Kushal Malla’s 137 runs in 50 balls helped Nepal to score the highest T20 run in International cricket by any international cricket team.
Nepal men’s cricket team made history at the ongoing Asian Games cricket tournament in Hangzhou, China as they smashed the highest T20 run in international cricket history. Kushal Malla has smashed the fastest fifty and fastest century by a player in the T20 format’s history on Wednesday. They accomplished this during their match against Mongolia. Kushal Malla is just a 19-year-old Nepla Cricketer who has played 29 ODI and 16 T20 matches. Kushal Malla scored 137 runs in 50 balls with the help of 8 fours and 12 sixes. He was even not out after 20 overs of the game.
Nepal Scored The Highest T20 Run in International Cricket with the help of 26 sixes in their innings. The 26 sixes is also the highest number of sixes hit by any team in the T20 format’s history in a single innings. Previously, Afghanistan hit 22 sixes in a signal T20 Match that helped them make a score of 278/3 back in 2019. Apart from Kushal Malla, Dipendra Singh Airee reached his half-century in just nine balls, going past Indian legend Yuvraj Singh’s record of a 12-ball fifty against England in the ICC T20 World Cup 2007. Dipendra Singh has scored 52 runs in 10 balls with help of 8 sixes.
This match marks the initiation of the men’s cricket tournament in the continental event. During the game, Nepal scored an impressive 314/3 in their allotted 20 overs. This total set a new record for the highest-ever score in T20Is, surpassing Afghanistan’s 278/3 against Ireland in 2019. Mongolia’s innings came to a quick close with a total of only 41 runs on the board, leading to Nepal’s victory by a staggering margin of 273 runs, setting yet another T20I record.
Kushal Malla achieved an extraordinary feat by surpassing T20I stalwarts such as India’s Rohit Sharma and South Africa’s David Miller, achieving the fastest T20I century in a mere 34 balls.
Top 5 Highest T20 Run in International Cricket
- Nepal – 314/3 (20 overs)
- Afghanistan – 278/3 (20 overs)
- Czech Republic – 278/4 (20 overs)
- Melbourne Stars – 273/2 (20 overs)
- Titans – 271/3 (20 overs)