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27 Jan 2019

Nepal's Rohit Paudel breaks Sachin Tendulkar's record: Details here

Nepal are climbing up the ladder as far their presence in cricket is concerned.

The Himalayan nation, who secured ODI status earlier, beat rivals United Arab Emirates by 145 runs in the second ODI in Dubai.

The best moment of the match came when teenager Rohit Paudel went on to smash a record held by legend Sachin Tendulkar.

Here are the details.

Record

Paudel surpasses Tendulkar's record after a defining 55

Paudel surpasses Tendulkar's record after a defining 55

Paudel, who scored 55 against the UAE, went on to become the youngest male cricketer to score an international fifty at the age of 16 years and 146 days.

With this achievement, he ended up breaking legend Sachin Tendulkar's mark held in the game.

Sachin had notched 59 against Pakistan at the age of 16 years and 213 days.

Paudel also goes past former Pakistan legend Afridi

Paudel also got past former Pakistan hero Shahid Afridi, to become the youngest half-centurion in one-day internationals. Afridi was just 16 years and 217 days when he hit 102 against Sri Lanka in Nairobi back in 1996.

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Result

Nepal thrash UAE by 145 runs

Paudel, who came into bat at number seven, scored 55 off 58 balls that included seven fours.

Nepal managed to get to 242/9 in 50 overs.

In reply, UAE managed only 97.

The series is tied at 1-1 at the moment.

Nepal's ace spinner Sandeep Lamichhane took 4/24.

Pacer Sompal Kami picked up figures of 5/33 to hurt the hosts.

A look at Nepal cricket

Nepal have been an Associate Member of the ICC since 1996. They were awarded the T20I status in 2014 until the ICC WT20 Qualifiers in 2015. Last year they made history after being awarded ODI status. They also regained the T20I status.

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Which record did Nepal's cricketer Rohit Paudel script?

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Nepal's cricketer Rohit Paudel became the youngest male cricketer to hit an international fifty-plus score.

Whose record did he break?

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He beat the record held by legend Sachin Tendulkar 16 years and 213 days old. Paudel scripted this feat at the age of 16 years and 146 days.

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He became the youngest man to score a One-day international half-century, beating Shahid Afridi, who smashed a 37-ball century in an incredible first innings against Sri Lanka aged 16 and 217 days.

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Nepal beat the UAE by 145 runs in the second ODI in Dubai.

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