South African opener Reza Hendrix has become the sixth batsman to score 4 consecutive half-centuries in T20Is after scoring 74 runs against Ireland. Hendrix scored 74 off 53 balls in the first match of the two-match T20I series against Ireland. South Africa set a target of 211 runs in front of Ireland, thanks to this brilliant half-century from Hendrix. Earlier in the T20I series against England, Hendrix scored 57,54 and 70 runs in the 3-match T20I series.
Reza Hendrix became the 6th player on the list
Reza Hendrix’s name has also been included in the list of players who have scored half-centuries in 4 consecutive matches in T20. New Zealand’s Brendon McCullum, West Indies’ Chris Gayle, Namibia’s Craig Williams, Canada’s Ryan Pathan and 18-year-old French batsman Gustav McKeown are included in the list.
Hendrix can make this record in his name
If Hendrix hits fifty in the match to be held in Bristol on Friday, he will become the first batsman in the world to do so. There is no record for any player to score 5 consecutive half-centuries in T20.
Chasing the target of 211 runs, Ireland’s team could only score 190 runs in 20 overs. South Africa took a 1-0 lead in the series with a 21-run win in the first match. The second and last match of the series will be played on Friday, August 5.