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Belgium vs Austria 2nd T20I 2021 Highlights

Cricket Highlights - Belgium vs Austria 2nd T20I 2021


Watch the highlights of Belgium vs Austria 2nd T20I 2021 - Austria tour of Belgium 3-match Twenty20 international series of the 2nd T20I match played between Belgium and Austria at Royal Brussels Cricket Club Ground, Waterloo in 24th July 2021.

Saber Zakhil his historic century © My Action Replay Clubs - YouTube

An Record-breaking century from No.8 batsman Saber Zakhil sets up to Belgium cruising to via DLS method 12-run victory over Austria, despite a Aqib Iqbal's record-breaking five-for and took an unassailable 2-0 lead to seal the series in a rain-hit historic game of the second T20I.

Match Stats :
  • Saber Zakhil became the second Belgium batsman to score a hundred in T20 internationals after Shaheryar Butt.
  • Saber Zakhil became the first No.8 batsman to score a hundred in T20 international cricket history.
  • Saber Zakhil's unbeaten 100 was the highest score by a No.8 batsman in T20 international cricket history, surpassing the previous record of unbeaten 84* held by Isuru Udana against South Africa at Centurion in 2019.
  • 8 : Saber Zakhil hit the second most sixes in an innings for Belgium in T20 internationals after Shaheryar Butt (9).
  • 132* : Saber Zakhil and Saqlain Ali set up the record ninth-wicket partnership in T20 international cricket history, surpassing the previous record held by the 66-run stand between Dwayne Bravo and Jerome Taylor against Pakistan at Dubai in 2016.
  • Belgium's 146 was their seventh highest score in T20 international and It is their second highest total against Austria in T20Is.
  • Belgium lost their top eight batsmen wickets for just 14-runs - which was the worst first eight-wicket collapse in T20 international cricket history, surpassing the previous worst such collapse was eight for 17-runs by Turkey against Czech Republic at Ilfov County in 2019
  • Aqib Iqbal became the first Austria bowler to take a five-wicket haul in T20 international cricket history.
  • Aqib Iqbal's 5 for 5 was the best bowling figures for Austria in T20 international cricket history, surpassing the previous record of 4 for 10 held by Zeshan Arif against Turkey at Ilfov County in 2019 and the tenth best bowling figures in T20Is.
  • Aqib Iqbal's 5 for 5 was the fifth best economical figures in T20 internationals.
  • Aqib Iqbal's economy rate of 1.25 was the best economical bowling performance for Austria in T20 international (minimum 3 or more overs), surpassing the previous record of 2.33 economy rate by Abdul Rahman against Luxembourg at Ilfov County in 2019.

Belgium scored 146-8 in 20 overs with top scorer by Saber Zakhil blasted a career-best unbeaten 100 off 47-balls - which was his 1st T20I hundred - including 8-sixes & 5-fours with strike rate of 212.76 and Saqlain Ali not out.

Austria best bowler by Aqib Iqbal claimed a career-best 5-wicket haul for 5-runs in 4-overs and Shahil Momin took 2-wickets.

Australia scored 37-3 in 6.1-overs - due to rain DLS par score 49 after 6.1 overs Austria were 12 runs behind of the par score when the rain-thrash the match.

Austria top scorer by Razmal Shigiwal 17 not out and Imran Asif 10.

Belgium best bowler by Murid Ekrami took 2-wickets and one for Shagharai Sefat.