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Former captain Paras Khadka announces retirement

Former captain Paras Khadka announces retirement

Former captain Paras Khadka announces retirement


Paras has announced his retirement from international cricket by posting a message on social media. Paras, who made his international debut in international cricket in 2004, also captained Nepal for a long time. Under his captaincy, Nepal had achieved everything from playing in the Cricket World Cup to ODI recognition.

He played international cricket for Nepal for almost 17 years and established himself as a successful all-rounder. Paras, who is an associate cricket star, has also played in foreign franchise leagues recently. He is also a successful captain in domestic cricket and has indicated that he will play at the local level.


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Paras last played for Nepal in the ACC Eastern Region T20 tournament in Thailand in February last year. Paras did not play in the triangular T20I series against the Netherlands and Malaysia at home last April due to injury. Paras made his debut for Nepal in 2004 against Malaysia through U-17 and U-19.

Paras captained the Nepali cricket team from 2008 to 2019. Paras is the most successful captain of Nepali cricket. Under his captaincy, Nepal played the 2014 T20 World Cup for the first time. In 2018, for the first time, a historic ODI was recognized. Paras first helped Nepal win the Division Five title in 2010. Under his captaincy, Nepal has won the title from Division 5 to 3.

Along with the captain, Paras is also the most successful player. He is the first Nepali to score a century in ODI and T20I Dubey. In ODIs, he scored a century in 2019 against UAE and the same year against Singapore in T20I. Paras has played 10 ODIs, 33 T20I, 2 first-class, 44 List A, and 56 T20 cricket matches from Nepal. Paras left the captaincy of the Nepali team in 2019.

Coincidentally, Paras retired the day he won his first ODI. In 2018, Paras won the historic ODI game by defeating the Netherlands by one run on August 3.

Former captain Paras Khadka announces retirement


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