Nepal’s T20 International match against Mongolia at the Asian Games witnessed the smashing of several long-standing records in the format, making it a historic day for cricket.
Highest T20 Total
Nepal set a new benchmark by scoring 314/3, the highest total ever in T20 cricket. This achievement surpassed Afghanistan’s 278/3 against Ireland in February 2019, which was later equaled by the Czech Republic, who made 278/4 against Turkey in August of the same year.
Largest Victory Margin
Nepal secured a victory with an incredible margin of 273 runs, marking the largest ever win in a T20 match. This record-breaking win surpassed the Czech Republic’s 257-run victory against Turkey, making it the third instance of a team winning by 200+ runs in T20 Internationals.
Nepal’s batsmen hammered an astonishing 26 sixes during their innings, setting a new record for the most sixes hit by a team in a T20 match. This feat bettered the previous record of 23 sixes by the Balkh Legends against Kabul Zwanan in the now-defunct Afghanistan Premier League in 2018. The previous record in a T20 International was 22 sixes, achieved