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Leo Carter Shines as 7th Batsman to Score 6 Sixes in an Over Across All Formats

The New Zealand T20 League is already going through an amazing and the gone Sunday witnessed yet another record being added in the history of cricket. Leo Carter on Sunday added a new feather to his cap after smashing 6 sixes in an over. 

With this terrific performance showcase, the 25-year-old-batman became the first New Zealander and over all the 7th batsman across all the formats to achieve the feat. After pulling-off an unbeaten 70 off 29 balls, the player managed to help his team Canterbury Kings chase down the target of 220 against Northern Districts. 

Leo Carter with his blistering knock on Sunday managed to get into the elite list of record breakers that includes the like of Gary Sobers, Shastri, Herschelle Gibbs, Yuvraj Singh etc. 

Carter is the 4th batsman in the T20 format of the game across both domestic and international levels to achieve the feat. Prior to Carter, Yuvraj Singh in 2007, Ross Whitely in 2017 and Afghanistan’s Hazratullah Zarai in 2018 managed to hit 6 sixes in an over. 

Carter made his senior debut in 2014 for Canterbury Kings, and from then he has played 25 first-class matches, 20 List A games and 26 T20s. Scoring an unbeaten 70 in the last game, the player hit his first half-century in the 22 innings he has played. 


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