Malta vs Hungary 3rd Place Play-off Continental Cup 2021 Highlights

Watch the highlights of Malta vs Hungary 3rd Place Play-off Continental Cup 2021 - Continental Cup Twenty20 six-nation tournament of the 3rd Place Play-off T20I match first time played between Hungary and Malta at Moara Vlasiei Cricket Ground, Ilfov County in 05th September 2021.

Zeeshan Kukikhel's own record-breaking 42-ball 82 and Abhijeet Ahuja's maiden half-century leads to Hungary emphatic eight-wicket victory over Malta and move to third place in the 3rd place play-off of a Continental Cup.

Match Stats :
  • Hungary registered their first T20I win against Malta.
  • Zeeshan Kukikhel became the first Hungary batsman to score a fifty against Malta in T20 internationals.
  • Abhijeet Ahuja became the second Hungary batsman to score a fifty in T20 international after Zeeshan Kukikhel and also the second batsman to score a half-century against Malta in T20Is
  • Zeeshan Maqsood's 82 was the highest score for Hungary in T20 international, surpassing the his own record of 76 against Romania at same venue in this tournament.
  • Hungary's 171 was their third highest score in T20 international.
  • Malta's 170 was their fourth highest score in T20 internationals.
  • 121 : Zeeshan Kukikhel and Abhijeet Ahuja set up the record first-wicket partnership for Hungary in T20 international and Hungary's highest any-wicket stand in T20Is, previously held by the 77-run stand between these same pair against Czech Republic at same venue in this tournament.

Malta scored 175-5 in 20 overs with top scorer by Basil George 48 off 46-balls - who fell two-run short of his half-century - including 4-fours & a six.

Zeeshan Khan scored 37 off 31-balls including 3-fours, Niraj Khanna hammered a unbeaten 29 off 15-balls included 5-fours with strike rate of 193.33 and Bilal Muhammad 17 not out.

Hungary best bowler by Abhishek Kheterpal, Zeeshan Maqsood both took 2-wickets and one for Sandeep Mohandas.

Hungary chased 171-2 in 18.2 overs with top scorer by Zeeshan Kukikhel 82, Abhijeet Ahuja cracked a unbeaten 58 off 50-balls included 7-fours & a six and Harshvardhan Mandhyan 12.

Malta best bowler by Bikram Arora took one-wicket for 19-runs in 3.2-overs.

Zeeshan Kukikhel named Player of the match for his match-winning all-round performance to smashed a career-best blazing 82 off 42-balls including 9-fours and 5-sixes with strike rate of 195.23 after taking 2-wickets for 35-runs in 4-overs.



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