Top 5 Highest Wicket-taker from Nepal in One Day Internationals

After publishing the Top 5 Highest Run Scorer for Nepal in One Day Internationals, we are back with the top 5  wicket-taker.

Nepal had played total of 10 ODI matches after achieving the ODI Status by ICC in 15th March 2018. Among those 10 matches, Nepal had won five of them and lost the five other.

As all the sporting event in Nepal as well in most of the world is suspended for indefinite time due to COVID-19, we are here with few records of Nepali cricket. Today we will be discussing about the top 5 wicket-taker for Nepal in ODI matches.

#5 Paras Khadka

The former National team skipper Paras Khadka has not been up to the mark with the ball in recent matches. Bowling in the 9 innings, Khadka has 9 wickets in his name. He has bowled a total of 62 overs with the economy rate of 3.91. His best bowling figures stands as 4/26.

#4 Sushan Bhari

Sushan Bhari, a very new name in the Nepali cricket, specially in senior cricket. He made his ODI debut in last month’s ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup League 2 at Kirtipur. He played all the four matches of that series and grabbed 11 wickets. He has bowled total of 30.2 overs at the economy rate of 3.39. His best bowling figure is 4/5 which came against the USA during the series.

#3 Karan KC

The opening bowler for Nepal in most of the occasion Karan KC has made it to the third place in the list. He has been always great with the ball, having rescued the team in various occasions. He has grabbed 13 wickets bowling in 9 innings. He has bowled total of 67.1 overs at the economy rate of 4.73. His best bowling figure stands at 4/15.

#2 Sompal Kami

Having bowled only in 6 innings out of the 10 ODI matches, Kami has managed to grab 13 wickets in the course. Sompal missed the last month’s ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup League 2 due to his health issue. He has bowled 50.1 overs which makes him to stand at second position, ahead of Karan KC who also has the same number of wickets. Kami’s best bowling figure is 5/33.

#1 Sandeep Lamichhane

The number one in the list is none other than the spin sensation Sandeep Lamichhane. Lamichhane has been phenomenal in foreign leagues as well as in international matches. He is way ahead in the list with 23 wickets from 10 matches. He has bowled total of 89.1 overs with the economy rate of 4.20. In the last month’s ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup League 2, Lamichhane picked up 6/16 against USA which is one of the best bowling figure from an associate bowler.


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