In the match against Delhi, Unadkat took a hat-trick of wickets in the first over. Not stopping at that, he took 2 more wickets in his second over. He took a total of 5 wickets.
Saurashtra captain Jaydev Unadkat created history in the inaugural Ranji Trophy match at the Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Rajkot. In the match against Delhi, Unadkat took a hat-trick of wickets in the first over. Not stopping at that, he took 2 more wickets in his second over. He took a total of 5 wickets. Thus he created a record as the first bowler to take a hat-trick wicket in the first over in the history of Ranji Trophy. In the ongoing match between Saurashtra and Delhi, Delhi captain Yash Dul won the toss and chose to bat. As a result, he damaged Delhi in the first over. Unadcut dismissed Dhruv Shorey (0) on the third ball of the innings, Vaibhav Rawal (0) on the fourth ball and Yash Dul (0) on the fifth ball. Then Jonty Sindhu (4) bowled the fourth ball of his second over. He bowled Lalit Yadav (0) as an lb off the last ball. After that he also dismissed Lakshay Tereja (1), Shivank Vashisht (38) and Kuldeep Yadav (0). This team India veteran bowler who bowled 12 overs in the entire match scored 29 runs and took a total of 8 wickets.
Delhi lost 3 wickets for 0 runs, 4 wickets for 4 runs and 7 wickets for 10 runs as Unadkat erupted. However, with the support of Pranshu Vijayaran (15), Hrithik Shokin (68 not out) and Shivank Vashisht (38), Delhi achieved a respectable score of 133 runs. Unadkat recently entered Team India after 12 years. He made an entry in the second Test against Bangladesh and impressed. Now he has taken 8 wickets in one go and has once again caught the attention of the selectors.
Jaydev Unadkat becomes first bowler to pick hat-trick in first over vs Delhi.
— Kunal Yadav (@kunaalyaadav) January 3, 2023
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