Curtis Campher grabs 4 wickets in 4 balls as Eire thrash Netherlands | T20 World Cup

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Eire’s Curtis Campher turned solely the third participant in historical past to take 4 wickets in 4 balls throughout a Twenty20 worldwide to assist his workforce to a seven-wicket World Cup stroll towards the Netherlands.

Campher’s achievement places him on a listing of three, with Rashid Khan and Lasith Malinga the one different bowlers to have achieved the feat.

The participant revealed he didn’t suppose his bowling was going that effectively earlier than the wickets began to tumble. “To be sincere I wasn’t feeling nice on the market with the ball after which a few guys have simply stated ‘crack it down the wicket right here’ and fortunately I used to be ready to do this,” he advised Sky Sports activities.

The wickets all fell in a single over because the Netherlands fell from 51 for 2 to 51 for six, and included county cricketers Ryan ten Doeschate and Roelof van der Merwe. The primary wicket needed to be reviewed by captain Andy Balbirnie for a doable caught behind after initially being signalled extensive, with UltraEdge confirming the ball had nicked Colin Ackermann’s bat on the best way via to wicketkeeper Neil Rock.

Ten Doeschate’s poor run of kind prolonged into the event as he turned the second wicket, trapped lbw first ball. The hat-trick ball – the wicket of Scott Edwards – additionally needed to be reviewed after given not out by on-field umpire Rod Tucker, the eventual lbw verdict giving Campher the highly-coveted three from three.

Van der Merwe then adopted the subsequent ball, dragging one on to his stumps to finish 4 in 4 for the 22-year-old Johannesburg-born seamer.

The big screen displaying four wickets in four balls taken by Curtis Campher.
The massive display screen displaying 4 wickets in 4 balls taken by Curtis Campher. {Photograph}: Gareth Copley/ICC/Getty Photographs

Campher completed with 4 for 26 because the Dutch had been bowled out for 106, opener Max O’Dowd offering the one resistance of be aware with 51.

Eire then reached 107-3 in reply to win with slightly below fiver overs to spare.

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