The draft for the inaugural edition of the Nepal T20 league is taking place on the second day. So far the quota of Nepali players has been completed by all six teams.
Only seven players – all from Category ‘A’ – were bought on the opening day of the draft yesterday. All six franchise teams choose their marquee players yesterday.
The players were drafted into three categories. All the players from Category ‘A’ will receive Rs 15 lakhs each whereas players from Category B and C will get 10 lakhs and 5 lakhs respectively.
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).
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 )
Kathmandu Gurkhas – 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 )
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 )
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)
Janakpur Royals – 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 )
The Tournament has been slated from September 24 to October 22. The competition will be played in a round-robin format at T.U Ground.