23 Aug 2008

Record sixes in Canada Cup Tri-Series

3:23 pm on 23 August 2008

The West Indies cricketer, Xavier Marshall, has hammered a record 12 sixes in an unbeaten 157 to lead the Carribean team to a 49-run victory over the host nation in the Canada Cup Tri-Series in Ontario.

Batting first at the Maple Leaf Cricket Club, tournament favourites West Indies piled up 303 for four in 50 overs before bowling out Canada for 254.

Man of the match Marshall, also struck 11 fours in 118 balls of explosive batting as he surpassed the previous best total for one-day international sixes.

West Indies and Canada meet again in the final later this weekend after both teams beat Bermuda in their opening matches.