Friday, 23 August 2019

Shoaib Malik breaks windows hitting powerful sixes in GT20 Canada

BRAMPTON: Veteran Pakistani all-rounder Shoaib Malik hit 46 runs off 26 balls hitting three sixes out of which two broke the windows of the stadium in the first qualifier of the Global T20 Canada.

Leading Vancouver Knights against Brampton Wolves in the vital match, skipper exhibited a powerful match-winning knock where he shattered glass windows by wreaking havoc with his batting.


In the 14th over, the Vancouver skipper hit New Zeland spinner Ish Sodhi for a six to start the mayhem, then in the 16th, the right-handed batsman took on his Pakistani counterpart Wahab Riaz.

Vancouver set a target of 171 runs for Wolves thanks to forties from the skipper himself and Tobias Visee (40) and Andre Russell (43).

Then they dismissed the star-studded hosts for 103 runs with Saad Bin Zafar taking four wickets to enter the final. Skipper Colin Munro was the only batsman for Wolves to reach double figures. He hit 62 off 25 balls with five fours and six sixes.

Wolves will get another chance to make the final when they take on Winnipeg Hawks in the Qualifier 2 on Saturday.

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