Sam Curran sets record against Afghanistan
First English bowler to take 5 wickets in T20 International
New Delhi. The England cricket team showed the champion game in the first match of the ICC T20 World Cup. While bowling first, the Afghanistan team was bowled out for just 112 runs and showed strength in the bowling. For England, 24-year-old young Sam Curran bowled a record-breaking bowling for the team in T20 Internationals. In this format, he became the first bowler to take 5 wickets for his team.
After losing the toss, the Afghanistan team could score only 112 runs in front of the deadly bowling against England. Mark Wood started taking wickets and Ben Stokes supported him but Sam robbed all the glory from his bowling. Took 5 wickets for just 10 runs and made a performance that will always be remembered. The name of this 24-year-old bowler has been recorded in England’s T20 cricket history.
Sam creates history in bowling
In England’s bowling of 3.4 overs against Afghanistan, Sain took 5 wickets for 10 runs. With this, he became the first bowler to take 5 wickets for the team in this format. Earlier, the record of best bowling was recorded in the name of Adil Rashid. In 2.2 overs, he took 4 wickets for 2 runs against West Indies. At the same time, Chris Jordan took 4 wickets in 2019 against West Indies for 6 runs in 2 overs.
Tags: Sam Curran, T20 World Cup, T20 World Cup 2022
FIRST PUBLISHED : October 22, 2022, 18:33 IST