Cricket World Player of the Week – Sam Curran Kings XI Punjab
This week’s Cricket World Player of the Week is England, Surrey and Kings XI Punjab all-rounder Sam Curran.
Playing for Kings XI Punjab against Delhi Capitals, Sam Curran scored a quick fire 20 (off 10 balls) opening the batting with Lokesh Rahul and then, when Delhi Capitals seemed to be cruising to a comfortable win over the Kings XI Punjab, he took 4-11 (inc hat trick) in 2.2 overs, inspiring an unprecedented collapse by the Capitals batsmen from 144-3 to 152 all out.
Kings XI Punjab 166 - 9 (David Miller 43, Sarfaraz Khan 39, Mandeep Singh 29*; Chris Morris 3-30, Sandeep Lamichhane 2-27, Kagiso Rabada 2-32)
Delhi Capitals 152 (Shikhar Dhawan 30, Shreyas Iyer 28, Colin Ingram 38, Rishabh Pant 39; Sam Curran 4-11, Mohammed Shami 2-27, Ravichandran Ashwin 2-31)
Result – Kings XI Punjab won by 14 runs
Kings XI Punjab - KL Rahul(wk), Mayank Agarwal, Sarfaraz Khan, David Miller, Mandeep Singh, Sam Curran, Ravichandran Ashwin(c), Hardus Viljoen, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Murugan Ashwin, Mohammed Shami
Delhi Capitals - Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer(c), Colin Ingram, Rishabh Pant(wk), Hanuma Vihari, Chris Morris, Harshal Patel, Avesh Khan, Sandeep Lamichhane, Kagiso Rabada
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