KATHMANDU — Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Tuesday went by Tribhuvan University Cricket Stadium in Kirtipur to encourage Nepali cricket team players.
Likewise, nearly 17,000 audiences have already reached the ground while many others are seen thronging there. The audiences are chanting phrase ‘Nepal Nepal’ with national flag on hand.
The Nepali team has witnessed slight change today. Sagar Pun is in team in place of Raju Rijal and Binod Bhandari is given the responsibility of wicket keeper.
Today’s Nepali team comprises Paras Khadka, Gyanendra Malla, Sharad Bheswakar, Shakti Gauchan, Basanta Regmi, Sompal Kami, Binod Bhandari, Rajesh Pulami Magar, Sagar Pun, Naresh Budhaer and Sandeep Lamichhane.
Earlier Nepal had made a superb start while defeating Namibia by 5 wickets in the first match of third round under the championship on last Saturday.
With this win Nepal’s dream to participate in the World Cup Cricket Selection to be held in Bangladesh in 2018 is alive.
4 held with illegal pharmaceutical drugs
SUNSARI — Police have arrested four people in possession of illegal pharmaceutical drugs at Dharan on Sunday.
Albert Gurung and Anish Tamang of Munal Chowk in Dharan-10, Nawaraj Gurung of Dharan-15 and Arun Chaudhary of Khanar in Itahari-11 were arrested on charge of smuggling and selling the illegal pharmaceutical drugs, according to the police.
The police arrested the accused during a routine check at Dharan-based Tinkune checkpost. The police have also recovered 630 ampules of nitrazepam, 140 ampules of nitrasone and seven bottles of dilex from the detainees.
The arrestees have been kept under the police custody for further investigation.Follow @gorkhapost