Nepal are taking on Hong Kong in the opening match of the Asian Qualifiers of the ICC Women’s World Cup on October 9th.
Besides Nepal, hosts Hong Kong, China, and Thailand are participating in the tournament that will be played using double round robin format. The winner of this tournament will qualify for the global qualifiers next year.
Nepal’s fixtures :-
9th October 11;45 am – Hong Kong
10th October 7:15 am – Thailand
11th October 7:15 am – China
13th October 11:45 am – Hong Kong
14th October 7:15 am – Thailand
15th October 7;15 am – China
This is Nepal Women’s team’s first major assignment after the Asian Games in South Korea two years ago.
Rubina Chhetri is once again leading the side. Raju Basnyat also continues as the coach.
Nepal Squad :
Rubina Chhetri ( captain ) Sita Rana Magar ( vice-captain ) Kajol Shrestha, Nary Thapa Magar, Neera Rajopadhyaya, Roshani Bohara, Sabnam Rai, Indu Barma, Jyoti Pandey, Saraswati Chaudhary, Rashmi Sharma, Nirmala Shahi, Karuna Bhandari and Sarita Magar.