Ireland's Kevin O'Brien smashes the back window of his car with a monster six while batting for Leinster Lightning in the Inter-Provincial Twenty20 Trophy on 27 August 2020
Ireland's Kevin O'Brien smashes the back window of his car with a monster six while batting for Leinster Lightning in the Inter-Provincial Twenty20 Trophy on 27 August 2020Twitter Handle Toyota Long Mile

Ireland's Kevin O'Brien is no stranger to big-hitting exploits but he had cause to regret his batting prowess on Thursday when he smashed his own car window with a trademark six.

O'Brien, who scored the fastest century in World Cup history in 2011 to help Ireland chase down a mammoth 327 to secure a famous win over England in Bangalore, made 82 off 37 balls for Leinster Lightning in the Inter-Provincial Twenty20 Trophy.

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He hit eight sixes, one of which sailed into the parking lot next to the Pembroke Cricket Club in Dublin to shatter his car's rear window.

After the match, the 36-year-old all-rounder drove the car straight to the garage to get the window replaced.

"Don't worry @KevinOBrien113 we'll get it fixed up as good as new," the dealership said on Twitter.