Updated: August 28, 2020 4:14:53 pm
After smashing back to back sixes to help St Kitts and Nevis Patriots to secure their first win, Australian cricketer Ben Dunk was seen performing a rare role for his side against St Lucia Zouks.
Dunk bowled a total of 2.4 overs wearing his hat and shades, adding a completely new dimension of wearing accessories while bowling in a competitive match. He also went on to pick his maiden CPL wicket by dismissing Najibullah Zadran.
The appearance of Dunk was appreciated by the fans, with many claiming this as one of the reasons for CPL being as the ‘biggest party of the year’.
Ben Dunk bowling in a floppy with his bins on absolutely sums this year up pic.twitter.com/fdKRfqC1Xf
— Essex League Cricketer (@EssexLeague1) August 27, 2020
BEN DUNK IN THE SUNHAT! A first Hero CPL wicket, a 3rd of his T20 career – Najibullah wanted another biggie, but he gets under it and Alzarri Joseph makes no mistake.
— CPL T20 (@CPL) August 27, 2020
Ben Dunk coming on to bowl with a hat on is exactly why the CPL is the biggest party in sport 🎉 pic.twitter.com/4qjnd9TdGO
— Prashanth🏏📝 📊 (@ps_it_is) August 27, 2020
— Doug O’Kane (@dougokane88) August 27, 2020
— 🏏FlashScore Cricket Commentators (@FlashCric) August 27, 2020
Bowler bowling with a floppy hat is very rare in Men’s International cricket. Here’s Mark Waugh doing that in 1996 World Cup & picks up 3 wickets as well.@juniorwaugh349 any particular reason for the floppy?
— Mainak Sinha🏏📽️ (@cric_archivist) August 27, 2020
What happened in the match?
Afghanistan all-rounder Mohammad Nabi claimed 5 for 15, powering St Lucia Zouks to a comprehensive six-wicket win over the Patriots. Patriots were restricted to 110 for 9 in 20 overs, Zouks were never in trouble and coasted to an easy win with 32 balls to spare.
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