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- Kushal Bhurtel scored his first half-century in ODI cricket against USA
- He expressed his delight at being able to contribute significantly to the team.
Kushal Bhurtel scored his first half-century in One Day International (ODI) cricket against the United States, after making his ODI debut against Papua New Guinea national cricket team (PNG).
Kushal, who came to National Cricket team as the opener, not only has a record in one-day international cricket with Ashif Sheikh, but he also has a high individual score.
Captain Gyanendra Malla and Binod Bhandari broke the 61-run partnership in the 2019 game against UAE, while Kushal and Ashif shared 66 runs. Even after Ashif was out, Kushal, who had a strong start for Nepal, was able to form a 51-run partnership with Rohit Poudel. However, as he approached the century against the US, Kushal was unable to complete it. Nisarg Ketankumar Patel had him lbw for 84 runs.
When the umpire called him out, he couldn't believe it. As a result, he was frustrated and dissatisfied when he exited the crease. Kushal hit three fours and three sixes in 93 balls before being dismissed.
He stated that, despite missing the century after the game, the team's speed was very important to him and that he was pleased with it. He also expressed his delight at being able to contribute significantly to the team.
"We made a plan not to play a wrong shot with Ashif in order to get Nepal off to a good start, and we've succeeded to some extent," he said. He also stated that his morale is high and that he should strive to improve and work harder in order to achieve his goals.
Let's take a look at what he had to say: