In the ICC T20 World Cup, the last matches of the first round are being played today. In this episode, a match was played between West Indies and Ireland. In this match, West Indies all-rounder Odean Smith played an incredible shot and hit the second biggest six of the current T20 World Cup so far. The video of this shot is becoming quite viral on social media.
The ICC has shared the video of this shot of Odeon Smith on its Instagram account. The video is of the last over of West Indies’ innings in which Smith played this shot. The last over from Ireland came to mark Adair. The second ball of the over he bowled a full toss to Odeon Smith on which Smith played a big shot at deep mid-wicket. The ball went very far in the air and a 106 meter long six was recorded. Earlier, Junaid Siddiqui of UAE had hit the biggest six of 109 meters.
In this match, West Indies won the toss and elected to bat. Batting first, West Indies could only manage 146 runs in their 20 overs. Brandon King scored the highest 62 runs for the team. At the same time, Johnson Charles scored 24 and Odeon Smith scored 19 not out. Ireland bowler Gareth Delany bowled amazingly and took 3 wickets for 16 runs in his 4 overs.
Chasing the target, Ireland team won in 17.3 overs losing only one wicket. Their openers Paul Stirling scored an unbeaten 66 and Andrew Balbirnie made 37. After Balbirnie dismissal, Lorcan Tucker came to bat and scored an unbeaten 45 to help his team qualify for the Super 12s. With this, two-time champion West Indies failed to be a part of Super 12 this time.
Watch the video here: https://www.instagram.com/reel/Cj9vQtovwh5