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SUNIL NARINE: FIRST FOREIGN SPINNER TO TAKE 100 IPL WICKETS

By Vivek Bhaji . 17th April 2018 04:30pm
SUNIL NARINE: FIRST FOREIGN SPINNER TO TAKE 100 IPL WICKETS

The West Indies player bowled with a remodelled action and scripted history. Sunil Narine became the first Indian foreign spinner to take 100 wickets. The moment took place in an emphatic win of Kolkata Knight Riders in Eden Garden.

How many of you know Sunil Narine? Few of you! Well, from now onwards, you will remember his name. The one who creates History becomes a topic to discuss and share. Narine took his 100th Indian Premier League wicket and became the first ever spinner to hold this record. [caption id="attachment_34499" align="aligncenter" width="759"]Sunil Narine source[/caption] Narine wouldn't perform well in batting. But, he was in action when bowling. With him, Andre Russell generated another blitz in KKR scored 41 runs from 12 balls defeating Dare Devils in the 13th match of the IPL 2018. Also, Nitish Rana claimed made a half-century and made the team reach 200-9. [caption id="attachment_34496" align="aligncenter" width="635"]Sunil Narine source/ net[/caption] Sunil Narine's performance in last matches remains epic. After bowling at Daredevils, he got 23 wickets from 12 innings- his 26 against King XI Punjab. His 102 wickets came in 86 matches. He has conceded 2113 runs with the best figure of 5/19 during his first IPL season in 2012. In a match against Royal Challengers Bangalore, the bowler scored a half-century helping Kolkata Knight Riders won by four wickets. [caption id="attachment_34497" align="aligncenter" width="770"]Sunil Narine source[/caption] The match seemed to be interesting as players were on a roll. And as it happened, Kolkata Knight Riders beat Delhi Daredevils by 71 runs. Nitish Rana was the man of the match. IPL remained interesting for cricket lovers, but this time, it is wooing headlines with new achievements.