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Paul Stirling Amasses 34 Runs In An Over During A T20 Blast Match
By CricShots - May 27, 2022 4:59 pm
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The Irish batter, Paul Stirling has come into the limelight after playing an explosive inning on England soil on Thursday. Playing for Birmingham Bears, he scored 119 runs in 51 balls. This has become the biggest innings of his T20 career. He did this feat in the match against Northants Steelbacks. Sterling hit 9 fours and 10 sixes in his innings. He scored 34 runs in an over, which included five consecutive sixes and a four.

Paul Sterling
Paul Sterling scored a century

Batting first, Birmingham Bears scored 207 runs for the loss of 3 wickets in this rain-affected match. The bears started poorly in this match of 16 overs. They lost two wickets fall in the first four overs. After this, Paul Sterling took the lead and turned the game upside down. He shared a partnership of 170 runs in 70 balls for the third wicket with Sam Hahn. Hahn played an innings of 66 runs in 32 balls, which included one six and 9 fours.

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Here is the video of the thrashing by Paul Stirling:

Paul Sterling’s dangerous form was seen in the 13th over of the innings. He scored 34 runs in this over of medium-pacer James Sales. He hit a six off the first, second, third, fourth, and fifth balls of the over and ended the over with a boundary. Sterling was dismissed by right-arm fast bowler Ben Sanderson. In reply to 207 runs, the Steelbacks team was reduced to 81 runs in 14.2 overs.

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The Irish right-hander made headlines due to the destructive innings in a crucial game. The netizens raised questions over the Indian Premier League (IPL) franchises for not picking Paul Stirling as he went unsold in the mega-auction for the ongoing 15th edition of the tournament.

Here is the how the fans reacted to the smashing by Paul Stirling: