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Nepal’s Sundeep Jora youngest man to hit T20 International fifty

first_imgNepal’s Sundeep Jora youngest man to hit T20 International fiftySundeep Jora, 17 years and 103 days, became the youngest batsman to score a fifty in T20 Internationals.advertisement India Today Web Desk DubaiJanuary 31, 2019UPDATED: January 31, 2019 18:07 IST Sundeep Jora scored a fifty but Nepal lost the match against UAE by 21 runs (@paras77 Photo)Nepal’s Sundeep Jora became the youngest man to score a fifty in T20 Internationals. Aged 17 years and 103, days Jora scored 53 not out off 46 balls in a T20I match against UAE in Dubai. However, Jora’s heroics could not stop UAE from winning the match by 21 runs.Chasing 154, Nepal were never really in the hunt but Sundeep Jora’s knock laced with three boundaries and one six gave the team some hope.Skipper Paras Khadka scored 25 off 25 but Nepal fell short.Nepal’s Sundeep Jora has become the youngest man to score a T20I fifty at the age of 17 years, 103 days with 53* on debut, but it wasn’t enough to stop UAE claiming a 21-run victory in the 1st T20I in Dubai.#UAEvNEP scorecard https://t.co/kds3bCLVqu pic.twitter.com/nekXry6lCFICC (@ICC) January 31, 2019This has turned out to be a great month for Nepal cricket.On January 26, Rohit Paudel, at 16 years and 146 days, scored 55 off 58 in an ODI against UAE to become the youngest half-centurion in international cricket in any format.The record was previously held by Sachin Tendulkar, who had scored 59 in a Test against Pakistan at the age of 16 years and 213 days.On January 28, Paras Khadka became the first Nepal batsman to score a hundred in international century. Thanks to his 109-ball 115, Nepal went on to win their first ever ODI series.For sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Tags :Follow Sundeep JoraFollow youngest T20I fiftyFollow UAE vs NepalFollow UAEFollow Nepallast_img read more