Record-Breaking Participation Marks the 19th NAV Cup 2024

" This participation is a testament to the NAV Cup's popularity in the Nepalese Community in Victoria : Upreti. "

Melbourne, VIC – The Nepalese Association of Victoria (NAV) is gearing up for a historic spectacle as the 19th NAV Cup 2024 prepares to commence on January 14 at Donath Reserve, Reservoir. Boasting the highest-ever participation in NAV Cup history, a staggering 17 cricket teams are primed to compete in what promises to be an electrifying tournament.

The unprecedented surge in team registrations signifies the soaring popularity and prestige of the NAV Cup. Notable cricketing entities among the lineup include Far West Hunters Cricket Club, Royal Rhinos Cricket Club, Expert Sagarmatha Blues, The Himalayan Club, Tricon Cricket Club, Grace Gorkhali Cricket Club, Brighton Everest United Cricket Club, United Warriors Cricket Club, Kathmandu Capitals Cricket Club, Danfe Strikers Cricket Club, Rising Sun Sports Club, Chitwan Cricket Club – Melbourne, Chitwan Rhinos Cricket Club, Narre Kings, Gulmi Tigers Cricket Club, and Everest Lion Maven Cricket Club Melbourne.

“This year’s NAV Cup marks an incredible milestone with a record-breaking 17 teams participating, showcasing the immense passion for cricket within our community,” stated NAV President, Prem Raj Upreti. “The overwhelming response is a testament to the unity and fervor for the sport, and we’re thrilled to witness such a remarkable gathering of talent.”

The tournament, set to unfold in group stages, promises riveting encounters and spirited contests among the teams. Scheduled to conclude with a grand finale on March 10, the NAV Cup will span weeks of exhilarating cricketing action.

Supported by the Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN) and bolstered by the Australian Embassy in Nepal, this event stands as a beacon of collaboration and camaraderie between cricketing bodies across borders.

“This tournament is not just about cricket; it’s about fostering connections, celebrating diversity, and embracing the camaraderie that sports bring,” added Upreti.

As anticipation mounts and cricket enthusiasts prepare for the thrilling matches ahead, the 19th NAV Cup 2024 is poised to captivate audiences, igniting the passion for the game and uniting communities through the spirit of sportsmanship.

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