Trent Boult takes second hat-trick of World Cup 2019

In the final over of the Australian innings, Boult removed Usman Khawaja, Mitchell Starc and Jason Behrendorff of successive deliveries

Trent Boult claimed his second career hat-trick.   -  AFP

New Zealand pacer Trent Boult claimed the second hat-trick of the World Cup 2019 in the league stage match against Australia at Lord's on Saturday.

In the final over of the Australian innings, Boult removed Usman Khawaja, Mitchell Starc and Jason Behrendorff of successive deliveries to restrict the opponent to 243 for nine.

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He finished with four for 51 from his 10 overs. The hat-trick against Australia was the second of his ODI career with his first coming against Pakistan in November last year in UAE.

 

India's Mohammed Shami took the first hat-trick of this World Cup against Afghanistan.

Boult's hat-trick was the 11 in the tournament's history and the first Kiwi bowler to do it in a World Cup.

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