Hat-trick hero Alana King banishes Birmingham agony in Manchester

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Australia’s Alana King claimed the primary hat-trick in the historical past of ladies’s competitors at The Hundred on Saturday, a fortnight after the feat narrowly eluded her in the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham.

The leg-spinner claimed 4-15 to fireplace Trent Rockets to a 43-run victory towards Manchester Originals who, chasing 120 for victory, have been bundled out for 76.

King dismissed Cordelia Griffith, Sophie Ecclestone and Kate Cross in successive deliveries to assert a hat-trick at Old Trafford.

The 26-year-old paid tribute to her idol and deceased Australia spin nice Shane Warne after her stellar debut in the 100-ball competitors.

“I hope he’s trying down and fairly proud that I’ve spun a number of at this time, it’s only a particular place Old Trafford and I’m glad I might take some poles right here,” stated King.

She was a part of the Australia group who received the gold medal when ladies’s Twenty20 made its debut on the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham.

In the July 31 match once more Barbados, King dismissed Shakera Selman and Shamilia Connell in successive deliveries however was denied a hat-trick when captain Meg Lanning dropped Keila Elliott at slip in the subsequent one.

“I’ll have nightmares,” Lanning stated after that match. “I wished to dig a gap and leap in it as fast as I might.”


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