The inaugural edition of the Nepal T20 league will see some of the biggest names in international cricket. The likes of Carlos Brathwaite, Mohammad Hafeez, Angelo Mathews, Thisara Perera, Ben Cutting, and Rahkeem Cornwall are all set to play in the upcoming Nepal T20 league.
Kathmandu Gurkhas have managed to rope in Thisara Perera, the former Lankan all-rounder and current Lankan player Dhananjaya de Silva. Similarly, Pakistan’s all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez and Niroshan Dickwella have joined Pokhara Avengers.
The former Lankan Captain Angelo Mathews will feature for Biratnagar Super Kings, whereas the likes of Ben Cutting and Rakheem Cornwall are all set to join Lumbini All stars.
The former English test player Adam Lyth will play for Janakpur Royals and the big-hitting all-rounder from West Indies Carlos Brathwaite finds himself in Far Western United Camp.
Full Squad list
Pokhara Avengers –
Asif Sheikh ( Marquee ), Sharad Vesawkar ( A ) , Kushal Malla ( B ) , Pratish GC ( B ) , Aarif Sheikh ( B ) , Tul Bahadur Thapa ( C ) , Bishal Bikram KC ( C ), Krishna Karki ( C ), Bipin Khatri ( C ), Sumit Maharjan ( C ), Siddhant lohani ( C)
Overseas player – Mohammad Hafeez ( A ), Seekkuge Prasanna ( B ), Niroshan Dickwella ( B ), Salman Irshad ( C) and Shehan Madushanka ( C )
Lumbini All stars – Dipendra Singh Airee ( Marquee ), Anil Kumar Shah (B), Kushal Bhurtel ( B ), Gulshan Jha ( B ), Sagar Dhakal ( B ), Yogendra Singh Karki ( C ), Kishor Mahato ( C ), Tilak Raj Bhandari ( C ), Sunil Dhamala ( C ), Akash Chand ( C ), Ishan Pandey ( C )
Overseas players – Ben Cutting ( A ), Rakheem Cornwall ( B ), Pat Brown ( B ), Bipul Sharma ( C ), Lahiru Milantha ( C ) and Nuwan Tushara ( C )
– Gyanendra Malla ( Marquee ) , Lokesh Bam ( B ) , Basir Ahmad ( B ) , Kamal Singh Airee ( B ) , Abinash Bohara ( B ) , Anil Kharel ( C ) , Saurav Khanal ( C ) , Sandeep Rajali ( C ) , Santosh Karki ( C ) , Sunam Gautam ( C ) , Gautam KC ( C ),
Overseas Players – Thisara Perera ( A), Darshanapriya S Weerakkody ( B ), Kamindu Mendis ( C ), Virandeep Singh ( C ), and Dhananjaya De Silva ( B )
Far Western United
– Karan KC ( Marquee ), Binod Bhandari ( B ), Bhim Sharki ( B ), Dev Khanal ( B ), Rashid Khan ( B ), Durgesh Gupta ( C ), Bhuwan Karki ( C ), Hari Shankar Shah ( C ), Sher Malla ( C ), Basant Karki ( C ), Prakash Jaisi ( C ), Hashim Ansari ( C )
Overseas Players – Carlos Brathwaite ( A ), Dushan Hemantha ( C ), Pulina Tharanga ( C ), Allah Ghazanfar ( C ), Zia-ul Rehman ( C )
Biratnagar Super kings
– Rohit Paudel (Marquee), Arjun Saud ( B ), Nandan Yadav ( B ), Shahab Alam( B ), Bibek Yadav ( B ), Amar Singh Routela ( C ), Narayan Joshi ( C ), Surya Tamang ( C ), Pradeep Airee ( C ), Prithu Baskota ( C ) and Rijan Dhakal (C)
Overseas Players – Angelo Mathews ( A ), Joshua Persaud ( B ), Andre McCarthy ( B ), Gauranshu Sharma ( C ), Minod Ranasinghe ( C ) and Keon Joseph ( C).
– Sompal Kami ( Marquee ) , Sandeep Jora ( b ) , Md. Aadil Alam ( B ) , Dilip Nath ( B ) , Lalit N Rajbanshi ( B ) , Sushan Bhari ( C ) , Sagar Pun ( C ) , Pawan Sarraf ( C ) , Jitendra Mukhiya ( C ) , Khadak Bohara ( C ) , Rajesh Pulami ( C )
Overaseas players – Adam Lyth ( A ), Trevon Abashai Griffth ( B ), Ibrahim Zadran ( B ), Raj Rocky Nannan ( C ), Subhashinge Priyanjan ( C)