RECORD: Andhra hammer Nagaland by 179 runs for biggest T20 win ever
Ricky Bhui's 42-ball 108* set up Andhra's record win over Nagaland.

Day two of the 2019 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy has witnessed a world record broken, with Andhra beating Nagaland by the whopping margin of 179 runs in Mulapadu.

Having racked up 244/4 with Ricky Bhui getting a 38-ball century, Andhra rolled over Nagaland for 65 in 13.1 overs.

This makes it the biggest win in T20 cricket, surpassing Sri Lanka’s 172-run win over Kenya during the inaugural ICC World T20 in 2007.

In the first edition of the Afghanistan Premier League T20 in October 2018, Balkh Legends beat Nangahar Leopards by 171 runs.

BIGGEST WINS IN T20 CRICKET

Winner Margin Target Opponents Venue Season
Andhra 179 runs 245 Nagaland Malapadu 2018-19
Sri Lanka 172 runs 261 Kenya Joburg 2007-08
Legends 171 runs 236 Leopards Sharjah 2018-19
T&T 167 runs 212 Leeward Islands Antigua 2011-12

Nagaland, playing the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy for the first time, got nearly half of their runs from skipper Rongsen Jonathan who made 30 from No 3.

KV Sasikanth, SK Ismail and one-time India wristspinner Karn Sharma claimed three wickets each.

Earlier, Bhui’s 108 not out off 42 balls, hitting ten sixes and five fours, as Andhra smashed their way to 244/4. P Girinath Reddy also had some fun, hitting five sixes in his 31-ball 62.