Faheem Ashraf became the first Pakistani bowler to record a hat-trick in Twenty20 Internationals during the second match against Sri Lanka in Abu Dhabi on Friday (October 27).
The 23-year-old is the sixth bowler overall to register a hat-trick in the shortest format of the game, finishing with 3 for 16 in his three overs at Sheikh Zayed Stadium.
Ashraf dismissed Isuru Udana, Mahela Udawatte and Dasun Shanaka off successive deliveries in only his third T20I before his team went on to record a two-wicket victory.
Here is the list of bowlers with T20I hat-tricks:
|Brett Lee||Australia||Bangladesh||Cape Town||2007|
|Jacob Oram||New Zealand||Sri Lanka||Colombo||2009|
|Tim Southee||New Zealand||Pakistan||Auckland||2010|
|Thisara Perera||Sri Lanka||India||Ranchi||2016|
|Lasith Malinga||Sri Lanka||Bangladesh||Colombo||2017|
|Faheem Ashraf||Pakistan||Sri Lanka||Abu Dhabi||2017|