Nepal Cricket International Records

Nepal Cricket International Records

Nepal is an emerging cricketing nation with short but rich history. With consistent performance at all levels, Nepali cricket has managed to grab international limelight. Here are some of the records Nepali Cricket hold:

International records

1. Nepal bowled out Myanmar for just 10 off 12.1 overs in 2006 ACC Trophyand chased the target of 11 in just 0.2 overs with extras being the top scorer with 5 wides. 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.

2. Nepal's highest One Day score: 389/3 (50.0 ov) against Bhutan, 2003 ACC Emerging Nations Tournament.

3. Nepal's highest Twenty20 score: 210/6 (20.0 ov) against Singapore, 2013 ACC T20 Cup.

4. Nepal's highest T20I score: 149/8 (20.0 ov) against HongKong, 2014 T20 World Cup.

5. Highest individual One Day score: 115 off 105 balls by Subash Khakurelagainst United States, 2012 ICC World Cricket League Division Four.

6. Highest individual Twenty20 score: 88 off 24 balls by Mehboob Alamagainst Saudi Arabia, 2011 ACC T20 Cup.

7. Best One Day innings bowling: 10/12 (7.5 ov) by Mehboob Alamagainst Mozambique, ICC WCL Division Five 2008. He set the world record for becoming the first bowler to take all 10 wickets in an ICC international cricket match with limited overs. The accomplishment has only happened professionally in two other instances, both in Test Cricketwith unlimited overs.

8. Best Twenty20 innings bowling: 4/11 (3.0 ov) by Dipendra Chaudharyagainst Kuwait2009 ACC T20 Cup.

9. Hat-trick: By Shakti Gauchanagainst Denmark,ICC World T20 qualifier 2012.

10. Best economy rate in an innings: 0.20 (Bowling figures: 10–8–2–3) by Shakti Gauchan against Malasiya, ICC World Cricket League Division Four 2012. He achieved extraordinary figures of 10-8-2-3, which is the best economical bowling spell ever in limited over matches.

11. Sompal Kami's 40 runs off 31 balls in the T20I seriesagainst HongKongis the world record for the highest run scored by a No. 10 batsman in T20I format.

Dipesh Pandit

Also renowned as Thejuly23rd in social medias, Dipesh is a computer engineering graduate and a close spectator of Nepali cricket.