Jaskaran Malhotra hit 6 maximums in an over
Jaskaran Malhotra hit 6 maximums in an over and he has become the fourth player internationally to have such a great achievement. On Thursday while playing the 2nd ODI against Papua New Guinea in Oman, Jaskaran Malhotra hit brilliantly six sixes in an over.
About Jaskaran Malhotra
Jaskaran Malhotra was born in Chandigarh, India and plays as American cricketer. He is right-hand batsman. He has made his ODI debut on 27 April, 2019 and first T20 debut on 15 March 2019. Up till now, he has played 7 ODI and 6 T20I matches.
He achieved the success of becoming first American cricketer who hit 6 hundred in an over in all formats of cricket.
Jaskaran Malhotra became fourth international player with six maximums
On Thursday while playing the 2nd ODI against Papua New Guinea in Oman, Jaskaran Malhotra hit brilliantly six sixes in an over.
With this, he became fourth player internationally who hit six in an over in international cricket. First three players are:
- Herschelle Gibbs: Former South African cricketer, Herschelle Gibbs hit six sixes in an over while playing against Netherland during the 50-over World Cup in 2007.
- Yuvraj Singh: Former Indian cricketer, Yuvraj Singh hit six maximums in an over while playing against England’s Stuart Broad during the inaugural T20 World Cup in the year 2007.
- Kieron Pollard: West Indies cricketer, Kieron Pollard hit six maximums in an over while playing against Sri Lanka in the year 2021.
Jaskaran Malhotra second cricketer to hit 6 maximums in One-Day International match
He has the only the second cricketer to hit 6 maximums in One-Day International match. Former South Africa batsman, Herschelle Gibbs is the first one to have such a great achievement. Yuvraj Singh and Kieron Pollard hit 6 maximums in an over while playing T20I match.
Jaskaran Malhotra became first cricketer of USA to hit a ton
Moreover he has smashed 173 not out in 124 balls. He also achieved the record of becoming first USA player who has scored hundred in an ODI match. He amazed the viewers with 173 runs which he has made with the help of 16 maximums and 4 boundaries.
He has surpassed AB de Villiers’ who has made the score of 162 and it was highest ODI score by a batsman batting at No. 5.
He hit six sixes in the final over of the innings on the delivery of seam bowler Gaudi Toka. USA team was batting first and Jaskaran Malhotra gave vital contribution to his team for making the score of 271 runs for 9 wickets in 50 overs.
PNG managed to make only 137 runs while chasing the target, thus America registered the thrilling win against Papua New Guinea.
With the victory in this match, America leveled the 2 match series 2-0. America also achieved victory in first match , which was held on Monday,6 September 2021. America beat Papua New Guinea by 7 wickets.
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Jaskaran Malhotra emerged as star of cricket world by hitting such wonderful sixes. American team is not so popular in the cricket world and the name of any player has not gained so much fame from the team. And now, American cricketer Jaskaran Malhotra has made an amazing record and registered his name at fourth rank in the list of players who hit six sixes in an over.