Cricket enthusiasts witnessed a jaw-dropping moment in the European Cricket T10 match on Tuesday as Hamza Saleem Dar etched his name in the annals of cricket history by smashing an astounding 193 runs off just 43 balls. The record-breaking feat occurred during the clash between Catalunya Jaguar and Sohal Hospitaltet, with the former clinching a resounding victory by a staggering 153 runs.
Hamza’s remarkable innings, adorned with 22 sixes and 14 boundaries, now stands as the highest individual score in the history of T10 cricket, surpassing the previous record of 163 runs. Opting to bat first, Catalunya Jaguar posted an imposing total of 257/0 in a mere 10 overs. The star of the show, Hamza Saleem Dar, contributed an unbeaten 193 runs off just 43 balls. Alongside him, Yasir Ali also made a significant impact, scoring 58* off 19 balls.
In response, Sohal Hospitaltet was limited to 104/8 in 10 overs, unable to match the Jaguars’ dominant performance. Raja Shahzad emerged as the highest scorer for Hospitaltet with 25 runs off 10 balls. Qamar Shahzad contributed 22 off 13 balls, while Aamir Siddique managed 16 off 9 balls.
Hamza Saleem Dar continued to shine, this time with the ball, as he claimed three crucial wickets for the Jaguars. The bowling attack was further supported by Faisal Sarfaraz, Farrukh Sohail, Ameer Hamzah, and MD Umar Waqas, each securing one wicket.
Following this spectacular encounter, Catalunya Jaguar maintained their winning momentum by defeating Bengali CC in their subsequent ECS Spain T10 match on Thursday, showcasing their dominance in the tournament.