash Khakurel and Anil Mandal were among the 15-members picked for the upcoming tour of England announced on July 4.

The ICC selection committee that includes Skipper Paras Khadka, Coach Jagat Tamata and ICC representative Venkatpathi Raju has selected a 15-member squad for England tour.

Gyanendra Malla, Sharad Vesawkar, Shakti Gauchan, Basant Regmi, Sompal Kami, Sagar Pun, Binod Bhandari, Karan KC, Sandeep Lamichhane, Raju Rijal and Rajesh Pulami Magar have made it to the national squad.

Likewise, Subash Khakurel, who was left out during the Namibia matches has also been picked along with Anil Mandal. Right arm pacer Bikram Sob has also secured his place in the squad.

Nepal team will play a friendly 50-over one-day match against Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) on July 19 at Lord’s ground. The game is organised to make the 200-year bilateral relationship between Nepal and the UK.

The team is scheduled to leave for Britain on July 11.