SYDNEY: Haris Rauf on Wednesday became the first Pakistani to take a hat-trick in Australia’s Big Bash League(BBL).
Playing for Melbourne Stars, Haris bagged the three-wicket haul against Sydney Thunder, taking the wickets of Matthew Gilkes, Callum Ferguson and Daniel Sams.
The Pakistani paceman has regularly been bowling deliveries above 145kph and caused a lot of problems for the Thunder batsmen.
With 13 wickets to his name at an average of just 7.23 in the league, Haris stands second on the list of highest wicket-takers in the BBL so far.
While the bowler shines in the BBL, a number of social media users raised questions over Pakistan Cricket Board’s failure to pick Haris in the international squad.