Rahkeem Cornwall, the giant player from the Caribbean has shown immense talent that he has. He smashed 205 runs from 77 balls for “Atlanta Fire” a team from the USA T20 League. Cornwall, who is a West Indies national player in the red-ball game was playing for Atlanta fire. With the help of 22 huge sixes and 17 fours, Rahkeem scored an unbeaten 205 off 77 balls. He was batting at a strike rate of 266.2! Here is an in-depth look:
Rahkeem Cornwall Score 205 in T20 Game:
The T20 Game was a game in the USA-based T20 League. The League is a renowned tournament in the USA Cricket circuit and it has prize money of 75000 Dollars. It is called the “Atlanta Open T20 Cricket Tournament”. Cornwall was playing for the “Atlanta Fire” franchise in this league. He walked in to bat as an opener and started his barrage of sixes and fours. He went rampant and was striking for fun. Cornwall made a mockery of the USA bowlers. He hit a cumulative of 22 sixes and 17 boundaries.
Mohandas Menon, a very reputed analyst, and statistician confirmed the same news on his Twitter. As soon as this tweet surfaced, social media was flooded with videos and clips of Cornwall’s innings. Menon said, “West Indian Rahkeem Cornwall while playing for Atlanta Fire, blasted an unbeaten 205 in just 77 balls (SR 266.23) that included 22 sixes and 17 fours in an American T20 competition known as the Atlanta Open. Prize money of $75,000 is available to the winning team.”
Who is Rahkeem Cornwall?
Often renowned for his giant frame, Rahkeem Cornwall, is a West Indies national cricketer. Weighing in at 140kg and 6 ft 8 inches, Rahkeem is a beast. He has been a part of the Caribbean cricket setup for the past few years. He also accompanied the West Indian team that came to India in 2019.
Atlanta Won the Game:
The game saw Atlanta end up on the winning side. After Rahkeem tonked the bowlers, the total of Atlanta was a whopping, jaw-dropping, 326/1. In response to Atlanta Fire’s score, opponents Square Drive ended with 154/8. They lost the game by a margin of 172 runs. This might be the first instance of a batter scoring a double century in the T20 format at a high-scale professional level.
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