Kieron Pollard sends Twitter in frenzy after hitting six sixes in an over

Kieron Pollard sends Twitter in frenzy after hitting six sixes in an over

West Indies all-rounder Kieron Pollard has turn into the third batsman within the historical past of worldwide cricket to hit six sixes in an over. He attacked Sri Lanka’s Akila Dananjaya within the first T20I in Antigua to say the report.

Dananjaya was hovering the match after having picked up a hat-trick in his earlier over. The spinner had dismissed Evin Lewis, Chris Gayle, and Nicholas Pooran earlier than the West Indies skipper determined to go all out on him within the sixth over of the innings.

Pollard was majestic on the Coolidge Cricket floor whereas serving to his aspect chase the entire of 132 runs. He utilised the final over of the powerplay to the fullest, churning out 36 runs from it. Total, he scored 38 runs from 11 balls and had a strike-rate of 345.45 earlier than being dismissed within the subsequent over.

Nonetheless, the Caribbean’s dismissal hardly had any influence as West Indies already had 101 runs on the board and 5 wickets in hand. And, the aspect went on to grab victory, chasing the entire with 41 balls to spare.

As Pollard joined the unique group of batsmen hitting six sixes in an over with Herschelle Gibbs and Yuvraj Singh, Twitter went gaga over the feat. Whereas the previous South Africa opener was the primary to realize the feat when he hit all of the deliveries of the over out of the road in a World Cup 2007 match towards the Netherlands, Yuvraj is the one different participant, apart from Pollard now, to have hit six sixes in T20 cricket. He clinched the report by assaulting Stuart Broad within the T20 World Cup.

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