Afghan cricketer smashes 48 runs off one T20 over

Afghan cricketer smashes 48 runs off one t20 over0

Sediqullah Atal, an Afghan international cricketer, scored an incredible 48 runs off just one over on Saturday during a Kabul Premier League Twenty20 match.

Cricinfo, which is widely regarded as the most authoritative record-keeping resource, contains an entry for the most runs scored off a Twenty20 over solely for the Indian Premier League. In 2011, West Indian Chris Gayle hit 37 of those runs, but Atal surpassed his total by 11.

The assault ended when the Shaheen Hunters were competing against the Abasin Defenders in the Twenty20 tournament being held inside the nation at the Ayobi Cricket Stadium in Kabul.

Atal, a 21-year-old all-rounder who has one T20 international appearance to his credit, was on 76 when spinner Amir Zazai trundled in to give his first delivery of the 19th over. At the time, Atal’s side was sitting at 158 for six. Zazai was delivering his first ball.

At that moment, Zazai had already given up 35 runs for one wicket after three overs, but he overstepped the crease, which allowed Atal to smash him for six runs.

Zazai’s following delivery was a wide, which resulted in four byes being given, which meant that his first two deliveries cost a total of 12 runs, despite the fact that he still had six balls left to bowl.

Atal concluded his innings with an unbeaten score of 118 after hitting 56 balls, each of which he sent flying over the boundary ropes in an incredible show of power hitting.

The Kabul Premier League is in its first season, and just a handful of people were at the stadium to see the achievement. However, it was recorded on tape in a clip that is now making the rounds on social media, and the footage can be viewed here.

The announcer exclaims, “Unbelievable performance,” as Atal successfully completes the mission.

In response, the Shaheen Hunters finished with a score of 213 for six, while the Abasin Defenders were eliminated after scoring 181.

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