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Kushal Bhurtel (22 January 1997) is a Nepalese cricketer. He is a right-handed batsman and bowls right-arm medium. He came into the picture during the Tri-Nations T20I series, including Netherlands and Malaysia, hosted in Kathmandu, Nepal. Bhurtel became the first Nepali batter to hit four fifties in the same series. He also set a record of three consecutive fifties from his debut match in T20 cricket.

Bhurtel, who was named Player of the Series, scored 62 in the first game against the Netherlands, 61* in the game against Malaysia, 62 in the third game against the Netherlands, and 77 in the final game against the Netherlands. He was also involved in two consecutive hundred-run opening partnerships with Asif Sheikh in the same series.