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Thursday, July 30, 2020

Hazratullah Zazai 162* - Afghanistan vs Ireland 2nd T20I 2019 Highlights

Cricket Highlights - Hazratullah Zazai 162* - Afghanistan vs Ireland 2nd T20I 2019


Watch the highlights of Hazratullah Zazai 162* - Afghanistan vs Ireland 2nd T20I 2019 - Afghanistan - Ireland tour of India 3-match Twenty20 international series of the 2nd T20I match played between Ireland and Afghanistan at Dehradun in 23rd February 2019.

Hazratullah Zazai 162 - Afghanistan vs Ireland 2nd T20I 2019 Highlights
Hazratullah Zazai raises his bat after reaching his hundred © Getty Images
Record-shattering display from Hazratullah Zazai's 162* powers to Afghanistan thumping 84-run victory over Ireland, despite a Paul Stirling's rapid 91 and took an unassailable 2-0 lead to seal the three-match series in the high-scoring game of the second T20I.

* Afghanistan's 84-run win was their second largest victory by terms of runs in the T20 international and it is their biggest victory against Ireland in T20Is.

* Ireland's 84-run defeat was their second worst by margin of runs in T20Is.

* Hazratullah Zazai hammered a 42-ball third fastest century ever in T20 international cricket history.

* Hazratullah Zazai hammered a 58-ball fastest 150 ever in T20 international cricket history, breaks the Aaron Finch's 60-ball 150 against England at Southampton in 2013.

* Hazratullah Zazai plundered 162 - the second highest individual score in T20 internationals after Aaron Finch's 172.

* Hazratullah Zazai became the second batsman to score 150 plus in T20 international cricket history, his 162 is the second highest score in T20Is, while his strike-rate of 261.29 is the third best among the 38 hundreds.

* Hazratullah Zazai became the second Afghanistani batsman to score 100 in Twenty20 internationals.

* 16 : Hazratullah Zazai hit the most sixes in an innings in Twenty20 Internationals cricket history, surpassing previous record by Aaron Finch's 14-sixes against England at Southampton in 2013.

* Afghanistan's 278 was the highest-score ever in T20 international cricket history, breaks the previous record by Australia's 263 against Sri Lanka at Pallekelle in 2016.

* 236 : Hazratullah Zazai and Usman Ghani set up the record for any-wicket partnership in T20 international cricket history, surpassing previous record of 223 between Aaron Finch and D'Arcy Short' against Zimbabwe at Harare in 2018.

* 438 : This was the seventh highest aggregate match in T20 international and it is also the highest between Afghanistan and Ireland in T20Is.

* 31 : This was the joint fourth most sixes in an match in T20 internationals and most sixes between Afghanistan and Ireland in T20Is.

* 22 : Afghanistan registered the most sixes in an innings in T20 international cricket history.

* Rashid Khan's 4 for 25 his fourth best bowling figure for Afghanistan in T20 international and Afghanistan's fourth best figure against Ireland in T20Is.

Ireland's 194 was their fifth highest score in T20 international and it is their third highest total against Afghanistan in T20Is.

Afghanistan scored record total of 278-3 in 20 overs with top scorer by Hazratullah Zazai 162 - which was his 1st T20I hundred.

Usman Ghani blasted a 73 off 48-balls including 7-fours & 3-sixes with strike rate of 152.08 and Mohammad Nabi hammered a 17 off 5-balls included 2-sixes & a four with strike-rate of 340.

Ireland best bowler by Boyd Rankin, Peter Chase and Josh Little each took one-wickets.

Ireland scored 194-6 in 20 overs with top scorer by Paul Stirling 91 off 50-balls - who fell nine-run short of his century - including 12-fours & 2-sixes with strike rate of 182.

Kevin O'Brien struck 37 off 25-balls including 2-sixes & 2-fours with strike-rate of 148, Shane Getkate 24, Simi Singh 17 not out and Stuart Poynter 15.

Afghanistan best bowler by Rashid Khan claimed 4-wicket haul for 25-runs in 4-overs, Mujeeb Ur Rahman and Fareed Ahmad both took one-wickets.

Hazratullah Zazai named Player of the match for record-breaking unbeaten 162-runs knocked off facing 62-balls including 16-sixes and 11-fours with strike rate of 261.29.