The 2nd match of the 3rd Day in the T20 World Cup 2022 between Sri Lanka and United Arab Emirates (UAE) is currently on in Geelong. Meanwhile, UAE young leg-spin bowler is making the headlines are taking a hat-trick in the match.
Both Sri Lanka and UAE are today squaring off in the T20 World Cup 2022 group stage match in Geelong. After suffering a defeat in their opening match, this match is a very crucial one as the losing will be eliminated from the tournament.
UAE captain won the toss and asked Sri Lanka to bat first. It was a decent start for Lankan Lions before Kusal Mendis departed in the 5th over. Still Sri Lanka made a good comeback with Pathum Nissanka playing a key role.
While things were looking for Sri Lanka and were on the road for a massive score, then came the Chennai, India born Karthik Meiyappan. The 22-years-old India born spinner playing for the UAE team, completed the first hat-trick in the T20 World Cup 2022 in the 15th over or the Sri Lankan inning.
It all began with the wicket for Bhanuka Rajapaksa that was followed by the wickets of Charith Asalanka and the hat-trick wicket of Sri Lanka captain Dasun Shanaka with a brilliant ball and Shanaka had no clue about that.
You can watch the video and cherish what the 22-year-old just accomplished as he looks to guide UAE to victory. Meanwhile, as of writing this, Sri Lanka have ended their inning for 152 runs for the loss of 8 wickets in 20 overs.