West Indies captain Kieron Pollard has recorded the first T20 match between West Indies and Sri Lanka.
Mumbai, March 4: West Indies captain Kieron Pollard has recorded the first T20 match between West Indies and Sri Lanka. Pollard hit six sixes in a single over in the match. (Pollard smash 6 sixes in an over) Pollard recorded this in one over by Akila Dhananjay. Pollard is the third player to record this in international cricket. Earlier Yuvraj Singh (Yuvraj Singh) and Herschelle Gibbs. Yuvraj had set the record in T20 cricket while Gibbs had set the record in ODI cricket.
Both Yuvraj and Gibbs have had their first reaction since Pollard joined the club. Herschelle Gibbs hit six in an over in an ODI match in 2007. “March is famous for hitting six sixes,” Gibbs said. I was planted March 16, 2007. You have done this maximum on March 3, 2021. Congratulations Kieran Pollard
March a popular month for hitting 6x6s
16/3/2007 and 3/3/2021 congrats KieronPollard55 👊
– Herschelle Gibbs (hershybru) March 4, 2021
Yuvraj Singh hit six sixes in a single over off Stuart Broad in the 2007 T20 World Cup. He has also congratulated Pollard. ‘Welcome to Pollard, a club that hits six sixes. Yuvraj has congratulated Pollard with the words ‘very beautiful’.
– Yuvraj Singh (@ YUVSTRONG12) March 4, 2021
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Sri Lanka’s Akila Dhananjay took a hat trick in this match. He could not celebrate his happiness for long. Pollard hit six sixes in the next over. Therefore, Dhananjay became the first bowler to record 36 runs in 6 balls from a hat-trick in a single match.