Within the Group A First Spherical match in opposition to Sri Lanka, Chennai-born Karthik Meiyappan grew to become the primary bowler to choose up a hat-trick within the ongoing ICC Males’s T20 World Cup.
Enjoying for the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Meiyappan dismissed Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Charith Asalanka and Dasun Shanaka off consecutive deliveries within the fifteenth over because the Islanders slumped to 117 for five, from a cushty 92/2.
Opening batter Pathum Nissanka smashed 74 runs off 60 balls to take the Sri Lankan complete to 152 for 8. In reply, the UAE had been bundled out for a paltry 73 in 17.1 overs.
Meiyappan hopes for CSK call-up at IPL public sale
With the tentative date for the mini-auction of IPL 2023 already in, Meiyappan hopes to obtain a maiden call-up by the four-times champion, Chennai Tremendous Kings (CSK). CSK roped him in through the second section of IPL 2021 however as a internet bowler; nevertheless, Meiyappan is hopeful of being picked within the squad this time.
“That’s one thing I don’t find out about. However I hope they do,” stated the 22-year-old when quizzed in regards to the likelihood of him being picked by CSK.
Again in 2020, when the IPL was shifted from India to the UAE due COVID-19 pandemic, Meiyappan was part of the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) coaching camp alongside Ahmed Raza.
“I got here down throughout my low season to work with Venkataraman Sir. Within the final two years, I’ve grown so much as a spinner. After the U19 World Cup, with the ability to spend time with RCB within the IPL as a bowler was a really enriching expertise,” Meiyappan was quoted as saying to the Indian Specific.
“It’s not usually you get the possibility to rub shoulders with the very best and learn the way they put together for a recreation. After which in 2021, I had the chance to be with the Tremendous Kings, which once more was a really good expertise,” he added.
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