Nepal’s female cricketer Anjali Chand on Monday scripted history by becoming the first player to take six wickets for no runs in a T20 International (T20I) game against Maldives in Pokhara.
During the first match of the South Asian Games women’s cricket competition on Monday, Maldives captain Zoona Mariyam opted to bat but her team were able to score only 16 runs in total with Chand’s extraordinary performance.
The 24-year-old Chand took three wickets in the seventh over, two in the ninth over and one in the 11th over.
With Chand’s amazing bowling on Monday, the Nepal’s women cricket team was able to easily win the game in just 0.5 overs.
It may be mentioned that Mas Elysa of Maldives women’s cricket team had previously held the record with figures of 6 for 3 registered against China earlier this year.
The men’s record for the best bowling figures in a T20I game is held by India’s Deepak Chahar who had picked up 6 wickets for 7 runs against Bangladesh in Nagpur on November 10.