Paras Khadka slams first-ever T20I century for Nepal

Paras Khadka took 49 balls to complete the hundred in Nepal's nine-wicket win, also making it the fourth-fastest T20I century by an Asian batsman.

Paras Khadka slams Nepal's first T20I century in match against Singapore. (FILE IMAGE)   -  GETTY IMAGES

Nepal cricket team captain Paras Khadka became the Himalayan nation’s first batsman to score a T20I century as it registered a nine-wicket victory over host Singapore in the tri-series here on Saturday.

Khadka also became the first skipper to slam a century in T20I cricket while chasing.

The 31-year-old remained unbeaten on 106 from 52 deliveries, which included seven boundaries and nine sixes as Nepal chased down a target of 152 in 16 overs. It scored 154/1.

Khadka took 49 balls to complete the hundred, also making it the fourth-fastest T20I century by an Asian batsman.

Singapore elected to bat first and put up a total of 151/3 in 20 overs.