Western Railway's middle-order batsman Sagar Mishra has joined an elite company of players after hitting six consecutive sixes in an over. The 23-year-old batsman hit an incredible nine sixes off the final 11 balls scoring 91 runs off just 49 balls in a Times Shield 'B' Division match against RCF.
Mishra, who scored just 51 runs off his first 35 balls, took his score to 91 in the next 11 balls. Mishra, who is usually sent in just before the tailender was promoted up the order to up the run rate.
"I'm an allrounder. I bat at five and six, which means that I have to bat with the tail. I needed to develop my game
"I was promoted to No.4
After dispatching the first five balls of Tushar
"After the fifth six, I suffered a severe cramp in my leg and had to lie down on the ground and drink some lemonade.
"The first was straight over the sight screen, the next over mid off the backfoot, then third was over long on, the fourth over deep mid-wicket, the fifth went down the ground and the last was a slog sweep over deep mid wicket."
"It's a dream come true. I remember watching Yuvraj Singh's six sixes in an over on TV nine years back. Never did I imagine that I'd do something similar."
"His stroke-play was superb. For me, his best six was the one he hit off the back-foot over mid-off," said the RCF bowler.
"It's a difficult shot to hit. He bowls
The left-handed batsman made his First Class debut for Western Railway last year against Mumbai at the Wankhede.