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Portugal vs Gibraltar 3rd Match T20 Tri-Series 2021 Article

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Read the article of Portugal vs Gibraltar 3rd Match T20 Tri-Series 2021 - Portugal Twenty20 Tri-Series tournament of the 3rd T20I match first time played between Gibraltar and Portugal at Gucherre Cricket Ground, Albergaria in 21st August 2021.

Azhar Andani's historic century, Anthony Chambers's superb 44 before Junaid Khan and Najjam Shahzad's combined 5-wickets helped to Portugal's record 96-run victory over Gibraltar in a one-sided game of the third match of a Tri-nation series.

Match Stats :
  • Azhar Andani became the first Portugal batsman to score a hundred in T20 international cricket history.
  • Portugal's 217 was their highest score ever in T20 international cricket history, previous highest total was 147 against Malta at same venue in this tournament.

Portugal scored 217-8 in 20 overs with top scorer by Azhar Andani 100 off 51-balls - which was his 1st T20I hundred.


Anthony Chambers cracked a 44 off 40-balls including 6-fours, Amir Zaib hit 21 off 10-balls included 3-fours & a six with strike rate of 210 and Najjam Shahzad blasted a 19 off 8-balls including 2-sixes & a four with strike-rate of 237.50.

Gibraltar best bowler by Edmund Packard picked up 3-wickets, Adam Orfila took 2-wickets and one for Chris Delany.

Gibraltar scored 121-8 in 20 overs with top scorer by James Fitzgerald 27, Kenroy Nestor 22 and Joseph Marples 15.

Portugal best bowler by Junaid Khan picked up 3-wickets for 24-runs in 4-overs, Najjam Shahzad took 2-wickets and one for Sirajullah Khadim - Amir Zaib.

Azhar Andani named Player of the match for record-breaking blazing 100-runs knocked off facing 51-balls including 7-fours and 5-sixes with strike rate of 196.07.