KATHMANDU — The International Cricket Council (ICC) has sent a written notice to Nepal’s sport authorities, including the suspended Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN), to prepare for Nepal’s match with the Netherlands in the World Cricket League Championship scheduled for August.
The ICC on June 4 sent a letter to CAN’s Election Committee, Ad hoc Committee, National Sports Council and CAN Chief Executive Officer Bhawana Ghimire to embark on preparation for the match to be held with the Netherlands on August 13 and 15, CAN sources said.
CAN CEO Ghimire has been entrusted with the responsibility to coordinate at local level as part of the preparation of the Championship, the letter states.
It is also noted that the ICC will bear the expenses of the Nepali squad during the trip to and from the Netherlands.
The global cricket governing body has stopped providing funds to Nepal since 2014.
The ICC has assigned coach Jagat Tamata and skipper Paras Khadka to select the team members for the match.
Mid-Hill highway opens door of prosperity: Minister Adhikari
GALKOT- Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Rabindra Adhikari has said that the Mid-Hill highway had opened the door of prosperity.
He added that the highway was easing the transportation service of the hilly people.
Inaugurating the Badigad Festival and Nwagi Fair-2075 BS here in Baglung district on Saturday, Minister Adhikari stressed on preserving and promoting the domestic cultures to strengthen the nationality and create harmony among the people.
The festival organizer committee coordinator Tika Paija shared that the festival was organized to preserve domestic culture and promote local tourism.
The festival will run until November 25.