Former Nepal skipper Paras Khadka has tested positive for coronavirus, he revealed it from his official Twitter account on Friday. Khadka isolated himself the moment after he complained of losing the sense of his smell and taste.
The all-rounder was supposed to play in the Gautam Buddha Cup in Chitwan scheduled to begin tomorrow, will no more play in the tournament .
“Having got mild symptoms,i isolated myself from the team over last two days and as i lost my smell and taste since yesterday evening, i conducted my PCR test this morning and the report has come out as Covid-19 positive. I am currently under home isolation and will be following” he tweeted.
Khadka played only 10 ODIs and 33 T20I matches for Nepal revealed that he underwent a PCR test and put himself under isolation. The 33-year-old is also one of the nominees of the ICC Men’s Associate Cricketer for the Decade.
Nepal skipper Gyanendra Malla alongside batsman Rohit Paudel had tested positive for coronavirus last month. Cricket Association of Nepal (CNA) announced their coronavirus tests ahead of the national team training camp slated to begin in Kathmandu.
Nepal hasn’t featured in any international matches ever since COVID-19 struck the globe. They last played in the World Cup ODI League Two-tri-series against Oman and USA in February.