Jason Holder achieved the stunning feat of taking a double hat-trick in the last over of the fifth T20I between West Indies and England. With the five-match series poised at 2-2, Holder was entrusted with the responsibility of defending 20 runs in the last over to clinch the series. The hosts won the toss and opted to bat first in the series decider, posting a total of 179/4.
In response, James Vince and Sam Billings tried their level best to reach their target of 180 but eventually fell short of the West Indies total by 17 runs. Other than Holder, Akeal Hosein also played a crucial role with the ball by picking 4 wickets. Earlier, Kieron Pollard and Rovman Powell’s partnership during the last 5 overs of their batting innings had helped them post a competitive total on board.
Important Numbers and Stats from WI vs Eng 5th T20I match:
1 – Jason Holder became 1st West Indian Player to take a hat-trick in T20Is.
3 – Kieron Pollard has surpassed Lendl Simmons’ tally in T20Is and has become the 3rd highest run-scorer for West Indies in T20Is.
Most runs for West Indies in T20Is:
Chris Gayle – 1899
Marlon Samuels – 1611
Kieron Pollard – 1537
Lendl Simmons – 1527
Evin Lewis – 1423
3 – Jason Holder has recorded 3rd best bowling figure by a West Indian bowler in T20Is.
Best bowling figure by a West Indies bowler in T20Is:
Keemo Paul – 5/15 vs Bangladesh in 2018
Daren Sammy – 5/26 vs Zimbabwe in 2010
Jason Holder – 5/27 vs England in 2022
4 – Jason Holder became 4th bowler overall to pick 4 wickets in 4 balls in T20Is.
Bowlers to take 4 wickets in 4 balls in T20Is:
Rashid Khan vs Ire, 2019
Lasith Malinga vs NZ, 2019
Curtis Campher vs Net, 2021
Jason Holder vs Eng, 2022
5 – England has lost 5 T20I matches on Kensington Oval, Bridgetown, Barbados Venue.
Most T20I matches lost in bilateral series on away (Home of Opposition) venue:
West Indies – 6 in National Stadium, Karachi
England – 5 in Kensington Oval, Bridgetown, Barbados
Hong Kong – 5 in Kuala Lumpur (Kinrara Academy Oval)
Sierra Leone – 5 in Nigeria (University of Lagos Cricket Oval)
14 – West Indies have won 14 T20I matches against England.
Most T20Is won against an opposition:
Pakistan – 16 vs Zimbabwe
Pakistan – 15 vs New Zealand
Pakistan – 15 vs West Indies
Afghanistan – 14 vs Ireland
Australia – 14 vs South Africa
India – 14 vs Sri Lanka
England – 14 vs Pakistan
West Indies – 14 vs England
15 – Jason Holder has taken 15 wickets in this T20I Series against England.
Most wickets in a bilateral T20I Series:
Jason Holder – 15 vs England in 2022
Sami Sohail – 14 vs Mozambique in 2019
Ish Sodhi – 13 vs Australia in 2021