Tim Southee's stunning hat-trick earns him a sensational T20I milestone

November 20, 2022

Sports Tak Staff

New Zealand star pacer Tim Southee picked up a hat-trick against India on Sunday during the second T20I which Hardik-led side won by 65 runs.

This was Southee's second hat-trick in the shortest format of the game, with his first one coming against Pakistan in 2010. 

The New Zealand pacer also joined Sri Lanka's Lasith Malinga as the only two bowlers to have two hat-tricks in T20Is.

Southee picked up three wickets in consecutive balls in the final over of the second T20I against India.

Let's have a look at the list of New Zealand  bowlers who took hat-tricks in T20Is.

Former New Zealand's star all-rounder Jacob Oram took a hat-trick (3/33) in a T20I match against Sri Lanka in 2009.

New Zealand's star pacer Tim Southee took a hat-trick (5/18) in a T20I match against Pakistan in 2010.

New Zealand's star all-rounder Michael Bracewell snare a hat-trick (3/5) in a T20I match against Ireland in 2022.

Tim Southee again returned with a hat-trick (3/34) in the second T20I match against India on Sunday (November 20).

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