KATHMANDU, April 23: On Tuesday afternoon, The British High commission in New Delhi granting a transit visa to Nepali Cricket Players. But Vice-captain Gyanendra Malla is missed from the Nepalese squad for today’s departure.
CAN made arrangement of collecting players passports at Delhi Airport and the Nepali Cricket Team left the country.
CAN sent its executive committee member Basanta Raj Satyal to New Delhi Tuesday morning for collecting the players´ travel documents from the UK authority.
However, vice-captain Malla has been asked to furnish more documents and to go through an interview at the High Commission in Delhi on Wednesday. According to CAN General Secretary Ashok Nath Pyakuryal, Malla and team´s video analyst Raman Siwakoti flew to Delhi late afternoon Tuesday. “While Siwakoti will fly to the UK and then to Bermuda along with other members of the team, Malla will go to the British High Commission for interview,” said Pyakuryal. “We are hopeful that everything will go well and Malla will also join the team later.”
CAN has included Naresh Budhayair in the team as a possible replacement of Malla. Lucky Budhayair flew along with the team on Tuesday. “If Malla gets visa, Budhayair would be considered only as reserve player. Otherwise, he will replace Malla,” said a CAN member.