New jersey unveiled for Nepali cricket team ahead of ICC T20 World Cup

KATHMANDU: The Nepali national cricket team's new jersey for the upcoming ICC T20 World Cup has been officially unveiled in a ceremony held in Kathmandu on Monday.

Minister for Youth and Sports Biraj Bhakta Shrestha, along with National Sports Council's Member-Secretary Tankalal Ghising, revealed the new jersey at an event organized by the Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN).

The jersey features a combination of red, white, and blue colors, with the national flag of Nepal prominently displayed on both shoulders.

Additionally, the iconic symbol of Mount Everest (Sagarmatha) adorns the lower part of the jersey. CAN's logo is placed on one side of the bust, while the other side features the logo of the team's sponsor.


The ICC Men's T20 World Cup is scheduled to commence on June 1 and will be hosted across the USA and West Indies.

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

The tournament includes a total of 20 teams divided into four groups (A, B, C, and D).

Groups A and B consist of teams such as the USA, India, Pakistan, England, Australia, and more, while Groups C and D feature other cricketing nations like New Zealand, West Indies, Afghanistan, and others.

This marks Nepal's second appearance in the T20 World Cup, having previously participated in the 2014 edition.

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