Dipendra Singh Airee
Dipendra Singh Airee

Nepal’s Deependra Singh Airi created history by hitting six sixes in an over: Another name will be written in golden letters in the history of cricket.

In a spectacular display of power-hitting skills, Nepal cricket sensation Dipendra Singh Airey etched his name in the annals of cricket history by becoming the third player to hit six consecutive sixes in an over in a men’s T20 international.

An exciting moment unfolded during a thrilling encounter against Qatar in the ACC Men’s T20I Premier Cup held in Al Emirates.

Airi’s breathtaking feat places him in esteemed company with the great Yuvraj Singh and the dynamic Kieron Pollard, who previously achieved this remarkable feat in the world of T20 cricket.

The 24-year-old all-rounder’s attack with the bat provided a spectacular sight for cricket fans around the world, as he put Nepal in a strong position with his explosive batting performance.

The stage was set when Ari, who had already scored 28 runs in just 15 balls, came to the crease for the final over of the inning bowled by Qatar’s Kamran Khan.

What happened next was a display of sheer dominance as Erie sent every ball across the boundary line, leading to a breathtaking score of 64 runs in just 21 balls.

This extraordinary achievement adds another chapter to Airi’s growing cricket career, which began to blossom during the 2016 ICC Men’s Under-19 Cricket World Cup.

Since then, he has made a seamless transition to the senior ranks, enthralling audiences with his dynamic style of play and unwavering determination.

Yuvraj Singh
Yuvraj Singh

Notably, Ari’s recent heroics have brought back memories of his past exploits, including a memorable performance in the Asian Games where he hit six sixes in a row against Mongolia.

However, what sets this latest achievement apart is the fact that all six sixes came in the same over, cementing Ari’s status as one of cricket’s most prolific talents.

Beyond the individual accolades, Ari’s superb form is a big boost for Nepal as they prepare for the upcoming ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024. With less than 50 days left for the marquee tournament, Nepal finds itself in Group D with cricket powerhouses like South.

Africa, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, and the Netherlands. Airey’s explosive batting and all-round abilities promise to be vital assets for Nepal as they look to make their mark on the global stage.

As cricket lovers eagerly await the exciting upcoming encounters, Erie’s historic achievement is a testament to the immense talent and unwavering spirit that continue to define the game of cricket.

In a game where moments of brilliance are cherished and celebrated, Erie’s six sixes in an over will undoubtedly be remembered as a defining moment in the rich tapestry of cricket history.

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