Top Nepali Cricketers and Their Impact on National Cricket Team

Nepali Cricketers

The Nepal cricket captains are the ones who have contributed to the national cricket side. Here are the top Nepal cricketers who have contributed for their country and taken the game to the next level.

One of Nepal’s best cricketers is largely considered to be Paras Khadka. He has long held a prominent position in Nepali cricket and has long led the country’s squad as captain. The all-rounder Khadka is renowned for both his effective medium-pace bowling and aggressive batting. He was essential to Nepal’s accomplishments, such as their maiden appearance in the ICC World Twenty20 and gaining ODI status. In ODIs from 2018 to 2020, he has scored 315 runs, smashed 1 century and 1 fifties, and smashed 40 fours and 5 sixes for an average of 35.00.

Another cricketer who has made a huge impact in international cricket is Sandeep Lamichhane. In ODIs, he scored 284 runs in 43 matches and took 104 wickets. He produced 1605 runs and took 8 four-wicket hauls and 3 five-wicket hauls.

However, Gyanendra Malla is a top-order batsman for the Nepal cricket team and an accomplished cricketer. He has consistently delivered and made a big difference in the team’s performance. Malla has played a significant role in Nepal’s batting lineup and is renowned for his graceful strokeplay. From 2018 to 2023, he has scored 856 runs and smashed seven fifties, 87 fours, and 15 sixes in 35 matches, for an average of 25.17.

Sompal Kami is one of the pacers for the Nepal Cricket Team, and he is one of the top cricketers in the current squad. He has taken 62 wickets and produced 1739 runs in 46 matches. While Gulsan Jha is also one of the top-quality bowlers and has taken 13 wickets in 16 matches,

While Bhim Sharki is one of the best middle-order batters, he scored 330 runs and smashed two fifties in 11 matches. Dipendra Singh Airee has scored 696 runs, smashed 1 century and 2 fifties, and smashed 60 fours and 8 sixes.

Talented cricketer from Nepal, Sandeep Jora. On September 8, 2001, he was born in Kathmandu, Nepal. In international cricket, right-handed batsman Jora has played for Nepal.

In a bilateral series against the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in 2019, Jora made his debut for the Nepali national team. He has primarily served as the team’s middle-order batter. Jora is renowned for his brisk running and strong stroke play.He attracted attention when he displayed his batting abilities at the 2020 ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup. Throughout the competition, Jora contributed some pivotal innings, including one against the UAE that ended the contest. In five matches, he scored 56 runs with an average of 11.20.

While the cricket player Arjun Saud from Nepal In international cricket, Nepal is represented by the excellent batsman Arjun Saud.

During a series against the Netherlands in 2021, Saud made his national team debut for Nepal. He is a middle-order right-handed batsman renowned for his aggressive batting approach and capacity for powerful hits. A promising talent for Nepal’s cricket future, Saud has demonstrated his promise in domestic cricket.

The current Nepal cricket squad is Rohit Paudel, Kushal Bhurtel, Aasif Sheikh, Gayanendra Malla, Kushal Malla,Aarif  Sheikh,Sompal Kami, Dipendra Singh Airee, Gulshan Jha, Karan KC, Sandeep Lamichhane, Bhim Sharki, Pratish GC, and Lalit Rajbanshi.