Liam Livingstone, who has made a late cost into England’s white-ball staff plans earlier than the T20 World Cup, produced one other spectacle within the 2nd T20I vs Pakistan on Sunday night. He hit a 122-metre six that cleared the Headingley roof and and landed on a rugby pitch subsequent to the cricket stadium.
“Is that the most important six of all time?” social media was fast to ask.
A 122M monstrous SIX from Liam Livingstone earlier. He hits them actually large. pic.twitter.com/l9kfsu3BYD
— Mufaddal Vohra (@mufaddal_vohra) July 18, 2021
Livingstone’s 122-metre six, whereas not being the most important ever, is the most important to be recorded in worldwide cricket since 2012, when Martin Guptill had hit a 127-metre six in opposition to South Africa which had landed within the Eden Park automobile park.
Brett Lee is recorded to have hit a 143-metre six on the Gabba vs West Indies in 2005. Legend additionally speaks of a six by CK Nayudu that was hit in Warwickshire and landed in Worcestershire.
The 27-year-old Livingstone, in the meantime, goes from power to power after making his ODI debut final week. On Friday, Livingstone rewrote the report books by slapping 103 off 43 balls in opposition to Pakistan within the first T20 at Trent Bridge.
He backed that up with a quick-fire 36 within the second T20 at Headingley, the monstrous 122-m six coming within the 16th over of England’s innings. Going through Pakistan seamer Haris Rauf, Livingstone cleared his entrance leg and despatched an overpitched supply again over the bowler’s head.
Liam Livingstone six is claimed to be 121.96 meters.
— Sahil Bakshi (@SBakshi13) July 18, 2021
England teammate Moeen Ali stated after the match: “It was enormous, however I’ve seen him try this a few instances now. I performed with him in (South Africa’s) Mzansi Tremendous League and he hit one out of Johannesburg.”
Pakistan completed on 155/9 in pursuit of the 201-run goal. The third T20I might be performed on Tuesday.