T20 cricket is seen as the gateway drug in the modern era, with batters reinventing shots, bowlers producing the spark in clutch moments and fielders taking outstanding catches. These various elements, spirited comebacks, dramas, thrillers and potential twists and turns can often be found in this format.
This makes the truncated version of the game a bit more special as it keeps the fans on the edge of their seats. Over the years, T20 cricket has witnessed batters launching sixes. A trend that become mainstream nowadays but the cricket fraternity has always been admired by the quality of the sixes.
While some try to hit sixes based on pure timing, others launch the balls into the stands by generating power against the pace of the ball. At times, the game has also seen batsmen experimenting with something new in their technique and there is no better feeling than reaping rewards.
Nikhil Chaudhary smacks Haris Rauf for an eye-catching six in BBL
Delhi-born cricketer by the name of Nikhil Chaudhary hogged the limelight for his spectacular shot. Hobart Hurricans’ batter executed a scintillating six off Pakistan’s Haris Rauf in the ongoing Big Bash League. Australia’s premier T20 competition has seen batters hitting different sixes.
However, Nikhil Chaudhary’s mesmerizing six off Haris Rauf is a sight to behold. For sure, it will etch in the memory of the cricket fans. Melbourne Stars’ bowler Haris Rauf delivered a fuller delivery a tad wide over the off-stump. In response, the 27-year-old right-handed batter made a room and positioned himself in such a way that he could time the ball to perfection.
As it turned out, the ball travelled towards the off-side before sailing over the ropes for a six. The commentators and fans were taken aback by the way Nikhil Chaudhary launched the six. The video clip of the same has been doing the rounds on social media.