Durham collided with Warwickshire during a Northern group match of T20 Blast 2021 on Friday, June 26th.
Put in first to bat, Durham batsman Ben Stokes his revenge taken from Carlos Brathwaite when he smashed the latter for a mixture of boundaries.
The event occurred during the sixth inning when Stokes hit two tower sixes and a boundary from Brathwaite.
The official report of Durham Cricket Club posted a video of the same when their team was at 41/6 at the end of the match.
Here is the video:
Stokesy sends it on the plots 6⃣
– Durham Cricket (@DurhamCricket) 26 June 2021
This fight between the two cricketers brought the fans to the T20 World Cup 2016 final. England was in a leading position when the West Indies needs 19 runs from the last over. England skipper Eoin Morgan stokes with bowling trusts the important ear.
However, Braithwaite has had other plans since beating Stokes for four consecutive sixes, which helped his team win the coveted title.
Ben Stokes led 6,4,0,6 in the 6th over with Carlos Brathwaite in the lead # T20Blast
– Johns. (@CricCrazyJohns) 26 June 2021
Maybe stokes remembered the name Carlos Brathwaite for too long remembered
– Heisenberg (@ Heisenb92114082) 26 June 2021
Rewind back to 2016, when Brathwaite beat Ben Stokes for 6,6,6,6
– MFT10 (#Copa America, Euros) (@MukunthanF) 26 June 2021
With the recent meeting between the two, Stokes is finally fired by Braithwaite when he finally gives a catch to Sam Hain. The English versatile player made a 20-ball-35 when his team posted 164/8 in their twenty overs.
In response Warwickshire stumbled for 130/10 in 18.3 overs and lost the match by 34 runs.
Stokes were the bowlers’ choice for Durham. He bagged four headers and conceded just 27 runs in his four overs.
With this victory, Durham is now placed in third place in the Northern group with 11 points. Warwickshire is also not far behind and in fifth place with 9 points.
Earlier, Stokes was relegated from the English squad for the three T20Is and so many one-dayers. Sri Lanka.