Sikandar Raja to play fourth edition of EPL from Biratnagar Warriors


Kathmandu: Zimbabwe all-rounder Alexander Raja will play in the fourth edition of the Everest Premier League (EPL) from the Biratnagar Warriors.

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Sikandar Raja has been contracted for the EPL, Biratnagar said in a statement on Monday.

Raja has played 17 Tests, 105 ODIs and 42 T20 internationals for Zimbabwe. Biratnagar has signed Raja as the first foreign player.

Biratnagar, which has been playing under the captaincy of former national cricket team captain Paras Khadka, is also a one-time champion team.

The fourth edition of EPL T20 cricket will be held from September 26 to 30 at the TU Cricket Ground in Kirtipur.

Six franchise teams from six cities including Biratnagar will participate in the league.