Kieron Pollard hits hit 6 sixes in an over to help West Indies win the T20 match by four-wicket against Sri Lanka. It was the first match of 3 match T20 series between the West Indies and Sri Lanka.
Pollard hits Sri Lankan leg-spinner Akila Dananjaya for 6 sixes in the 6th over of the match.
It was an exciting match!
As Sri Lanka scored 131 for 9 wickets batting first at Coolidge Cricket Ground in Osbourn, Antigua. In reply when home side West Indies started chasing leg-spinner Akila Dananjaya took a hat-trick in the 4th over after taking the wickets of Evin Lewis, Chris Gayle, and Nicholas Pooran. But in the 6th over Akila Dananjaya got hit all around the park by Kieron Pollard hitting six every ball as he smashes 6 sixes in an over.
Pollard became the third player after Yuvraj Singh and Herschelle Gibbs to join 6x6s club in international cricket.
Yuvraj Singh hits 6 sixes in an over against England at the 2007 T20 World Cup and Herschelle Gibbs against the Netherlands at the 2007 Cricket World Cup.
Kieron Pollard becomes the first West Indian cricket player to hit 6 sixes in a T20I over!
There was a lot of buzz around social media about Kieron Pollard’s 6 sixes in an over as well as Akila Dananjaya a bowler who got an international hat-trick but in his, next over got hit for 6 sixes!