Tuesday, July 16

Paras to play Legends League Cricket

By a Staff Reporter

Agency – Former Nepal National Cricket team skipper Paras Khadka is set to play in the Legends League Cricket (LLC) T20 tournament. LLC has announced that Khadka will be playing the tournament to be held in September and October 2022.

LLC is played by former famous cricketers from all around the world. World Giants, Asia Lions and India’s Maharaj Cricket Team competed in the competition that concluded last January where World Giants clinched the title.

Before that in 2020/21, this competition was held under the name of the Road Safety World Series. Legends from India, West Indies, Australia, Sri Lanka, South Africa, Bangladesh and England competed in the series.

Khadka along with former Sri Lankan bowler Chaminda Vaas and 8 players have been welcomed by LLC for this season. It is confirmed that 50 legends including Jacques Kallis, Sourav Ganguly, Harbhajan Singh, Irfan Pathan, Eoin Morgan, Chaminda Vaas, Dale Steyn, Shane Watson and other famous players from around the world will play in this edition.

Paras Khadka retired from international cricket last year. Under the captaincy of Khadka, Nepal played the T20 World Cup for the first time in 2014. Khadka scored a historic century of 115 runs in the third ODI against UAE in 2019. He set a record by scoring Nepal’s first century in a T20I match against Singapore in 2019.

Khadka has played 10 ODIs, 33 T20Is, 2 First Class, 46 List A and 56 T20Is for Nepal. He has scored a total of 315 runs including a century in ODIs and has taken 9 wickets.

Khadka has scored a total of 799 runs in 33 T20I matches including 1 century and 4 fifties. He has taken 8 wickets. In List A, he scored a total of 1,497 runs including 3 centuries and 9 half centuries and took 26 wickets. He has taken 28 wickets and scored 1,317 runs in T20 cricket.

Khadka last played Kathmandu Mayor’s Cup from Bagmat Province in March 2021. He played a century innings of 119 runs against Tribhuvan Army Club in the tourney. After that, Paras had not stepped in the field.

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