Australian batter Chris Lynn is known for his big muscles and his ability to stroke massive hits using all the muscle power he has. A neighbourhood in Northampton recently found about the same as the Aussie opener smoked a ball out of the ground to a resident’s backyard in a game of the ongoing T20 Blast.
Chris Lynn is currently representing Northamptonshire Steelbacks in the T20 Blast 2022. On Friday, the Steelbacks were up against Durham in the North Group game at the County Ground, Northampton.
Batting first, the Steelbacks went berserk from the very beginning as Chris Lynn and Ben Curran added 149 runs for the first wickets in 13.2 overs. Northamptonshire posted a massive total of 223/4 in 20 overs.
Chris Lynn smashes a monstrous six out of the ground
The opener was in a destructive mood on Friday as he sent the Durham bowlers for the leather hunt. Lynn scored 83 runs off 46 deliveries, including four boundaries and eight maximums.
During his whirlwind knock, Chris Lynn sent a ball out of the ground. It was such a massive hit that the ball landed in a nearby resident’s s backyard after crossing the stadium. Later, they shared the CCTV footage in which the ball could clearly be seen landing in their backyard.
Watch the video here:
OOOOOOOF. https://t.co/eDp8cjMgmu pic.twitter.com/gJcmx1ge32
— Northamptonshire Steelbacks (@NorthantsCCC) May 27, 2022
@NorthantsCCC 🙌🏻 pic.twitter.com/XMGTwAU6Py
— cobbleysaint (@cobbleysaint) May 27, 2022
In the end, the Northamptonshire Steelbacks won the game by 31 runs. After posting the massive total of 223/4 in 20 overs, they restricted Durham to 192.
For Northamptonshire, Ben Curran also scored 71 runs off 43 deliveries. Meanwhile, in the bowling department, Freddie Heldreich accounted for three wickets and the skipper Joshua Cobb accounted for two wickets.
The match also witness an unpleasant moment as the Durham skipper Ashton Turner suffered a dislocation of his shoulder while batting and had to retire hurt after a seven-ball 21. With this win, the Steelbacks opened their account in the competition.