Monty Desai arrives in Nepal as batting consultant for Nepal U19

Monty Desai

KATHMANDU — Former Rajasthan Royals’ coach Monty Desai has arrived in Nepal on Monday for joining the coaching staff of Nepal U19 cricket team as a batting consultant.

Desai is all set to train Nepal U19 cricket team for 10 days before heading for Malaysia to take part in ACC U-19 Eastern Region cricket tournament scheduled for September 10-18 in Malaysia.

The tournament includes Nepal, Singapore, Thailand and Bhutan in group A and Malaysia, Hong Kong, China and Myanmar in group B. The tournament will be played on a league-cum-knockout format.

Asian Cricket Council (ACC) will bear all the expenses of Monty’s trip to Nepal.