In the Asian Games, Nepal created a new history in the T20 Cricket format and broke several records in a single match.

Nepal set the world record for the highest total runs in T20 cricket and scored 314 runs by losing 3 wickets while batting first against Mongolia.

Apart from this, Kushal Malla of the Nepali team scored an unbeaten 137 runs off 34 balls, while Deepandra Singh scored an unbeaten 50 runs off 9 balls, Captain Rohit Paudal scored 61 runs off 27 balls.

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Earlier, Afghanistan was the highest run-scorer. Afghanistan scored 278 in a match against Ireland in February 2019.

Fastest Fifty Record:

Deependra Singh broke the record of fastest fifty of India’s Yuvraj Singh. Yuvraj Singh scored 50 runs in 12 balls against England in the 2007 World Cup, but Deependra Singh scored 50 runs in just 9 balls.

Fastest Century:

Kaushal Malla scored the fastest century, surpassing India’s Rohit Sharma and South Africa’s David Miller. Kaushal Malla scored a 34-ball century while Rohit Sharma and David Miller scored 35-ball centuries.

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A record for the biggest margin of victory in T20:

Nepal also set a record for the biggest margin of victory in a T20 International, with the Nepal cricket team defeating Mongolia by 273 runs.

Nepal scored a record 314 runs for the loss of three wickets. The Mongolian team was bowled out for 41 runs in the 14th over.


The record for the biggest margin of victory before Nepal was held by the Czech Republic, who defeated Turkey by 257 runs on August 30, 2019.