Eoin Morgan hits World Record 17 sixes

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Eoin Morgan hits World Record 17 sixes. Pic ICC

The England Cricket team captain has written name in record by launching avalanche of monster hits out of the park as he went on to score record number of sixes in One Day Internationals by scoring 17 sixes.

Soon after scoring fastest hundred of 2019 World Cup , Morgan let loose hitting flurry of sixes. He finally got out scoring 148 runs off 70 balls. He hit 17 sixes which is new World record .

Previous Record

16 Rohit Sharma v Aus Bengaluru 2013
16 AB de Villiers v WI Joburg 2015
16 C Gayle v Zim Canberra 2015
15 S Watson v Ban Mirpur 2011

Eoin Morgan hits World Record 17 sixes. Pic ICC

Earlier he looked in supreme touch from the word go and the England skipper Eoin Morgan has slammed the fastest 100 ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, and fourth quickest overall, off 57 just balls against Afghanistan in Manchester on Monday. He achieved the feat with a six off Rashid Khan.
Morgan struck a record 11 sixes — the most number of sixes in an innings for an England player in a World Cup — and three fours during his domineering knock which saw the wheels come off Afghanistan’s bowling in spectacular fashion.

Morgan took a special liking to off-spinner Mohammad Nabi, reaching his 47th one-day international fifty with a six. An over later, he collected 13 off Nabi with two back-to-back maximums.
Joe Root (2), Rohit Sharma (2), Shakib Al Hasan (2), Jos Buttler (1), Jason Roy (1) Aaron Finch (1), and David Warner (1), are the other players to hit a hundred in this World Cup.