New Zealand batsman Jesse Ryder smashed a world record 16 sixes on the final day of New Zealand’s tour match with Australia A in Brisbane Sunday.
His 16 sixes equalled the world record jointly held by former Australian allrounder Andrew Symonds and New Zealand’s Graham Napier for the most sixes in a first-class innings.
New Zealand scored 476/6 in their second innings with Ross Taylor smashing 138 with 11 fours and seven sixes as the match ended in a draw. The visitors made 423 in the first innings and Australia A replied with 395.
Ryder scored 175 from 137 balls before given a catch to Ed Cowan at square leg, giving Nic Maddinson his debut first-class wicket.
- 1st innings – 423 (McCullum 146, Bracewell 73*, Pattinson 4-96)
- 2nd innings – 467/6 (Ryder 175, Taylor 138)
- 1st innings – 395 (Cowan 145, Warner 65, Wade 53, Bracewell 4-87)