It is true that cricket has become a batsman’s game and scoring 300 runs in an ODI match has become a joke. From big bats to smaller boundaries, almost every rule in the game of cricket is inclined towards the batsman. After the introduction of T20 format, we have seen many innovations in batting and this has made life even tougher for the bowlers. The likes of AB de Villiers, Chris Gayle, David Warner and others have made batting look very easy and this is why there are genuine concerns about the ‘batsman-friendly’ nature of the game.
VIDEO: Travis Birt slams Clint McKay for 20 runs off just one ball
Travis Birt, who is one of the most hardest-hitters of the cricket ball in the Big Bash League (BBL), took hitting to an another level when he smashed Clint McKay for 20 runs off 1 ball. Yes, you read it right.
In a Big Bash League match between Hobart Hurricane and Melbourne Stars, Travis Birt showed extraordinary batting skills and slammed 20 runs off just 1 ball. Yes, it happened. You might have seen many crazy T20 innings but this is something you should not miss. One of a kind as the pacer is hit for three sixes off as many deliveries. However, unfortunately, McKay over steps for two consecutive deliveries to add his and his team’s miseries.
By Vaibhav Sharma