Photos: From Chetan Sharma to Mohammed Shami, meet hat-trick heroes of World Cup (1987 to 2019)

First Published 23, Jun 2019, 12:40 AM

Southampton: India fast bowler Mohammed Shami became the ninth bowler in World Cup history to take a hat-trick. He dismissed three Afghanistan batsmen in three deliveries to help India clinch an 11-run victory in the ICC World Cup 2019 on Saturday (June 22). Shami took the hat-trick in the final over of the match when Afghanistan needed 16 to win. Meet the men who have taken hat-tricks at the World Cup, from Chetan Sharma to Shami. So far, 10 hat-tricks have been taken in the World Cup with Lasith Malinga being the only one to achieve the feat twice.

1. Chetan Sharma (India) (Ken Rutherford, Ian Smith, Ewen Chatfield) vs New Zealand, 1987. Chetan was the first bowler to take a World Cup hat-trick. All of his victims were bowled

1. Chetan Sharma (India) (Ken Rutherford, Ian Smith, Ewen Chatfield) vs New Zealand, 1987. Chetan was the first bowler to take a World Cup hat-trick. All of his victims were bowled

2. Saqlain Mushtaq (Pakistan) (Henry Olonga, Adam Huckle, Pommie Mbangwa) vs Zimbabwe, 1999

2. Saqlain Mushtaq (Pakistan) (Henry Olonga, Adam Huckle, Pommie Mbangwa) vs Zimbabwe, 1999

3. Chaminda Vaas (Sri Lanka) (Hannan Sarkar, Mohammad Ashraful, Ehsanul Haque) vs Bangladesh, 2003

3. Chaminda Vaas (Sri Lanka) (Hannan Sarkar, Mohammad Ashraful, Ehsanul Haque) vs Bangladesh, 2003

4. Brett Lee (Australia) (Kennedy Otieno, Brijal Patel, David Obuya) vs Kenya, 2003. Lee poses with the ball which he took hat-trick with

4. Brett Lee (Australia) (Kennedy Otieno, Brijal Patel, David Obuya) vs Kenya, 2003. Lee poses with the ball which he took hat-trick with

5. Lasith Malinga (Sri Lanka) (Shaun Pollock, Andrew Hall, Jacques Kallis, Makhaya Ntini) vs South Africa, 2007 (four in four balls)

5. Lasith Malinga (Sri Lanka) (Shaun Pollock, Andrew Hall, Jacques Kallis, Makhaya Ntini) vs South Africa, 2007 (four in four balls)

6. Kemar Roach (West Indies) (Pieter Seelaar, Bernard Loots, Berend Westdijk) vs The Netherlands, 2011

6. Kemar Roach (West Indies) (Pieter Seelaar, Bernard Loots, Berend Westdijk) vs The Netherlands, 2011

7. Malinga (Tanmay Mishra, Peter Ongondo, Shem Ngoche) vs Kenya, 2011

7. Malinga (Tanmay Mishra, Peter Ongondo, Shem Ngoche) vs Kenya, 2011

8. Steven Finn (England) (Brad Haddin, Glenn Maxwell, Mitchell Johnson) vs Australia, 2015

8. Steven Finn (England) (Brad Haddin, Glenn Maxwell, Mitchell Johnson) vs Australia, 2015

9. JP Duminy (South Africa) (Angelo Mathews, Nuwan Kulasekara, Tharindu Kaushal) vs Sri Lanka, 2015

9. JP Duminy (South Africa) (Angelo Mathews, Nuwan Kulasekara, Tharindu Kaushal) vs Sri Lanka, 2015

10. Mohammed Shami (India) (Mohammad Nabi, Aftab Alam, Mujeeb ur Rahman) vs Afghanistan, 2019

10. Mohammed Shami (India) (Mohammad Nabi, Aftab Alam, Mujeeb ur Rahman) vs Afghanistan, 2019

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