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15-member cricket squad announced for ACC U-19 Asia Cup

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KATHMANDU — The national cricket squad to play in the 2017 ACC Under-19 Asia Cup has been announced on Sunday. The international cricket tournament is scheduled to be held in Malaysia from November 9 to 20.

Dipendra Singh Airee is the captain of the 15-member team announced by a selection committee comprising U-19 team coach Binod Das and ACC representative Venkatapathy Raju.

The final name list of players for the tournament was declared among 19 players remaining in the closed training session.

Rohit Kumar Poudel, Sandip Lamichhane, Sandip Sunar, Anil Kumar Shah, Pawan Sarraf, Aasif Sheikh, Kishore Mahato, Shahab Alam, Prakas KC, Kamal Singh Airee, Bhim Sarki, Pranit Thapa Magar,Rashid Khan and Jitendra Singh are in the squad.

Likewise, Sndeep Jora, Bikram Kumar Bhusal, Ankit Subedi and Bijay Chaudhary have been chosen as alternative players.

The team is leaving for Bangladesh Monday to play three practice matches with the Bangladeshi U-19 team.

Eight countries with the ‘test status’ including India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Pakistan and Afghanistan are taking part in the tournament.

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Woman died in scooter collision

Pratigya Waiju

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KATHMANDU—A woman in Gaindakot of Nawalparasi died after the scooter she was riding on collided with another scooter on Monday night.

According to the police, the incident occurred when the scooter (Na 41 Pa 2675) and scooter (Na 18 Pa 1246) collided head- on in Bhrikuti Chok yesterday.

Police identified the deceased as Anisha Rana Magar 26 of Gunjanagar, Chitwan.

Immediately, she was taken to New Medical College, but died in course of treatment.

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