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Ben McDermott Unleashes Spectacular 98m Six Out Of The Stadium In Bengaluru
By CricShots - Dec 3, 2023 10:22 pm
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In the fifth T20I between Australia and India at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru, Australian batsman Ben McDermott stole the spotlight with a breathtaking shot that left fans in awe. Despite being a dead rubber match, the contest remained high-spirited, with Australia chasing a target of 161 runs.

Ben Mcdermott
Ben Mcdermott smashed a huge six

Australia’s innings kicked off on a strong note, courtesy of Travis Head’s aggressive batting, scoring 28 runs and putting Indian bowlers under pressure. Despite the early dismissal of Josh Phillippe (4), Ben McDermott took charge to maintain a brisk run rate.

McDermott’s innings featured several crisp shots, but it was his massive 98m six off Avesh Khan that drew widespread attention. The powerful hit soared over the stadium, landing on the roof in Bengaluru and eliciting loud cheers from the enthusiastic crowd.

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As the game progressed, McDermott’s performance became crucial for Australia, especially after the team lost a few quick wickets and found themselves at 55/3.

Ravi Bishnoi played a pivotal role for India, taking the wickets of Travis Head (28) and Aaron Hardie (6), bringing the team back into the game.Β In the first innings, India faced challenges as Yashasvi Jaiswal (21) and Ruturaj Gaikwad (10) departed early.

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However, Shreyas Iyer’s composed knock of 53 runs anchored the innings, with support from Jitesh Sharma (24) and Axar Patel (31). Despite wickets falling around him, Iyer guided India to a total of 160 runs. Tanveer Sangha stood out as the pick of the Australian bowlers, finishing with figures of 1/26. With the match delicately poised, Ben McDermott’s innings will be crucial for Australia’s chances in the final game of the series.