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Nepal claims T20 cricket bowling record

Nepal claims T20 cricket bowling record

KATHMANDU (AFP) - Nepal s Anjali Chand claimed the best-ever bowling figures of six for nought in a women s Twenty20 international at the South Asian Games on Monday.

Chand, making her international debut, bowled 2.1 overs without conceding a single run as Nepal bowled out Maldives women for 16 in 10.1 overs in Pokhara.

The 24-year-old Chand surpassed the efforts of Malaysian Mas Elysa who claimed six wickets for three runs from her four overs against China s women in January.

Nepal needed five balls to achieve their target to win by 10 wickets.

India paceman Deepak Chahar set the best T20 bowling figures for men -- six for seven -- against Bangladesh last month.