Curtis Campher scored the fourth double hat trick In Cricket

Curtis Campher scored the fourth double hat trick In Cricket

Curtis Campher is a South African cricketer who currently represents the Ireland cricket team. Campher made his international debut for Ireland in June 2020. Curtis Campher took a remarkable four wickets in four balls to lead Ireland to a seven-wicket victory over the Netherlands in the T20 World Cup.

In cricket, when a bowler takes three wickets off three balls, it is called a hat-trick. It is unknown at this time what he will do after leaving the post. But in club cricket in England, when a bowler took three wickets off three balls, his club would give him a hat as a gift.

This is why the trick of taking three wickets from three balls is called hat trick. Almost everyone has an idea about a hat trick. However, the issue of double hat-trick is not seen very much. Because scoring a double hat trick is a rare feat.

Ireland pace bowling all-rounder Curtis Campher showed that rare feat of a double hat-trick in the first match of the second day of the T20 World Cup on Monday. No one has scored a double hat-trick before him in the Twenty20 World Cup.

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What is a double hat-trick?

If a hat-trick of three wickets off three balls, why not need six wickets off six balls for a double hat-trick?

There is no specific information about the introduction of double hat-tricks like hat-tricks. However, it was first used in Australian cricket. They also explained the obvious reason for calling four wickets off four balls a double hat-trick.

Basically taking four wickets from four balls means taking three wickets from three balls in two streams. The first one says 1-2-3 and the second one says 2-3-4. For this reason, if a bowler takes four wickets off four balls, it is referred to as a double hat-trick.

Double hat-tricks are so rare that they have only been seen four times in international cricket.