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Sam Curran on IPL hat-trick: The crowd was so loud – I couldnt hear myself think

Sam Curran took a hat-trick for Kings XI Punjab (Picture: Getty)
England all-rounder Sam Curran took..

By Sunday Herald Team , in Sports , at April 2, 2019

Sam Curran took a hat-trick for Kings XI Punjab (Picture: Getty)

England all-rounder Sam Curran took a hat-trick in the IPL to help Kings XI Punjab defeat Delhi Capitals.

Ricky Pontings Delhi looked on course to chase Kings XIs 166-6 as they moved to 144-3 in the 17th over.

But Curran, playing in his first Indian Premier League, took three wickets in three balls to dismiss Harshal Patel, Hanuma Vihari and Kagiso Rabada.

The 20-year-old wrapped up the win by bowling Sandeep Lamichhane as he finished with remarkable figures of 4-11 from 2.2 overs.

SAM CURRAN YOU BEAUTY!

A HAT-TRICK FOR THE 20-YEAR-OLD ?

What a special player. What a special game. pic.twitter.com/032RIPEpNx

— Watch the VIVO IPL on BT Sport (@btsportcricket) April 1, 2019

I didnt really know [about the hat-trick], the crowd was so loud, I couldnt hear my own thoughts, Curran said.

Against the Iocal batsmen who I didnt know where they hit, I had to ask the other guys. So that can get tricky. But we got over the line and hopefully we keep on winning.

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Kings XI star Chris Gayle missed the match, meaning Curran was given a rare opportunity to impress at the top of the order.

He hit 20 off ten balls and said of his opening role: I just went out there trying to impress.

Sam Curran, you beauty ??#VIVOIPL pic.twitter.com/3ls47GBt0t

— IndianPremierLeague (@IPL) April 1, 2019

Luckily we managed to scratch a score above 150 and the bowlers were superb. I have opened in school cricket but this is probably the fRead More – Source

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