Personal Details

Age 24 Years and 03 Months
Status Active
Role Batter
Nationality Nepal Nepal
DOB January 22, 1997
Batting Style Right-hand bat
Bowling Style Right-arm medium
Major Teams Nepal , Nepal U19 , Nepal Police Club , Lalitpur Patriots , Rapti Team , Pokhara Paltan
T20I Debut
Nepal v Netherlands, T.U. Cricket Ground, Kathmandu, 17/04/2021
List A Debut
vs India Emerging Team at Savar (3), 14/11/2019

Introduction

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 partnership with Asif Sheikh in the same series.