Four overs for one run: Mohammad Irfan breaks T20 record


Mohammad Irfan created T20 history with figures of 4-3-1-2.

PARIS, August 26: It was an impressive show from Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Irfan as he bowled 23 consecutive dot balls to register the most economical figures in T20 cricket history.
While playing for Barbados Tridents in the Caribbean Premier League (CPL), Irfan finished with figures of 4-3-1-2 but was unable to guide his team to victory against St Kitts and Nevis Patriots.
Opting to field first, Patriots kept Tridents to 147 for 6 with Ben Cutting and Anton Devcich picking up two wickets apiece. Jason Holder was the top-scorer with a 35-ball 54.
While chasing, the Patriots were off to a terrible start as Irfan dismissed Chris Gayle off the very first ball and then, followed it up with the wicket of Evin Lewis. Irfan kept bothering the batsmen with his consistent bowling and when he finished his spell in the seventh over, the Patriots were 18 for 2.
However, the dominance was short-lived as Brandon King (49-ball 60) and Ben Cutting (21-ball 29) steadied the innings and they were able to complete the chase within 18.5 overs. (Agencies)