WATCH: Mitchell Marsh’s massive six off Adil Rashid damages a solar panel during AUS vs ENG game | T20 World Cup 2024

Jun 9, 2024

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During the T20 World Cup 2024 Group B clash between Australia and England at the Kensington Oval in Barbados on Saturday (June 8) Mitchell Marsh, the Australian skipper, delivered a moment of sheer brilliance that reverberated throughout the stadium and beyond.

Mitchell Marsh’s marvelous moment: Roof-shattering six

In the 9th over of Australia’s innings, England captain Jos Buttler summoned Adil Rashid into the attack. Despite facing two dot balls from Rashid, Marsh remained undeterred. With unmatched power and precision, he launched a towering six that soared an astonishing 95 meters, crashing onto the solar panel roof above the Greenridge-Haynes stand. Before his eventual dismissal in the 14th over, Marsh had already made a significant impact, scoring 35 runs off 25 balls in his captaincy debut in an ICC competition. His innings, coupled with this breathtaking six.

Here’s the video:

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Australia’s dominant batting display

Australia’s aggressive batting lineup, spearheaded by David Warner and Travis Head, provided a strong start, forming a partnership of 70 runs for the opening wicket. Although facing setbacks with the dismissals of Warner, Head, and Marsh, Australia rallied with notable contributions from Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, Tim David and Matthew Wade. Their collective efforts propelled Australia to a challenging total of 201/7 in their allotted 20 overs, showcasing their dominance with the bat.

Disciplined bowling secures victory

In defense of their formidable total, Australia’s bowlers demonstrated discipline and skill, led by Pat Cummins and Adam Zampa. Cummins’ standout performance yielded figures of 2/23 with an impressive economy rate of 5.80, while Zampa contributed with 2/28. Supported by Marcus Stoinis and Josh Hazlewood, who each picked up a crucial wicket, Australia effectively contained England’s batting lineup. Despite notable efforts from Buttler, Phil Salt, Moeen Ali and Harry Brook, England fell short of the target, ultimately conceding a comprehensive victory to Australia.

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