Srinagar: Former India opener Robin Uthappa was at his merciless best in the Legends League Cricket on Tuesday smashing former Pakistan allrounder Mohammad Hafeez all over the park.
Uthappa and Gautam Gambhir lead Indian Maharaja’s to a thumping 10 wickets win over Asia Lions.
Uthappa particularly smashed Mohammad Hafeez with the huge over conceding three consecutive sixes.
In the ninth over of the Maharajas’ run-chase, Uthappa hit Hafeez for three massive sixes over the mid-wicket region.
Hafeez, who recently played for the Quetta Gladiators in the Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2023, kept bowling short and the batter kept depositing the ball into the stands
After three sixes, Uthappa collected a four followed by a single as the Maharajas collected 23 runs off that over.
Uthappa became the Player of the Match after the Maharajas beat the Lions by 10 wickets. Uthappa and skipper Gautam Gambhir put on 159 runs for the opening wicket of 12.3 overs to take their team past the finish line. Gambhir scored his third half-century in a row in the tournament.
Uthappa scored 88 runs off 39 balls with the help of 11 fours and five sixes in his knock.