Sheldon Cottrell Named 2 Star Indian Batters As Part Of His ‘Dream Hat-Trick’

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Sheldon Cottrell, the left-arm fast bowler from West Indies, is known for having one of the most unique celebrations in world cricket. Every time he picks a wicket, he marches down the pitch and salutes the dressing room. The fans were waiting to see a few more salutes against Pakistan, however, those plans were put to rest when Cottrell tested positive for Coronavirus.

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However, the dangerous COVID-19 has failed to dampen his spirits. Recently, the cricketer indulged in an interactive session ’25 Question Series’ on ESPNCricinfo, where he talked about a range of topics. However, one answer from Cottrell stole all the limelight. The star bowler was asked about the three international batters he wants to be from part of his dream hat-trick.

Responding to this, Cottrell said “Chris Gayle, Rohit Sharma and then Virat Kohli. Kohli as the third wicket would be like the dream hat-trick”

Cottrell was last seen playing in the Abu Dhabi T10 league he represented the franchise Abu Dhabi and picked up seven wickets from seven matches with a best of 2/8 against Deccan Gladiators. He was named part of the West Indies squad for the Pakistan T20Is and ODIs, Cottrell, ahead of the start of the 20-over series, however, he was among the four players to test positive for COVID-19.

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Three West Indies cricket players and a member of the team staff have tested positive for coronavirus on arriving in Pakistan and had to miss the series.

Apart from Sheldon Cottrell, all-rounders Roston Chase and Kyle Mayers and a non-coaching staff member “returned positive tests in Karachi and will therefore be unavailable to participate in the upcoming Pakistan series,” CWI said in a statement. However, all four players had been fully vaccinated and are without major symptoms.

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