The BBL has a model new star after unheralded Queensland grade cricketer Josh Brown dismantled the Sydney Sixers on the Gabba with a spectacular 62 off 23 balls.
Brown spanked his 50 off simply 19 balls together with six sixes. It was the equal fifth quickest in Warmth historical past and featured two of the largest sixes.
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Whereas most individuals gained’t know his title as he hasn’t performed state cricket, he has dominated the grade competitors this season.
He has 4 centuries and 5 50s, hitting 1013 runs at a mean of 48.24 and a ridiculous strike charge of 162.08.
His 90 sixes this season for the Northern Suburbs District Cricket Membership are greater than double that of BBL stalwart Ben Reducing, who has 44.
He introduced that type into the BBL — racing to a maiden fifty in simply his second BBL match.
Brown, who makes customized bats for Cooper Cricket for his day job, twice hit the third tier of the Gabba in an outstanding innings that had the commentators and social media raving.
The quickest 100 file holder within the BBL Craig Simmons was impressed by what he noticed.
“@BBL wow critical putting by josh brown and extra importantly has some good girth about him,” he tweeted.
CODE Sports activities’ Lachlan McKirdy wrote: “Josh Brown hits his maiden BBL 50 off simply 19 balls. Contains 5 sixes. Outstanding in simply his second recreation.
“Departs for 62 off 23 balls, what a option to announce your self.”
Sports activities producer Sarang Bhalerao added: “Josh Brown appears very spectacular. The place has he been all this whereas, @HeatBBL?”
Former journo Ray Gatt posted: “Nicely that was thrilling whereas it lasted! Magic innings”.
Newscorp’s Tim Michell tweeted: “Nothing higher than a man who’s dominated on the decrease degree for years who will get his probability and goes off! Like to see Josh Brown go giant”.
On Seven, Glenn Maxwell was surprised by the audacity of the hitting.
Requested on Seven about how he pulled off the innings, he mentioned it was fairly easy.
“Simply watch the ball, and hit it so far as I can actually,” Brown mentioned.
“That was at all times my plan. Fairly easy.”
On Fox, Brown mentioned his secret was equally easy.
“Simply attempt to hold as nonetheless as I can after I’m hitting the ball and hit each ball on its deserves,” Brown mentioned.
Brown, who was taking part in third grade till he was 24 and solely actually grew to become a primary grade common prior to now few seasons because the 2018/19 season.
He makes it sound really easy.