new Delhi: Batsmen have always dominated the game of cricket. A batsman dominates the bowlers in most of the occasions in this game. The bowler always looks to avoid the batsman who is known for hitting long sixes and fours. There definitely comes a time in the match when the batsman quits playing slowly and looks towards hitting fours and sixes. But do you know that there was a player of the Indian team who failed to hit a single six in his career of 12 years.
Couldn’t hit a single six in his entire career
A veteran batsman of the Indian team could not hit a single six in his entire career. We are talking about former India’s legendary all-rounder Manoj Prabhakar played cricket for India from 1984 to 1996. Prabhakar played 130 ODIs for India and during this he scored more than 1800 runs including 2 centuries and 11 half-centuries. Despite being a brilliant batsman, this player could not hit a single six in his entire ODI career.
No six in 12 years
Manoj Prabhakar played ODI cricket for the Indian team for 12 years. But he could not hit a single six. Prabhakar played the first ODI for the Indian team in 1984 and could not hit a single six until his retirement in 1996. This is a record that no cricketer would like to make in his name.
This batsman is also included in the list
Apart from Manoj Prabhakar, there are many other players who could not hit a single six in their career. The list also includes Sri Lankan legend Thilan Samaraweera, Australian debutant Callum Ferguson in 2009, former England cricketer Geoffrey Boycott and former Zimbabwe batsman Dion Ibrahim. It is quite common for today’s batsmen to hit sixes but these 5 batsmen could not hit a single six in their entire career.