Gyanendra Malla has retired from international cricket

August 4, 2023
Gyanendra Malla has retired from international cricket

Gyanendra Malla, Nepal’s experienced cricketer and former captain, has declared his retirement from international cricket. On Friday, Malla held a press conference to announce his choice.

Gyanendra has formally announced his retirement, which will take effect immediately. He announced that he is retiring from all kinds of cricket, including domestic competitions.

Malla, who will turn 33 in September, is one of Nepal Cricket’s longest-serving players. Malla was having a bad run and was not making the starting XI.

The right-handed hitter has represented Nepal at the U15 level and has competed in the U19 Cricket World Cup in 2006 and 2008.

Malla is well-known in Nepal as a dependable batsman who can construct innings even under pressure. He’s been an important member of the national team and has helped Nepal reach a number of notable milestones.

He was a key performer for Nepal at the 2014 T20 World Cup in Bangladesh. Malla was also one of eleven players that took part in Nepal’s maiden ODI against the Netherlands in 2018, when he became the first batter to score a half-century.

Gyanendra Malla has 876 runs in 37 One-Day Internationals, including seven half-centuries. He has 883 runs in 45 T20I matches (39 innings) with one century and two fifties.

He captained Nepal in 10 ODIs and 12 T20Is.