The government has decided to award the Nepali National Cricket Team members with Rs 500,000 each for their magnificent performance in the ICC World T20 held in Bangladesh recently.
The cabinet meeting on Friday decided to felicitate the players, coach and management team with the cash prize.
Although Nepal failed to qualify for the next round of the ICC T20 World Cup 2014, its performance has been applauded in the international cricket arena.
Of the played three matches, Nepal had defeated Hong Kong by 80 runs and Afghanistan by 9 runs. Nepal lost to host Bangladesh by eight wickets despite a strong performance.