Rajasthan vs Jammu and Kashmir, Round 1, Elite Group C: 30-year-old from Jammu and Kashmir Mohammad Mudhassir bagged the first hattrick of Ranji Trophy 2018-19 to peg back Rajasthan. The fast bowler also went on to bag a five-wicket haul to decimate Rajasthan at the Sawai Man Singh stadium in Jaipur. Also Read - MS Dhoni Was Much Calmer in 2013 CT Than 2007 World T20: Irfan Pathan
Earlier, Jammu and Kashmir won the toss and captain Pervez Rasool opted to bowl first. Rajasthan got off to a good start as wicketkeeper Chetan Bisht smashed a brilliant 159 off 294 balls on Day 1. Ashok Meneria also chipped in with a valuable 59 off 87 balls. Also Read - Rohit Sharma Came Back Really Hard Because of a Strong Mindset After 2012: Irfan Pathan
Mudhassir single-handedly halted Rajasthan from getting a humungous first innings total with his breathtaking bowling display which comprised of a hattrick. He picked up all the big wickets starting with the wicket of the well-set Bisht, then he followed it up with the wicket of Meneria.
His hat-trick came on Day 2 of the match and is comprised of wickets of Tajinder Singh, Rahul Chahar, and TM-ul-Haq.
Jammu and Kashmir (Playing XI): Paras Sharma, Shubham Khajuria, Parvez Rasool(c), Ahmed Bandy, Ian Dev Singh, Umar Nazir Mir, Mohammed Mudhasir, Rohit Sharma, Irfan Pathan, Fazil Rashid(w), Owais Amin Shah
Rajasthan (Playing XI): Amitkumar Gautam, Mahipal Lomror(c), Nathu Singh, Rahul Chahar, Robin Bist, Ashok Menaria, Aniket Choudhary, Chetan Bist(w), Rajesh Bishnoi Jr, TM Ul-Haq, Tajinder Singh