Nepali Women Cricket Team Preliminary Squad Announced for ICC T-20 Qualifiers


44 Nepali Women cricketer were selected in the primary selection for Asian World T20 Qualifier tournament which is scheduled to be held in Thailand next month. Its quite shameful to mention that no any domestic women cricket tournaments were held in Nepal since last year. Selection of players was based on the performance that were held last year in the likes of 7th National sports tournament, Inter Cup.

Suspension of CAN might be the reason behind Nepal women cricketer lacking domestic tournament. Selected 44 players had further got divided into 4 teams and played some practice matches between October 7 to 10 in TU cricket ground. On the basis of their performance there, 22 players got selected on second round of Nepal Woman cricket team selection for Asian World T20 Qualifier. Nepal Woman Cricket team will fly off to Bangladesh for final preparation of the tournament on November 2 for three practice matches against Bangaldesh local clubs. World T20 Qualifier will kick off from November 18 on Thailand where teams like China, HongKong, UAE and host Thailand will take part along with Nepal. Tournament will played on round robin method and winner will get chance to take part in ICC World T20 Qualifier which will held on Netherland.

Nepal Women Cricket Team selected 22 members:

  1. Rubina Chhettri

    Nepali women’s cricket team players and officials celebrate after defeating China in the ICC Women’s World Cup Qualifying Series Asia Region match at the Mission Road Ground in Mong Kok, Hong Kong on Saturday, October 15, 2016. Photo courtesy: Bikram Gurung
  2. Sita Rana Magar
  3. Jyoti Panday
  4. Sarita Magar
  5. Neri Thapa
  6. Roma Thapa
  7. Indu Barma
  8. Karuna Bhandari
  9. Sonu Khadka
  10. Sova Ale
  11. Nitu Bhandari
  12. Alisha Chhettri
  13. Kabita Kunwar
  14. Binu BudhaMagar
  15. Sarsawati Chaudary
  16. Laxmi Chaudary
  17. Ritu Kanaujiya
  18. Sangita Rai
  19. Anjali Chanda
  20. Kajol Shrestha
  21. Rekha Rawal
  22. Sabanam Rai


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