The Sixty matches are being played in the West Indies
Trinbago Knight Riders got their first win in the tournament
Captain Deandra Dottin played a great innings
Barbados. Geetika Kodali made a new record in cricket. This 18-year-old female fast bowler from America is currently participating in The 6ixty Womens Competition 2022 being played in the West Indies. Trinbago Knight Riders, the team of Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan, is also entering the tournament. The team defeated Barbados Royals by 29 runs in a match and registered their first win of the tournament. During this, Geetika, playing for Trinbago, took 3 wickets in 2 balls and completed a hat-trick. She is also the first bowler to do so in the current tournament. This is the first season of the tournament.
Geetika Kodali was given to bowl the second over of the innings. The first ball was wide. On the next ball, he got captain Hayley Mathews caught out. Mathews’ record is excellent in T20 and she has also scored a century. On the second ball, he bowled Britney Cooper. Now she was close to a hat-trick. He threw the third ball wide, but during this time the batsman Choi Trian had come out of the crease. Wicketkeeper Kissia Knight stumped him. In this way Geetika’s unique hat-trick was completed.
Hat-trick in 2 balls#GeetikaKodali Dismantles Barbados Royal Women’s top order!
— FanCode (@FanCode) August 26, 2022
Captain Dotin played a brilliant innings
Earlier, Trinbago Knight Riders women’s team scored 92 runs for 3 wickets in 10 overs while playing first. Captain Deandra Dottin played a fine innings. He scored 46 runs off 34 balls. Hit 3 fours and 2 fours. Apart from this, Lee Kirby scored 16 off 9 balls and Sune Lass scored 25 runs in 17 balls. Lass also hit 2 sixes. In reply, Barbados’s team could score only 63 runs for 5 wickets.
Geetika Kodali has played 6 T20 Internationals for America so far. He has taken 2 wickets at an average of 30. His best performance is 2 wickets for 13 runs. Economy is of 5.29. Apart from this, he has also scored 31 runs. Best innings of 12 not out. She has also appeared in the World Cup Qualifier matches.
FIRST PUBLISHED : August 26, 2022, 15:33 IST