4,4,4,4,4,4: Prithvi Shaw establishes stage unstoppable with 6 consecutive boundaries against Shivam Mavi | Watch
Delhi Capitals opener Prithvi Shaw handed his part a searing start Thursday as he smacked Kolkata Knight Riders’ Shivam Mavi for 6 consecutive fours in the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.
In the very first over bowled by 22-year-old Mavi, Shaw belted six deliveries on boundary rope, becoming the only player after Ajinkya Rahane hitting 6 fours in an IPL over. India’s Test vice-captain Rahane had formerly struck 6 fours against Royal Challengers Bangalore back in 2012. Mavi started off with a broad but wound up conceding fours on the after that six legal deliveries. Luke Wright had also hit six successive fours in 2013 nonetheless it had been across two overs.
Shaw additionally became the very first batsman to rating 24 works in the first over of an IPL online game. Naman Ojha (21) and Sunil Narine (21) formerly held the record for striking most works in the introductory over.
Earlier in the day, birthday celebration boy Andre Russell was in sublime touch with the bat as he guided Kolkata Knight Riders to 154/6. Russell’s late onslaught, featuring 2 fours and four maximums, aided KKR get over a middle-order failure. Celebrating his 33rd birthday celebration, Russell smashed a six off Avesh Khan in the last delivery for the innings as Kolkata outfit notched up 42 works from the last three overs.
Russell’s very first 16 runs arrived down 18 deliveries before he put their base from the fuel pedal to smack 29 from next nine balls. He finished with 45 from 27 deliveries plus the process, completed 6,000 runs in the T20 structure of this online game. The Caribbean giant is now the 6th West Indian player to assemble 6,000 or higher works in T20s.
Russell hit 11 runs off the 18th over bowled by Avesh, 18 runs into the nineteenth bowled by Kagiso Rabada, and 13 within the twentieth bowled once more by Avesh.
Published at Thu, 29 Apr 2021 16:22:02 +0000