T20 World Cup: Eire’s Curtis Campher takes 4 wickets in 4 balls towards Netherlands

ICC Males’s T20 World Cup, Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi
Netherlands 106 (20.0 overs): O’Dowd 51; Campher 4-26, Adair 3-9
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Eire seam bowler Curtis Campher took a outstanding 4 wickets in 4 balls towards the Netherlands of their Group A T20 World Cup match in Abu Dhabi.

Campher decreased the Netherlands from 51-2 to 51-6 in his second over.

He first had Colin Ackermann caught down the leg facet, efficiently utilizing a assessment to overturn a not out determination.

Ryan ten Doeschate then fell lbw first ball, Scott Edwards was given out lbw on assessment and Roelof van der Merwe was bowled through an inside edge.

South Africa-born Campher, 22, completed with 4-26 off his 4 overs because the Netherlands have been dismissed for 106, with Mark Adair taking 3-9 and Dutch opener Max O’Dowd hitting 51.

“It is simply been good to be on the market once more as a result of I’ve struggled with accidents recently,” stated Campher.

“I wasn’t feeling nice on the market with the ball however [captain] Andrew Balbirnie simply instructed me to crack the sport open and fortunately I did.”

Campher is just the third man to say 4 wickets in 4 balls in Twenty20 internationals.

Afghanistan leg-spinner Rashid Khan achieved the feat towards Eire in February 2019, whereas former Sri Lanka quick bowler Lasith Malinga did so towards New Zealand within the September the identical 12 months.

Germany’s Anuradha Doddaballapur grew to become the primary lady to take 4 wickets in 4 balls in T20 internationals towards Austria in August 2020.

Campher is the primary Eire participant to take a hat-trick in T20 internationals.

He’s additionally solely the second bowler to take action on the Males’s T20 World Cup after Australia’s Brett Lee took the primary T20 worldwide hat-trick towards Bangladesh on the inaugural match in 2007.

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