Dipendra Singh Airee Smashes Six Sixes in an Over, Propelling Nepal to Victory Over Qatar in ACC Men’s Premier Cup

Nepal secured an effortless victory in their match against Qatar, propelled by the outstanding batting performance of all-rounder Dipendra Singh Airee, setting a new record in the ACC Men’s Premier Cup in Oman.

The match, held in Muscat, Oman, saw Nepal triumph over Qatar by a margin of 32 runs. Despite chasing a target of 211 runs set by Nepal, Qatar managed to score only 178 runs within their allotted 20 overs.

Qatar’s captain, Muhammad Tanveer, showcased a commendable performance, scoring 63 runs. Nepal’s Lalit Narayan Rajbanshi, Dipendra Singh Airee, and Gulsan Jha each secured two wickets.

Opting to bat first after winning the toss, Nepal posted a total of 210 runs for the loss of 7 wickets in their 20 overs. Aasif Shaikh, Nepal’s opener, delivered a solid half-century innings, scoring 52 runs off 41 balls, including 6 boundaries. Aasif reached his fifty in 39 balls.

Dipendra Singh Airee showcased an exceptional unbeaten half-century, amassing 64 runs in just 21 balls, featuring 3 boundaries and a remarkable 7 sixes. His explosive innings included hitting 6 sixes in a single over, a feat previously achieved by Hershel Gibbs ( South Africa ), Yuvraj Singh ( India ) , Kieran Pollard ( West Indies ), and Jaskaran Malhotra ( USA ). Kushal Malla contributed 35 runs off 18 balls, including 2 boundaries and 3 sixes.

Captain Rohit Kumar Paudel contributed 18 runs off 17 balls, while Kushal Bhurtel scored 12 runs off 11 balls. For Qatar, Himashun Rathod and Musawar Shah claimed three wickets each.

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