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Cricket in Nepal: Bringing to the limelight, among all the colours of IPL being spread around the globe, there’s a silently conducted series between Nepal and Zimbabwe A cricket teams in TU Stadium Kathmandu Nepal.
History of Cricket in Nepal
The growth at the grassroots level has been immense in Nepal Cricket and they are growing day in and day out to be one of the most competitive cricketing nations in the world.
Nepal is also the home of the young spinning sensation Sandeep Lamichhane who has shaken the world with his amazing leg-spin bowling and also with some unorthodox batting shots.
The country was recently awarded the status of One Day International cricket and from 2018-to 22 they have won 11 and lost 11 which for an associate team is an achievement nevertheless.
Not to forget, the House of Mt. Everest is also one of the leading associate nations in the ODI and T20i rankings i.e. 18th in ODIs and 12th in T20is.
Budding Future of Nepalese Cricket
Nepal is not here to stand back they want to be the front runners, currently having 2 international cricket venues, and the cricket hungry nation is all set to build the biggest cricket stadium in the country in Bharatpur named after Gautam Buddha.
Nepalese Cricket Team players are playing for a dream to wear the whites and compete at the toughest level of the game.
The sporty people of Nepal and their enthusiasm for cricket are just unparalleled as it gives them something to cheer about. The future of Nepal cricket is definitely a bright one. Their belief is to be at the peak like the Himalayas once it gets a full boost.
Recent developments have seen CAN working hard to bring in the broadcasters and they have done it pretty well as they have got all the reach for a series that was just some A-list matches. This shows their commitment to the cause of cricket in Nepal
The Cricket Association of Nepal believes to bring in more sponsors so that they can hunt some hidden gems to work with in the future and to date they have captured some big names for that cause.
The Everest Premier League is also part of the same directional plan and in previous seasons they were able to bring in stars like Chris Gayle and Shahid Khan Afridi. This year they are trying hard to get the world’s number 1 batsman Babar Azam to be a part of the Nepal cricket growing journey.
If they become successful in securing this process, they are well and truly on their way to becoming something huge in the future to come!