In Tuesday’s T20 World Cup 2022 match against Sri Lanka, Australia all-rounder Marcus Stoinis produced a mind-blowing blinder, winning the match with 59 runs off 18 balls at a mind-boggling strike rate of 327.78. His blitzkrieg enabled Australia to win by seven wickets and earn two points by chasing down 158 runs in 16.3 overs. The 33-year-old scored 52 runs from only boundaries in his spectacular innings by hitting six huge sixes and four fours.

Player of the Match Stoinis attributed his development as a T20I hitter to the Indian Premier League (IPL). Against Maheesh Theekshana and Wanindu Hasaranga, two Sri Lankan spinners, the Australian all-rounder was brutal. He also gave the IPL credit for his aggressive strategy while facing spinners.

“Yes, the IPL has undoubtedly improved my game and helped me grow as a player. This is true not just of the wickets themselves but also of the international coaches and player rosters. I played in the IPL for many years and with many different teams, so I’ve seen a variety of spin-playing methods and mindsets. Yes, it has undoubtedly helped me in improving “Following the victory on Tuesday night, Stoinis stated.

To at least have a choice in either, he stated, “But yes, so I’m looking for two balls actually, one off the back foot and one off the front foot.”

“From there, you kind of go forward. You may want to play a lap, reverse, or sweep shot, which is something I’m working on, to get the field you want “the Australian all-rounder said.

Stoinis scored the quickest half-century by an Australian in T20I cricket as he brought up his fifty in only 17 balls on the way to his spectacular effort. His powerful performance also aided the reigning champions in improving their net run rate, which had suffered after their lopsided defeat to New Zealand in their first game at the prestigious competition.

He discussed his thoughts and if the frenzied innings were premeditated, saying “Actually, no. When I was simply batting and keeping an eye on the score, I may have wondered whether to slow down or keep going in the final few overs, but it was probably only a matter of time, so you should just keep going. It’s part of the game if you hit one and get caught on the boundary.”

On Friday, October 28 at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, Australia’s next match in the competition will take place against its bitter foe, England.