22-year-old bowler’s hat-trick stirred, won the team in trouble by 1 run. ZIM vs NED 2nd ODI: Zimbabwe’s Wessly Madhevere takes hat-trick against Netherlands

Madhevere, 22, is only the third bowler from Zimbabwe to take a hat-trick in ODI cricket. Before him, Eddo Brandes and Prosper Utseya also took hat-tricks. After a long wait of almost 9 years, a Zimbabwean player has taken a hat-trick.

Wesley Madhevere took a hat-trick in the first 3 balls of the 44th over.

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Harare: Zimbabwe spinner Wesley Madhevere has done what every bowler dreams of – a hat-trick in international cricket. Zimbabwe The 22-year-old spin all-rounder created history by taking a hat-trick in the second ODI against the Netherlands. In the first three balls of the 44th over of this match played in Harare, Madhevere registered his name in the list of cricket records by showing the way to the pavilion to three batsmen of the Netherlands.

Zimbabwe, which had lost the first ODI against the Netherlands, was in danger of losing the series at home. In the second ODI, Zimbabwe scored 271 runs while batting first. In response, the Netherlands team was in a good position till the 43rd over. The team had scored 213 runs losing 3 wickets and needed 59 runs in the last 7 balls. Whereas Zimbabwe needed some miracle.

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Madhavere did charisma

22-year-old off-spinner Madhevere did this charisma for the host team. Madhevere had bowled well till that time in the match and gave only 25 runs in 7 overs but did not get the wicket. He got the reward of this strong bowling by tearing the roof.

Madhevere, who came to bowl in the 44th over, got the dashing batsman Colin Ackerman stumped out on the very first ball. After this, on the next two balls, he completed his hat-trick by bowling Teja Nidamanuru and Paul van Meekeren.

In this way he became the third Zimbabwean bowler to take a hat-trick. Before him, in 1997 for Zimbabwe, Eddo Brandes took a hat-trick for the first time against England. Then in 2014, Prosper Utseya did this feat against South Africa.

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thrill of the last over

This hat-trick of Madhevere changed the picture of the match and got Zimbabwe back. Zimbabwe took 3 more wickets in the next 5 overs and the Netherlands scored 253 for 9 wickets in 49 overs. Then came the last over, which was beyond everyone’s expectations. In these 6 balls, Zimbabwe needed only 1 wicket, while Netherlands needed 19 runs. Tendai Chatara got a four on the very first ball of this over. Then 5 runs came in the next 3 balls.

on the fifth ball of the over Fred Classen Surprised everyone by hitting a six. Now 4 runs were needed on the last ball. Clausen and Ryan Kline ran for two runs and tried to tie the match by taking the third run but Kline was run out and Zimbabwe won the match by 1 run.

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