Harry Brook’s storm came in the warm-up match, hit five consecutive sixes in a single over
The warm-up match against New Zealand XI saw a storm from England batsman Harry Brook, who hit five consecutive sixes in a single over. He did this feat in Aditya Ashok’s over.
There is to be a two-match Test series between New Zealand and England. Before this series, a two-day warm-up match is being played between New Zealand XI and England, in which Harry Brook hit 5 sixes in a single over. England batsman Harry Brook showed his stormy attitude in this warm-up match and hit the bowler’s senses by hitting 5 consecutive sixes.
In this warm-up match, the England team won the toss and elected to bat first. England’s batsmen kept the run rate going from the start. However, the wickets of the team also kept falling. During this innings, Harry Brook blew the senses of New Zealand bowler Aditya Ashok. Aditya had given 12 runs in the first 3 overs, but in the very next over, the number of runs in his account crossed 40.
Ashok brought the 36th over from New Zealand XI. In this over, Harry Brook defended the first ball and deposited the next 5 balls into the stands. In this warm-up match, the strike rate of most of the England batsmen was seen to be more than 100. Harry Brook played an inning of 97 runs in 71 balls with the help of 7 fours and 9 sixes and he missed the century by just 3 runs.
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Talking about the England team, till the end of the first day’s play, the team had lost all the wickets, but had put 465 runs on the score board in 69.2 overs. The England team’s run rate has never been less than 6 runs per over. In this match, England scored 6.7 runs per over. The good thing for New Zealand was that Kyle Jamieson bowled a lot and took 3 wickets.