Visakhapatnam: Kuldeep Yadav on Wednesday took a hat-trick in the course of the second ODI between India and the West Indies on the VDCA Stadium in Visakhapatnam, changing into the primary Indian to take two hat-tricks in worldwide cricket.
Kuldeep’s hat-trick got here within the 33rd over of the West Indies innings. The primary man to fall was the in-form opener Shai Hope. Hope went for a sweep off the third ball of the over hoping to get it over the boundary however Indian captain Virat Kohli caught it proper on the fringe of the boundary. Hope walked on 78 off 85 balls.
Yadav then deceived Jason Holder in flight with a googly. The all-rounder missed it altogether and dragged his ft out of the crease. Wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant was alert to it and knocked off the bails whereas Holder’s foot was nonetheless within the air.
Kuldeep then bowled a improper’un from across the stumps in direction of new batsman Alzarri Joseph. The ball took a thick outdoors edge and Kedar Jadhav did properly to carry on to it at second slip.
Kuldeep had beforehand taken a hat-trick in the course of the 2017 collection towards Australia on the Eden Gardens in Kolkata. He additionally has a hat-trick to his identify on the U-19 stage for India.