Glenn Phillips | Glenn Phillips plays astonishing shot in T20 Blast for Gloucestershire viral video, New Zealand batsman was playing leaving the wicket..then played such a banging shot that this video went viral
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- New Zealand batsman Glenn Phillips has a blast in England
- Brilliant innings played in Vitality T20 Blast tournament
- Video of a special shot is going viral on social media
These days the Vitality Blast T20 tournament is going on in England in which many cricketers from all over the world are showing their strength. A match played between Gloucestershire and Glamorgan Cricket Club in the tournament is currently in discussion, and the reason for the discussion is New Zealand batsman Glenn Phillips. The Kiwi batsman, who played for the Gloucestershire club, stunned everyone with a scintillating innings in the match and even more interesting was an exceptional reverse sweep shot played during this innings, the video of which is now viral on social media.
In this match played between Gloucestershire and Glamorgan in Bristol, Glamorgan Club won the toss and invited Gloucestershire to bat first. The team had got 2 setbacks for 86 runs but after that Glenn Phillips played such a blazing innings that got rid of the sweat of the opposing bowlers. Phillips played an unbeaten knock of 94 runs in just 41 balls which included 6 sixes and 9 fours.
Ben Howell also played an unbeaten 53 runs with Glenn Phillips and these two batsmen shared 130 runs in just 64 balls for the third wicket, taking the team’s score to 216 runs for the loss of 2 wickets in 20 overs. The opposing team could only manage 182 runs in 20 overs for the loss of 8 wickets and Gloucestershire won the match by 34 runs.
Great shot went viral, watch the video
During his scintillating innings of 94 not out, ‘Man of the Match’ Glenn Phillips played such a shot on the ball of English bowler Dane Duthwaite in the 18th over that its video is becoming very viral. Phillips left all three stumps open before the ball. He was batting standing away from the wicket line. As soon as the ball came out of Duthwaite’s hand, Phillips immediately changed his stance and made such a powerful reverse sweep that the ball went over the boundary for a six at full speed. Here’s the video of that shot..
Phillips is looking in great form at the moment. He has scored in the last five T20 innings as follows – 38, 52, 7, 41 not out, 94 not out. The 24-year-old Kiwi batsman has played 25 T20 Internationals for New Zealand so far.
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