Fabian Allen’s Towering Six Shatters Glass In Spectacular CPL Moment
By CricShots - Sep 14, 2023 5:31 pm
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The Providence Stadium in the Caribbean witnessed an extraordinary moment during a Caribbean Premier League (CPL) match as Fabian Allen, a player for the Jamaica Tallawahs, sent a cricket ball crashing through a glass window with a powerful six. This incident occurred during a match against the Guyana Amazon Warriors, where the Tallawahs were struggling to secure a win.

Fabian Allen
Fabian Allen smashed a huge six

After setting a modest target of 153 runs, the Jamaica Tallawahs were struggling as the Guyana Amazon Warriors chased down the total with ease, securing a seven-wicket victory. Despite their on-field struggles, it was Fabian Allen’s destructive stroke that grabbed the headlines.

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In the 18th over of the game, facing South African seamer Dwaine Pretorius, Allen seized the opportunity. He expertly connected with a delivery outside off and sent the ball soaring over long-off. The ball cleared the boundary effortlessly and struck the glass buildings located behind the sight screen.

Replays confirmed that the ball had traveled an astonishing 98 meters before crashing through the glass enclosure. Images released later by the CPL revealed the extent of the damage caused by Allen’s powerful shot. Not only did it create a significant hole in the window, but the sheer force of impact also led to the entire pane shattering. Additionally, the ball itself was rendered unusable.

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Such incidents are relatively common in casual cricket matches played in villages and local settings. However, witnessing such a powerful shot in a professional cricket match, especially in a major league like the CPL, was a rare and remarkable occurrence. Fabian Allen’s extraordinary feat is sure to become a memorable moment in CPL history, making highlight reels for years to come.