India all-rounder Hardik Pandya achieved a uncommon feat of 500 runs and 50 wickets in T20I cricket as he dismissed Brandon King within the third T20I towards West Indies on Tuesday.
Pandya dismissed Brandon King to succeed in the uncommon feat (Courtesy: AP)
HIGHLIGHTSPandya achieved the uncommon feat as he dismissed King within the third T20IThe India all-rounder has 802 runs to his identify in T20I cricket for the time beingPandya bowled a superb spell towards West Indies within the third T20I
Indian all-rounder Hardik Pandya achieved a uncommon feat in T20Is as he reached the landmark of 500 runs and 50 wickets within the 20-over format in the course of the third match within the ongoing sequence towards West Indies.
Pandya dismissed Brandon King in the course of the match to interrupt a 50-run opening stand between the West Indies opener and Kyle Mayers to succeed in the milestone of fifty wickets in T20Is. He turned the sixth Indian males’s participant to get to the landmark. The earlier Indian star to get to the milestone was Ravindra Jadeja within the final recreation towards West Indies.
By dismissing King, the India all-rounder would then obtain the uncommon feat of getting 50 wickets and 500 runs within the 20-over format. He at the moment has 802 runs in T20I cricket for the time being.
With the uncommon double feat, Pandya turned the eleventh males’s participant and thirtieth general to succeed in the landmark.
The solely different Indian participant to get this achievement was Women’s cricket staff star Deepti Sharma, who has 65 wickets and 521 runs to her identify within the 20-over format.
Among the boys’s gamers to attain the double, the India all-rounder is the newest to make his T20I debut, having first performed for India in 2016.
Pandya has been in good type with the ball in white-ball cricket and already has two four-wicket hauls this yr in ODI and T20I cricket.
The India all-rounder bowled a good spell towards the West Indies on Tuesday, as he gave away simply 19 runs in his 4 overs whereas selecting up one wicket.
Mayers’ 73 and helpful cameos from Rovman Powell and Shimron Hetmyer powered the hosts to a robust whole of 164 runs for the lack of 5 wickets of their allotted 20 overs.
Bhuvneshwar Kumar picked up two wickets whereas Arshdeep Singh additionally picked up one in the course of the match.
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