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Pat Cummins does it again! Back-to-Back T20 World Cup Hat-Tricks seal Aussie legend status

Pat Cummins does it again! Back-to-Back T20 World Cup Hat-Tricks seal Aussie legend status

After removing Afghanistan's captain Rashid Khan with the final ball of his third over, Cummins came back in the final over of the innings to remove Gulbadin Naib and Karim Janat with back-to-back balls.

Australian pacer Pat Cummins on Sunday achieved a rare feat against Afghanistan when he bagged his second hattrick of the T20 World Cup. The Aussie pacer became the first-ever player accomplish this feat.

Pat Cummins makes history

Cummins, who took a hattrick against Bangladesh, returned to the Afghanistan match with the same intent and succeeded on Sunday. However, Cummins completed his hattrick in two overs.

List of hattricks in T20 World Cup

PlayerFiguresTeamOppositionYear
Pat Cummins4/28AustraliaAfghanistan2024
Pat Cummins3/29AustraliaBangladesh2024
Brett Lee3/27AustraliaBangladesh2007
Curtis Campher4/26IrelandNetherlands2021
Wanindu Hasaranga3/20Sri LankaSouth Africa2021
Kagiso Rabada3/48South AfricaEngland2021
Karthik Meiyappan3/19United Arab EmiratesSri Lanka2022
Josh Little3/22IrelandNew Zealand2022

Cummins completes hattrick in two overs

After removing Afghanistan’s captain Rashid Khan with the final ball of his third over, Cummins came back in the final over of the innings to remove Gulbadin Naib and Karim Janat with back-to-back balls.

Although there have been hattricks in T20 World Cups before, no player has been able to do it twice in the same edition.

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