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Pat Cummins blazes into history with T20 World Cup hat-trick vs Bangladesh

Pat Cummins blazes into history with T20 World Cup hat-trick vs Bangladesh

Cummins' hat-trick stands out as only the second such instance for Australia in T20 World Cup history. This remarkable achievement adds another chapter to his already impressive cricketing legacy.

The Australia vs Bangladesh Super 8 match at the T20 World Cup witnessed a historic moment as Pat Cummins etched his name in cricket history. Cummins became the second Australian bowler ever to claim a hat-trick in the T20 World Cup, a feat that left fans and commentators in awe.

Pat Cummins channels inner Brett Lee

Pat Cummins‘ hat-trick echoed the heroics of another Australian fast bowler – Brett Lee. Lee achieved the same feat back in the 2007 T20 World Cup, also against Bangladesh. Cummins joins this elite company, showcasing his exceptional bowling prowess in the shortest format of the game.

Pat Cummins Hattrick: How it Happened

17.5: The 17th over of the Bangladeshi innings saw the drama unfold. Pat Cummins first dismissed Mahmudullah with a slower delivery that clipped the inside edge and rattled the stumps on the penultimate ball of the over.

17.6: Mahedi Hasan, the next batsman, fell victim to a full-paced delivery that he mistimed, finding Adam Zampa’s safe hands at third man.

Cummins completes T20 World Cup hat-trick

19.1: The tension soared as Pat Cummins prepared to bowl the 19th over, needing just one wicket for the hat-trick. Towhid Hridoy, Bangladesh’s only hope, attempted a scoop shot off a slower ball but miscalculated, sending the ball straight to Josh Hazlewood at short fine-leg.

Cummins erupted in celebration, his hat-trick complete.

T20 World Cup Hat-Trick: Rare Feat for Australia

Cummins’ hat-trick stands out as only the second such instance for Australia in T20 World Cup history. This remarkable achievement adds another chapter to his already impressive cricketing legacy.

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Bangladesh left reeling

Cummins’ hat-trick severely dented Bangladesh’s batting momentum. Hridoy, their last hope, was out just as he was starting to look dangerous. Australia has undoubtedly gained a significant advantage in the match thanks to Cummins’ fiery spell.

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