Republica Nepali Cricket Supporters Society President Bhanu Sigdel (center) talks during a felicitation program alongside national cricket players Karan KC (first left) and Sompal Kami (second right), late Pramod Bajracharya’s sister Sanu Bajracharya (first right) in Kathmandu on Saturday.
KATHMANDU, Sept 16: Nepal Cricket Supporters Society (NCSS) has felicitated national cricketer Karan KC and youth cricketer of Province 4 Hari Bahadur Chauhan starting their annual ‘Late Pramod Bajracharya NCSS National Service Honor’ during a program held in Kathmandu on Saturday.
KC produced a miraculous performance against Canada in the International Cricket Council (ICC) World Cricket League Division Two playing an important role in paving Nepal’s way to ICC World Cup Qualifiers earlier this year. He was awarded with a cash prize of Rs 100,000.
Likewise, the rising star of the Inter-provincial Prime Minister Cup Cricket Tournament which was held in Kathmandu, Chauhan was felicitated on the occasion for his performances for Province 4 in the tournament. He was later called up for national closed camp.
NCSS’s founding member and treasurer late Pramod Bajracharya was also felicitated posthumously. Bajracharya was honored with national service award.
Bajracharya passed away on May 4 this year at the age of 33 due to brain hemorrhage.
The society’s President Bhanu Sigdel said that it will felicitate players with national service award annually in Bajracharya's honor. "We will felicitate players who do well in cricket every year with the national service felicitation in memory of Pramod Bajracharya. We will continue doing that," Sigdel said.
On the same occasion, volunteer Mahendra Gurung was also felicitated for his contributions to the fan organization. More than 50 NCSS official members were present at the occasion.