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Nepal taking on West Indies in last match of T20 series today


 |  Kathmandu

Nepali cricket team posing for a photo during an official farewell organized on Friday evening. (Photo: Saroj Nepal)

Nepal is playing the last match of the five-match T20 series against West Indies 'A' today (Saturday).

The final match of the series between the two teams will start at 12:30 PM at the TU Cricket Ground in Kirtipur.

Nepal wants to make a happy ending by winning today's match. Today's match will be just a preparation for Nepal before the World Cup.

Despite winning the first match of the series by 4 wickets, Nepal lost the next three consecutive matches to West Indies 'A'.

After playing the last match against West Indies 'A' under the series, the Nepali cricket team will fly to West Indies tonight to play the World Cup.

After playing some practice matches there, Nepal will leave for America.

Cricket World Cup will start on June 2. Nepal will start the World Cup on June 4 against the Netherlands.

Nepal is in Group D alongside Netherlands, South Africa, Sri Lanka, and Bangladesh.

The Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN) has already announced the 15-member team under the captaincy of Rohit Paudel to play the World Cup, and they were bidden adieu officially on Friday evening.

Along with captain Paudel, Aasif Sheikh, Anil Shah, Kushal Bhurtel, Kushal Malla, Dipendra Singh Airee, Lalit Rajbanshi, Karan KC, Gulsan Jha, Sompal Kami, Pratish JC, Sundeep Jora, Abhinas Bohara, Sagar Dhakal and Kamal Singh Airee are in the team.


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