Shane Watson Makes Most Sixes Record In An Inning

Shane Watson Makes Most Sixes Record In An Inning

Even when the whole world is busy with the hectic most high profile IPL matches, it was the wonderful inning of the Australian batsman Shane Watson, who was able to divert the attention of millions of cricket lovers and enthusiast across the world from the twenty-twenty infotainment match to the excitement and thrill of actual one day cricket.

Shane Watson Makes Most Sixes Record In An Inning - Shane Watson Smashes Record 15 Sixes As Australia Beat Bangladesh

And the Australian opener batsman did it by hitting 15 sixes and 15 fours in a single inning in a very interesting and spectacular one day Cricket match against Bangladesh. His act not only ensured the victory of Australian team against Bangladesh by nine wickets but his powerful batting also helped him in setting a new world record for itself.

This was the highest six hit in any one day cricket match. Watson also went on to make his career’s best 185 not out. And as if 15 sixers were not enough, he also hit total 15 boundaries in his inning that lasted for 96-ball innings. The Australian opener batsman broke the record of Xavier Marshall of the West Indies who has hit 10 sixers against Canada in the year 2008.

The all rounder player also broke the record for the most runs scored via boundaries (150) in a single innings. The previous record was set by South African batsman Herschelle Gibbs who hit 126 runs just via boundaries. Watson’s total score of 185 and not out is also a record one-day score by an Australian batsman. Earlier Matthew Hayden has made a record of scoring 181 runs in one inning aginst a match against New Zealand.

Commenting on the electric performance by Watson, Australian captain Michael Clarke said that it was the best innings he had ever seen.Bangladesh batted first and made 229 runs in 50 overs.But australian reached the target in just 26 overs.

Shane Watson Makes Most Sixes Record In An Inning - Shane Watson Smashes Record 15 Sixes As Australia Beat Bangladesh

And the comments of this 29 years old batsman were as quick candid and hard hitting as his bats were, coming to him without much affords when he said it was his laziness to run that prompted him to hit so many boundaries and sixers.

The batsman said that he was very much tired and didn’t want to run too much as the weather was very hot and humid. So he tried to limit his running and it worked out nicely for him. On the serious note when people asked him if he is looking to set world records, he modestly replied in negative. He said that he was just trying to bring best performance out of him.

“In the end, I’m not comparing myself to anyone. It doesn’t worry me if there’s someone better than me or ranked higher than me,” Watson said after the match was over. He was undisputedly declared the man of the match.

The match gave cricket viewers a nice break from the monotonous IPL match. It created a fresh interest among the cricket lovers and critics and the audience were just full of praise for the wonderful batting performance of the batsman. The team is going to play the final match in Dhaka on Wednesday, so the cricket lovers some more exciting batting innings from him!

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