#4 Lendl Simmons has a field day
Lendl Simmons has bowled a total of 370 deliveries in his 210-match T20 career. But in this game, he bowled 3 overs and picked up two big wickets. After conceding 8 runs in his first over, Simmons dismissed Kevin O Brien as the latter tried to loft one over long-on and found David Warner. In his next over, he then got the prized wicket of Shahid Afridi to finish with figures of 2/18 in 3 overs.
Meanwhile, his form with the bat continued as he struck a fluent 23-ball 38 before retiring hurt. But he gave the Hawks the start they wanted. Simmons struck 2 fours and a six and 3 consecutive fours in back-to-back overs to give WPH some momentum in the powerplay.
However, Simmons’ excellent day on the field didn’t end on a good note as he was wrapped on the fingers by a rising delivery from Mohammad Irfan. He was in quite a bit of pain and eventually walked off, retiring hurt.