KATHMANDU, Dec. 7 -- Kathmandu Kings XI made the first foray in the ever increasing extravaganza of franchise cricket in Nepal with the announcement of signing with couple of big international stars Zimbabwean Sikandar Raza and Irish Kevin O'Brien for the upcoming third season of Everest Premier League (EPL) starting on December 8.

However, things did not pan out as expected and Raza was cancelled citing unavoidable circumstances as the EPL neared. The Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Kings XI Raj Jung Thapa was unfazed by the recent developments. "Everything happens for a reason. Rather than what has happened before we are focusing ahead, the mood in the squad is great. Kevin's arrival has boosted us. The coach Binod Das and captain Som...