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Thisara Perera achieved a feat which doesn’t occur each day of the yr. The Sri Lanka all-rounder hit six sixes of 1 over. He was taking part in within the Main Golf equipment Restricted Over Event between Sri Lanka Military Sports activities Membership and Bloomfield Cricket and Athletic Membership. The 31-year outdated was taking part in in full movement.

The match needed to be minimize quick to 41 overs because of rain. The rating earlier than 40th over was 282/3 after which Perera got here in to face the final over. What occurred subsequent would have been imagined by nobody. Dilhaan Cooray was the unlucky bowler bowling to Perera. He stored on bowling full tosses to him and Perera stored on dispatching these balls for sixes. It introduced again the reminiscences of Herschelle Gibbs’ six sixes in opposition to Netherlands.

Right here is the video of the six sixes. WATCH:

Military Sports activities Membership – Perera’s group – lastly posted a rating of 318/3 in to overs.

Thisara Perera is the ninth batsman over-all to have scored a double hundred in ODI’s. Out of the 9 solely Herchelle Gibbs, Yuvraj Singh and Kieron Pollard have scored six sixes in worldwide. Relaxation all are from home or Checklist A Matches.

Sir Garfield Sobers was the primary man to hit six sixes in a single over.  He was adopted by Ravi Shastri, Herschelle Gibbs, Yuvraj Singh, Ross Whitely, Hazratullah Zizai, Leo Carter, Kieron Pollard, Thisara Perera:

Yuvraj and Gibbs scored in T20I and ODI World Cup 2007 respectively. Whereas others within the checklist have reached the feat of their repetitive.

Nonetheless, Perera has reached a singular feat and  he’ll get pleasure from for as lengthy he can.


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