Taking three wickets on successive balls is popular as a hat-trick in cricket sport to be achieved by the bowler. In twenty20 format, it becomes more difficult to take hat-trick as a bowler gets only four overs in the 20-over game.
Australia cricketer Brett Lee became first bowler to take a hat trick in T20I when he dismissed three Bangladeshi batsmen during 2007 t20 world cup match at Cape Town.
Latest hat-trick in twenty20 international cricket was taken by Deepak Chahar against Bangladesh in November 2019. Lasith Malinga is the only bowler to take two hat-tricks in T20Is. Let’s have a look at the complete of hat tricks taken by bowlers in international twenty20 matches.
Hat-trick in T20Is
|1||16 September 2007||Brett Lee (Australia)||Cape Town|
|2||2 September 2009||Jacob Oram (New Zealand)||Colombo|
|3||26 December 2010||Tim Southee (New Zealand)||Auckland|
|4||12 February 2016||Thisara Perera (Sri Lanka)||Ranchi|
|5||6 April 2017||Lasith Malinga (Sri Lanka)||Colombo|
|6||27 October 2017||Faheem Ashraf (Pakistan)||Abu Dhabi|
|7||24 February 2019||Rashid Khan (Afghanistan)||Dehradun|
|8||6 September 2019||Lasith Malinga (Sri Lanka)||Kandy|
|9||5 October 2019||Mohammad Hasnain (Pakistan)||Lahore|
|10||9 October 2019||Khawar Ali (Oman)||Muscat|
|11||19 October 2019||Norman Vanua (Papua New Guinea)||Dubai|
|12||10 November 2019||Deepak Chahar (India)||Nagpur|