Rohit Sharma’s teammate played a fireworks in CPL-2022
Hit 30 runs in 6 balls, hit 5 sixes in last 5 balls
New Delhi. In the Caribbean Premier League, 19-year-old South African batsman Devald Brevis created a ruckus with the bat. He played 6 balls and leaving the first ball, he hit sixes on the next five balls. Brevis hit 30 runs in just 6 balls at a strike rate of 500. Due to this fiery innings, Brevis’ team St Kitts and Nevis Patriots scored 163 runs for the loss of 6 wickets in 20 overs against Trinbago Knight Riders.
St Kitts captain Dwayne Bravo won the toss and elected to bat first. But, the team did not start well. Andre Fletcher, Evin Lewis and KAC Carty returned to the pavilion within 28 runs. Thought St Kitts would get out soon. But, Schaffen Rutherford, who came out to bat at number four, turned the whole game upside down. He added 66 runs in 52 balls for the fourth wicket with captain Bravo. However, in the 17th over, Bravo was dismissed for 23 runs. At that time the team’s score was 94 runs for the loss of 4 wickets. But, in the last 18 balls, Rutherford and Dewald Brevis, who came out to bat at number six, created a ruckus.
Brevis-Rutherford hit 69 runs in 18 balls
Brevis and Rutherford together scored 69 runs in the last 18 balls. It started from the 18th over. In this over, Rutherford hit 1 six and 2 fours. Akil Hossain came to throw the 19th over of St Kitts’s innings. In his over, Brevis and Rutherford made it rain for fours and sixes. In this over, both these batsmen hit 4 sixes in total and hit one four. Brevis hit three consecutive sixes on the last 3 balls of this over. In the 20th over, Rutherford was dismissed after playing an innings of 78 runs. But, Brevis hit two more sixes in the last 2 balls of this over. In this way he scored 30 runs in just 6 balls at a strike rate of 500.
Brevis played IPL with Mumbai Indians
Brevis played for Rohit Sharma’s team Mumbai Indians in this year’s IPL. He is also called Baby AB because of his batting like AB de Villiers. Brevis scored 161 runs in 7 matches of IPL-2022 at a strike rate of 142. He has also recently been joined by MI Cape Town, owned by Mumbai Indians in South Africa’s cricket league SA20.
FIRST PUBLISHED : September 23, 2022, 00:00 IST