Rohit Paudel named Nepal captain, Sandeep Lamichhane additionally in Asia Cup squad

Nepal on August 14 introduced a 17-member squad for the upcoming Asia Cup with all-rounder Rohit Paudel as captain of a workforce that additionally options former Delhi Capitals spinner Sandeep Lamichhane.

The Cricket Affiliation of Nepal (CAN) took to its social media handles to announce the squad for the match that might be collectively organised by Sri Lanka and Pakistan.

CAN additionally stated that the workforce can be present process a week-long preparatory camp in Pakistan, the place it could be taking part in matches towards PCB-designated groups.

The match might be performed between August 30-September 17. It would comprise six groups, together with Afghanistan, Bangladesh and India.

Nepal has been clubbed in Group A, alongside India and Pakistan. It performs its opening recreation towards the hosts on the primary day of the competitors in Multan earlier than taking part in India on September 4 in Kandy.

The occasion might be performed within the One-Day Worldwide format and would act as a gown rehearsal for the Asian groups forward of the 2023 ICC World Cup in India.

Whereas Sri Lanka is the six-time defending champion within the match, it could be Nepal’s maiden look within the competitors.

Nepal squad: Rohit Paudel (c), Kushal Bhurtel, Aasif Sheikh (wk), Bhim Sharki, Kushal Malla, Aarif Sheikh, Dipendra Singh Airee, Gulshan Jha, Sompal Kami, Karan KC, Sandeep Lamichhane, Lalit Rajbanshi, Pratish GC, Shyam Dhakal, Sundeep Jora, Kishore Mahato and Arjun Saud.

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