Nepal Women Cricket team’s spinner Anjali Chand set a world record in the T20I when she took the field in her debut match against Maldives. The spinner picked up 6 wickets without conceding a single run.
Congratulations to #AnjaliChand who has created #WorldRecord in T20 International format at her debut by picking up 6 wickets conceding no runs in her spell. Her bowling figure of 2.1-2-0-6 against Maldives in the #SAG2019 is the best bowling figure in T20I format. 👏🏻 pic.twitter.com/vUkedf7Lc1— Nepal Cricket (@Nepal_Cricket) December 2, 2019
Doing so, she registered the best fever T20I bowling figure (including both men and women). During her 2.1 over spell, Anjali made sure that the Maldivian batswomen get no opportunity to free there hands and succumb to her disciplined line and length. The Maldives team bundled out for a mere 16 runs under 11 overs handing Nepal a target of 17 runs. Nepal achieved the target in just five balls.
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Earlier Malaysia’s Mas Elysa who took three wickets for six runs against China in January 2019 held the record for best bowling figure in women T20I while India’s Deepak Chahar held the record for best bowling figures in T20Is for men. Chahar took six wickets for seven runs – including a hat-trick against Bangladesh last month.
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