Umang Shah blasts with a 60 ball 170 as KSG breaks records in the ongoing KSG T20 Masters Cup 18-19

On 29th December numerous records were broken and it was a paisa vasool match for the spectators as KSG team just gave a batting feast to all the people who had come to watch. KSG after electing to bat first at the New Payyade Ground scored the highest ever T20 Total of 299/1 in 20 overs. They were just one run away of achieving the feat of becoming the 1st team in India to score 300 runs in a T20 game! The highest total till now was 260 by Sri Lanka in International T20, 263 in IPL and 273 in Local cricket. Hence KSG surpassed all the records to create a record highest team total which is something they will cherish for years.

The major reason for this successful feat was their opener Umang Shah. The openers Gaurang Parekh (77) and Umang gave a 161 run stand in mere 12 overs while Umang went on to bat till the very end scoring 160* off just 70 balls. The opener was in a different zone altogether smashing 17 fours, 11 sixes & a strike rate of 228.60! Umang scored the fastest hundred in the tournament as he thrashed every bowler not sparing any corners of the Payyade ground. JVPG in reply managed to score only 113/4 as KSG also won by a record margin of 186 runs where in Umang was declared ‘man of the match”

Records Achieved in the Game-

Highest ever t20 total-299/1 in 20 overs

Fastest Hundred-Umang Shah-160* off 70 balls)

Win by a highest Margin in T20’s- By 186 runs

Highest sixes smashes in a single innings by a team- 30 Sixes (KSG) means every 4th ball!

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