Govt to honor Nepali cricketers with cash prize

KATHMANDU, Feb 5: A meeting of the Council of Ministers has decided to honor the Nepal national cricket team with a cash prize of Rs 500,000 each.

Nepal returned home victorious on Monday after defeating the United Arab Emirates 2-1 in both one-day international and T20 international series held at the ICC Academy in Dubai. The bilateral series was held from January 25 to February 3.

Minister for Youth and Sports Jagat Bahadur Bishwokarma shared the information at an interaction program organized by the Reporters’ Club Nepal on Tuesday.