IPL 2023: After 10 years in IPL, a spinner hit 5 sixes in 1 over, know with which bowlers this has happened in the league
IPL 2023: Sunrisers Hyderabad’s part-time bowler Abhishek Sharma hit 5 sixes in one over.
In the 58th match of IPL 2023, Lucknow Super Giants faced Sunrisers Hyderabad. In this match, Hyderabad’s part-time bowler Abhishek Sharma, led by Aiden Markram, hit 5 sixes in one over. This was the second time in IPL history when a spinner hit 5 sixes in an over, while overall it was the sixth time in this league when a bowler hit 5 sixes in an over.
Spinner hits 5 sixes in one over in IPL after 10 years
For the first time in the year 2012, 5 sixes were hit in an over by a spinner in IPL. It happened against RCB that year off Rahul Sharma and now after 10 years it happened for the second time in this league against Abhishek Sharma against Lucknow this year. Abhishek Sharma came to bowl the 16th over of the second innings for Hyderabad against Lucknow and scored 31 runs in this over which included 5 sixes.
This is how runs were scored in Abhishek Sharma’s over
First ball – Steines hit a six
Second ball – wide
Second ball – Stinnis hit a six
Third ball – Stanis is out
Fourth ball – Nicholas Pooran hit a six
Fifth ball – Puran hit a six again
Sixth ball – Puran completed the hat-trick by hitting a six.
Five sixes in an over by a bowler for the sixth time in IPL
Of course in IPL so far, including Abhishek Sharma, a total of 6 bowlers have hit 5 sixes in an over. Before Abhishek Sharma, Yash Dayal, Shivam Mavi, Harshal Patel, Sheldon Cottrell and Rahul Sharma have hit 5 sixes in an over in this league. In this, Yash Dayal, Shivam Mavi, Harshal Patel and Sheldon Cottrell are fast bowlers.
Bowlers who hit five sixes in an over in IPL
Abhishek Sharma-(SRH) vs LSG, Hyderabad, 2023
Yash Dayal-(GT) vs KKR, Ahmedabad, 2023
Shivam Mavi-(KKR) vs LSG, Pune, 2022
Harshal Patel-(RCB) Vs CSK, Mumbai WS, 2021
Sheldon Cottrell-(PBKS) vs RR, Sharjah, 2020
Rahul Sharma-(PWI) vs RCB, Bangalore, 2012
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