Lasith Malinga Hat-trick | 4-wickets in 4-balls in T20I Highlights

Watch the highlights of Lasith Malinga Hat-trick | 4-wickets in 4-balls in T20I - New Zealand tour of Sri Lanka 3-match Twenty20 international series of the 3rd T20I match played between New Zealand and Sri Lanka at Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Pallekele in 06th September 2019.

The 36-year-old paceman Lasith Malinga went on to complete a hat-trick and claimed four wickets in four balls for the second time in his international career to rip through New Zealand's Twenty20 international side in Pallekele.

Lasith Malinga 4 wickets in four balls - Sri Lanka vs New Zealand 3rd T20 2019
Lasith Malinga hat-trick and four wickets in four balls (AP Photo)

While New Zealand chasing 126 run to win off 120-deliveries, New Zealand openers Colin Munro (12) and Tim Seifert (8) added 15-runs partnership in the first two overs, before Sri Lanka skipper Lasith Malinga bowled Colin Munro for his 100th T20I wicket.

Lasith Malinga removed Hamish Rutherford (0) and Colin de Grandhomme (0) in his next two balls to claim his first hat-trick in the Twenty20 international format, before dismissed Ross Taylor (0) for leg-before wicket.

Lasith Malinga finished his magical spell with 5-6 in his four overs as New Zealand were dismissed for 88 in 16-overs with top scorer by Tim Southee not out (28) and Mitchell Santner (16).

* Lasith Malinga's 5 for 6 was the fourth best bowling figures for Sri Lanka in T20 international and Sri Lanka's second best figures against New Zealand in T20Is.

* Lasith Malinga became the first bowler to take a 100 wickets in T20 international cricket history, surpassing Shahid Afridi's 98.

* Lasith Malinga became the first bowler to claimed two hat-tricks in T20 international cricket history.

* Lasith Malinga became the second bowler to took 4-wickets in 4-balls in T20 internationals after Rashid Khan.

Lasith Malinga Hat-trick | 4-wickets in 4-balls in ODI Highlights



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