The Expert Sagarmatha League cricket tournament is set to commence this Sunday, October 8, organized by Expert Sagarmatha Blues. This competition, featuring 12 Nepalese cricket clubs in Victoria, is the longest-running league competition.
All matches will be held at Wilton Reserve, with games scheduled every Sunday until December 17.
Nepali national cricketer Kishore Mahato, who is currently in Australia, will also represent one of the teams in the tournament.
Expert Education and Visa Services are the main sponsors, while Brighton College is the co-sponsor of the tournament. The first-place team will receive a cash prize of 3,500 Australian dollars, courtesy of Expert Education and Visa Services, while the runner-up will receive a trophy and a cash prize of 1,500 Australian dollars, sponsored by Brighton College. The tournament coordinator, Sudeep Neupane, provided this information.
Additionally, Kathmandu Property will award $200 in cash to the tournament’s best player, while Best Choice will present $200 to the top batter. Gardenview will offer $200 to the best bowler, and Buddha Travel will reward the best fielder with $200.
Sagarmatha Cricket Club, established in 2013, has achieved numerous victories in various Nepalese competitions held in Victoria and multicultural communities. Since its collaboration with Expert Education and Visa Services in 2020, the club has been known as Expert Everest Wolves and has secured victories in the Nav Cup and VNCA Cup.
This tournament has been organized in memory of the late Richa Shrestha, who passed away from cancer in Australia. Its purpose is to honor her memory, discover talented Nepali cricket players living abroad, and contribute to Nepali cricket’s growth.