Nepal's Squad For T20 World Cup

Nepal has qualified for the T20 World Cup after ten years Nepal has qualified for the T20 World Cup after ten years 

The Cricket Association of Nepal announced their 15-player squad for the upcoming T20 World Cup 2024 in the USA and the Caribbean.

The team, led by Rohit Paudel, comprises a both young talent and experienced players, reflecting their strong performances in recent competitions, including the ACC Premier Cup in Oman and a series against a West Indies A side.

Noteworthy among the Nepal T20 World Cup 2024 squad is all-rounder Dipendra Singh Airee, who recently made headlines for hitting six sixes in an over against Qatar in April.

Nepal’s Squad For T20 World Cup

Player Name
Rohit Paudel (c)21Batter
Aasif Sheikh23Batter/Wicket-keeper
Anik Kumar Sah24Batter
Kushal Bhurtel25Batter
Kushal Malla20Batting All-rounder
Dipendra Singh Airee24Batting All-rounder
Karan KC32Bowling All-rounder
Lalit Rajbanshi22Bowler
Sompal Kami30Bowling All-rounder
Gulshan Jha19Bowler
Pratis GC19Bowling All-rounder
Sundeep Jora21Batter
Sagar Dhakal21Bowler
Abinash Bohara26Bowler
Kamal Singh Airee24Bowler

Nepal's T20 Captain 2024

Rohit Paudel will lead Nepal in T20 World Cup 2024 (Twitter)Rohit Paudel will lead Nepal in T20 World Cup 2024 (Twitter)

Rohit Paudel, a prominent young leader, is set to captain Nepal’s T20 team heading into the T20 World Cup 2024. His captaincy comes during a period of ascent for Nepali cricket, highlighted by recent competitive performances on the international stage.

Paudel's leadership was notably highlighted by a century against a touring West Indies A team, reflecting his ability to thrive under pressure.

With a record of 28 T20Is under his belt as captain, which includes 16 wins, 10 losses, one tie, and one no result, Paudel's experience and strategic brilliance will be key for Nepal.

He will aim to leverage this international platform to propel Nepal into the limelight, showcasing the team's talent and his leadership at the global level.

Nepal's T20 Coach: Monty Desai

Nepal cricket team has grown from strength to strength under Monty DesaiNepal cricket team has grown from strength to strength under Monty Desai

Monty Desai, the current head coach of the Nepal national cricket team, brings a wealth of experience from various international and domestic roles.

Before taking over Nepal's coaching duties in 2023, Desai served in various capacities, including stints with the Rajasthan Royals, Andhra in the Ranji Trophy, and as a batting coach for the West Indies and UAE national teams.

Under his guidance, Nepal qualified for the 2023 Asia Cup and retained their ODI status, marking significant milestones for the team. His coaching has been crcuial in Nepal's qualification for their first T20 World Cup in a decade.

Nepal will start their T20 World Cup campaign on June 4 against the Netherlands in Texas, aiming to make a significant impact in their first appearance at this level in ten years under the guidance of Monty Desai.

Nepal Squad For T20 World Cup: FAQ's

Q.1. Who is the captain of Nepal's T20 team for the World Cup 2024?

Answer: Rohit Paudel is the captain of Nepal's T20 team for the 2024 World Cup.

Q.2. Who is the coach of the Nepal cricket team?

Answer: Monty Desai is the head coach of the Nepal cricket team.

Q.3. Who is the legend of Nepali cricket?

Answer: As Nepal's T20 captain, Rohit Paudel has led the team in 28 T20Is, winning 16, losing 10, with one tie and one no result.

Q.4. Who is the highest run scorer in Nepal T20?

Answer: Paras Khadka is one of the most influential personalities in Nepal Cricket and played a vital role in Nepal's rise in world cricket as a captain from 2008 to 2019.

Q.5. What is the nickname of Nepal cricket team?

Answer: The Nepal Cricket Team is also called as 'The Gorkhas' or 'The Rhinos'.