Friday, May 24

Nepal to face Uganda in women’s T20I series

By a Staff Reporter

Kathmandu – The national women’s cricket team of Nepal is all set to play an international women’s T20I series against Uganda at home ground in mid-May. According to the Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN), Nepal will play 5 WTOI matches against Uganda at the TU Cricket Ground in Kirtipur.

This is the first time that the national women’s cricket team of Nepal will be playing an international cricket match at home ground. Prior to this, the women’s team had played regional cricket match during the 13th South Asian Games in 2019 in Pokhara. The match against Uganda will be considered as an T20I match and will be crucial for  improving  Nepal’s ICC ranking.

Nepal is currently ranked 16th in the world ranking while Uganda is 19th.

Nepal’s coach Jagat Tamata has announced a preliminary squad of 22 players for the series against Uganda. The team has already started training at TU ground.

Coach Tamata says this is a good opportunity for the women’s cricket team.

“It is a good thing that an international women’s series is being held. We have already started training. We have already announced a 22-member squad today. The final team will be announced after a few days of training,” said Tamata.

The team includes most of the experienced players of Nepal. Legspinner Hiranmayee Roy, who made it to the U-19 team this year, is included in the national team because of her impressive performance.

22-Member Preliminary Squad:

Match Schedule:

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