Tuesday , October 19 2021

Khadka slams first-ever T20I century for Nepal

Singapore, Sep 29 (IANS) Nepal cricket team captain Paras Khadka became the Himalayan nation’s first batsman to score a T20I century as they registered a nine-wicket victory over hosts Singapore in the tri-series here on Saturday.

Khadka also became the first skipper to slam a century in T20I cricket while chasing.

The 31-year-old remained unbeaten on 106 from 52 deliveries, which included seven boundaries and nine sixes as Nepal chased down a target of 152 in 16 overs. They scored 154/1.

Khadka took 49 balls to complete the hundred, also making it the fourth-fastest T20I century by an Asian batsman.

Singapore elected to bat first and put up a total of 151/3 in 20 overs.

–IANS

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