Nepal to Tour Sri Lanka for Friendly Cricket!

Sri Lanka are hosting Nepal along with three other non-Test playing ACC nations for few friendly cricket matches in near future.

A statement in the official website of Sri Lanka Cricket confirmed that the island country will support the non-Test playing countries of the region according to a request made by the Asian Cricket Council (ACC).

“ExCo approved the request made by the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) to host Afghanistan, the UAE, Nepal and Hong Kong teams at the cost of ACC in order to support the non-Test playing countries in the region,” the Sri Lanka Cricket statement said in its official website.

Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN) Acting General Secretary Uttam Karmacharya said he was unaware of any such tournament. However, another source close to CAN said that the tour will take place in November ahead of the ACC Championship.

The Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN) will hire two full-time paid administrators on Sunday.

The cricket governing body on Wednesday interviewed nine individuals for the post of one Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and a Finance Manager. Five candidates were shortlisted for the CEO job, while four were picked up for the Finance Manager interview.

Bhawana Sharma, Bhaskar Gautam, Gopal Ghimire, Abhishek Gautam and Deepak Joshi were the five interviewees for CEO, while Prakash Maharjan, Ashok Sharma, Bikram Shiwakoti and Binod Kumar Shrestha were interviewed for the post of Finance Manager.

The interview panel included experts Prof Dr Govinda Prasad Acharya, Som Pudasaini and Ananda Raj Sharma along with ICC representative Ammar Sheikh, National Sports Council Member Secretary Yubaraj Lama and CAN Acting President TB Shah.