Last Update on: June 3rd, 2022 at 05:32 pm
Australia big-hitter Chris Lynn is currently playing in the T20 Blast in England for the Northamptonshire Steelbacks and in a match recently, hit such a huge six that the ball landed in the backyard of a house near the ground.
The owner of the ground shared the video footage of the ball landing in his backyard on Twitter and also showed the ball in his possession.
Lynn, who was released from his Brisbane Heat contract after a decade with the franchise. Chris Lynn has been part of various T20 franchises across the world. He has played for Kolkata Knight Riders and the Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League. He has also played in the CPL, PSL, and the Abu Dhabi T10 league amongst others.
However, his success in T20 leagues has not translated to the international level as he has played only 4 ODIs and 18 T20Is for Australia without much success and the Kangaroos have moved on from him in shorter formats.
Chris Lynn’s Six Lands In House Of Someone Near The Ground
He has been in red hot form for the Steelbacks, as in the side’s second game, Lynn blasted a magnificent 46-ball 83 to blow away Durham at County Ground in Northampton on Saturday.
Lynn stitched a 149-run opening stand with partner Ben Curran (71) as the duo smacked Durham bowlers to the cleaners helping Steelbacks pile up a massive 223 on the board in their allotted 20 overs. During the match, he hit such a huge six that the ball landed in the backyard of a house with the owner sharing the CCTV footage of the ball bouncing in his garden.
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— Northamptonshire Steelbacks (@NorthantsCCC) May 27, 2022
— cobbleysaint (@cobbleysaint) May 27, 2022
Lynn has his fans with a 46-ball 86 and in the match against Leicestershire, he scored an unbeaten 106 off 66 balls. The innings against Leicestershire saw Lynn smoking three sixes and twelve fours as his team won the contest by 42 runs. Batting at a strike-rate of 166.67, the Australian batter has accumulated 205 runs from three innings so far in the T20 Blast.