Prashant Bikram Malla, CAN secretary, resigns over Nepal T20 League controversy

File: Prashant Bikram Malla
File: Prashant Bikram Malla

Kathmandu, February 1

Prashant Bikram Malla, the acting secretary of the national cricket governing body, Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN), has resigned from his position over the Nepal T20 League controversy.

Malla submitted his resignation to the central meeting of the association currently underway in Pokhara, informs a member.

Earlier, seven members of the 19-member committee had demanded the resignation of Malla among five top officials including CAN President Chatur Bahadur Chand. Besides holding a press conference to demand the resignation in Kathmandu, the members also submitted their demand to Chand during the meeting yesterday.

Malla chaired the governing council of the Nepal T20 League which has been mired in controversy over charges of spot-fixing.

Meanwhile, the strategic partner of the event, Seven3Sports, which was allegedly involved in spot-fixing, says it has cancelled the contract signed with the Cricket Association of Nepal.

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