Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 Trophy: Vidarbha Bowler Akshay Karnewar Scripts World Record In T20 Cricket, Follows It Up With Hat-Trick Next Day | Cricket News

Vidarbha cricketer Akshay Karnewar

Vidarbha bowler Akshay Karnewar hogged the highlight on Monday as his facet defeated Manipur by 167 runs within the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 Trophy. Karnewar was in prime type for his facet and broke the world file for probably the most economical figures ever bowled in T20 cricket and didn’t concede a single run within the sport. The 29-year-old produced figures of 4-4-0-2 and have become the primary cricketer to bowl 4 maidens in males’s T20 cricket. Defending a goal of 223 runs, Vidarbha restricted Manipur to 55 (all out) in 16.3 overs.

Keeping his momentum intact, Karnewar adopted up with a hat-trick towards Sikkim on Tuesday. He additionally registered figures of 4-1-5-4. His dismissals accounted for Codanda Ajit Karthik, Kranthi Kumar, Ashish Thapa and Nilesh Lamichaney.

Once once more defending a goal of 206 runs, Karnewar and his teammates efficiently restricted Sikkim to 75 for eight in 20 overs with appreciable ease and gained by 130 runs.


Vidarbha have been in good type within the ongoing competitors and are on prime of their Plate Group with 20 factors from 5 video games. They are adopted by Meghalaya in second place and Tripura in third. Karnewar has been in splendid type and has taken 10 wickets in 5 video games.

Speaking to Times of India after his efficiency towards Manipur, Karnewar revelled in his efficiency. He mentioned, “It’s unbelievable. Not conceding even a single run in the entire match is something extraordinary and I am really feeling good”.

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