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New jersey for the Nepali team playing World Cup Cricket unveiled

2024 Apr 09, 7:37,

The new jersey to be used by the Nepali national cricket team members playing in the upcoming ICC T-20 World Cup Cricket tournament has been unveiled  on Monday.

The ICC Men's T20 World Cup begins on June 1 and will be played across the USA and West Indies.

Minister for Youth and Sports Biraj Bhakta Shrestha and National Sports Council's Member-Secretary Tankalal Ghising jointly made public the new jersey at a programme organized by the Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN).

The jersey has a mixture of red, white and blue colour and the picture of national flag of Nepal lies in both shoulders. Similarly, the highest mountain in the world-Sagarmatha (Mt Everest)- is marked in the lower part of the jersey while one side of the bust has CAN's logo and another displays sponsor's logo.

There are 20 different teams participating in the T20 World Cup which are divided into four groups- A, B, C and D. Nepal falls on group D which also has South Africa, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Netherlands in it.

While Group A includes the USA, India, Pakistan, Ireland and Canada, Group B has England, Australia, Namibia, Scotland and Oman. New Zealand, West Indies, Afghanistan, Uganda and Papua New Guinea is in Group C.

The top two teams from each group will reach in super 8. Nepal is going to participate in the World Cup for the second time. Earlier it played the World Cup in 2014.

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