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Paras, Basant, Gyanendra in ICC T20 rankings

Kathmandu- Skipper Paras Khadka, his deputy Gyanendra Malla, and left arm spinner Basant Regmi got into the ICC T20 top 100 rankings after Nepal’s four match series against Netherlands which also earned them a place into the official ICC T20 rankings, and now sits in 15th position.

Middle-order batsman Sharad Veswkar was already in the rankings after sublime performance in the T20 World Cup 2014 in Bangladesh.

Khadka earned a career best 64th position after he hit 137 runs in four matches against Netherlands. That saw him grab 338 points to get the 64th position ahead of the likes of Kamran Akmaal, Ajinkya Rahane, Shekhar Dhawan, Jessy Ryder, and Correy Anderson.

Gyanendra Malla who scored 71 runs in four matches stands in 86th position with 233 points while Veswkar sits in 81st position with 250 rating points.

Meanwhile, left-arm spinner Basant Regmi became the first Nepal bowler to get into the rankings. He is in 83rd position with 342 points. He had 10 wickets to his name from 8 T20 internationals.