Zazai equals Twenty20 record

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Oct 16, 2018-

Hazratullah Zazai smashed a blistering half-century off just 12 balls in the Afghan Premier League on Sunday to equal the all-time T20 record held by his “idol” Chris Gayle and Yuvraj Singh. The 20-year-old batsman blasted left-arm spinner Abdullah Mazari for six sixes in one over on his way to tying the mark for the fastest half-century in T20 cricket. Gayle got a close-up look at Zazai’s big-hitting as the West Indian star was in the opposing Balkh Legends team. Left-hander Zazai, who has played for Afghanistan in both one-day and T20 internationals, was eventually out for a 17-ball 62 as his team Kabul Zwanan fell 21 runs short of a target of 245 against Balkh. (AFP)


Published: 16-10-2018 10:36

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