Narine performs first hat-trick of IPL 6
Kolkata Knight Riders' spin sensation Sunil Narine added another feather to his cap when he registered the first hat-trick in the sixth edition of the Indian Premier League, against Kings XI Punjab, in Mohali, on Tuesday.
The West Indies star took the wickets of David Hussey, Azhar Mahmood and Gurkeerat Singh with successive deliveries in his third over to complete the unique feat.
Image: Sunil Narine celebrates after completing his hat-trick
Hussey caught behind for 12
David Hussey looked set for a big innings till he was done in by the extra bounce from Narine.
He tried to play the cut shot but got an edge, which was taken by wicketkeeper Manvinder Bisla for 12, in the 15th over of the innings.
Image: David Hussey is caught behind by Manvinder Bisla
Mahmood caught and bowled
Azhar Mahmood was dismissed for a first ball duck as he tried to turn it on the leg side but got a leading edge and offered Narine a simple return catch.
Image: Narine takes a return catch to dismiss Azhar Mahmood
Gurkeerat is the hat-trick victim
Young Gurkeerat Singh was done in by Narine's guile. He failed to read the carrom ball delivery that went the other way and was bowled for a duck.
Image: Gurkeerat Singh is beaten all ends up