Watch: Liam Livingstone hits 122-metre six vs Pakistan, fans call it ‘biggest ever’


Liam Livingstone, who has made a late cost into England’s white-ball group plans earlier than the T20 World Cup, produced one other spectacle within the 2nd T20I vs Pakistan on Sunday night. He hit a 122-metre six that cleared the Headingley roof and and landed on a rugby pitch subsequent to the cricket stadium.

“Is that the biggest six of all time?” social media was fast to ask.

Livingstone’s 122-metre six, whereas not being the most important ever, is the most important to be recorded in worldwide cricket since 2012, when Martin Guptill had hit a 127-metre six in opposition to South Africa which had landed within the Eden Park automotive park.

Brett Lee is recorded to have hit a 143-metre six on the Gabba vs West Indies in 2005. Legend additionally speaks of a six by CK Nayudu that was hit in Warwickshire and landed in Worcestershire.

The 27-year-old Livingstone, in the meantime, goes from energy to energy after making his ODI debut final week. On Friday, Livingstone rewrote the document books by slapping 103 off 43 balls in opposition to Pakistan within the first T20 at Trent Bridge.

He backed that up with a quick-fire 36 within the second T20 at Headingley, the monstrous 122-m six coming within the sixteenth over of England’s innings. Facing Pakistan seamer Haris Rauf, Livingstone cleared his entrance leg and despatched an overpitched supply again over the bowler’s head.

England teammate Moeen Ali mentioned after the match: “It was huge, but I’ve seen him do that a couple of times now. I played with him in (South Africa’s) Mzansi Super League and he hit one out of Johannesburg.”

Pakistan completed on 155/9 in pursuit of the 201-run goal. The third T20I might be performed on Tuesday.


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