Posted on November 26, 2018 at 12:22 pm
Pokhara Rhinos, a franchise owned by Jagadamba Sports P. Ltd. in the Everest Premier League, is proud to announce Richard Levias the first international player to be signed by Pokhara Rhinos for the 2018 season. Richard Levi is a South African cricketer who made his T20i debut against New Zealand in 2012 and currently plays for Western Province, Cape Cobras and Northamptonshire. Levi has played 13 T20 internationals for South Africaand accumulated 236 runs at an average of 21.45 with one hundred and one fifty under his belt. He has a highest score of 117* off 45 ballswith 13 sixes, which is a record for the fastest T20i centuryand a then-record of highest number of sixes in a T20i inningsand for the most runs scored in a T20itied with Chris Gayle. He accomplished this feat only in his in his second match against New Zealand at Seddon Park in Hamilton in 2012.
Pokhara Rhinos is humbled and excited to have Richard Levi as a part of our squad in 2018 and we are confident that his presence will provide a great learning experience to our team's younger members. Furthermore, we believe, Levi will be an asset to the side this year and help us put a competitive show at the nation's biggest T20 league. Pokhara Rhinos welcomes Richard Levi to the Himlayan nation in what is going to be the most exciting TVS EPL edition! The terms of the agreement have been kept confidential as per the norms of TVS EPL.
"Pokhara Rhinos is honoured to have a prolific player like Mr. Richard Levi in our squad. His level of experience and unmatched talent is going to be highly beneficial to the team. With the superior T20 track record Mr. Levi possesses, I am sure we are going to be witnessing a cricket legend in the ground at Kirtipur. We welcome Mr. Levi to Nepal, and thank him for being a part of our journey"- said Kohinoor Agarwal, M.D of J4Sports, in a statement.
Meanwhile, Levi, said- "I've always heard of Nepal as one of the most beautiful places in the world and it's exciting to hear the recent progress of the national team in world cricket. I'm looking forward to being a part of Pokhara Rhinos and hopefully performing well for my side in the coming season of TVS EPL. I'd like to thank the owners of my team and the fans of Nepali Cricket for all the love and support and I am really keen to get out there, meet exciting young talents and together, put up a great show in this year's TVS EPL."