Made Many achievements in the field of cricket. One of the rarest targeted goals set up by the bowler is to get either the median over or hat-trick of the balls, termed whenever the bowler usually takes around three wickets consecutively in simultaneous deliveries or dismiss three different alternative batters. There are only 49 hat-tricks claimed in ODI, out of which there were four Indian players who were able to receive the three consecutive wickets in the history of one-day matches.
1. Chetan Sharma
Chetan Sharma took the first-ever hat-trick in One Day Inning and became the first-ever cricketer to do so in the year 1987. It was pretty difficult for the fast bowlers to take three consecutive wickets at that particular time. The match in which he struck the hat-trick was against New Zealand, and the players who got caught out were – Ken Rutherford, Ian Smith, and Even Chatfield.
2. Kapil Dev
Kapil Dev was within the fag end for his career, and unfortunately, his hat-trick was unnoticed for the Asia World Cup, which followed the defeat in the match held against Sri Lanka. At that time, India got smashed very severely, and somewhere everyone in the team knew that they were going to lose, but there was always hope till the end of the matches. At that time, Kapil Dev took a hat-trick, and the victims were Roshan Mahanama, Rumesh Ratnayake, and Sanath Jayasuriya in the year 1991.
3. Kuldeep Yadav
Kuldeep Yadav became the first-ever bowler who took two Hat-tricks in ODI at 25. He dismissed the players and stoned his name with all the skills and capacity; took one hat-trick at the national level and the second at the International level. The first was born in 2017, wherein the victims were Matthew Wade, Ashton Agar, and Pat Cummins, and took the second in 2019; herein, the victims were Shai Hope, Jason Holder, and Alzarri Joseph.
4. Muhammad Shami
After many multi-talented cricket players, Shami made his position in the excellent point list as he got his hat-trick in 2019, which took against the Afghanistan team. Moreover, the specialty of this particular hat-trick was he called the series of the wicket in the final over of the ODI match that ultimately helped the Indian team win by 11 runs, and herein the victims were Mohammad Nabi, Aftab Alam, and Mujeeb Ur Rahman.
Many players have taken the opportunity of one or multiple hat-tricks in 1982 against the Australia team. He has been considered the first-ever bowler who got his hat-trick. Jalal bound victims were Rod Marsh, Bruce Yardley, and Geoff Lawson, who was the most vulnerable player on that Australian team.
6. Bruce Reid
Bruce is the Australian player who was the first bowler who got his hat-trick in ODI, which was against New Zealand. He summed up his life by stating only two words: ‘If Only.’ Bruce started his career by taking 11 wickets in the international series with his impressive performance. In 1986, he got his hat-trick in SCG, and the victims that lined up were Blair Hartland, Ervin McSweeney, and Stu Gillespie.
7. Wasim Akram
Wasim Akram was the first-ever player who took simultaneous wickets before Kuldeep Yadav in the international arena. He was considered one of the most outstanding bowlers the Pakistan Team could ever have. His first Hat-trick was in 1989 and second in 1990. In two years, he was able to engrave his name in the history of cricket. The first match got held against the West Indies; the victims were Jeff Dujon, Malcolm Marshall, and Curtly Ambrose. In the second, the team was against Australia, and the victims were Merv Hughes, Carl Rackemann, and Terry Alderman.
8. Aaqib Javed
Aaqib Javed had created an unexpected record because he was considered the youngest player who could take the hat-trick achievement at the age of 19 years, more than 81 days after he achieved the feat of cricket. Made the record against team India, and Javed bashed victims were Ravi Shastri, Mohammad Azharuddin, and Sachin Tendulkar.
9. Danny Morrison
Danny has been considered a player with the most fantastic bowling skills. Because of their accomplishment against the Indian team who batted over the field. He became the first New Zealander to take the hat-trick in 1994, and his victims were strong players like Kapil Dev, Salil Ankola, and Nayan Mongia.
10. Waqar Younis
Younis was one of the elegant bowlers that the Pakistan team had as the bowling side of the Pakistan team was extremely strong. It included strong players like Akram, Younis, and many more. Held the match against the Zimbabwe team in 1996 wherein the victims were Grant Flower, John Rennie, Andy Whittall.