Mahesh Chhetri

Mahesh Chhetri
Personal information
Full name Mahesh Kumar Chhetri
Born (1988-01-26) 26 January 1988
Batting style Right-handed
Role Opening Batsman and Wicket-keeper
International information
National side
Domestic team information
2013–2015 Nepal Army (National League)
2014–2014 Jagdamba Giants (NPL)
2013–2013 Pentagon (SPA Cup)
2015–2015 Troon CC (CCL Div II)
Career statistics
Competition LA Y ODI
Matches 4 12
Runs scored 52 189
Batting average 13.00 15.75
100s/50s 0/0 0/1
Top score 21 62
Catches/stumpings 3/1 8/18
Source: CricketArchive, 1 August 2015

Mahesh Kumar Chhetri (Nepali: महेश कुमार क्षेत्री) (born 26 January 1988) is a Nepalese cricketer. Mahesh is a right-handed opening batsman and a wicket-keeper.[1] He made his debut for Nepal against Singapore in April 2005.[2]

He represents the Jagdamba Giants of the Nepal Premier League, Nepal Army Club of the National League and Pentagon International College, which plays in the SPA Cup.

Playing career

Chhetri has played in the U-15 Asia Cup 2002/3, the ACC U-17 cup 2003/4, the ACC Fast Track Countries Tournament 2005, the ACC Under-19 Cup 2005/6, the 2006 ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup, the 2006 ACC Trophy, the 2007 ACC Under-19 Elite Cup, the 2007 ACC Twenty20 Cup, the 2008 ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup, 2008 Division Five, 2008 ACC Trophy Elite, 2009 ACC Twenty20 Cup, 2010 Division Five and later in the 2014 World Cup Qualifier.[3]

In the 2015 National One Day Cricket Tournament, he scored 384 runs in 7 innings at an average of 54.86, with three fifties and a century. He was awarded the Player of the Tournament award as his side, Nepal Army Club, won the title.[4] He played for Troon Cricket Club, a cricket club in England, in Cornwall Cricket League Division 2 in July 2015. He scored an unbeaten 64 runs in a match against Gulval Cricket Club and dismissed a batsman by stumping.[5] He was subsequently selected in Nepal's squad for the 2015–17 ICC World Cricket League Championship's matches against Scotland.[6]

Man of the Match awards

The following list illustrates all the matches in which Chhetri has won the man of the match award while representing Nepal in international series/tournaments.[7]

S.N. Event/Series Opponent Venue Match Performance
1 2008 ICC World Cricket League Division Five,
Victoria College Ground,
St Helier
65(112), 1 catch
& 1 stumping
2 2010 ACC Trophy Elite,
Doha Entertainment City Ground,
Kuwait City
87(111), 1 catch
& 1 stumping


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