West Indies all-rounder Kieron Pollard delivered a jaw-dropping performance in the Major League Cricket (MLC) match, smashing the biggest six of the tournament during his team, MI New York’s thrilling encounter against Seattle Orcas on Wednesday.
Partnering with Nicholas Pooran, Pollard unleashed a colossal 110-metre-long six off Cameron Gannon’s second delivery in the 12th over, leaving fans and spectators in awe of his power-hitting prowess. The official Twitter handle of MLC couldn’t contain the excitement and shared the video of Pollard’s gigantic six, hailing it as the biggest in MLC history.
Despite Pollard’s heroics, MI New York fell short of victory, as the Seattle Orcas managed to chase down the target in the final over of the high-scoring contest. Pollard’s whirlwind innings came to an end in the very next over after scoring 34 runs off just 18 balls, with three sixes to his name.
The MLC fixture witnessed a spectacular display of batting firepower, with New York posting an impressive total of 194 runs on the board. Nicholas Pooran’s explosive knock of 68 off 34 balls, featuring seven sixes, played a crucial role in setting up the formidable score.
Besides Pollard, even Trent Boult, known more for his bowling skills, showcased his batting prowess by smashing 20 runs off only six balls, also hitting three sixes in the process.