West Indies all-rounder Jason Holder picked a double hat-trick against England and led the team to a 17 runs win over England in the series decider. West Indies skipper Kiron Pollard won the toss and elected to bat first. They amassed 179/4, thanks to Brandon King (34), Kyle Mayers (31), Pollard (41), and Rovman Powell (35). For England, Adil Rashid and Liam Livingstone took two wickets each.
In reply, the Eoin Morgan-led side was on 160/6 after the 19th over, needing 20 runs to win. The team had a chance with Sam Billings and Chris Jordan batting together. Jason Holder came to bowl the over and started with a no-ball. Holder then bowled a dot ball on a free-hit. He then took the wickets of Billings, Jordan, Adil Rashid, and Saqib Mehmood to become the first men bowler from the West Indies to take a hat-trick in T20Is
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The Barbados-born player after the game said that he was pleased with how he came back after bowling a no-ball and took a double hat-trick to win the game for his team.
“Classic finish, not the best of starts but just trying to stay in the game. Total opposite to [yesterday], not starting well but being able to finish. Pride myself on [not bowling] no-balls, pleased with how I came back, bowled a dot ball next up and then they had to go at it with wickets in hand. Nothing to lose on their part but plenty to gain on mine. Pumped up for the moment, I love playing at Kensington Oval. We have the best fans in the world. Want to thank the England fans as well for coming out. The atmosphere is electrifying,” said Holder after the match.