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Paras Khadka Part 2 - Episode 21: Stars & Stripes Cricket Podcast presented by DreamCricket

2021 Sep 15 by DreamCricket USA

In part two of the sit-down with former Nepal captain Paras Khadka, the Associate cricket legend talks about the impact of Pubudu Dassanayake in the early 2010s, the rise to ODI status and his biggest nemesis playing against USA. 

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In part two of the conversation with former Nepal captain Paras Khadka, the Associate legend picks up with the hiring of head coach Pubudu Dassanayake and how that changed the national team's fortunes beginning with an undefeated run - including two victories over USA - at 2012 ICC WCL Division Four in Malaysia. Paras goes on to share his memories of the 2014 T20 World Cup in Bangladesh, and the road to ODI status including "the Miracle at Windhoek" during 2018 WCL Division Two in Namibia, Nepal's first ODI win in the summer of 2018 against the Netherlands, and Khadka's final home ODI series wrapping up with a 35 all out demolition of USA. Paras also shares the toughest batting and bowling rivals he faced against USA and across wider Associate cricket. Whether you're a fan of USA, Nepal or Associate cricket in general, there are plenty of gems unearthed in this episode.

Part 2 of the interview with Paras Khadka can also be audio streamed or downloaded via the following podcast platforms:

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In case you missed it, Part 1 of the interview with Paras Khadka can be watched or listened to here.