|Full name||Rohit Kumar Paudel|
|Born||2 September 2002|
|ODI debut (cap 14)||3 August 2018 v Netherlands|
|Last ODI||28 January 2019 v UAE|
|T20I debut (cap 25)||31 January 2019 v UAE|
|Last T20I||28 July 2019 v Singapore|
Source: Cricinfo, 28 July 2019
Rohit Kumar Paudel (born 2 September 2002) is a Nepalese cricketer. He made his List A debut for Nepal in the 2018 ICC World Cricket League Division Two tournament on 8 February 2018. He was inspired to play cricket, after Nepal played in the ICC T20 World Cup in Bangladesh. In January 2019, he became the youngest male cricketer to score an international half-century.
In July 2018, he was named in Nepal's squad for their One Day International (ODI) series against the Netherlands. These were Nepal's first ODI matches since gaining ODI status during the 2018 Cricket World Cup Qualifier. He made his Twenty20 debut for Nepal in the 2018 MCC Tri-Nation Series against the Marylebone Cricket Club on 29 July 2018. He made his ODI debut for Nepal against the Netherlands on 3 August 2018. At the age of 15 years and 335 days, he became the fourth-youngest player to make his debut in an ODI.
In August 2018, he was named in Nepal's squad for the 2018 Asia Cup Qualifier tournament. In October 2018, he was the leading run-scorer for Nepal in the 2018 ACC Under-19 Asia Cup, with 161 runs in three matches.
On 26 January 2019, at the age of 16 years and 146 days, Kumar became the youngest male cricketer to score an international half-century. He scored 55 runs from 58 balls in the second ODI against the United Arab Emirates at the ICC Academy Ground in Dubai.
In January 2019, he was named in Nepal's Twenty20 International (T20I) squad for their series against the United Arab Emirates. He made his T20I debut for Nepal against the United Arab Emirates on 31 January 2019. In April 2019, he was named as the captain of Nepal's squad for the Asia qualification tournament for the 2020 Under-19 Cricket World Cup. In Nepal's opening match of the tournament, against Singapore, Paudel scored 95 runs from 105 balls.
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