List of Hat-Tricks in T20 International Cricket

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.

Brett Lee took first hat-trick of T20I cricket against Bangladesh in t20 world cup 2007
Brett Lee took first hat-trick of T20I cricket against Bangladesh in t20 world cup 2007

Latest hat-trick in twenty20 cricket was taken by Lasith Malinga against New Zealand in September 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

Sr. No. DATE BOWLER WICKETS VENUE
1 16 September 2007 Brett Lee (AUS) Shakib Al Hasan, Mashrafe Mortaza, Alok Kapali (BAN) Cape Town
2 2 September 2009 Jacob Oram (NZ) Angelo Mathews, Malinga Bandara, Nuwan Kulasekara (SL) Colombo
3 26 December 2010 Tim Southee (NZ) Yousin Khan, Mohammad Hafeez, Umar Akmal (PAK) Auckland
4 12 February 2016 Thisara Perera (SL) Hardik Pandya, Suresh Raina, Yuvraj Singh (IND) Ranchi
5 6 April 2017 Lasith Malinga (SL) Mushfiqur Rahim, Mashrafe Mortaza, Mehedi Hasan (BAN) Colombo
6 27 October 2017 Faheem Ashraf (PAK) Isuru Udana, Mahela Udawatte, Dasun Shanaka (SL) Abu Dhabi
7 24 February 2019 Rashid Khan (AFG) Kevin O’Brien, George Dockrell, Shane Gerkate, Simi Singh (Ireland) Dehradun
8 6 September 2019 Lasith Malinga (SL) Colin Munro, Hamish Rutherford, Colin de Grandhomme, Ross Taylor (NZ) Kandy

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