Akila Dananjaya had a day to remember and a day to forget within the space of an over
Sri Lanka vs West Indies 1st T20I 2021
West Indies 134 for 6 (Pollard 38, Hasaranga 3-12, Dananjaya 3-62) beat Sri Lanka 131 for 9 (Nissanka 39) by 4 wickets
West Indies won by 4 wickets
In one of many extra ridiculous T20 run-chases you’ll witness, Kieron Pollard turned simply the third participant to hit six sixes in an over in international cricket off the same bowler, Akila Dananjaya, who had rocked West Indies’ chase simply an over earlier with a hat-trick. It felt to prefer it was both sixes or wickets for many of the West Indies’ innings as a gap stand of 52 in 3.2 turned 52 for Three when Evin Lewis, Chris Gayle (on his comeback) and Nicholas Pooran fell in three balls to Dananjaya. Eight balls later Lendl Simmons additionally departed, lbw to the spectacular Wanindu Hasaranga, earlier than Pollard’s immense response.
Dealing with the following over from Dananjaya he joined Herschelle Gibbs and Yuvraj Singh in having taken 36 off an over with a few of the pictures nearly going out of the small floor. West Indies’ Powerplay tally of 98 was additionally a brand new file and the wild experience continued when Pollard was additionally lbw to Hasaranga earlier than relative calm was delivered to the conclusion by Jason Holder.