Umesh Yadav came into bat and unleashed destruction on debutant left-arm spinner George Linde on the second day of the third Test against South Africa at JSCA International Stadium, Ranchi on Sunday. Umesh hit two continuous sixes off the initial two balls he looked in the innings joining a tip-top rundown of players.
Previous Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar, late West Indies batsman Foffie Williams are the two other batsmen throughout the entire existence of Test cricket to hit two successive sixes in the initial two balls they confronted.
Williams accomplished the accomplishment in 1948 taking on England’s Jim Laker while Tendulkar did it against Australian off-spinner Nathan Lyon.
Umesh scored 31 keeps running from 10 conveyances before getting discovered attempting to hit the most extreme. His innings had five sixes, all scored against Linde.
His strike pace of 310 is the most noteworthy in Test cricket (least of 25 runs). He went past previous New Zealand captain who scored an unbeaten 11-ball 31 against South Africa on March 18, 2004.
Umesh likewise turned into the fourth Indian batsman after Tendulkar, Zaheer Khan, MS Dhoni to hit a six off the primary ball looked in a Test coordinate.
Later in Day Two, Umesh got the wicket of Quinton de Kock with a red hot bouncer in his first over to decrease the guests to 8/2.