Who has hit the longest six in test cricket
This special record is in the name of a fast bowler
New Delhi. There is such a format of Test cricket which is considered to be a game of restraint and patience. Here the batsman wants to spend maximum time at the crease rather than big shots. It is a different matter that Brendon McCullum scored a century in only 54 balls. Today we are going to tell you about a player who has hit the longest six in Test.
Actually, the player who hit the longest six in Test is not a batsman or an all-rounder but it is a bowler. We are talking about Brett Lee. Brett Lee had hit the longest six in the test. He did this feat against the West Indies in the year 2005. Brett Lee scored 47 runs in 82 balls in this match being held in Gaba. The length of his six was 135 meters.
the ball fell on the ceiling
When Darren Powell came to bowl, no one thought that Brett Lee would hit him for such a long six. But when Brett Lee hit this six, the ball fell directly on the roof of the stadium. During this, the spectators present in the stadium were completely surprised. Please tell that Brett Lee has hit only 18 sixes in his career.
Australia won the match by a big margin
Brett Lee came out to bat at number 9 in the first inning of this Test match. He had scored 47 runs. Apart from this, Ricky Ponting had scored a brilliant century. His bat yielded 149 runs in 213 balls. Apart from this, Adam Gilchrist and Shane Warne had scored 44 and 47 runs respectively. Australia won this match by a huge margin of 379 runs.
FIRST PUBLISHED : July 19, 2023