Hitting a boundary off the first ball in the match is quite common in today’s time but regardless of the evolution of cricket and the attacking instinct overhauling the earlier method of seeing out the new ball, a six off the first ball of the innings is still a rare sight.

 
Here is Virender Sehwag in the 2nd Final of the VB series 2004 when India needed to chase 359. Virender Sehwag started off the chase by hitting Gillespie‘s first ball for a six.

 

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