Afghanistan import in the Adelaide Strikers team Rashid Khan stunned Sydney Sixers with a hat-trick at the Adelaide Oval in the Big Bash League 2019-20 (BBL) match. This was the fifth hat-trick in the BBL’s history also the third for Afghan spinner in T20 cricket. Rashid Khan’s hat-trick spanned two overs. In the 11th over of Sydney Sixers’ innings, the spinner had Jame Vince caught behind and thten on next ball; he then trapped Jack Edwards in-front of the wickets. Live Cricket Streaming of Big Bash League 2019-20 on SonyLiv: Check Live Cricket Score, Watch Free Telecast of BBL 09 on TV and Online in India.
These two wickets came on the last two balls. On the very first ball of his next over, Khan cleaned up Jordan Silk with a googly to claim his hat-trick. Khan eventually ended with figures of 4/22 in his quota of four overs. Apart from the aforementioned three wickets, Sydney Sixers captain, Daniel Hughes was Khan’s first victim.
Earlier, Adelaide Strikers batting first were bundled out for just 135 runs in 19.4 overs. Jake Weatherald was the top-scorer for Adelaide Strikes with 47 runs. For Sydney Sixers, Tom Curran scalped four wickets for 22 runs. Rashid Khan Comes Up With 'Camel Bat' During Melbourne Renegades vs Adelaide Strikers BBL 2019-20 Clash.
Video of Rashid Khan’s Hat-trick
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At the time fo filing this story, Sydney Sixers were batting on 106/7 in 16.1 overs and needed 30 more runs to win with just three wickets in hand. This is the second meeting between the two sides this season. In their previous meeting, Sydney Sixers emerged victorious by 7 wickets. Sydney Sixers and Adelaide Strikers are placed close to each other on the BBL 2019-20 points table. Sixers are on the second spot while Strikers are on third place.