Nepal in gruelling training sessions(Photo Story)

Sompal Kami bowling in nets

The 24 member preliminary squad for the 5th round of World Cricket League Championship fixture against Kenya  has been training regularly at Tribhuwan University Cricket Ground. The team has been putting in incredible amount of hard work to be ready for the African visitors who arrive in 2nd week of march.

For senior players like Gyanendra Malla, Sharad Vesawakar and Sompal Kami its only about sharpening their skills and getting ready for Kenya.

Jagat Tamata , Gyanendra Malla
Jagat Tamata , Gyanendra Malla
Sharad Vesawkar
Sharad Vesawkar
Sompal Kami bowling
Sompal Kami bowling

 

There are others like Mehboob Alam and Aarif Seikh who are trying to impress the coach and selectors for a comeback. Although the comeback  story of 35 year all rounder Alam, who has a world record to his name, and that of Aarif would be totally different.

Mehboob Alam
Mehboob Alam
Aasif Sheikh batting in Nets
Aasif Sheikh batting in nets

 

But it the youths that dominate the training camp. With 8 uncapped players in the side, they are toiling with blood and sweat to impress the coach and the captain for that elusive spot on the 14 man squad for Kenya.

Dilip Nath
Dilip Nath
Amit Shrestha
Amit Shrestha

 

Dipesh Shrestha
Dipesh Shrestha

 

And finally there is Sandeep Lamichhane. We got nothing to say about him, we just love him.

Sandeep Lamichhane
Sandeep Lamichhane

Are you still scrolling for a Paras Khadka’s photo?

 

Arun Upreti is a columnist at wicketnepal.com. He is passionate about uncovering unique stories about Nepal Cricket and using obscure Breaking Bad quotes to describe them.