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West Indies vs Sri Lanka 1st T20I 2021 Highlights

Cricket Highlights - West Indies vs Sri Lanka 1st T20I 2021


Watch the highlights of West Indies vs Sri Lanka 1st T20I 2021 - Sri Lanka tour of West Indies 3-match Twenty20 international series of the 1st T20I match played between Sri Lanka and West Indies at Coolidge Cricket Ground, Antigua in 04th March 2021.

West Indies vs Sri Lanka 1st T20I 2021 Highlights
Kieron Pollard hit six-sixes in an over © Windies Cricket / Twitter

Sensational Kieron Pollard's record-equal six-sixes in an over after Lendl Simmons and Evin Lewis' assault helped to West Indies comfortable four-wicket victory over Sri Lanka, despite a Akila Dananjaya's hat-trick in a historic game of the first T20I.

* Kieron Pollard became the second batsman to hit 6-sixes in an over in T20 international cricket history after Yuvraj Singh.

* Kieron Pollard became the third player to hit six sixes in an over in international cricket after Herschelle Gibbs and Yuvraj Singh.

* 36-runs : Number of runs that were scored in the 6th over from Akila Dananjaya, which was the record-equal over in T20 international cricket history, jointly India's 36-runs against England at Durban in the inaugural 2007 World Twenty20 and the joint most expensive over in T20Is, jointly Stuart Broad's 36-runs.

* Kieron Pollard scored 36-runs (6, 6, 6, 6, 6, 6) - the joint most runs scored by a batsman in an over in T20 international cricket history, jointly 36-runs scored by Yuvray Singh against England at Durban in the inaugural 2007 World Twenty20.

* Akila Dananjaya became the third Sri Lankan bowler to claimed a hat-trick in T20 international and overall the 13th player in T20Is.

Sri Lanka scored 131-9 in 20 overs with top scorer by Debutant Pathum Nissanka - who scored 39 off 34-balls on his debut T20I match - including 4-fours & a six.

Niroshan Dickwella struck 33 off 29-balls including 3-fours & a six and Wanindu Hasaranga 12.

West Indies best bowler by Obed McCoy took 2-wickets, Fabian Allen, Jason Holder, Dwayne Bravo, Fidel Edwards each took one-wickets and Debutant Kevin Sinclair - who took one-wicket on his debut T20I match.

West Indies chased 134-6 in 13.1 overs with top scorer by Kevin Pollard hammered a 38 off 11-balls, Jason Holder cracked a unbeaten 29 off 24-balls including 2-fours & a six.

Evin Lewis blasted a 28 off 10-balls including 3-sixes & 2-fours with strike rate of 280 and Lendl Simmons hammered a 26 off 15-balls included 3-fours & 2-sixes with strike-rate of 173.22.

Sri Lanka best bowler by Wanindu Hasaranga picked up 3-wickets for 12-runs in 4-overs and Akila Dananjaya takes 3-wickets including a hat-trick.

Kieron Pollard named Player of the match for his sensational power-hitting batting performance to smashed a quick-fire 38 off 11-balls including 6-sixes with strike rate of 345.45.