Pakistan pacer Haris Rauf on Wednesday made it two hat-tricks within the Huge Bash League (BBL) after Rashid Khan, as he snared a treble for his facet Melbourne Stars towards Sydney Thunder.
Haris was nearly having a wicketless sport earlier than he produced three glorious deliveries within the final over of Thunder’s innings to choose up the wickets of Matthew Gilkes, Callum Ferguson and Daniel Sams to finish on a excessive with figures of three/23 in his 4 overs.
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Thunder may handle 145/5 however the focus was on Rauf because the 26-year-old first had Gilkes caught at fantastic leg with a again of a size off cutter, then castled Ferguson within the subsequent supply with one other size off cutter and eventually trapped Sams in entrance.
Earlier within the day, Afghanistan leggie Rashid as soon as once more proved why he is likely one of the finest within the enterprise in terms of the shortest format of the sport as he registered his third profession T20 hat-trick in a sport between Sydney Sixers and Adelaide Strikers.
The spinner first accounted for the wicket of Sixers’ skipper James Vince (27) within the second final ball of the 11th over earlier than accounting for the wicket of incoming batter Jack Edwards, who was again within the hut with out opening his account after being trapped by Rashid within the subsequent supply.
The Afghan then despatched again Jordan Silk (16) similarly within the first ball of the 12th over to finish his hat-trick.
Rashid had additionally dismissed Sixers’ skipper Daniel Hughes (17) earlier to return with spectacular figures of 4/22 from his allotted 4 overs.