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Saturday, July 20, 2024

Asia Cup Nepal Squad

Nepal announced a 17-member squad for the upcoming Asia Cup with all-rounder Rohit Paudel as captain of a team that also features former Delhi Capitals spinner Sandeep Lamichhane. Nepal have been placed in Group A along with Asian heavyweights India and Pakistan. It is the second time Nepal has qualified for the Asia Cup after 2002, when they finished runners-up in the ACC Trophy. But the tournament did not take place due to the India-Pakistan conflict.

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Asia Cup Squad FAQs

  • How many players are part of Nepal's Asia Cup 2023 squad?

    Nepal announced a 17-player squad for the Asia Cup 2023

  • When was Nepal's Asia Cup 2023 squad announced?

    Nepal's Asia Cup squad was announced on Monday, August 14

  • Which players were the surprise omissions in Nepal's Asia Cup squad?

    Sandeep Lamichhane is part of Nepal's squad but he hasn't travelled to Pakistan for the ODI Asia Cup as he must stay home to stand trial for alleged rape.

  • Who are the surprise inclusions in Nepal's Asia Cup 2023 squad?

    Emerging offspinner Mousom Dhakal, with immense potential, has earned a well-deserved spot in Nepal's squad for the upcoming Asia Cup. Accompanying him is the proficient batter Sundeep Jora, making a comeback after being unable to participate in Nepal's campaign during the World Cup Qualifier held in Zimbabwe this past June.

  • What happened to Sandeep Lamichhane?

    Sandeep Lamichhane was once the poster boy for the rise of cricket in Nepal, but he is accused of raping a 17-year-old girl in a Kathmandu hotel room in August last year. Lamichhane denies all wrongdoing. Last year, Lamichhane was suspended as national captain and arrested, but was freed on bail in January and Nepal then lifted his ban on playing.