The Asian Games Cricket Schedule started with a bang as Nepal looked the strongest against Mongolia, setting several records on day 1. Mongolia, Maldives, and Nepal are in Group A. After watching the cricket of the Nepal Cricket Team, it seems that this team is the strongest among them.
Nepal and Mongolia (Group A) clashed at Pingfeng Campus Cricket Field in Hangzhou on September 27th. Nepal won the toss and chose to bat first. Their openers played like it was a One Day match, but the middle order turned it into a video game. With the help of Kushal Malla (137*), Rohit Paudel (Captain), and Dipendra Singh (52*), the scorecard reached 314, marking the first time in the history of T20 cricket that a team scored over 300 runs.
India will play their first game on 3rd October; the opponent will be finalized after the group matches.
Dipendra Singh Airee’s 50 in 9 balls
23-Year-old Cricketer Dipendra’s 50 looted limelight over Kushal Malla (137*). Dipendra Singh Airee, born on 24th January 2000, is a young and talented player. He is an all-rounder, a right-handed batsman, and a right-arm medium bowler. He has played 44 T20Is, scoring 1103 runs and taking 21 wickets.
Dipendra played 10 balls during his inning, hit 8 sixes, 6 consecutive sixes, and the last 9th and 10th ball doubles.
Group A: Nepal, Mongolia, Maldives
Group B: China, Japan, Cambodia, Hong Kong
Group C: Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand
Quarter-finals: India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Afghanistan (Direct Entry)
Fastest Fifty in T20 International Cricket
|Dipendra Singh Airee (Nepal)||9||27 Sep 2023||Mongolia|
|Yuvraj Singh (India)||12||19 Sep 2007||England|
|Mirza Ahsan (Austria)||13||31 Aug 2019||Luxembourg|
|C Munro (New Zealand)||14||10 Jan 2016||Sri Lanka|
|R Satheesan (Romania)||14||26 June 2021||Serbia|