Rahkeem Cornwall, an all-rounder for the West Indies, smashed a 205 off 77 balls at the Atlanta Open T20 Cricket Tournament here, displaying incredible power with 22 sixes and 17 fours.
In his team’s 172-run victory over Square Drive, Atlanta Fire’s Cornwall, known for his powerful hitting as an opener in the Caribbean Premier League, blasted an undefeated 205 while scoring at a strike rate of 266.23.
On Thursday morning, renowned statistician Mohandas Menon tweeted the news, highlighting Cornwall’s fireworks.
“In an American T20 tournament known as the Atlanta Open, West Indian Rahkeem Cornwall, who was playing for the Atlanta Fire, hammered an undefeated 205 in just 77 balls (SR 266.23) that included 22 sixes and 17 fours. The winner team is eligible for a $75,000 award “According to Menon’s tweet.
Cornwall’s efforts were also honoured by the Minor League Cricket, which also highlighted some of the batter from the Caribbean’s huge hits.
“WHY AREn’t you entertained? Rahkeem Cornwall scored 205*(77) with 22 MASSIVE sixes to give Atlanta Fire the victory “Minor League Cricket was tweeted.
Atlanta Fire pounded 326 runs in their 20 overs while Cornwall went bats-first at one end, with Steven Taylor scoring 53 and Sami Aslam adding an unbroken 53. Square Drive’s 20 overs were limited to 154/8 as a result.