6 bowlers of the world who took a hat-trick in T20 cricket, no. 1 made against India
In cricket, there is a tremendous battle between the ball and the bat. In this battle, victory is sometimes with the bat and sometimes by the ball. In cricket, a bowler strengthens his team by earning more and more wickets of the opposition team. A bowler attempts to take a wicket on each ball. There have been many such occasions in cricket when bowlers have sent the pavilion to the players of the opposition team for three consecutive balls.
In today's article, we are going to tell you about those bowlers who completed their hat-trick in international T-20 cricket by taking wickets on three consecutive balls. Let's get to know about these bowlers-
6- Fahim Ashraf
The Pakistan bowler completed his hat-trick with three consecutive wickets during the series played against Sri Lanka in 2017-18. Faheem is the only bowler to take a hat-trick from Pakistan in T20 cricket.
5- Lasith Malinga
The Sri Lankan fast bowler took a hat-trick in the T20 International against Bangladesh in 2017. Malinga dismissed Mushfiqur Rahim, Mashrafe Mortaza and Mehdi Hasan in that match. Sri Lanka lost the match even after Malinga took a hat-trick. Malinga has taken 94 wickets in 70 T20 matches, bowling at an average of 19.51.
4- Team Southey
New Zealand fast bowler Tim Southee took a hat-trick against Pakistan on the grounds of Auckland on December 2010. In this match, Saudi completed the hat-trick with the wickets of Younis Khan, Mohammad Hafeez and Umar Akmal in the 8th over of the innings. In this match, Saudi took 5 wickets for 18 runs in 4 overs.
3- Jacob Oram
Former New Zealand all-rounder Jacob Oram took a hat-trick against Sri Lanka in 2009 in Kolobo. In this match, Oram completed the hat-trick with the wickets of Angelo Mathews, Malinga Bhandara and Nuwan Kulasekara on the last ball of the third over of the spell and the first 2 balls of the fourth over.
2- Brett Lee
Former Australia bowler Brett Lee was the first bowler to take a hat-trick in T20 international cricket. Brett Lee is one of the finest fast bowlers in world cricket.
He took a hat-trick against Bangladesh in the 2007 T20 World Cup. He dismissed Shakib Al Hasan, Mashrafe Mortaza and Alok Kapali in that match. Brett Lee took 3 wickets for 27 runs in that match. Brett Lee was also voted Man of the Match in that match.
1- Thisara Perera
The Sri Lankan medium pacer completed his hat-trick against India by dismissing Hardik Pandya, Suresh Raina and Yuvraj Singh in 2015-16. Perera is the first bowler to take a hat-trick in T20 cricket for Sri Lanka, after this was done by Lasith Malinga. He did this feat during the series played in 2015-16.