Joshua Little scored a hat-trick in the 19th over of New Zealand’s innings. He dismissed Kane Williamson, James Neesham and Mitchell Santner in three balls in succession.
T20 World Cup: Small teams are creating sensation in the T20 World Cup 2022 held in Australia. Ireland in particular is impressive with a fantastic performance. Ireland has already given a shock to strong teams like West Indies and England in this World Cup. Recently, the bowler of those teams, Joshua Little, scored a hat-trick against New Zealand. A left-arm fast bowler, he took three wickets in three consecutive balls at the Adelaide Oval. This is the second hat-trick in this T20 World Cup. Joshua Little scored a hat-trick in the 19th over of New Zealand’s innings. He dismissed Kane Williamson, James Neesham and Mitchell Santner in three balls in a row. Joshua Little bowled brilliantly in the match. On the other hand, Williamson and Finn Allen played a whirlwind innings with lightning speed, but Joshua gave away only 22 runs in 4 overs and took 3 wickets. His economy rate is only 5.5 runs per over.
Surviving the stormy innings..
Meanwhile, Joshua Little dismissed Williamson in the second ball of the 19th over. Williamson has Delaney caught at deep square leg. After this, Little dismissed James Neesham LBW on the first ball. After that Mitchell Santner also got back as LBW in the first ball. So far six bowlers have achieved a hat-trick in the T20 World Cup. Meanwhile, two bowlers from Ireland took hat-tricks. Before Little, Curtis Confer scored a hat-trick against the Netherlands in Abu Dhabi last year. As for this T20 World Cup… Karthik Meiyappan from UAE scored a hat-trick against Sri Lanka in Geelong.
If we talk about the match, New Zealand who batted first scored 185 runs in Adelaide. Captain Williamson played an innings with 61 runs off 35 balls. Finn Allen scored 32 off 18 balls. Daryl Mitchell scored 31 runs. After that, Ireland could only manage 150 runs for the loss of 9 wickets in the allotted overs. Kiwis won by 35 runs.
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