In the final T20 of the bilateral series between the West Indies and England, Jason Holder created history by taking four wickets in four balls. He became the first West Indian male cricketer to take a hat-trick in T20Is. Anisa Mohammed and Stafine Taylor are the two women cricketers with a hat-trick. Mohammed took a hat-trick against South Africa Women in2018, while Taylor took a hat-trick against Pakistan Women in 2021.
In the final over of the deciding match, Holder dismissed Chris Jordan, Sam Billings, Adil Rashid, and Saqib Mahmood in consecutive deliveries to defend 20 runs. West won the match, and the series 3-2.
Here is the double hat-trick:
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The final match was the deciding match of the T20 series. The scoreline was 2-2 going into the 5th match at the Kensington Oval in Bridgetown, Barbados.
West Indies came in to bat first, with Brandon King and Kyle Mayers giving them a good start in powerplays. After the powerplay, they lost two quick wickets of Kyle Mayers and Romario Shepherd. Pooran was a bit slow with his 21 runs in 24 balls, but Kieron Pollard and Rovman Powell made up for it with their scores of 41 and 35.
The two remained not out in the end and helped West Indies reach 179 runs. England needed 180 runs to win the match and the series. Openers Jason Roy and Tom Banton were quick to depart in the second innings. Both were out within the powerplay. James Vince, batting at number three, played well and kept England in the hunt. However, he too fell on 55 of 35 balls in the 14th of over.
Wickets kept falling for the England at regular intervals which derailed their chase. Jason Holder got the last four wickets in the last over to win them the match and the series.