Gyanendra Malla will face his first competitive test as Nepal captain, leading the national team at the ACC Emerging Teams Asia Cup next week.
Malla leads a 15-man squad for the tournament, with former captain Paras Khadka and leg-spinner Sandeep Lamichhane opting to play in the Abu Dhabi T10 League running from November 15-24.
Dipendra Singh Airee will deputise Malla, after being named vice captain when the side toured Singapore and Oman.
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Nepal are drawn in group B, alongside India, Bangladesh and Hong Kong.
Gyanendra Malla – Captain
Dipendra Singh Airee – Vice-captain
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