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    IND vs SL | 12 no-balls in 22 matches, now a hat-trick of no-balls, the worst record recorded in the name of Arshdeep Singh


    Jan 6, 2023

    Pune: The second match of the three-match T20 series was played on Thursday between India and Sri Lanka (India vs Sri Lanka 2nd T20 Match). By winning this match, Sri Lanka has equalized 1-1 in this series. Indian bowlers could not show anything special in the match played on Thursday. Yesterday was not a particularly good day for fast bowler Arshdeep Singh, who returned to the team in the new year.

    In the second match played against Sri Lanka, Arshdeep Singh set a record by scoring a hat-trick in his very first over. But, this hat-trick was not of wicket but of no ball. Arshdeep Singh bowled three consecutive no balls in his very first over. Due to which the Indian team had to suffer.

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    India bowled first at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune. India allowed Sri Lanka to score only 2 runs in the first over. After this the second over was given to Arshdeep. In this over, Arshdeep spoiled the entire game by repeatedly bowling no balls to the team.

    Arshdeep Singh gave only 5 runs in the first five balls of the over. But he bowled a no ball in the last ball. After this he made the same mistake twice. Arshdeep bowled 3 consecutive no-balls, which Kusal Mendis took advantage of. The right-handed Sri Lankan opener hit a four and a six on the freehit during this period.

    After three consecutive mistakes, Arshdeep Singh finally bowled the right ball. Pulled by Mendis and the ball bounced in the air. At the same time, Ishaan Kishan definitely caught it, but could not get the wicket due to the free hit. Sri Lanka scored 19 runs in this over of Arshdeep. However, this was not the first time that Arshdeep had bowled no-balls.

    Earlier, he had bowled two no-balls in an over against Hong Kong in the Asia Cup. Surprisingly, Arshdeep has bowled 12 no balls in just 22 matches, which is a world record.

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