Yuvraj Singh and Kirron Pollard (Photo Credits: Twitter)
New Delhi, March 4: In the first T20 match between West Indies cricket team and Sri Lanka in Antigua on Thursday, West Indies captain Kieron Pollard batted explosively and scored an unbeaten 38-run knock in just 11 balls. Pollard, during this period, hit consecutive sixes on all the balls of Akila Dhananjaya (Akila Dananjaya) who came to Sri Lanka for the sixth over. After this historic innings of Pollard, he is being praised all around. In this episode, former India batsman Yuvraj Singh also congratulated Pollard. Yuvraj tweeted on Twitter and wrote, ‘Congratulations on joining the club, @ KieronPollard55 #sixsixes Great innings.’
Please tell that Kiron Pollard is the second batsman to score six consecutive sixes in six balls in T20 cricket. Prior to that, Yuvraj Singh (Yuvraj Singh) hit six sixes off six balls while batting brilliantly against England in the 2007 T20 World Cup. Yuvraj did this feat in the over of England’s current experienced fast bowler Stuart Broad.
– Yuvraj Singh (@ YUVSTRONG12) March 4, 2021
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Talk about the first T20 match played at the Coolidge Cricket Ground between West Indies and Sri Lanka Cricket Team, while West Indies defeated Sri Lanka by four wickets with 41 balls remaining. In this match, Sri Lanka, who came out to bat first, scored 131 runs at the loss of nine wickets in the scheduled overs. In response, the West Indies team, chasing the target, achieved this goal at a loss of 6 wickets in 13.1 overs.