Mumbai: Indian pace-master, Jasprit Bumrah, recorded his first hat-trick in his international career on day two of the second Test of the two-match series between India and West Indies. This hat-trick made him just the third Indian to achieve this feat.
Previously, only Harbhajan Singh in 2001 and Irfan Pathan in 2006 were the ones to hold this distinguished record. Jasprit Bumrah has already proved his worth in ODIs and T20Is for India. Now, he is on his way of achieving invincibility in Test cricket as well.
Have a look at all the three hat-tricks claimed by Indian bowlers in Tests
Harbhajan Singh vs Australia, 2001
India took on the formidable Australian side in Kolkata. Spearheading the bowling attack was Harbhajan Singh. He came in when Australia were cruising at 254/4 and took the important wickets of Ricky Ponting, Adam Gilchrist and Shane Warne.
Irfan Pathan vs Pakistan, 2006
India were on a tour of Pakistan and Irfan Pathan was soon going to have the best spell of his life. Pakistan were batting first and Irfan Pathan was handed the ball. He managed to take three wickets of Salma Butt, Younis Khan and Mohammad Yusuf with the first three balls of the match, thus reducing them of 0/3.
Jasprit Bumrah vs West Indies, 2019
Bumrah dismissed Darren Dravo, Shamarh Brooks and Roston Chase in successive balls in the 9th over of the Windies innings. Bravo was sent back to the pavilion as Bumrah had him caught at the second slip. Brooks and Chase were caught plum in front and both were adjudged leg-before wicket....