Pakistan’s fast bowler Mohammed Irfan has broken Twenty20 cricket record as he bowls the most economical spell of format during Caribbean Premier League 2018 match. Irfan achieved the feat against St. Kitts and Nevis Patriots playing for Barbados Tridents.
Mohammed Irfan bowled 23 dot balls in his four overs bowling quota in the 16th match of CPL T20 sixth edition. Pak’s pace battery star Irfan ended up his spell with 3 maidens, 2 wickets and one run. However his side Barbados Tridents lost the match as Saint Kitts chased target 7 balls to spare.
“I’m really happy. I would have been happier if our team won. But I’m happy that I bowled one of the best spells in twenty20 cricket. It was satisfying performance for me as I liked bowling on the lively wicket. I got extra bounce as well because of my height,” Irfan said after the game.
Irfan dismissed West Indies’ star opening batsman Chris Gayle on the very first ball of innings. He also took destructive batsman Evin Lewis’ wicket in the 148-run chase. Though, Patriots won the match by 6 wickets with seven balls remaining in the match.