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Nepal Squad T20 World Cup 2024, Playing 11 and Team Combination

By Akanksha - May 17, 2024 - Last updated on May 18, 2024 12:36 PM
Nepal Squad T20 World Cup 2024, Playing 11 and Team Combination

The Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN) announced their 15-member team for the forthcoming T20 World Cup 2024 on Wednesday, and Nepal has put up their best effort. The team's debut game, against The Netherlands in Texas on June 4, will be led by Rohit Paudel. The players were honoured for their performances in the ACC Premier Cup in Oman and against West Indies A, therefore there were no surprises in the selection.

Nepal Squad T20 World Cup 2024

Every side participating in the competition is required under the ICC's rules to field a roster of fifteen players. In addition to those fifteen players, there will be a reserve group and a few players who will assist with net practice. In Nepal, cricket is a highly loved sport. Nevertheless, they lack a team capable of competing internationally due to a lack of funding. They are, nonetheless, honing their craft, and the whole Nepali squad for the ICC T20 World Cup competition of 2024 will be covered in this post today. Rohit Paudel will be the captain of the Nepal cricket team in the 2024 ICC T20 World Cup.

The United States of America and Canada will play their opening match of the tournament on June 2, 2024. This year, the United States and the West Indies will jointly host the competition. Let us now examine the Nepal squad that will compete in the 2024 ICC T20 World Cup.

Nepal Squad

Player Name Role
Rohit Paudel (c) Captain/Batsman
Aasif Sheikh (c) Wicketkeeper/Batsman
Anil Kumar Sah Batsman
Kushal Bhurtel Batsman
Kushal Malla All-rounder
Dipendra Singh Airee All-rounder
Lalit Rajbanshi Bowler
Karan KC All-rounder
Gulshan Jha All-rounder
Sompal Kami All-rounder
Pratis GC Bowler
Sundeep Jora Batsman
Abinash Bohara Bowler
Sagar Dhakal Bowler
Kamal Singh Airee Bowler

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Rohit Paudel will lead the way at bat, supported by players such as all-rounder Dipendra Singh Airee, Aasif Sheikh, and Kushal Bhurtel. After Kieron Pollard and Yuvraj Singh, Airee became the third player in T20Is to knock six sixes in a single over. Along with 19-year-old Pratis GC, Gulshan Jha, who was a member of the U-19 World Cup team earlier this year, has been included in the squad.

Lalit Rajbanshi

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Among the group is Sompal Kami, who played for the team that participated in the 2014 T20 World Cup. Lalit Rajbanshi, an orthodox left-arm spinner, will spearhead Nepal's spin attack. Up to May 25th, all teams may make roster modifications; after that, the ICC Event Technical Committee must approve any changes.

Nepal will be getting their campaign underway against the Netherlands on June 4 in Dallas. They are clubbed with South Africa, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and the Netherlands in Group D.

Nepal Cricket Match Schedule

Date & Time Match Venue
Jun 04 2024, Tue - 09:00 PM IST Netherlands VS Nepal Grand Prairie Stadium, Dallas, USA
Jun 12 2024, Wed - 05:00 AM IST Sri Lanka VS Nepal Central Broward Regional Park Stadium Turf Ground, Lauderhill, USA
Jun 15 2024, Sat - 05:00 AM IST South Africa VS Nepal Arnos Vale Ground, Kingstown, St. Vincent and the Grenadines
Jun 17 2024, Mon - 05:00 AM IST Bangladesh VS Nepal Arnos Vale Ground, Kingstown, St. Vincent and the Grenadines

Also Read: 2024 T20 World Cup Warm-Up Schedule: Possible11

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