Andre Tye © BCCI
Andre Tye © BCCI

‘Good Friday’ turned out to be a special one for the bowlers in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL), with as many as two bowlers claiming hat-tricks in two consecutive matches. In the first match on Friday, playing his first game for the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), Samuel Badree claimed a hat-trick against Mumbai Indians (MI) to derail their innings in a modest chase. In the second game on Friday, a faltering Gujarat Lions (GL) decided to hand Andrew Tye his IPL debut, and the right-arm pacer responded with a hat-trick in the final over of Rising Pune Supergiant (RPS) innings. FULL CRICKET SCORECARD:  Gujarat Lions (GL) vs Rising Pune Supergiant (RPS), IPL 2017 Match 13

Tye claimed the wickets of Ankit Sharma, Manoj Tiwary and Shardul Thakur in the final over of Rising Pune Supergiant’s innings to create a record of taking a hat-trick on IPL debut. Tye’s effort helped Gujarat Lions in restricting Rising Pune Supergiant for 171 for 8 in their allotted 20 overs. Earlier in the day, Badree had rocked Mumbai Indians when he accounted for Parthiv Patel, Mitchell McClenaghan and Rohit Sharma in the third over of the second innings to register the first hat-trick of IPL 2017. Till Friday, there were no hat-tricks in IPL 10 but Match Nos. 12 and 13 have witnessed bowlers having their say.

Tye has two hat-tricks in T20 cricket, with Amit Mishra leading the table with three. Yuvraj Singh and Lennox Crush also have two hat-tricks in T20 cricket.

Bowler Team Batsmen Batting Team Venue Date
Jim Allenby Leicestershire Kyle Hogg Lancashire Manchester 7/15/2008
Steve Croft
Dominic Cork
Dirk Nannes Middlesex Varun Chopra Essex Chelmsford
Grant Flower
Ryan ten Doeschate
Manpreet Gony Punjab Mumtaz Qadir Services Palam B Ground, Model Sports Complex, Delhi 10/24/2009
Sachin Nadkarni
Ritesh Negi
Sumit Narwal Delhi Amardeep Sonkar Haryana Palam B Ground, Model Sports Complex, Delhi
Yuzvendra Chahal
Joginder Sharma
Ishwar Chaudhary Gujarat Prashant Naik Mumbai Khandheri Cricket Ground, Rajkot 10/21/2009
Shoaib Shaikh
Bravish Shetty
Padmanabhan Prasanth Kerala Saurabh Bandekar Goa Sri Ramachandra Medical College Ground, Chennai
Amit Yadav
Robin D’Souza
Chama Milind Hyderabad Suresh Kumar Tamil Nadu Prerana Education Society Institute of Technology, Shimoga 3/22/2013
Lakshmipathy Balaji
Rahil Shah
Rituraj Singh Rajasthan Naman Ojha Madhya Pradesh VCA, Nagpur
Jatin Saxena
Ishwar Pandey
Piyush Chawla Uttar Pradesh Shrikant Munde Maharashtra Dhaneswar Rath Institute of Engineering and Management Sciences, Cuttack 1/2/2016
Rahul Tripathi
Nikhil Naik
Ishwar Pandey Madhya Pradesh Srikar Bharat Andhra Pradesh Reliance Cricket Stadium, Vadodara
Prasanth Kumar
Andimani Pradeep
Samuel Badree Royal Challengers Bangalore Jos Buttler Mumbai Indians Bengaluru, Bangalore 4/14/2017
Mitchell McClenaghan
Rohit Sharma
Andrew Tye Gujarat Lions Ankit Sharma Rising Pune Supergiant SCA, Rajkot
Manoj Tiwary
Shardul Thakur

Interestingly, both Tye and Badree claimed hat-tricks for their respective teams in the first matches. Tye has now become the first bowler to take a hat-trick for Gujarat Lions in IPL history, whereas Badree became the second bowler for Royal Challengers Bangalore to achieve the feat. Praveen Kumar was the first bowler to take a hat-trick for RCB.