Extratech Private Limited announced the inauguration of Extratech Oval Cricket Ground on March 26, 2024.
The ground has been under construction for nine months on private investment. Nepali citizen, Binod Kunwar – who is currently residing in Australia, is investing in this project, both for developmental and commercial purposes. The Cricket Association of Nepal, Lumbini Province Cricket Association and Rupandehi District Cricket Association will be facilitating the opening ceremony.
Four teams will be playing three matches altogether on the opening day. Legends 96, Nepal’s 2014 World Cup Team, Rest of Nepal, and Rupandehi Legends will be the participating sides. Nepal’s veteran players from the first years will form the Legends 96 side while players who were around the national side during the World T20 2014 will be representing Nepal’s 2014 World Cup Team. Paras Khadka will be leading this side.
Reputed veteran players from Nepal will be playing from Rest of Nepal while Rupandehi Legends will be filled with legends from the Rupandehi district.