8 January 2016

Today Nepalese Association of Victoria organized an interaction and felicitation program of Ms Rubina Chhetry, Captain, Nepal National Women’s Cricket Team, who is at present in Melbourne to be part of Melbourne Renegade Cricket Team as an associate rookie. This program was organized at The Himalayan Cricket Club at TW Blake Park, 74 Gower Street, Preston, Victoria.

The interaction program was attended by officials from Melbourne Renegade, Cricket Australia, members from South Asian Community in Melbourne as well as Mr Hussain Hanif, Coach, NAV Cricket Team.

Dr Anupam Pokharel, President, NAV Chaired the program also attended by Mr Chandra Yonzon, Hon Consulate General of Nepal to Victoria, Mr Bom Yonzon, President The Himalayan Club. Mr Tara Gaire, Vice President and Chair, Sports Committee coordinated the program.

Ms Chhetry arrived in Melbourne just over a week ago. She will be returning back to Nepal on 12 January 2017. She said the experience she has gained while training and playing with Melbourne Renegade will be very valuable.

The program also included sporting activity involving Ms Chhetry and local girls and young women. This was coordinated by Mr Hussain Hanif, Cricket Coach and Tara Gaire (NAV VP and Chair, NAV Sports Subcommittee) along with Sunam Gautam (Captain NAV Cricket Team) and Roshan Paudyal (Captain, The Himalayan Cricket Club).

NAV Thanks Melbourne Renegade, Cricket Australia and Hussain Hanif for all the supports Nepalese Community has been provided. NAV also thanks the Himalayan Club for the venue. NAV also thanks Craigeburn Nepalese Community for providing sound equipment.

Rubina Chhetry interacting with the community members.
Rubina Chhetry interacting with the community members.
Rubina Chhetry and Sunam Gautam with NAV Current and Past Officials.
Rubina Chhetry and Sunam Gautam with NAV Current and Past Officials.

 

Cricket Australia representative giving a talk.
Cricket Australia representative giving a talk.
NAV President Dr Anupam Pokharel, Vice President Tara Gaire, Consulate General of Nepal Chandra Yonzon and The Himalayan Club President Bom Yonzon felicitating Ms Chhetry.
NAV President Dr Anupam Pokharel, Vice President Tara Gaire, Consulate General of Nepal Chandra Yonzon and The Himalayan Club President Bom Yonzon felicitating Ms Chhetry.
Rubina instructing local women players.
Rubina Chhetry instructing local women players.
Rubina Chhetry with local Nepalese Cricket Players.
Rubina Chhetry with local Nepalese Cricket Players.
NAV VP Tara Gaire
NAV VP Tara Gaire (Photo courtesy The Himalayan Club)
Photo Courtesy: The Himalayan Club
Photo Courtesy: The Himalayan Club