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WATCH: Chris Lynn Hits A Gigantic Six Out Of The Stadium

WATCH: Chris Lynn Hits A Gigantic Six Out Of The Stadium
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On the evening of Friday, December 29, cricket enthusiasts witnessed an electrifying moment when Adelaide Strikers’ batsman, Chris Lynn, delivered a powerful shot that soared to hit the roof of the Docklands Stadium while facing off against Melbourne Renegades’ Will Sutherland in the Big Bash League (BBL) match.

This significant hit invoked a specific rule change introduced by Cricket Australia before the commencement of the BBL season concerning balls striking the Docklands Stadium roof. The regulation granted umpires the authority to determine whether such a hit would have indeed crossed the boundary.

Accordingly, if the ball was deemed to be on its way to clearing the boundary, the batsman would be credited with six runs; otherwise, the ball would be declared dead.

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In light of this rule, the on-field umpires adjudged Chris Lynn’s hit to the roof as a boundary-clearing shot, thereby awarding him six crucial runs. Before eventually departing after a commendable knock of 56 runs off 34 deliveries, punctuated by four boundaries and an equal number of maximums, Lynn showcased a formidable 82-run partnership for the second wicket alongside D’Arcy Short. This collaboration significantly bolstered the Adelaide Strikers’ position in the match.

However, the momentum began to shift when Melbourne Renegades’ spin duo, Mujeeb Ur Rahman and Adam Zampa, took charge, curbing the scoring tempo of the Adelaide Strikers. Mujeeb Ur Rahman, representing Afghanistan on the international stage, particularly shone by securing three pivotal wickets at the cost of a mere 20 runs during his allotted four overs.

Yet, as the innings progressed, Jamie Overton and Harry Nielsen of the Adelaide Strikers contributed vital runs, ensuring their team culminated with a competitive total of 177/6 at the conclusion of their innings.

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