WATCH: Glenn Phillips magnificently reverse hits Daniel Douthwaite for a maximum
There is no hiding from the fact that T20 cricket is widely recognized as the 'gateway drug' in the cricket fraternity. The viewership hits the peak when a T20 match is being played and that's the popularity of the shortest format all across the world. There are several T20 leagues being played globally.
Indian Premier League is the most-watched tournament in the world. Their ability to attract big players is what sets this league apart from most other franchise cricket leagues. There are other popular tournaments like the Big Bash League, Pakistan Super League, Lankan Premier League, Caribbean Premier League and Bangladesh Premier League.
Apart from these leagues, there are other tournaments like the T20 Blast 2021 which is currently being played in England. During the match between Glamorgan and Gloucestershire at County Ground, Bristol in T20 Blast 2021, the entertainment quotient got doubled after players from both teams put on a show.
It was one heck of a high-scoring encounter where both teams fought a great fight and in the end, Gloucestershire won the game by 34 runs. Batting first, Gloucestershire managed to post 216/2 in their quota of 20 overs.
Glenn Phillips reverse hits Douthwaite for a tremendous six
Glenn Phillips was the pick of the batsmen as he scored an unbeaten 94 off 41 balls including 9 fours and 6 maximums. Benny Howell also played really well by scoring 53 off 33 balls including 6 fours and a six. In reply, Glamorgan tried their best but failed to chase down the target. They could score 182/8 in 20 overs.
David Lloyd top-scored with 44 off 22 balls while Daniel Douthwaite scored 35 off 17 balls including 1 four and 4 sixes. Phillips was named the player of the match for his batting masterclass. He maintained a sensational strike rate of 229.27.
During Gloucestershire's innings, when they were rushing to add runs in the fag end of the overs, Glenn Phillips positioned himself in such a way to hit the shot of the tournament. The right-handed batsman targeted Daniel Douthwaite by playing a sensational reverse hit for a six.