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IND vs USA: Arshdeep becomes first Indian to take wicket off first ball of T20 World Cup match

By Akshay - June 13, 2024 12:07 PM

Arshdeep took a wicket on the first ball of the match. Jahangir could not even open his account. In the same over, Arshdeep got Andries Gaus (2) caught by Hardik Pandya. He made a special record in his name.

IND vs USA: Arshdeep becomes first Indian to take wicket off first ball of T20 World Cup match

The 25th match of the T20 World Cup 2024 was played between India and the US at the Nassau County Stadium in New York. In this match, Arshdeep Singh made a big record in his name. Actually, India captain Rohit Sharma won the toss and decided to bowl first. When Team India came out to bowl first, the first over was handed over to left-arm fast bowler Arshdeep Singh. He took a wicket on the very first ball of the match. Arshdeep dismissed Shayan Jahangir LBW on the very first ball of the match. Jahangir could not even open the account. Arshdeep took another wicket in the same over. He got Andries Gaus (2) caught by Hardik Pandya on the last ball of the over.

Arshdeep took a wicket on the first ball of the match

Arshdeep made a record by taking these two wickets. He became the first Indian player and the fourth player overall to take a wicket on the first ball of the match in the T20 World Cup. Before him, former Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza, Afghanistan's Shapoor Zadran and Namibia's Ruben Trumpelman have done this. Trumpelman has done this twice in the T20 World Cup. At the same time, the record of taking two wickets in the first over of the match in the T20 World Cup 2024 has been made for the third time. Earlier, Trumpelman did this against Oman and Fazalhaq Farooqui did this against Uganda.

Bowlers who took a wicket on the first ball of a T20 World Cup match

Player Team Against Place Year
Mashrafe Mortaza Bangladesh Afghanistan Mirpur 2014
Shapoor Zadran Afghanistan Hong Kong Chittagong 2014
Reuben Rittleman Namibia Scotland Abu Dhabi 2021
Reuben Rittleman Namibia Oman Al Amerat 2024
Arshdeep Singh India USA New York 2024

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