In the auction for the 2021 season of the Indian Premier League (IPL), Himachal’s Vaibhav Arora was bought by Shah Rukh Khan-owned Kolkata Knight Riders for a base price of Rs 20 lakhs. After 3 days, this star created a hat-trick in his ODI debut (Domestic ODI) match. Vaibhav did this feat on behalf of Himachal against Vijay in Hazare Trophy. KKR’s management will be very happy with their decision due to their performance.
The right-handed fast bowler took 3 consecutive wickets in 3 balls. In the match, he spent 45 runs in 7 overs and took 4 wickets in his bag. Hatrick he took the last over of the innings. He got Azim Kazi (47) caught by Mayank Dagar on the fourth ball of the 50th over, while on the next ball Nikhil Naik (0) was also caught by Manayak.
Vaibhav hit the innings and completed the hat-trick, dismissing Mukesh Chaudhary (0) off the last ball of the over. However, his team lost in the match. Maharashtra batting first scored 295 for 8 wickets thanks to a brilliant century by Rituraj Gaikwad (102) for 8 wickets.
In response, Himachal’s team could score 236 runs after losing all the wickets. For him Abhimanyu Rana scored the highest 46 runs. Apart from him, no batsman could face Maharashtra’s bowling. Rajwardhan took 4 wickets, while Mukesh and Satyajit took 2–2 wickets each.