Sunday, May 15th, 2022


Worcestershire’s 2022 Vitality Blast overseas signing, Colin Munro, has recently celebrated the seventh anniversary of one of the most remarkable innings in any form of cricket.

Munro’s destructiveness in T20 cricket is already well established, and he has smashed 107 sixes in T20Is for New Zealand, the fourth-highest in that format of the game.

But the left-hander is out on his own as the world record holder for his performance for Auckland against Central Districts in a Plunket Shield match at Napier between March 24-27, 2015.

Munro came to the wicket with his side 64-2 in the 24th over, and proceeded to smash TWENTY THREE sixes in an innings of 281 off just 167 balls.

It remains the record number of sixes in first class or any game form for a single innings.

Munro, who’s at New Road for the entire Vitality Blast campaign this summer, also struck 14 fours, and 206 of his runs came in boundaries.

He was only at the wicket for 54 overs, and when he was dismissed, the total stood on 435-4!

Munro has continued in the same aggressive and match-winning vein ever since, and this winter was Perth Scorchers second-highest scorer in their Big Bash League triumph.

It is the kind of form Rapids fans will be looking forward to with relish when Munro arrives at New Road in May for the 14 group games and any possible quarter-final or finals day.