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International records set by Nepal in Cricket

International records set by Nepal in Cricket

It has been some time that Nepali Cricket had got its exposure in International arena. In this time many international records has been set by Nepal in cricket. You can find those records set by Nepal in this blog post. 

Cricket is a sport which captivates a lot of people. Since its establishment in England it has been played in lot of countries today. The then British introduced the game in its colonies and the game gained popularity all over the world.
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                With its popularity, the governing body of cricket worldwide ICC(International Cricket Council) governs and regulates the game. It has its member countries and it organizes different formats of games annually. The test series, One day international 50 overs game and the short format T20 games.

Nepal also joined ICC as an affiliate member in 1988 and became an Associate member of the International Cricket council in 1996 where the Nepali Cricket Team got chance to experience International game in the ACC Trophy which was held in Kualampur, Malasiya.

During this short period of time Nepal cricket Team got an opportunity to play in different games held by ICC and recently the cricket Governing body International CricketCouncil provided Nepal with a T20 status. Where Nepal will be able to participate in different T20 games held in different places.

Within short period of time the pride of Nepal have set some records in the cricket, which I am presenting for you friends for your General Knowledge.

•             Nepal bowled out Myanmar for just 10 off 12.1 overs in 2006 ACC Trophy and chased the target of 11 in just 0.2 overs. The score of 10 was the lowest in any level of men's international cricket. Nepal set two records of bowling out the opponent for minimum.number of runs and chasing the target in minimum overs, both in the same match.

•             Nepal's highest One Day score: 397/8 (50.0 ov) against Bhutan, 2003 ACC Emerging Nations Tournament.

•             Nepal's highest Twenty20 score: 210/5 (20.0 ov) against Singapore, 2013 ACC Twenty20 Cup.

•             Highest individual One Day score: 115 off 142 balls by Subash Khakurel against United States, 2012 ICC World Cricket League Division Four.

•             Highest individual Twenty20 score: 88 off 41 balls by Mehboob Alam against Saudi Arabia, 2011 ACC Twenty20 Cup.

•             Best One Day innings bowling: 10/12 (7.5 ov) by Mehboob Alam against Mozambique, 2008 ICC World Cricket League Division Five. He became the first bowler to take all 10 wickets in an ICC international cricket match with limited overs and set the record in Guinness World Records. The accomplishment has only happened professionally in two other instances, both in Test cricket with unlimited overs.

•             Best Twenty20 innings bowling: 4/11 (3.0 ov) by Dipendra Chaudhary against Kuwait, 2009 ACC Twenty20 Cup.

•             Best economy rate in an innings: 0.20 (Bowling spell: 10–8–2–3) by Shakti Gauchan against Malaysia, 2012 ICC World Cricket League Division Four. The figure of 10–8–2–3 is the most economical bowling spell record in the history of international cricket match with limited overs.

•             Nepal managed to set a unique world record by not delivering any wide ball and no ball throughout the tournament in 2014 ICC World Twenty20.

  •          The Youngest Male Player In History To Make An International Half-Century.

Nepal batsman Rohit Paudel hit 55 off 58 balls against UAE, becoming, at 16 years, 146 days old. The previous youngest was none other than Sachin Tendulkar, who made 59 in a Test against Pakistan aged 16 years and 213 days, while in ODIs the mark was set by Shahid Afridi, who smashed a 37-ball century, also a record at the time, aged 16 years and 217 days in his maiden international innings against Sri Lanka.

  •                 The Youngest Male Player In History To Make An T20 International Half-Century.

Nepal’s Sundeep Jora has become the youngest man to score a T20I fifty at the age of 17 years, 103 days with 53* on debut.

Nepalese Cricket Team Carry a huge potential in uplifting the cricket in Nepal along with some challenges such as lack of financial support, lack of professionalism, no proper infrastructures etc. if provided with proper infrastructure and some international level tournaments with International exposure to other teams. Nepalse cricket have a bright future ahead.

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