Batsmen dream about smashing the ball out of the park on every delivery of an over but there are a select few who have been able to achieve the feat. Yesterday, Worcestershire’s Ross Whiteley became only the ninth player to write his name in the record books after he hit Karl Carver for 37 runs.
In a NatWest T20 Blast game between Worcestershire and Yorkshire, Ross Whiteley took
Whiteley started off by hitting Carver for a six straight down the ground before picking the deep midwicket boundary, long off and one over long on. After the fourth six, Carver just gave up, and the left-handed batsman went down to one knee and with a shot between fine-leg and square-leg walked his way into the record books.
However, Whiteley's pyrotechnics were not enough as Yorkshire still won the match by a resounding 37 runs.
“I had the mentality that I was going to go for it before I got in. I hit the first out of the screws and needed to keep going for the team, not for that achievement. It’s something I never really thought I’d do in professional cricket," Whiteley said after the game, reported Indian Express.
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