USA batsman Jaskaran ‘eagerly’ awaits call from Yuvraj after smashing 6 sixes in an over | Cricket News
Jaskaran Malhotra wrote the story by becoming the second cricketer to reach six sixes in a final in an ODI match.
the United States batter He has received many congratulatory messages since then, but is expecting one from Yuvraj, who was the first cricketer to smash six sixes in T20I.
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“I know that Yuvi paaji (Yuvraj) will also call me soon. I am looking forward to doing so,” Jaskaran was quoted as saying by ESPNcricinfo.
The wicket-keeper hitter also became the first American to make an ODI century when he returned to the pavilion after scoring 173 * on just 124 balls. He broke four fours and 16 sixes in his innings.
“It’s pretty amazing, really. I hadn’t planned such a thing when I went into hitting. I walked onto the field with our team in a place of annoyance, having lost three wickets of 29 within the first ten overs,” Jaskaran said.
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“My first goal was to stay until the end. As the innings progressed, I gained the confidence to play my shots.
“In the final (thrown by the unfortunate Gaudi Toka), once I was able to reach four sixes, that’s when the thought of six sixes first appeared. I am grateful that I was able to equal this record,” he added.
Former South African batsman Herschelle Gibbs he was the first player to crush six sixes in an over in international cricket. Gibbs had accomplished the feat against the Netherlands during the 50-year World Cup in 2007.
Six months later, in 2007, Yuvraj equaled the record for breaking six sixes in an international cricket over, but did so in the shortest format of the game.
Interestingly, earlier this year, West Indies limit-overs skipper Kieron pollard entered the elite list of players who have achieved the milestone of reaching six sixes in an over on the international stage.