Today at the City Club Ground in Mirpur, during the ongoing Third-Division Cricket League match between Dhanmondi Cricket Club and Narayanganj Cricket Academy, Sobuj Ali of the Dhanmondi Cricket Club accomplished a remarkable achievement by hitting six sixes in one over.
Saobuj’s batting performance of 36 runs off six balls and his bowling performance of two wickets helped his team win by 67 runs. The right-handed batter didn’t have his turn at bat until the very last over of the game, when the score was already 240 for six and there were nine batters left to bat. His knock helped Dhanmondi reach 276, and his team’s bowling performance was important in limiting Narayanganj to 210 for eight in their innings.
The right-arm pacer Easin Arafat took a catch behind on the batsman A.K. Shakil with the first ball of the 50th over, which resulted in the loss of a wicket. The next two deliveries that Sobuj faced he sent over wide long-on, and then he proceeded to hit the first delivery for six over long-off.
After Easin bowled a no-ball that was also taken for a maximum, this time over cover, the ball that was taken for a maximum was the fifth delivery of the over, which was hit for six over deep midwicket. As a result of the following no-ball, Sobuj was given a free hit, and he proceeded to knock the ball over extra cover to deliver the sixth maximum of the over. He is still unbeaten on 36.
Dhanmondi reached 277 runs for seven wickets after this over, which included a no-ball that produced 37 runs for the team. During a Dhaka Premier League match between Gazi tank and Mohammedan Limited in 2009, Naeem Islam smashed six sixes. Mohammedan Limited was the opponent.
The Player of the Match title, on the other hand, went to Abu Taihan of Dhanmondi for his score of 102 off of 128 balls.