30 years ago on this day, India’s Chetan Sharma takes historic hat-trick


On October 31, Chetan Sharma became the first Indian to take an ODI hat-trick.

IndiaToday.in | Written by Rajarshi Gupta
October 31, 2017 | UPDATED 18:05 ISMuch before Kuldeep Yadav spun a magical web around Australia at the Eden Gardens to claim a hat-trick, Chetan Sharma had become the first Indian bowler to snare a hat-trick in one-day internationals.

Sharma had become the first to achieve the feat in a World Cup. In a match against New Zealand in Nagpur, Sharma removed Ken Rutherford, Ian Smith and Ewen Chatfield as the Black Caps collapsed to 182/8 from a reasonably well-placed position.


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