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Kuldeep Yadav first Indian cricketer to take two ODI hat tricks

ANI
Published : Dec 19, 2019, 11:17 am IST
Updated : Dec 19, 2019, 11:17 am IST

The 25-year-old Yadav so far has 99 wickets in the ODI format and is just one wicket away from reaching another milestone.

Spinner Kuldeep Yadav on Wednesday became the first Indian cricketer to take two hat-tricks in the International cricket. Yadav in his eight over dismissed in-form batsman Shai Hope (78), Jason Holder (11) and Alzarri Joseph (0) to etch his name in the annals of glorious history. (Photo:AFP)
 Spinner Kuldeep Yadav on Wednesday became the first Indian cricketer to take two hat-tricks in the International cricket. Yadav in his eight over dismissed in-form batsman Shai Hope (78), Jason Holder (11) and Alzarri Joseph (0) to etch his name in the annals of glorious history. (Photo:AFP)

Vishakapatnam: Spinner Kuldeep Yadav on Wednesday became the first Indian cricketer to take two hat-tricks in the International cricket.

The left-handed bowler achieved the feat during ongoing second One Day International against West Indies.

Yadav in his eight over dismissed in-form batsman Shai Hope (78), Jason Holder (11) and Alzarri Joseph (0) to etch his name in the annals of glorious history.

The 25-year-old Yadav so far has 99 wickets in the ODI format and is just one wicket away from reaching another milestone. Yadav ended the match with the figures of 3-52.

Earlier, Rohit Sharma became the leading run-scorer in the 50-over format in 2019.

Sharma went on to register his seventh century in this calendar year and as a result, he surpassed Virat Kohli to achieve the feat.

The 32-year-old Sharma so far has 1382 runs in the ODI format in 2019 while Kohli has 1292 runs to his credit.

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Location: India, Andhra Pradesh, Vishakhapatnam