Afghanistan have just set up highest T20 Team Total world record of 278 for 3 in 20 overs, today against Ireland. This highest T20 total record was made possible by Hazratullah Zazai and Usman Ghani, who fired missiles of sixes and four against Ireland. Hazratullah Zazai hit an unbeaten 162 run innings on just 62 balls while smashing 11 fours and 16 sixes. Unbelievable Stuff!
His partner Usman Ghani just helped him on the other end, while scoring 73 runs innings on just 48 balls. Here is all what you need to know about Afghanistan vs Ireland T20 World Records.
Afghanistan vs Ireland 1st T20 World Records:
- Highest T20 Team Total: 278/3 (by Afghanistan against Ireland)
- Highest T20 Partnership: 236 ( Hazratullah Zazai + Usman Ghani)
- Most sixes by a batsmen in T20 innings: 16 ( Hazratullah Zazai)
- Second Highest T20 Batsmen Score: 162*( Hazratullah Zazai)
- Third fastest men’s T20 ton hundred: 42 balls ( Hazratullah Zazai)
- Most sixes by a team in a T20: 22 (by Afghanistan against Ireland)
Highest partnership in T20 cricket for any wicket
- 236 H Zazai – U Ghani 1st wkt Afg v Ire, Dehradun, 2019
- 229 V Kohli – AB de Villiers 2nd wkt RCB v GL, Bengaluru, 2016
- 223 A Finch – D Short 1st wkt Aus v Zim, Harare, 2018