USA Cricketer becomes second player to hit six 6's in over in ODI

Fri Sep 10 2021 18:54:03 GMT+0530 (IST)

USA Cricketer Jaskaran Malhotra had made everyone look at him by hitting all the six balls out of the park in an over. His batting prowess helped him to join the elite list of former Indian player Yuvraj Singh, former South African batsman Herschelle Gibbs and West Indies player Kieron Pollard.

Jaskaran Malhotra achieved a rare record during the match against Papua New Guinea. Overall, he is the second batsman to hit six sixes in the ODI format, while Herschelle Gibbs was the first one to achieve the record.

His sensational knock also helped him to make another record of emerging as the first cricketer from the United States to add a century to his name. He scored 173 runs in the match, which included 16 sixes and four fours.

With Malhotra's heroics, the USA put up a score of 271 on the scoreboard. However, Papua New Guinea was bowled out for 137 by the USA. With the stunning win in the second ODI, the USA had won the series by 2-0.

The USA Cricket took to Twitter to share the news of Malhotra hitting six sixes in an over.'Jaskaran Malhotra has joined an exclusive club of international cricketers to hit x s in an over with a stunning assault from the final 6 balls of the innings as he becomes the first American to make an ODI with 173 not out!USA post 271 for 9 v PNG!', the tweet reads.