West Indies captain Kieron Pollard scripted historical past within the T20 match towards Sri Lanka to affix the elite checklist. On March 3, the 33-year-old turned the second cricketer on the earth to hit six sixes in a single over in T20 cricket.
West Indies’ limited-overs skipper hammered six sixes in six balls off leg spinner Akila Dananjaya’s over in WI vs SL first T20 match. Pollard is the third participant in worldwide cricket to hit 6 sixes in a single over. Pollard and Yuvraj have hit 6-ball 6 sixes in T20 cricket, whereas Herschelle Gibbs smashed 6 sixes off an over within the 2007 ODI World Cup.
Pollard destroyed Sri Lanka’s bowling assault to energy Windies to a complete four-wicket win towards Sri Lanka on the Coolidge Cricket Floor, Antigua on Wednesday and take 1-0 lead within the 4-match T20 collection.
Reacting to Pollard’s milestone, Yuvraj Singh on Thursday posted a tweet to welcome him to the elite group of batsmen who’ve hit six sixes in an over. Yuvraj, who himself has hit six sixes off Stuart Broad’s over, wrote on Twitter “Welcome to the membership @KieronPollard55 #sixsixes you magnificence !!!”
“After the third one ( when he considered hitting six sixes within the over) — I felt after hitting a few sixes, I understood how the pitch performs,” mentioned Pollard within the post-match presentation ceremony.
“It was vital to be constructive and play your photographs on that pitch, again yourselves to clear the boundary — simply completely satisfied that I managed to contribute to the crew’s trigger at that time of time,” mentioned Pollard.