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Romania vs Greece 2nd Match Sofia Twenty20 2021 Highlights

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Read the articles of Romania vs Greece 2nd Match Sofia Twenty20 2021 - Sofia Twenty20 four-nation Twenty20 international tournament of the 2nd T20I match first time played between Greece and Romania at National Sports Academy, Sofia in 24th June 2021.

Shantanu Vashisht's record-breaking four-for before Ramesh Satheesan's 32-ball 70, Gohar Manan and Sivakumar Periyalwar's assault helped Romania pulled off a their historic first T20I win against Greece by three-wickets in the second match of a four-nation series.

Match Stats :
  • Romania register their first-ever T20I win against Greece.
  • Ramesh Satheesan hammered a 23-ball his joint second fastest fifty for Romania in T20 internationals, jointly his 23-ball half-century against Bulgaria at Ilfov County in the last year.
  • Ramesh Satheesan's 70 was his second highest score for Romania in T20 internationals.
  • Shantanu Vashisht's 4 for 22 was the best bowling figures for Romania in T20 internationals, surpassing the previous record of 3 for 4 held by Rajendra Pisal against Turkey at llfov Country in 2019.
  • 71 : Gohar Manan and Ramesh Satheesan set up the record second-wicket partnership for Romania in T20 internationals, previously held by the 61-run stand between Ramesh Satheesan and Patras Masih against Bulgaria at Ilfov Country in the last year.
  • 61 : Ramesh Satheesan and Sivakumar Periyalwar set up the record third-wicket partnership for Romania in T20 international, previously held by the unbeaten 38-run stand between Ramesh Satheesan and Abdul Shakoor against Bulgaria at Ilfov Country in the last year.
  • 96 : Aslam Mohammad and Asrar Ahmed set up the record sixth-wicket partnership for Greece in T20 internationals, previously held by the 48-run stand between Spyridon Goustis and Asrar Ahmed against Bulgaria at Corfu in 2019.
  • Aslam Mohammad became the first Greece batsman to score a fifty in T20 international cricket history.
  • Greece's 157 was their highest score in T20 international cricket history, previous highest was 117 against Bulgaria at Corfu in 2019.
  • Romania's 159 was their third highest score in T20 internationals.

Greece scored 157-8 in 20 overs with top scorer by Aslam Mohammad hammered a 61 off 42-balls including 6-sixes & a four with strike rate of 145.23.

Asrar Ahmed scored 38 off 41-balls including 4-fours & a six, Georgios Galanis 11 and Syed Amanullah 11 not out.

Romania best bowler by Shantanu Vashisht claimed a career-best 4-wickets for 22-runs in 4-overs, Pavel Florin takes 2-wickets for 6-runs in 2-overs, Ijaz Hussain and Vasu Saini both took one-wickets.

Romania chased 150-7 in 12.5 overs with top scorer by Ramesh Satheesan 70, Gohar Manan hammered a 40 off 15-balls including 4-sixes & 3-fours with strike rate of 266.66 and Sivakumar Periyalwar blasted 19 off 7-balls included 2-fours & a six with strike-rate of 271.42.

Greece best bowler by Spiridon Gasteratos takes 2-wickets for 4-runs in 1-overs, Georgios Galanis, Asrar Ahmed both took 2-wickets and one for Arsalan Ahmed.


Ramesh Satheesan named Player of the match for his match-winning scintillating 70-runs knocked off facing 32-balls including 10-fours and 4-sixes with strike rate of 218.75.