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Leo Carter hits six 6s in an over

The New Zealand Batsmen L. Carter hit six 6s in an over on Sunday against the Northern Nights team. In 16th over of the second innings, this historical movement took place.

Devcich to Carter in 16th over

Leo Carter hit 2 sixes to deep mid-wicket, 2 big sixes to deep square leg, 1 big six towards long-on, and another huge six into the backward square leg area. He hit these consequent 6 sixes against Anton Devcich.

He became the 7th player to achieve this in cricket history. In 2020, Carter became the first batsman to score 36 runs in an over.

Batsmen who hit 6 sixes in an over before

1. Sir Garfield Sobers – Nottinghamshire, 1968

As captain for Nottinghamshire against Malcolm Nash of Glamorgan, he hit 6 sixes in an over. Sir Garfield Sobers was the first person to score 36 runs in an over.

2. Ravi Shastri – Bombay, 1985

After 17 years, our Indian batsman Ravi Shastri hit 6 sixes against a leg spinner Tilak Raj in a Ranji Trophy match. This match was held between Bombay and Baroda.

3. Herschelle Gibbs – South Africa, 2007

Gibbs was the first batsman to hit 6 sixes in an ODI match while Sir Garfield Sobers and Ravi Shastri hit them domestic cricket matches.

4. Yuvraj Singh – India, 2007

Yuvraj Singh achieved this against England team in Stuart Board bowling. He did this in T20 World Cup 2007. Yuvraj also hit the fastest half-century in this match.

5. Alex Hales – Nottinghamshire, 2015

In a chasing match between Nottinghamshire and Warwickshire, Alex Hales hit 36 runs in an over. He helped his team win that match.

6. Hazratullah Zazai- Kabul Zwanan, 2018

This Afghanistan player hit 37 runs in an over, which included 1 wide and 6 sixes. He achieved this against Nangarhar Leopards in Afghanistan Premier League.

Finally, Carter achieved a record of 6 sixes in an over and a brilliant knock to chase the target of 220 runs set by Northern Knights.

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