Glenn Phillips has hit the most number of sixes in T20 so far this year.
T20 cricket means destruction for the bowlers. And, the format giving batsmen a license to hit sixes on sixes. In the matter of hitting sixes in this format, a name is getting bigger day by day. His step has increased so much this year that now the stalwarts like Gayle, Russell and Maxwell have started looking dwarf. The age of that batsman is just 24 years and the name is Glenn Phillips. This right-handed New Zealand wicket-keeper batsman has hit the most sixes this year. He credits his success to his sweating in the gym and especially the press-ups exercise, which he does 800 times a day.
Glenn Phillips said in a virtual conversation with the media that, “Doing gym has improved my ability to hit sixes. I think it’s a combination of both my hard work in the gym and my understanding of cricket. My strength is also to have an understanding of the line length at which sixes are hit.
The new king of sixes in the year 2021!
Glenn Phillips has hit 89 sixes so far in the year 2021. He has hit these sixes in 48 matches, scoring 9 half-centuries in 48 innings. Just behind Phillips is England’s Liam Livingston, who has hit 82 sixes in 37 innings of 38 matches. West Indies’ Evin Lewis is at number three among the batsmen who hit sixes in T20 this year. He has hit 75 sixes in 29 matches so far.
Gail, Russell. Maxwell… beats everyone!
In comparison to all this, West Indies’ Andre Russell has hit only 50 sixes so far this year, Gayle has scored 41 sixes. Whereas Maxwell has 35 sixes. That is, Glenn Phillips is far ahead of these T20 giants in terms of sixes in T20. However, the special thing is that this year more matches have been played in Phillips than all these players.
2 sixes blown in 3 matches of IPL 2021
New Zealand wicket-keeper batsman Glenn Phillips has also played in IPL 2021. Here he was a part of Rajasthan Royals as a replacement for Jofra Archer. He has hit 2 sixes in 3 matches played for Rajasthan. While scoring 25 runs. Phillips’ T20 International career has so far spanned 25 matches for New Zealand, in which he has scored 506 runs with 29 sixes.
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