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Stats: Who has hit the most sixes for Nepal?

Nepal’s cricket team is steadily making strides towards success, with their recent performances indicating a promising future. The appointment of Monty Desai as the head coach has had a positive impact, as evidenced by their impressive record of winning 11 out of 12 matches in the CWC League 2 and retaining their ODI status while also earning a direct spot in the World Cup Qualifiers and finishing third in the table.

In addition, Nepal’s victory over UAE in the final of the ACC Premier Cup has earned them a spot in the upcoming Asia Cup, where they will compete against India and Pakistan in the same group.

One noticeable improvement in Nepal’s game is their increased focus on aggressive batting. Nepalese batters hit 33 sixes during the ACC Premier Cup. This demonstrates a significant change in their approach to the game compared to previous years.

So, Who has hit the most sixes for Nepal in ODI so far?

5. Gyanendra Malla

Former Captain Gyanendra Malla has hit 15 sixes in 35 innings. Malla is also the third leading run scorer in ODI for Nepal.

4. Karan KC

Karan KC is Nepal’s attacking weapon in down the order. He has yielded vital quick runs in crucial stages. Despite batting low down the order, KC has managed to smack 16 sixes from 27 innings.

3. Kushal Bhurtel and Gulshan Jha

Kushal Bhurtel being an aggressive opener, has managed 17 sixes from 37 innings. But Gulshan Jha, surprisingly, has cleared the rope 17 times in just 13 innings.

2. Rohit Paudel

Nepal’s skipper Rohit Paudel is known for his sensible and anchoring batting, but he never misses to punish the bad balls. Paudel has hit 23 sixes in 45 innings.

1. Kushal Malla

Despite being in the early stage of his career, Kushal Malla leads the chart. Malla undoubtedly is the most destructive Nepali batter, and he has whacked 28 sixes from just 20 innings. He hammered ten biggies against Oman in the ACC Premier Cup.

Leading six hitters in T20I so far.

5. Kushal Bhurtel

Kushal Bhurtel debuting in 2021, has batted in 37 innings and has cleared the rope 21 times. He has scored a century in both ODI and T20I for Nepal.

4. Karan KC

Karan KC has always been a loyal contributor to quick runs for Nepal at the end. He has hammered 23 sixes from 27 innings.

3. Paras Khadka

Paras Khadka led Nepal to the T20 World Cup 2014. He was known as the lone warrior of the Nepalese batting lineup. The former skipper has hit 26 sixes from 32 innings.

2. Dipendra Singh Airee

Dipendra Singh Airee is Nepal’s leading run scorer in T20I and the single batter to reach the 1000 runs mark. The ace allrounder has managed 34 maximums from 39 innings.

1. Gyanendra Malla

Gyanendra Malla is a long servant of Nepalese cricket and has featured in most T20I matches for Nepal. In 39 innings, Malla has hit 36 sixes. Overall, He is the leading six-hitter for Nepal, with 51 sixes across two formats.