Gloucestershire clashed with Glamorgan throughout the South Group fixture of the continued T20 Blast 2021 on Thursday.
Put in to bat first, Gloucestershire’s openers Miles Hammond and Chris Dent posted a formidable 62 runs on board earlier than the latter departed. The following batter Benny Howell continued from the place Dent had left however quickly misplaced his different associate Hammond.
Then got here Glenn Phillips, who ramped up his facet’s innings, growing the run fee within the course of. Phillips performed a blistering knock smashing a 41-ball 94 laced with 9 boundaries and 6 towering sixes.
Phillips and Howell smoked an unflappable 130 runs partnership, taking their facet’s rating to a mammoth 216/2 of their allotted twenty overs.
Phillips performed many unconventional strokes whereas batting and hit the ball all around the park. One such occasion occurred within the fifth ball of the eighteenth over when pacer Daniel Douthwaite pitched the ball within the slot. Phillips, who was standing within the leg facet, leaving his stumps open, took the opportune second to reverse scooped the white leather-based for a six over the third man. The scoreboard ticked to 188/2 and Phillips reached 71 runs.
The T20 Blast 2021 official Twitter deal with posted a snippet of the identical shot.
“Probably the most outrageous shot you’ll ever see. @glenndominic159 exhibits all three stumps after which reverse scoops for six!,” the T20 Blast 2021 tweeted.
Right here is the video:
— Vitality Blast (@VitalityBlast) June 24, 2021
In response, Glamorgan misplaced each their opener Nick Selman and Colin Ingram cheaply. David Lloyd and Labuschagne stored their facet’s hopes alive not lengthy earlier than Howell did the injury with the ball. With the top of Llyod’s innings,
Marnus Labuschagne lacked a second fiddle and the Chris Cooke-led group, regardless of making an attempt their finest, might solely muster 182/8 of their quota of 20 overs, falling 34 runs wanting the goal.