Watch: Shaheen Shah Afridi knocks batter off feet, demolishes stumps in stunning, record-breaking four-wicket opening over | T20 Blast
All four of Alex Davies, Chris Benjamin, Dan Mousley and Ed Barnard were sent back across six balls, leaving Birmingham tottering at 7-4 in their chase of 170.
It started with five wides, but Shaheen set his radar back in place almost instantly.
Skipper Davies had no answers to Afridi’s searing yorker, which crumpled him to the ground and had him lbw. Benjamin tried a bizarre ramp first up but could do little as the ball speared into his stumps. Mousley was more conventional, but his uppish drive was snapped