West Indies cricket team’s star batsman Kieron Pollard set a world record for six sixes in a single over against Sri Lanka. Along with this, Pollard has joined the list of batsmen who have hit 6 sixes along with Herschelle Gibbs and Yuvraj Singh. In the third over of Sri Lankan bowler Akila Dhananjay, Pollard scored 36 runs while batting.
Pollard became the first West Indies player to hit 6 sixes in 6 balls. At the same time, he has become the second player to score 6 sixes in 6 balls in a T20 match. Earlier, in 2007, Yuvraj set a world record against England by hitting 6 sixes in 6 balls. Pollard scored 38 runs in this match.
Windies lead 1-0 in series
In the first match of the three-match T20 series against Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka won the toss and decided to bat first. Sri Lanka had set a target of 132 runs in front of the Windies. In response, the Windies team also looked staggering for a time. However, thanks to Pollard’s explosive innings, the West Indies team has taken a 1-0 lead in the series.
Pollard specializes in hitting sixes
Pollard is known for hitting long sixes. In IPL 2020 too, Kieron Pollard hit four sixes in K Gautam’s last over against Kings Elevan Punjab. He scored a fast-paced 47 runs in his 20-ball innings thanks to four sixes and three fours. During this, Hardik Pandya also supported him well. Man of the match Pollard said, “You have to play according to the situation. Looking at the bowlers, we have to decide how many runs can be scored in each over.