Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram hit the first six in T20I cricket history 20 years ago i.e. in 2003, which was broadcast live on TV. Akram hit this six in the Vitality T20I Blast.
Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram hit the first six in T20I cricket history 20 years ago, which was broadcast live on TV. Wasim Akram hit this six in Vitality Blast T20I on 13 June 2003.
Left-handed batsman Wasim Akram scored this six against Sussex while playing for Hampshire. The funny thing is that Wasim Akram came out to bat at number three in this match. He scored 10 runs in 8 balls in this match. Jason Leury ended Akram’s innings by getting caught out by Chris Adams.
Let us tell you that Wasim Akram was a part of Hampshire, who defeated Sussex by 5 runs. Former Pakistan fast bowler Wasim Akram took 8 wickets in five T20I matches in the tournament. However, Hampshire had a poor performance in this tournament, finishing last in the group stage.
Another interesting thing is that these five T20I matches are the total T20I matches of Akram’s career. Wasim Akram took part in this tournament after his retirement in May 2003.