Nepal vs Maldives Live Cricket Stream – Asian Games 2023 Men’s T20I
After a numerous record breaking match against Mongolia, Nepali cricket team will be taking on Maldives in the second match of the Asian Games 2023 in Hangzhou, China on 1st October.
A win for Nepal will confirm their place in the quarterfinal, where five other full-member teams are waiting. Two other winners from Group B and Group C will also qualify for the quarterfinal to make it 8 teams. There will be a draw for the quarterfinal matches.
The match between Nepal vs Maldives will be played at Zhejiang University of Technology Cricket Field and will start from 6:45 am.
Nepal vs Maldives Live Cricket Stream
No any TV Channels from Nepal has brought the broadcasting rights of the Asian Games 2023. However in India, DD Sports and Sony Sports Network have the broadcasting rights of the Asian Games 2023.
All the matches from the Quarterfinals will be live on Sony Sports Network. Similarly, all the group stage matches will be live on DDSports 1 in India and Nepal.
You can watch Nepal vs Maldives Live Cricket Stream in DDSports 1 TV Channel.
Sony Ten 1 HD and Sony Ten 3 HD will broadcast the matches from the quarter-finals.
Nepal vs Maldives: Team News
The Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN) has already announced Nepal’s squad for the Asian Games. Sadly, team Nepal will be without the service of one of their best spinner Lalit Rajbanshi who suffered injury during a practice match. He underwent successful surgery on Thursday.
The Head Coach Monty Desai has called up Binod Bhandari for the first time in the team. Similarly, Bibek Yadav and Abhinash Bohara also got their maiden call up during Desai’s stint.
On the other hand, Cricket Mongolia has announced their squad with only eleven players. Since they are playing in international level for the first time, they will be under pressure as their team is very young.
Nepal Squad: Rohit Paudel (C), Aasif Sheikh, Kushal Bhurtel, Kushal Malla, Sandeep Jora, Binod Bhandari, Dipendra Singh Airee, Bibek Yadav, Gulshan Jha, Karan KC, Sompal Kami, Sandeep Lamichhane, Pratish GC, Lalit Rajbanshi, Avinash Bohara.
Maldives Squad: Nazwan Ismail, Fareed Shius(w), Muawiyath Ghanee, Hussain Sadhin(c), Ismail Ali, Mohamed Miuvan, Naseer Naail Ismail, Azin Rafeeq, Hassan Rasheed, Rasheed Rassam, Ryan Tholal.
Nepali Cricket has been very much busy in past 10/12 months. Nepal has played more than 25 matches in last few months but none of them were T20s. Nepal played their first T20I match in more than a year against Mongolia last week.
In that match, Nepal were all over the newcomer Mongolia, scoring 314 runs in 20 overs and registering a massive victory of 273 runs.
On the other hand, Maldives also won their first match against Mongolia. They defeated Mongolia by 9 wickets after chasing a mere low total of 60 runs.