On Saturday, Caribbean cricket star Kieron Pollard set a new world record during the match against Rajshahi Kings. Pollard became the second batsmen in the history of T20 cricket to strike 500 sixes.
The Dhaka Dynamites’ hard hitter was three sixes away from the record when stepped into the field to face Rajshahi Kings. He smashed a stormy 52 run innings in 25 deliveries. Pollard hit his third six of the innings in the last over and touched the milestone. Pollard needed 392 innings to achieve the record.
Before Kieron Pollard, only Chris Gayle, another super Caribbean striker, reached in this stunning milestone. So far, in 390 matches, Gayle hammered 772 sixes in T20s.
Kiwi hard hitter Brendon McCullum is third in the list with 400 sixes. McCullum played 298 matches.
In 306 matches, West Indies’ batting all-rounder Dwayne Smith struck 347 sixes, therefore standing fourth in the list.