January 29, 2013, 9:58 am
On January 29, 2006, Irfan Pathan became the second Indian to take a hat-trick in Test cricket. On a green surface at Karachi, Pakistan’s top-order had no answer to the swing generated by this bubbling left-hander. The final three deliveries of the first over of the third Test saw Pathan storm his way into the record books, but it wasn’t enough to fetch a victory. Karthik Parimal looks back at that momentous day.