Sharjha: The Sharjha Cricket Stadium in the United Arab Emirates is also part of this tournament in IPL 2020. The 9th match of IPL 13 is to be played between Kings XI Punjab and Rajasthan Royals at this historic ground in Sharjha.
Earlier, the first match of this IPL season at the ground of Sharjha was played between Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals and the match took a total of 33 sixes. In such a situation, the matches of Punjab and Rajasthan Royals to be held on September 27 are also expected to become the new record of sixes.
Small boundary of the ground of Sharjha
Significantly, the boundaries of Sharjha Cricket Stadium are very small, due to which the rain of sixes is seen on this ground. The front boundary of the plain of Sharjha is only 64 meters. While the length of the right and left boundaries is less than a normal cricket ground. Because of this, batsmen have often been seen dominating the bowlers in Sharjha.
Apart from this, the team of Rajasthan Royals and Kings XI Punjab has one more than one player, who has the ability to hit sixes. Where Rajasthan includes explosives like Sanju Samson, Steve Smith and Jose Butler. So there are Maharathis in Punjab like KL Rahul, Mayank Agarwal and Glenn Maxwell, who specialize in hitting six.
Record sixes were set on the same ground in the last match
In IPL 13, the Rajasthan Royals team played their first match against Chennai Super Kings at the same ground in Sharjha. In this match, the team of Rajasthan and CSK had hit a total of 33 sixes, which is a record in the IPL. Let us tell you that in this match for Rajasthan, Sanju Samson hit 9, Steve Smith 4, Joffra Archer 4 most sixes in Sharjha.
On the other hand, Faf du Plessis 7, Shane Watson 4, Mahendra Singh Dhoni 3 and Sam Karan hit 2 sixes on this cricket ground from CSK.