Super Smash T20 League 2022: New Zealand’s domestic T20 league Super Smash T20 League team Wellington Firebirds in a match of captain Michael Bracewell surprised all would hit quickfire innings.
In the match played against Central District on Saturday, January 8, Bracebell hit 11 fours and 11 high-rise sixes in his innings. He completed his century in 22 balls only with the help of boundary. On the basis of his innings, he gave his team a thrilling victory by 2 wickets.
Michael Bracewell’s stormy century won the hearts of the audience
Wellington Firebirds captain Michael Bracewell scored 141 runs at a strike rate of 216.92 in just 69 balls against Central District in New Zealand’s domestic T20 league Super Smash. . He sent the ball outside the boundary a total of 22 times in this innings.
Chasing the target from the mountain of 228 runs given by the Central District, Wellington’s team lost its 5 wickets at the score of just 43 runs. But on the strength of Bracewell’s stormy century, Wellington completed this target by losing 8 wickets with 1 ball remaining. Due to these innings, he has also made a big record in his name.
Did that just happen? 🤩 pic.twitter.com/gvhdAB6EZa
— Cricket Wellington (@cricketwgtninc) January 8, 2022
Babar Azam’s world record shattered
Bracewell (Michael Bracewell) was successful in making a special record on the basis of his quick innings. He has become the player to play the biggest innings in successful run chases as a captain. Earlier, Pakistani captain, Babar Azam had scored 122 runs during the successful run chase in the T20 match against South Africa in the year 2021.
This is the third-highest innings played in T20 cricket while chasing runs. Before him, Luke Wright scored an unbeaten 153 runs in 2014 and Chris Gayle scored an unbeaten 151 in 2015.