Nepal set to play T20 Tri-Series Showdown in India’s SMS Friendship Cup

Nepal set to play T20 Tri-Series Showdown in India's SMS Friendship Cup

The Nepali national cricket team is poised to commence their journey in the SMS Friendship Cup T20 tri-series against the Gujarat Cricket Association in India.

Set to start at 2:45 PM, this match signifies the beginning of Nepal’s campaign as they gear up to compete against Baroda and Gujarat in Vapi, India.

Spanning from March 31 to April 7, this seven-match tournament guarantees exhilarating cricket action with each team facing off against the others twice.

Ultimately, the top two teams will compete for the prestigious title.

Ranked 16th in the ICC rankings, Nepal recognizes this tournament as a pivotal stepping stone in their preparations for the forthcoming T20 World Cup in the United States and the West Indies.

Placed in Pool D of the T20 World Cup, Nepal faces tough adversaries including South Africa, Bangladesh, Netherlands, and Sri Lanka.

Nepal’s schedule in the SMS Friendship Cup comprises matches against Gujarat on March 31, Baroda on April 2, a rematch with Gujarat on April 3, and a final clash with Baroda on April 5, leading up to the highly anticipated final on April 7.

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