6 countries including Nepal in ICC World Division-3 Tournament

KATHMANDU: Six countries including Nepal are taking part in the ICC World Division-3 cricket tournament to be held in Bermuda from coming April 28 to May 5.

Other countries taking part in the tournament are Italy, Oman, Uganda, the USA and hosts Bermuda, according to a statement released by the International Cricket Council (ICC) here today.

The winner and the runner-up teams from the tournament will take part in the ICC world cup qualifying tournament to be held in New Zealand in 2014. Those selected from this tournament will be book a berth in the ICC World Cup to be held in Australia and New Zealand in 2015.

The Nepali national cricket team led by Paras Khadka is currently in India playing practice matches in the build up to the tournament.