Khadka hits first ODI century for Nepal

Paras Khadka

Paras Khadka, the skipper of National Cricket team, became the first Nepalese cricketer to hit a One-day International century.

Khadka, playing his sixth ODI match for Nepal, hit his maiden century in the third match of the series played against the United Arab Emirates at ICC Academy in Dubai.

The 31-year-old took 96 deliveries to score his maiden century with a boundary against Imran Haider. However, the century came in the second innings, during the chase. He made 115 runs from 109 balls with 15 fours and a six, before trapped leg before against Qadeer Ahmed.

Earlier, UAE piled up 255 runs in their first innings and Paras Khadka grabbed two-wickets. He gave away 44 runs with one maiden.