Nepali deaf team will play at least seven matches in the Second Deaf Cricket World Cup 2005 in Lucknow, India as the organizing Deaf Cricket International Federation made public the round-robin league schedule of the eight-nation event.
Nepal will open against South Africa at LDA Stadium in Aliganj on Nov 17. NepalÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s schedule for the tournament is as follow:
Nov 15: Practice match at Bareilly
Nov 16: Inauguration of the event
Nov 17: Nepal vs South Africa at LDA Stadium, Aliganj
Nov 18: Nepal vs Sri Lanka at Chowk Stadium
Nov 19: Nepal vs Australia at LDA Stadium, Aliganj
Nov 20: Rest Day
Nov 21: Nepal vs New Zealand at Gomti Nagar Stadium
Nov 22: Nepal vs England at Chowk Stadium
Nov 23: Nepal vs Pakistan at LDA Stadium, Aliganj
Nov 24: Nepal vs India at KD Singh Babu Stadium
The semifinals will be played between top four teams on Nov 25 and the final on Nov 27.
Nepal has already selected the team which is training under chief national coach Arun Aryal. A seven-member management committee under Sarayu Sherchan, a member of Deaf Cricket International Federation, and the president of Nepal National Cricket Association for the Deaf, has already been formed.