Youngster Oliver Davies hit six sixes in a one over at the opening day of the Beneath-19 Nationwide Championships in Adelaide. Davies, the New South Wales Metro captain, completed the feat en path to a record-breaking double century in opposition to Northern Territory on Monday. Offspinner Jack James needed to endure the brunt of his attack as he smashed all six deliveries across the park. Davis went on to attain 207 in a complete of 406/four. His innings used to be additionally the primary one-day double-century within the U19 festival and the primary throughout all codecs since Jason Krejza scored one in 2001-02. In his innings of 115 balls, Davies smashes 14 fours and 17 sixes. With this feat, Davies joins an illustrious checklist of avid gamers which include-Garfield Sobers, Ravi Shastri, Herschelle Gibbs, Yuvraj Singh.
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Reflecting on his feat Davis spoke to cricket.com.au and stated, “After the primary two sixes I had it at the back of my head I sought after to present it a crack and it paid off on the finish. I used to be seeking to goal (the realm) from ahead sq. to cow nook and I used to be simply getting down at the again leg, nearly sooner than it used to be even bowled, and seeking to slog sweep them over mid-wicket.”
On his listing double hundred, the NSW captain stated, “It used to be superb – within the first sport of the match, to hit the ball so cleanly, it used to be a super feeling. I used to be hoping to place a large rating at the board for the workforce and after environment an early base, I simply took it from there and hit them beautiful neatly.”
“I love to strike the ball beautiful laborious from ball one and simply take it because it is going from there. I love to get on best of the spinners as early as imaginable and put them at the again foot and take the sport again into my fingers,” he added.