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Austria vs Hungary 3rd T20I 2022 Article

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Read the article of Austria vs Hungary 3rd T20I 2022 - Hungary tour of Austria 3-match Twenty20 international series of the 3rd T20I match played between Hungary and Austria at Seebarn Cricket Centre, Lower Austria in 05th June 2022.

An record-breaking power-hitting display from Zeeshan Kukikhel's 49-ball 137 powers to Hungary emphatic four-wicket victory over Austria and drawn the three-match series with 1-1 in a high-scoring epic game of the third T20I.

Match Stats :
  • Hungary chased 197 was their highest successful run-chase in T20 international cricket history, previous highest chase was 171 against Malta at Ilfov County in the last year.
  • Austria's 196 was their third highest score in T20 international and It is their second highest total against Hungary in T20Is.
  • Zeeshan Kukikhel hammered a 39-ball joint fourth fastest century in T20 internationals, jointly with Sivakumar Periyalwar.
  • Zeeshan Kukikhel became the first Hungary batsman to score a hundred in T20 international cricket history.
  • Zeeshan Kukikhel's plundered 137 was the highest score for Hungary in T20 international cricket history, surpassing the his own record of 82 against Malta at Ilfov County in the last year and the fifth highest-score in T20Is.
  • Zeeshan Kukikhel's 137 was the highest score in a run-chase in T20 international cricket history, surpassing the previous record of unbeaten 125 held by Evin Lewis against India at Kingston in 2017.
  • 15 : Zeeshan Kukikhel hit the second most sixes in an innings in T20 internationals after Hazratullah Zazai's 16-sixes.
  • Razmal Shigiwal's unbeaten 95 was the second highest score for Austria in T20 internationals after Bilal Zalmai's unbeaten 111.
  • 105 : Razmal Shigiwal and Mehar Cheema set up the record fifth-wicket partnership for Austria in T20 internationals, previously held by the 72-run stand between Mirza Ahsan and Shahil Momin against same opponent at same venue in the previous day's opening T20I.

Austria scored 196-6 in 20 overs with top scorer by Razmal Shigiwal hammered a unbeaten 95 off 47-balls including 7-sixes and 5-fours with strike rate of 202.12.

Mehar Cheema cracked a 33 off 28-balls including 3-fours & a six, Iqbal Hossain hit 24 off 14-balls included 3-fours & a six with strike rate of 171.42 and Mark Simpson-Parker 15.

Hungary best bowler by Sandeep Mohandas picked up 3-wickets for 26-runs in 4-overs, Ali Yalmaz took 2-wickets and one for Zeeshan Kukikhel.

Hungary chased 197-6 in 19 overs with top scorer by Zeeshan Kukikhel hammered a 137 off 49-balls - which was his 1st T20I hundred, Satyadeep Ashwathnarayana 18 and Khaibar Deldar 15.

Austria best bowler by Abdullah Akbarjan, Itibarshah Deedar, Amit Nathwani and Ahsan Yousuf each took one-wickets.

Zeeshan Kukikhel named Player of the match for his record-breaking power-hitting display to smashed a career-best 137-runs knocked off facing 49-balls including 15-sixes and 7-fours with strike rate of 279.59.