Paras Khadka scored an unbeaten knock of 106 runs for Nepal.© Twitter
Nepal captain Paras Khadka scripted historical previous with a feat that evenIndia’s Virat Kohlior Rohit Sharma could presumably now not produce while main an aspect in T20 Worldwide cricket. The 31-year-damaged-down all-rounder became the most moving captain to ranking a century while chasing in a T20I match. Paras Khadka scored an unbeaten knock of 106 runs to serve Nepal bolt down a 152-shuffle target with four overs to spare in a T20I tri-assortment match in opposition to Singapore on Saturday. Paras Khadka smashed seven boundaries and 9 sixes in his 52-ball knock at the Indian Association Ground in Singapore.
With the century, Paras Khadka also joined an elite club of captains that procure scored a hundred in T20I cricket.
While 5 varied captains scored a T20I century batting first, Paras Khadka is the most moving one to realize the magical three-resolve imprint all the intention thru a bolt.
Australia’s Aaron Finch and Shane Watson, feeble South Africa T20I captain Faf du Plessis, Tillakaratne Dilshan of Sri Lanka andRohit Sharma, who led India on quite a couple of instances within the absence ofcurrent skipper Virat Kohli, had all scored a total bunch within the first innings while captaining their respective teams.
Rohit, who has a anecdote four T20I a total bunch to his name, scored a century as captain twice, once an 118-shuffle knock in opposition to Sri Lanka in Indore in 2017 after which in 2018 a 111 (now now not out) in opposition to the West Indies in Lucknow.
Kohli, who recently surpassed Rohit Sharma as most realistic probably shuffle-scorer within the shortest structure, is but to ranking a hundred in T20Is.
Within the T20I tri-assortment, Nepal obtained the second match by 9 wickets in opposition to Singapore after having suffered a 5-wicket loss within the assortment opener to Zimbabwe.
Nepal, positioned second within the aspects table, will face Zimbabwe all another time on Tuesday and Singapore on Wednesday at the the same venue.