Serbia vs Bulgaria 3rd T20I 2022 Article

Read the article of Serbia vs Bulgaria 3rd T20I 2022 - Bulgaria tour of Serbia 3-match Twenty20 international series of the 3rd T20I match played between Bulgaria and Serbia at Lisicji Jarak Cricket Ground, Belgrade in 09th July 2022.

Omar Rassol's 56-ball 99*, Mukul Kadyan's blazing half-century and Prakash Mishra's rapid 31 before Hristov Lakov and Sandeep Nair's combined 5-wickets sets up to Bulgaria's record 95-run victory over Serbia and avoid the series whitewash in a one-sided game of the third T20I.

Match Stats :
  • Bulgaria's 95-run win was their largest victory by terms of runs in T20 Internationals, previous biggest win by 64-runs against Greece at Sofia in the last year.
  • Bulgaria's 206 was their fourth highest score in T20 international and also It is their fourth highest total against Serbia in T20Is.
  • Omar Rassol became the first Bulgaria batsman to remain not out on 99 in T20 international cricket history and overall the sixth player in T20Is after Luke Wright, Dawid Malan, Mohammad Hafeez, Devon Conway and Louis Bruce.
  • Omar Rassol's unbeaten 99 was the third highest score for Bulgaria in T20 international and the second highest-score by an Bulgaria batsman against Serbia in T20Is after Aravinda De Silva's unbeaten 100.
  • 120 : Omar Rassol and Mukul Kadyan set up the second highest fourth-wicket partnership for Bulgaria against Serbia in T20 international and also Bulgaria's second highest fourth-wicket stand in T20Is.
  • Serbia's 111 was their third lowest score in the completed innings in T20 international and it is their worst-total against Bulgaria in T20Is, previous lowest was 147 at Sofia in the last year.

Bulgaria scored 206-5 in 20 overs with top scorer by Omar Rassol hammered a unbeaten 99 off 56-balls including 9-fours & 7-sixes with strike rate of 176.78.

Mukul Kadyan struck 50 off 34-balls including 5-fours & 3-sixes with strike rate of 147.05 and Prakash Mishra blasted a unbeaten 31 off 17-balls included 3-fours & 2-sixes with strike rate of 182.35.

Serbia best bowler by Matija Sarenac, Matthew Kostic, Ayo Mene-Ejegi and Nemanja Zimonjic each took one-wickets.

Serbia scored 111 for all-out in 18.5 overs with top scorer by Simo Ivetic struck 23 off 11-balls including 2-sixes & 2-fours with strike rate of 209.09, Aleksa Djorovic  15 and Nemanja Zimonjic 13.

Bulgaria best bowler by Hristov Lakov picked up 3-wickets for 21-runs in 4-overs, Tarun Yadav, Sandeep Nair both took 2-wickets, Delrick Varghese, Jacob Albin and Prakash Mishra each took one-wickets.

Omar Rassol named Player of the match for his quick-fire batting performance to smashed a career-best unbeaten 99-runs knocked off facing 56-balls including 9-fours and 7-sixes with strike rate of 176.78.