England all-rounder Liam Livingstone is fast becoming the most dangerous hitter in white-ball cricket. He is one of the most powerful hitters present across the globe, who can change the complexion of the game within a few deliveries.
Liam Livingstone was a part of the Punjab Kings set-up during the recently concluded Indian Premier League 2022, where he emerged as the most valuable asset for the Kings in the North with 437 runs in 14 games at an explosive strike rate of over 182.
The right-handed all-rounder has managed to carry his form back to his county side Lancashire in the Vitality T20 Blast 2022. Livingstone currently has taken over the English premier T20 competition by storm with his fierce hitting.
Liam Livingstone blasts the ball to the construction site on the ground
On Wednesday, in the game between Lancashire and Derbyshire, Liam Livingstone smoked 74 runs off 40 deliveries, including five boundaries and five maximums. During his fiery knock, the destructive all-rounder hit the ball over the mid-wicket boundary into the construction site. Meanwhile, the commentators on air quipped “How on earth do you find the ball in the middle of all that?”.
However, soon the ball was retrieved by the construction workers and the effort was acknowledged by Vitality Blast on Twitter saying, “Shoutout to the builders who helped retrieve the match ball”.
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— Vitality Blast (@VitalityBlast) June 1, 2022
Earlier, Lancashire posted a total of 219/6 in 20 overs. The Likes of Keaton Jennings, Dane Vilas, and Steven Croft made handy contributions around Liam Livingstone to take their side to a massive total.
Chasing the target, Derbyshire tried their best courtesy of the fifties from Luis Reece and Leus du Plooy but they fell short by 17 runs in the end.
Liam Livingstone’s heroics with the bat helped his team to extend their unbeaten run in the competition to four matches while winning the previous three consecutive fixtures.