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In the cricket world, the hero of the match becomes the man of the match. If someone wants to become a man of the match as a batsman, then he has to score at least a half-century or a century. Only after that, he gets this honor. However, it is important for him to win the match for his team.

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However, this does not happen with every batsman. Sometimes some batsmen, even with their small roles, make such an important contribution to the team’s victory that it is more than any big century and half-century. This has also been seen many times in cricket history.

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Today we will tell you about those 3 batsmen. Who played less than 12 balls in the match. But even then, they got the man of the match in that match.

1) Moeen Ali

Moeen Ali
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In February 2020, Moin Ali played some such role for the England team. Playing in a match against South Africa, he scored 39 runs in just 11 balls on the field of Durban. In which 3 fours and 4 sixes were also included. This inning was very special.

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This innings of Moeen Ali played an important role in helping the England team reach big scores. After which he also gave 36 runs in 3 overs in bowling. Due to which he became the Match of the Match.

2) Jos Buttler

Jos Buttler, man of the match
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The name of England wicketkeeper-batsman Jos Buttler is also included in this list. He has also played a similar role for his team England before. He played such an innings for England in 2012. When he played brilliant innings of 32 runs in just 10 balls.

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Due to the innings of Jos Buttler, his team scored 118 runs in 11 overs. Buttler hit 2 fours and 2 sixes in his innings. England team had won in this match. After this victory, Jos Buttler was elected a Man of the Match.

3) Dinesh Karthik

Dinesh Karthik, man of the match
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Indian team batsman Dinesh Karthik played some similar innings against Bangladesh in the final of Nidahas Trophy. When he overturned the almost lost Indian team and registered victory. In that match of 2018, Karthik scored 29 runs in 8 balls.

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Dinesh Karthik hit 2 fours and 3 sixes in this innings. On the basis of that innings of Dinesh Karthik, the Indian team won the Nidahas Trophy. Due to which Karthik was chosen as the Man of the Match.


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