T20 World Cup 2021: Ireland pacer Curtis Campher takes four wickets in four balls

T20 World Cup 2021: Ireland pacer Curtis Campher takes four wickets in four balls

T20 World Cup 2021, Ireland vs Netherlands: Ireland pacer Curtis Campher on Monday became the third bowler in the history of T20I cricket to take four wickets in four consecutive balls.

Earlier, Lasith Malinga and Rashid Khan had achieved the feat and now Curtis Campher has joined the duo in the elite list.

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Also, Curtis became Ireland’s first player to take a hat-trick in T20I. He is now the second man to bag a hat-trick in T20 World Cup.

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Campher achieved the feat in Ireland vs Netherlands, Group A match, of the ongoing ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021.

The pacer achieved the feat in the 10th over as he dismissed Colin Ackermann (11), Ryan ten Doeschate (0), Scott Edwards (0), and Pieter Seelaar (0).

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Netherlands was going well at 51/2, but owing to Campher’s antics, the Dutch were quickly reduced to 51/6 before the completion of the 10th over.

Earlier, Malinga had taken four wickets in four balls against New Zealand while Rashid achieved the feat against Ireland.

In the match between Ireland and Netherlands, the latter won the toss and opted to bat first.

-PTC News