Yuvraj Singh made history in T20I cricket in 2007 by hitting 6 sixes in one over. After this, it seemed as if no one could match this record of Yuvi. But Kieron Pollard, the explosive batsman of the West Indies cricket team, hit 6 sixes in an over in T20I cricket against Sri Lanka.
Kieron Pollard hits 6 sixes in an over
West Indies cricket team captain Kieron Pollard repeated the 14-year-old history in the first match of the T20I series played against Sri Lanka. Pollard hit 6 sixes in one over of Sri Lankan spinner Akila Dananjaya in the first T20I match at Antigua.
Kieron Pollard hits 6 consecutive sixes in the fifth over of the West Indies innings. Pollard scored a brilliant 38 in 11 balls, which included 6 consecutive sixes off 6 balls.
The Sri Lankan cricket team is currently on a tour of the West Indies. Where the three-match T20I series is being played. In the first match of the series, the host West Indies team registered a stunning victory, with captain Kieron Pollard being the hero.
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The third batsman to hit 6 sixes in an over
With this, Kieron Pollard has made himself in the club of hitting 6 sixes in an over of International cricket with Yuvraj Singh and Herschel Gibbs. However, Yuvraj Singh made this big record in T20I and South African Herschel Gibbs in ODIs.
In 2007, Yuvraj Singh hit 6 sixes in an over of Stuart Broad against England in the T20 World Cup.
Thereafter, in the 2007 ODI World Cup against the Net herlands, Herschelle Gibbs became the only player to hit 6 sixes in ODI cricket in one over. With this, he became the second player who hit 6 sixes in an over in international cricket. Now Kieron Pollard’s name has also been included in this list.
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