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Syed Mushtaq Ali semifinal | Karnataka’s Mithun picks five wickets in six balls

Karnataka bowler Abhimanyu Mithun.

Karnataka bowler Abhimanyu Mithun.   | Photo Credit: PTI

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Mithun became the first bowler to have a hat-trick in all three formats in Indian domestic cricket.

Pacer Abhimanyu Mithun entered in the record books on Friday after he snared five wickets, including a hat-trick, in one over for Karnataka during the semifinals of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy against Haryana.

Mithun, who finished with figures of 5/39, did not have a great day with the ball until the last over as he removed Himanshu Rana (61) off the first ball, and then Rahul Tewatia (34) the very next.

His hat-trick victim was Sumit Kumar while Amit Mishra was the next to go. Jayant Yadav was dismissed off the last ball of the innings as Mithun became the first bowler to have a hat-trick in all three formats in Indian domestic cricket.

Mithun had snared a hat-trick in the Vijay Hazare Trophy final against Tamil Nadu last month.

Chasing 195 for victory and a place in the final, Devdutt Padikkal (87) and K.L. Rahul (66) led the way as Karnataka registered an eight-wicket victory.

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