Mumbai Indians react as Kieron Pollard hits six sixes in an over; check out– Ahead of IPL 2021, Kieron Pollard has become the only second batsman in the T20Is to hit six sixes in an over. He achieved the feat during the first T20I against Sri Lanka in Antigua. The West Indies skipper went after Akila Dananjaya in the sixth over to achieve the historic feat. He hit the balls towards long-on, straight down the ground, long-off, mid-wicket, straight down the ground and mid-wicket. He was finally dismissed. Interestingly, the bowler also took a hat-trick in the same match.
*6 Sixes in an Over in International Cricket*😱😱😱
✅Yuvraj Singh v England 2007
✅ Herschelle Gibbs v Netherlands 2017
✅ Kieron Pollard v Sri Lanka TODAY!! 💥💥💥💥💥💥 pic.twitter.com/NY2zgucDXB
— Windies Cricket (@windiescricket) March 4, 2021
As Pollard slammed six sixes in an over, Mumbai Indians sent out a tweet asking to ‘Use a GIF to salute the LLORD’.
— Mumbai Indians (@mipaltan) March 4, 2021
— AlreadyGotBanned 😄 (@KirketVideoss) March 4, 2021
Took a hat-trick
Was hit for six sixes in an over by Kieron Pollard
Both Pollard & Dananjaya were part of MI in 2018
Pollard joins Gibbs & Yuvraj to hit 6 sixes in an over in international cricket
— Sarang Bhalerao (@bhaleraosarang) March 4, 2021
Kieron Pollard today became only the 3rd batsmen after Yuvraj Singh and Herschelle Gibbs to smash 6 sixes in an over, he completely cleaned up Akila Dananjaya today. For the first time a bowler takes a hattrick and goes for 6 sixes in an over in the same match.
— Mufaddal Vohra (@mufaddal_vohra) March 4, 2021
1. Dananjaya after taking a hat-trick in his 2nd over.
2. Dananjaya after getting hit 6 6’s in his 3rd over by Pollard pic.twitter.com/3Rk42vmF4g
— Shivani (@meme_ki_diwani) March 4, 2021
Earlier, Yuvraj Singh had slammed sixes in an over against England in inaugural 2007 T20 World Cup while Herschelle Gibbs of South Africa had hit sixes against the Netherlands in 2007 World Cup(ODI).
Pollard was finally dismissed for 38 off 11 balls. He had arrived at the crease after Dananjaya’s hat-trick. But the West Indies skipper attacked the spinner from the first ball. He smacked him all around the park as the West Indies teammates stood up to applaud the remarkable achievement.
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