Andre Russell’s monstrous Six BBL 2022-23: Andre Russell, on Wednesday, December 21, hit a 103-meter six in playing against Brisbane Heat at the Simonds Stadium in Geelong.
- Andre Russell scored 57 runs off 42 balls against Brisbane Heat
- Russell put on 81 runs along with Aaron Finch
- Russell got out to fast bowler Mark Steketee
Andre Russell, on Wednesday, December 21, smashed a massive 103-metre six that took quite a while to land. The veteran hit the six during the Melbourne Renegades’ match against the Brisbane Heat at the Simonds Stadium in Geelong in Match No.10 of the Big Bash League (BBL).
In the third ball of the 10th over during the Renegades’ run-chase, Russell threw the kitchen sink at everything and sent the ball into the stands with the utmost ease
Just admiring this shot 😍 pic.twitter.com/G6ljSi7q2J
— Melbourne Renegades (@RenegadesBBL) December 21, 2022
Andre Russell’s monstrous Six: Batting First Heats put a score of 137 in the 20 overs
The Heat made 8-137 from their 20 overs after winning the toss and batting at GMHBA Stadium in Geelong. With Jimmy Peirson being the top Scorer with 45. Star import Colin Munro blasted a six on his way to 8 before he was caught by Will Sutherland off Akeal Hosein. Max Bryant could only manage 5 before he was caught Andre Russell off the bowling of Mujeeb Ur Rahman. Sam Billings blasted one isx in his 25 off 19 balls before he was caught behind by Sam Harper to give Tom Rogers his first wicket of the night. Matthew Renshaw compiled a run a ball 29 before he chopped on to give Rogers his second scalp for the over.
Ross Whiteley hit one six in his knock of 8 before he was Rogers’ third wicket for the night in his third over.
Test bowler Michael Neser only made 3 before Akeal Hosein bowled him and his replacement James Bazley for a duck in the same over
Rogers returned for his final over to have Mark Steketee caught by Harper for 4 to give the paceman career best figures of 4 for 23.
Heat skipper Jimmy Peirson top scored with 45 not out smashing six boundaries, including four in the last over to guide the Heat to a respectable total.
Peirson smacked 30 off his last 10 balls in a superb finish to the Heat’s innings.
Sam Harper was out first ball of the Renegades’ innings caught by Colin Munro off the bowling of Michael Neser.
Jake Fraser-McGurk hit one boundary on his way to 6, before he was Neser’s second victim in the first over. First ball of Neser’s second over he had his third scalp as Nic Maddinson chopped on for 2. Before Johnathan Wells left his first ball to be bowled giving Neser the ninth hat-trick in BBL history.
Also, Brett Lee lauded Neser’s brilliant seam bowling with the Test bowler unlucky to be in an era of such fine Australian fast bowlers.
Renegades’ Showdown to Heats: BBL 2022
Andre Russell smashed six sixes and two fours on his way to 57. before he edged a Mark Steketee ball to Peirson in the power hitting. Akeal Hosein smashed two fours and two sixes on his way to a good knock of 30 from 19 balls to ease the pressure.
Also, Finch guided the Renegades to the awaited win with four balls to spare hitting a boundary to ice the third straight win for the Renegades.