Former captain Paras Khadka announces his retirement from international cricket

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KATHMANDU: Former captain of the Nepali national cricket team Paras Khadka has announced his retirement from international cricket. In a statement issued today, Khadka announced his retirement from international cricket.

Expressing gratitude to all Nepali cricket supporters and stakeholders, it has been decided to retire from international cricket. Khadka also said that playing for Nepal was the best achievement of his life.

Khadka, who became the captain in 2009, resigned in 2019.

Khadka has played 10 ODIs and 33 T20 Internationals for Nepal. He scored 315 runs in ODIs and 799 runs in T20s. He also took nine wickets in ODIs and eight in T20I.

Khadka is also the first player to score a century for Nepal in both ODIs and T20s. Playing in the ICC Cricket League Division 5, he made a significant contribution to making Nepal one-day international cricket recognized nation.

Under Khadka’s captaincy, Nepal played the 2014 T20 World Cup, which was Nepal’s largest international participation. And in 2018, Nepal was recognized as one-day.