Sam Curran creates history, Breaks Pant's big record, becomes first player to achieve this - CricketGalore

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Thursday, 15 November 2018

Sam Curran creates history, Breaks Pant's big record, becomes first player to achieve this

The 2nd test match between England and Sri Lanka which is being played at Pallekele from November 14. England's first innings ended at 285 runs and the home team is just 259 runs behind of England on the basis of the first innings.
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Earlier, England's captain Joe Root won the toss and decided to bat first but it did not prove to be good as the opening batsman Keaton Jennings was dismissed for just 1 run and England find themselves in trouble at 89/4 at Lunch.
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Sam Curran showed his hand with the batting and proved once again his all-rounder ability. Apart from making 64 runs, in addition, he along with Adil Rashid (31), added 45 runs for the eighth wicket and crossed the 250 for the team.
During this time, Sam Curran made 3 world records. let's see:

3. Most sixes in first 50 runs of Test innings without a 4:

  • 5 Sam Curran ENG v Sri Lanka 2018
  • 3 Martin Guptill NZ v Bdesh Hamilton 2010

Only player to get to his first 3 Test fifties with a six:

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Sam Curran scored his 3rd fifty of his test career today, What's amazing is that he reached his half-century with a six. if you don't know, Sam Curran also reached his previous two half-centuries with a six.
With this amazing performance, Sam Curran becomes the first player to reach each of his first 3 Test fifties with a six.
  1. At Birmingham v Ind: Got to his 50 with a 6 (off Ishant)
  2. At Southampton v Ind: Got to his 50 with a 6 (off Ashwin)
  3. At Kandy v SL (today): Got to his 50 with a 6 (off Akila Dananjaya)

Most sixes in test cricket in 2018

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The talented All-rounder scored 64 runs in 119 balls and reached his 50 in 92 balls, which includes 1 four and 6 massive sixes. With this hitting, Sam Curran has left India's Rishabh Pant behind in the case of most sixes hit by a player in 2018.
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Sam Curran has hit 14 test sixes so far in this year, While Rishabh has scored 12 sixes since his debut in England.

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