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AB's 6 lands outside stadium; kid finds ball

By HARISH KOTIAN
October 13, 2020 13:55 IST
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IMAGE: The kid in Sharjah who found the ball after A B de Villiers's six landed out of the Sharjah Cricket Stadium. Photograph: Kind courtesy, Royal Challengers Bangalore/Instagram
 

It was A B de Villiers at his destructive best as he ripped apart the Kolkata Knight Riders bowling attack in Sharjah on Monday.

De Villiers's late assault, during which he smashed an unbeaten 73 from 33 balls, helped RCB post a huge 194/2. Virat Kohli and de Villiers hit a whopping 83 runs in the last five overs.

De Villiers hit as many as five fours and six sixes, two of which landed out of the Sharjah Cricket Stadium. One of the sixes hit a moving car on the road outside the stadium, bringing traffic to a temporary standstill.

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IMAGE: A B de Villiers hits a six off KKR pacer Kamlesh Nagarkoti. Photograph: BCCI/IPL

One lucky kid got his hands on the ball which cleared the ground courtesy de Villiers.

'Save that ball, kid,' RCB posted on Instagram, 'It's going to be worth a lot one day. #ThatABSix'.

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