Nepal Vs Canada Toss Update, T20 World Cup Warm-Up: Paudel & Co Bowl First - Check Teams

Nepal have qualified for the ICC T20 World Cup for the first time in a decade. For Canada, this is their first-ever appearance in the 20-over showpiece

Nepal reached the final of the World Cup Asia Qualifier to qualify for the global T20 showpiece. Photo: File

Nepal captain Rohit Paudel won the toss and elected to bowl first against Canada in their ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2024 warm-up match in Texas on Monday (May 27, 2024). The match is being played at Grand Prairie Stadium, a former ballpark, in the United States. (Full IPL Coverage | More Cricket News)

Nepal have qualified for the T20 World Cup for the first time in a decade. Rohit Paudel and Co got there on the back of their strong performance at the World Cup Asia Qualifier. Nepal beat Singapore and Malaysia to enter the knockouts and prevailed over old rivals UAE in the semi-final to seal their berth for the 2024 T20 World Cup.

As for Canada, this is their first-ever appearance in the 20-over showpiece. Led by skipper Saad Bin Zafar, the Canadian men confirmed their historic berth in October by beating Bermuda in the final of the Americas Region qualifier.


Nepal: Kushal Bhurtel, Rohit Paudel (c), Sundeep Jora, Dipendra Singh Airee, Gulshan Jha, Karan KC, Kushal Malla, Aasif Sheikh (wk), Anil Sah (wk), Abinash Bohara, Kamal Singh, Lalit Rajbanshi, Pratis GC, Sagar Dhakal, Sompal Kami.

Canada: Aaron Johnson, Dilpreet Bajwa, Navneet Dhaliwal, Nicholas Kirton, Pargat Singh, Ravinderpal Singh, Rayyan Pathan, Dillon Heyliger, Saad Bin Zafar (c), Shreyas Movva (wk), Jeremy Gordon, Junaid Siddiqui, Kaleem Sana, Nikhil Dutta, Rishiv Joshi.

In the preliminary stage of the T20 World Cup, Nepal are placed in Group D alongside the Netherlands, Sri Lanka, South Africa, and Bangladesh. Canada are in Group A with the United States of America, Ireland, India, and Pakistan. Canada will feature on the opening night of the main event against co-hosts USA.

Live Streaming Details

The Nepal vs Canada, T20 World Cup warm-up match will not be live telecast or live streamed on any platform in India. Only two games - India vs Bangladesh and Australia vs West Indies will be broadcast out of the 16 warm-up matches.