Nepal will face Bangladesh in the first round of the ACC U-19 Asia Cup in the United Arab Emirates today. In Nepali time, the match between Nepal and Bangladesh will begin at 11:15 a.m. local time at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium.
In the U-19 Asia Cup, Nepal has yet to defeat Bangladesh in a match. Nepal’s most recent loss came by six wickets to Bangladesh in the U-19 Asia Cup, which was held in Sri Lanka in 2019 BS. The Nepali team, led by Dev Khanal, has arrived in the United Arab Emirates with the goal of defeating the Test nation this time around. Coach Basanta Shahi Thakuri stated that the team’s goal was to surprise the Test nation, and that the team’s ultimate goal was to advance to the knockout stage.
Bangladesh and Sri Lanka will be Nepal’s opponents in the group stage, as well as two other Test nations.
Gulshan Jhas and other players who have performed well in the domestic competition, including Captain Dev, Arjun Kumal, Arjun Saud, Vivek Yadav and others, as well as players who have previously represented their country at the international level, are included in the Nepali team. Vivek Yadav is the only player who has represented his country at the international level.