- Hardik Pandya completes 50 wickets in T20Is
- India won the third match
- 2-1 lead in series against West Indies
Hardik Pandya RECORDS: India’s star all-rounder Hardik Pandya once again impressed in the third T20I against West Indies. He made a significant contribution to the team’s victory with the ball during the match played in St. Kitts and also made a big record in his name. Hardik has now become the only male all-rounder from India to score more than 500 runs and take more than 50 wickets in T20Is.
Hardik’s 50 wickets in T20Is
Hardik completed his 50 wickets in T20 format as soon as Brandon King was bowled in the match against West Indies. He gave India their first breakthrough in the second match in a row and managed to break West Indies’ strong first wicket partnership. He made King, who played a dangerous half-century in the second match, his victim on a personal score of 20. With this, Hardik became the sixth Indian bowler to take 50 wickets in T20Is.
First Indian to score 50 wickets and 500 runs in T20Is
Along with taking 50 wickets, Pandya also made a big record. He has now become the 11th male cricketer and the 30th cricketer in the world to score 50 wickets and more than 500 runs in this format. While he has become the only male cricketer to do so. Before her, Indian women’s all-rounder Deepti Sharma has achieved this feat. Deepti currently has 521 runs and 65 wickets in her name.
Hardik’s performance in the year 2022 has been great
Hardik has performed brilliantly in almost every match since his return to the Indian team. He has so far taken wickets in T20Is this year. Apart from this, he has also played many important innings with the bat. Hardik did not do anything amazing with the bat in the third T20 match, but he took a crucial wicket for 19 runs in four overs in the bowling.
India won the third match by seven wickets
Talking about the match, after losing in the second match, India made a strong comeback in this match and won by seven wickets. Team India achieved West Indies’ target of 165 runs with six balls to spare. In this, Suryakumar Yadav scored 76 runs in 44 balls while playing a match winning innings.
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