Northern Irish cricket membership Cregagh had all however gained Thursday’s LVS Twenty20 Trophy last with their opponents Ballymena needing 35 runs off the ultimate over, till John Glass took centre stage and smashed six sixes to grab victory in opposition to all odds.
JOHN GLASS TAKE A BOW!
He has simply hit 36 off the ultimate over and Ballymena are the 2021 Lagan Valley Steels 2021 champions.
What an innings from the skipper. #ncut20t pic.twitter.com/afatC6Q7co
— Northern Cricket Union (@NCU_News) July 15, 2021
Cregagh, who have been enjoying at their dwelling floor, regarded in management for 39 of the 40 overs after the opening batsmen constructed a platform for a aggressive whole of 147 earlier than the bowlers lowered Ballymena to 113-7.
Nevertheless, stand-in skipper Glass, who was on 51, launched the ball over the ropes off each supply to complete unbeaten on 87, a lot to the disbelief of the Cregagh gamers and the gang at Gibson Park.
He additionally walked away with the Man of the Match trophy whereas there was extra trigger for celebration within the Glass family after his older brother Sam had accomplished a hat-trick within the first innings to complete with three wickets for 5 runs. Reuters