Shaheen Shah Afridi, a star pacer for Pakistan, made history on Friday by becoming the first bowler to claim four wickets in the opening over of a T20 encounter.
Shaheen delivered an outstanding opening over for Nottinghamshire against Warwickshire in the T20 Vitality Blast on Friday, June 30.
On the first, second, fifth, and sixth balls of the first over, the 23-year-old fast bowler took the wickets.
Prior to Dan Mousley getting out by playing right into Olly Stone’s hands, he bowled out Chris Benjamin and the opener Alex Davies, LBW, with a yorker.
After dismissing Ed Barnard with a bowl, Shaheen took four wickets in the opening over of the game.
Although the bowler only conceded 29 runs, his team was defeated by Warwickshire by two wickets.
In 19.1 overs, the Bears reached the 169-run mark. Opening batsman Robert Yates scored 65 runs off of 46 balls to help his team win by two wickets.
The finishing touches came from Glenn Maxwell, Jacob Bethell, and Jake Lintott, who scored 19, 27, and 27 not out, respectively.
The Bears have 10 victories in their last 13 games, which puts them atop the North Group’s points standings. Nottinghamshire, on the other hand, is in fourth place after winning seven of their 13 games.