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Malta vs Belgium 1st T20I 2021 Highlights

Cricket Highlights - Malta vs Belgium 1st T20I 2021

Watch the highlights of Malta vs Belgium 1st T20I 2021 - Belgium tour of Malta 5-match Twenty20 international series of the 1st T20I match first time played between Belgium and Malta at Marsa Sports Club, Marsa in 08th July 2021.

Malta vs Belgium 1st T20I 2021 Highlights
Niraj Khanna and Bikram Arora congratulates after winning a match © ECN - European Cricket Network

Bowlers attack before An unbeaten 55-run stand for the fourth-wicket between Niraj Khanna and Bikram Arora steers to Malta comfortable six-wicket victory over Belgium and take a 1-0 lead in a low-scoring game of the first T20I.

Match Stats :
  • Belgium's 99 was their second lowest score in T20 internationals.
  • Malta chased 100 was their second highest successful run-chase in T20 internationals.
  • Malta register their first-ever T20I win against Belgium.

Belgium scored 99 for all-out in exact 20 overs with top scorer by Muhammad Muneeb cracked a 30 off 44-balls including a boundary, Wahidullah Usmani 14 and Shaheryar Butt 12.

Malta best bowler by Waseem Abbas picked up 3-wickets for 22-runs in 4-overs, Debutant Bilal Muhammad - who takes 2-wickets for 11-runs in 3-overs on his debut T20I match including a maiden.

Amar Sharma takes 2-wickets, Varun Thamotharam took one-wicket and Debutant Ashok Bishnoi - who took one-wicket on his debut T20I match.

Malta chased 103-4 in 16.2 overs with top scorer by Niraj Khanna 35 not out,  Bikram Arora 20 not out and Heinrich Gericke 19.

Belgium best bowler by Ashiqullah Said took 2-wickets and one for Khalid Ahmadi.

Niraj Khanna named Player of the match for his match-winning superb unbeaten 35 off 24-balls including 3-fours and a six.