Nepal vs West Indies A: Things to Know About the Series

Nepal vs West Indies A: See all the details here.

Nepal’s cricket team is gearing up for a landmark T20 series against West Indies A, marking a significant milestone in their cricketing journey. This is the first ever Nepal Tour for the Caribbean side and the former World Champions are with strong squad to challenge Nepal at its home.

The five-match T20 series is scheduled to kick off on April 27th and will culminate on May 5th, with all matches hosted at the TU Cricket Ground.

Previously, Nepal had encountered the West Indies only once during the Cricket World Cup Qualifier 2023 held in Zimbabwe.

The upcoming series holds immense importance for Nepal as it serves as a crucial preparation ahead of the T20 World Cup. Additionally, it will play a pivotal role in shaping Nepal’s squad for the forthcoming T20 World Cup, making each match a significant step in their cricketing journey.

Nepal vs West Indies A: Schedule

First T20 Match – April 27
Second T20 Match – April 28
Third T20 Match – May 1
Fourth T20 Match – May 2
Fifth T20 Match – May 4

All the matches of the series will be played at TU Cricket Ground and all the match will start from 12:15 pm Nepali time.

Nepal vs West Indies A: Live Stream and Live Score

Match: Nepal vs West Indies A

Live Stream: Kantipur Television HD and Kantipur Max HD

Live Score: ESPN Cricinfo

Kantipur TV has acquired the broadcasting rights of the historic T20 Series against the West Indies side.

All the matches of the T20 Series between Nepal and West Indies A will be live on Kantipur Max HD, official Youtube Channel of Kantipur Max HD and the official app of Kantipur TV.

The viewers can watch Watch Nepal vs West Indies A Live Stream online on WicketGoal TV as well.

Nepal vs West Indies A: Players to Watch


Nepal vs West Indies A: Things to Know About the Series
Dipendra Singh Airee

Dipendra Singh Airee: When it come to T20 cricket, Dipendra Singh Airee stands as Mr. Dependable for Nepal in all three aspects of the game; Bowling, Batting and Fielding. Dipendra has already made 1500 plus T20I runs and has 37 T20I wickets in his name.

Dipendra Singh Airee was Nepal’s highest run scorer and highest wicket taker in recently conclued ACC Men’s Premier Cup in Oman.

West Indies A

Nepal vs West Indies A: Things to Know About the Series
West Indies’ Andre Fletcher raises his bat to celebrate scoring fifty runs during their ICC World Twenty20 2016 cricket match against Sri Lanka in Bangalore, India, Sunday, March 20, 2016. (AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi)

Andre Flecther: Andre Flecther has already played more than 280 T20 matches and has made almost 7,000 runs.

He has already played for West Indies national team and has won the T20 World Cup back in 2016.

Similarly, he has played in Big Bash League, Lanka Premier League, Bangladesh Premier League, Pakistan Super League, CPL, IL T20, Global T20 League.

Nepal’s last five T20 games at TU Cricket Ground:

  • 71-run win vs Ireland A
  • 6-wicket win vs Ireland A
  • 4-wicket loss vs Netherlands
  • 6-wicket win vs Netherlands
  • 3-run win vs Namibia

Nepal’s last five T20I games:

  • 4-wicket defeat vs Hong Kong
  • 6-wicket defeat vs UAE
  • 6-wicket win vs Saudi Arabia
  • 8-wicket win vs Hong Kong
  • 32-run win vs Qatar

Nepal vs West Indies A: Weather report:

As per Google’s weather report, there is almost no chance of rain halting the match.  It will be hot and humid with an average temperature of 31 °C, the average humidity is expected to be 27% and wind at 21 km/h.

Nepal vs West Indies A: Captain’s Words

Roston Chase (West Indies): “We’re aiming to prepare for the World Cup and give our players a chance to perform and show their skills to the selectors. We know there are only two spots left in the squad, so we just want to play good cricket. The players are excited, especially with about 15,000 spectators expected at the games.”

Rohit Poudel (Nepal): “As for our preparation, we just returned from Oman. We didn’t get the results we wanted, but that’s sports, and we need to keep moving forward. West Indies A is one of the best teams we’ve ever played, so everyone is really excited about this series right before the World Cup. Everyone is ready to give their best.”

Nepal vs West Indies A: Squad Details

West Indies Named Strong Squad for Nepal Tour as they are set for a historic visit to Nepal for the first time. Their squad consists of very experienced as well as young players.

The squad features competent speed bowlers Obed McCoy and Oshane Thomas in addition to young, talented players like Hayden Walsh, Keemo Paul, and Keacy Carty. The West Indies A team is generally rather strong, with a combination of more experienced players and those that play all year long in different franchise leagues throughout the world.

West Indies A: Roston Chase (Captain), Alick Athanaze (Vice-Captain), Fabian Allen, Kadeem Alleyne, Joshua Bishop, Keacy Carty, Johnson Charles, Mark Deyal, Andre Fletcher, Matthew Forde, Obed McCoy, Gudakesh Motie, Keemo Paul, Oshane Thomas, Hayden Walsh.

On the other hand, Nepal has announced their best possible squad for the historic series. The Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN) has added further four players in the squad to make in 20 members.

These players were added to the roster, according to Paras Khadka, secretary of the Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN). The 16-man team led by Rohit Paudel for the historic series was revealed by CAN on Thursday.

Nepal Squad: Rohit Paudel (captain), Kushal Bhurtel, Aasif Sheikh (wk), Anil Sah, Kushal Malla, Sundeep Jora, Dipendra Singh Airee, Gulshan Jha, Bibek Yadav, Pratish GC, Karan KC, Sompal Kami, Abinash Bohara, Lalit Rajbanshi, Aarif Sheikh, Aakash Chand, Binod Bhandari, Lokesh Bam, Sagar Dhakal and Kamal Singh Airee.

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