Stats : List of Hat-tricks in One Day International Cricket

South African spinner Imran Tahir became the 40th bowler to take a ODI hat-trick.

Imran Tahir took 6 wickets, including a hat-trick against Zimbabwe in Bloemfontein (photo - getty)

South Africa beat Zimbabwe by 120 runs in the second match at Bloemfontein and clinched the 3-match ODI series 2-0 with one match to go.

South Africa was bowled out for just 198 runs on a pitch which was showing menacing bounce, they were saved the embarrassment all thanks to a career-best 60 by Dale Steyn and later defended it successfully with the help of Imran Tahir's six-fer.

Pakistan's Jalaluddin was the first bowler to take a hat trick in ODI cricketImran Tahir finished with 6/24 in 6 overs, including a hat-trick. He removed Sean Williams, Peter Moor and Brandon Mavuta in what is called a broken hat-trick and thus became the 4th South African and overall 40th bowler in the world to take a hat-trick in ODI cricket.

Here is the full list of bowlers who have taken hat-tricks in ODI cricket -

1. Jalal-ud-din (Pakistan) vs Australia at Hyderabad (Pakistan), 1982

2. Bruce Reid (Australia) vs New Zealand at Sydney, 1986

3. Chetan Sharma (India) vs New Zealand at Nagpur, 1987

4. Wasim Akram (Pakistan) vs West Indies at Sharjah, 1989

5. Wasim Akram (Pakistan) vs Australia at Sharjah, 1990

6. Kapil Dev (India) vs Sri Lanka at Kolkata, 1991

7. Aaqib Javed (Pakistan) vs India at Sharjah, 1991

8. Danny Morrison (New Zealand) vs India at Napier, 1994

9. Waqar Younis (Pakistan) vs New Zealand at East London, 1994

10. Saqlain Mushtaq (Pakistan) vs Zimbabwe at Peshawar, 1996

11. Eddo Brandes (Zimbabwe) vs England at Harare, 1997

12. Anthony Stuart (Australia) vs Pakistan at Melbourne, 1997

13. Saqlain Mushtaq (Pakistan) vs Zimbabwe at The Oval, 1999

14. Chaminda Vaas (Sri Lanka) vs Zimbabwe at Colombo, 2001

15. Mohammad Sami (Pakistan) vs West Indies at Sharjah, 2002

16. Chaminda Vaas (Sri Lanka) vs Bangladesh at Pietermaritzburg, 2003

17. Brett Lee (Australia) vs Kenya at Durban, 2003

18. James Anderson (England) vs England at The Oval, 2003

19. Steve Harmison (England) vs India at Nottingham, 2004

20. Charl Langeveldt (South Africa) vs West Indies at Barbados, 2005

21. Shahadat Hossain (Bangladesh) vs Zimbabwe at Harare, 2006

22. Jerome Taylor (West Indies) vs Australia at Mumbai, 2006

23. Shane Bond (New Zealand) vs Australia at Hobart, 2007

24. Lasith Malinga (Sri Lanka) vs South Africa at Guyana, 2007

25. Andre Flintoff (England) vs West Indies at St. Lucia, 2009

26. Farveez Maharoof (Sri Lanka) vs India at Dambulla, 2010

27. Abdur Razzak (Bangladesh) vs Zimbabwe at Dhaka, 2010

28. Kemar Roach (West Indies) vs the Netherlands at New Delhi, 2011

29. Lasith Malinga (Sri Lanka) vs Kenya at Colombo, 2011

30. Lasith Malinga (Sri Lanka) vs Australia at Colombo, 2011

31. Daniel Christian (Australia) vs Sri Lanka at Melbourne, 2012

32. Thisara Perera (Sri Lanka) vs Pakistan at Colombo, 2012

33. Clint McKay (Australia) vs England at Cardiff, 2013

34. Rubel Hossain (Bangladesh) vs New Zealand at Dhaka, 2013

35. Prosper Utseya (Zimbabwe) vs South Africa at Harare, 2014

36. Taijul Islam (Bangladesh) vs Zimbabwe at Dhaka, 2014

37. Steven Finn (England) vs Australia at Melbourne, 2015

38. JP Duminy (Sri Lanka) vs Sri Lanka at Sydney, 2015

39. Kagiso Rabada (South Africa) vs Bangladesh at Mirpur, 2015

40. James Faulkner (Australia) vs Sri Lanka at Colombo, 2016

41. Taskin Ahmed (Bangladesh) vs Sri Lanka at Dambulla, 2017

42. Wanindu Hasaranga (Sri Lanka) vs Zimbabwe at Galle, 2017

43. Kuldeep Yadav (India) vs Australia at Kolkata, 2017

44. Shehan Madushanka (Sri Lanka) vs Bangladesh at Dhaka, 2018

45. Imran Tahir (South Africa) vs Zimbabwe at Bloemfontein, 2018

Note -

* Aaqib Javed achieved this feat at the age of 19 years and 81 days - the youngest bowler to take a hat-trick in ODI cricket.

* Lasith Malinga has taken most hat-tricks (4) in ODIs and is the only bowler to take 4 wickets in 4 balls in international cricket. He achieved the feat against South Africa at Guyana in World Cup 2007.

* India's Chetan Sharma was the first bowler ever to take a hat-trick in a World Cup. He achieved the feat against New Zealand in 1987 World Cup.

* Chetan Sharma, Saqlain Mushtaq, Chaminda Vaas, Brett Lee, Lasith Malinga (twice), Kemar Roach, Steven Finn and JP Duminy have taken hat-tricks in ICC Cricket World Cup.

* Imran Tahir achieved this feat at the age of 39 years and 190 days - the oldest bowler to take a hat-trick in ODIs.


By Jasveer Singh Kharra - 04 Oct, 2018

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