Nicholas Puran had bowled just three balls in 42 ODIs before Sunday. But in the third and final ODI against Pakistan in Multan, the West Indies limited overs captain took matters into his own hands and took four wickets in his 10 overs, spinning the net around the Pakistani batsmen. And it’s not like he went after the tail enders. The list of victims includes openers. Imam-ul-Haq And Proud timeIn-form Mohammad Rizwan and newcomers to the middle order Muhammad Harith.
His four wickets helped the West Indies limit Pakistan to 269/9 in 48 overs, as the match was shortened due to a dust storm.
Former Wendy’s fast bowler Ian Bishop tweeted a joke about his performance with the ball.
“Nicholas Murali Puran,” he tweeted with a wave of emojis, causing a stir of laughter from his followers.
Nicholas Murley Puran
For non-beginners, “Murali” was a joke reference to the legendary spinner of Sri Lanka. Mathia Murli Dharn.
Due to Puran’s four wickets, Pakistan faced difficulties at 117/5 in 25 overs. However, Shadab KhanWith the help of 86 off 78 balls, Pakistan’s total score reached 269/9.
Earlier, Imam-ul-Haq scored 62 runs before falling victim to Puran.
In the process, he became the second batsman in the world to score seven consecutive fifty runs in ODIs after compatriot Javed Miandad. Of course, Miandad scored nine consecutive fifty-plus scores, a world record.
The score, in the end, was more than enough for Pakistan, as they bowled out the West Indies for 216 to sweep the series 3-0.
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