Afghanistan scores highest-ever T20 International Score
Published: February 27, 2019
The Afghanistan cricket team has created history by posting the highest-ever T20 international score at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium in Dehradun, Uttarakhand on 23rd Feb 2019. They posted 278 runs from their 20 overs in the second T20I against Ireland.. Here, Afghan batsman Hazratullah Zazai scored the 2nd highest individual score (162 runs off 62 balls) in T20Is, behind Australian cricketer Aaron Finch’s 172. His innings also included a record 16 sixes and his first-wicket partnership with Usman Ghani was also a record for any wicket in a T20I, with 236 runs scored. With this feat, Afghanistan broke Australia’s record score of 263/3 which they achieved back in 2016 against Sri Lanka.
Topics: Aaron Finch • Afghanistan national cricket team • Bangladeshi cricket team against Afghanistan in India • Boundary • Cricket • Cricket in Afghanistan • Hazratullah Zazai • Twenty20 International • Usman Ghani