When A Bowler Conceded 13 Runs In One Delivery!
In the South Africa vs Sri Lanka match, the Proteas scored big runs and three players scored centuries and this is a record.By: Tupaki Desk | 10 Oct 2023 7:05 AM GMT
The much-awaited World Cup kickstarted a few days back. The tournament started on an interesting note and we have been seeing record after record in every match. Either records or made or broken. In the opening match, the deafening champions England made a unique record as all the 11 players scored two-digit scores. In the same match, New Zealand players scored two big centuries.
In the South Africa vs Sri Lanka match, the Proteas scored big runs and three players scored centuries and this is a record. Now another massive record joined the row. The New Zealand team which is banking high on the super victory in the opening match continued its match in the second match as well.
The black caps New Zealand scored 13 runs in just one match. New Zealand all-rounder Mitchell Santner is the player who set up the big record. In the last ball of the New Zealand innings, Mitchell Santner was on strike and had managed to score 13 runs.
Dutch fast-arm bowler Bas de Leede bowled the last over and bowled a full toss for the last ball. Mitchell Santner did not miss the easy picking and sent it for a maximum.
Based on the height, the umpire signaled a no-ball and the bowler had to bowl another delivery. Santner smashed the free hit for another maximum. As a no-ball attracts one run, the bowler conceded 13 runs for one ball
Mitchell Santner played a key role in the match. After a quick innings of 17-ball 36 not out, the player claimed a fifer. The New Zealand team is looking strong with two back-to-back comprehensive wins. If the same continues, the team will be invincible in the tournament.