Bowlers With Most ODI Hat-Tricks


By Atharv Sharma
Published Oct 26, 2021

Hindustan Times


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Wasim Akram

Pakistan’s Wasim Akram was the first ever bowler to claim more than one hat-trick in ODIs

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His first hat-trick came in a match against the West Indies at Sharjah in 1989, when he clean bowled Jeff Dujon, Malcolm Marshall, and Curtly Ambrose

Kuldeep Yadav

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In 2017, Kuldeep Yadav became the first Indian player to claim two hat-tricks in international cricket

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The 26-year-old from Uttar Pradesh had his first ODI hat-trick against Australia in Kolkata in 2017

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Lasith Malinga

The only player to have three ODI hat-tricks, took four wickets in four balls at the 2007 World Cup

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Malinga would do it again four years later, against Kenya, at the 2011 World Cup. In the same year, he claimed his third hat-trick record against Australia

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Saqlain Mushtaq

He became the second Pakistani bowler after Akram to score two ODI hat-tricks, both against Zimbabwe

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At the 1999 World Cup, Saqlain picked up the wickets of tail-enders Henry Olonga, Adam Huckle, and Pommie Mbangwa to claim a World Cup hat-trick

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Trent Boult

Boult became the first New Zealand player in ODI history to take two hat-tricks

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Trent Boult’s first hat-trick came against Pakistan at Abu Dhabi in 2018. Then in 2019, Boult became the 10th bowler to claim a hat-trick at a World Cup match against Australia

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