The third ball of Willis' over was a no-ball, however it was not debited against the bowler's analysis as per the rules prevailing at that time.
Runs 39,759 Mentioned 0 Post s Tagged 0 Thread s. He started with a flick to the midwicket fence and a crunching drive to the extra cover boundary. The second ball, also short but on the leg side, was pulled to the midwicket boundary.
Willis tried to surprise him with a bouncer, but in vain, as Patil hooked it with style to complete the set of six fours. Sandip Patil reached his hundred against England in 1982 by scoring six fours in an over. The first delivery, short and wide, was cover-driven for four.
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His first delivery, short and wide, was met with a crunching drive on the off side. A leg-bye came off Botham's last ball, thus 25 runs were made in the over. Forced to suffer the ignominy of following-on West Indies were undoubtedly very furious and Gayle soon took out his fury off Matthew Hoggard hitting him for six fours in a single over.
Following the retirement of Sanath Jayasuriya, Sri Lanka needed stability and experience at the top of the order.
He hit six of the eighteen 4s in a single Bob Willis over. Contact Us Advertise with Us.
Contact Us. There have now been twelve instances of 24 or more runs being scored off a single over.
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New Zealand's Craig McMillan was the first batsman to have performed this feat as he hit five fours and a six off Younis Khan at Hamilton in 2000-01. Lala and Razaaq has hit 5, not sure about six though.