The Cricket Association of Nepal is going to organize an international series on home soil.
According to the information received by Wicket Nepal from CAN sources, Nepal will play the international series after the Prime Minister’s Cup ODI national tournament starting on 30th October. The Prime Minister’s Cup will end on 12th November, after which the series will begin.
According to sources, the series will be with one of the associate teams currently participating in the T20 World Cup.
Apart from the Test nation, it is confirmed that the team currently playing the T20 World Cup in Australia will play against Nepal. The series will be with one team from the associate nations Namibia, UAE, Netherlands and Scotland participating in the World Cup. The official announcement about the opposition team and the format of the series and other aspects will be made today/tomorrow, Can Source informed Wicket Nepal.
The last time Nepal played on home soil was in ‘May’ this year against the ‘A’ team of Zimbabwe. Before that, Nepal organized domestic series with Papua New Guinea and Malaysia in March/April. The Nepali national team last played a bilateral series with Kenya last August.
Nepal is scheduled to play against Namibia and Scotland in the next series under the ICC World Cup League-2 in the first week of December. The series will be held from 1st to 8th December. After the end of the series, the first edition of Nepal T-20 League is scheduled to start from December 12.