Rajneesh Gurbani    IANS
Rajneesh Gurbani IANS

Vidarbha‘s Rajneesh Gurbani‘s dream run in Ranji Trophy 2017-18 continued. He claimed a 6-for to bowl out Delhi in the tournament final at Holkar Stadium, Indore. Gurbani picked his third consecutive 5-wicket haul and fifth in last 7 innings. Gurbani reached to the 5-wicket haul landmark with a hat-trick and all three batsmen were bowled. READ MORE: Rajneesh Gurbani takes hat-trick, 6 wickets in Ranji Trophy 2017-18 final

Gurbani dismissed Vikas Mishra and Navdeep Saini off consecutive deliveries before his over ended. In the first ball of his 25th over, he cleaned up centurion Dhruv Shorey for 145 to bowl out Delhi for 295. This is the second hat-trick of Ranji Trophy this season. Karnataka skipper Vinay Kumar bagged the first one in the quarter-final against Mumbai.

List of Ranji Trophy hat-tricks

Bowler For Against Venue Season Batsmen
Baqa Jilani Northern India Southern Punjab Amritsar 1934-35 Joginder Singh Yuvraj of Patiala Lall Singh
Mubarak Ali Nawanagar/Saurashtra Western India Poona/Pune 1936-37 Umar Khan, Akbar Khan, and Hari Mali (sequence not known)
TC Longfield Bengal Bihar/Jharkhand Calcutta/Kolkata 1937-38 not known; he took 6 wickets
Jehangir Khot Bombay/Mumbai Baroda Bombay/Mumbai 1943-44 Vivek Hazare CS Nayudu Mahipatrao Indulkar
D Narottam Kathiawar Baroda Dhrol 1947-48 Chandrasen Gaekwad Vivek Hazare Ahmed Patel
Shute Banerjee Bihar/Jharkhand Delhi Jamshedpur 1948-49 Ishwar Dayal Hargopal Singh Gian Kapoor
Chandu Sarwate Holkar/Madhya Pradesh Bihar/Jharkhand Jamshedpur 1948-49 L Sterling N Chakrabarty DS Khambatta
Probir Sen Bengal Orissa/Odisha Cuttack 1954-55 Ram Sastry Tamayya Sastri Nirmal Padhi
Venatappa Muddiah Services Eastern Punjab Delhi 1955-56 Harold Ghosh Jitender Dev Om Kumaria
Vasant Ranjane Maharashtra Saurashtra Khadakvasla 1956-57 Indubhai Chavda D Narottam Vikramsinhji Jadeja
Nandi Khanna Southern Punjab Jammu & Kashmir Patiala 1959-60 Balwant Kapoor VB Kaul Saifuddin Drabu
Shah Nyalchand Saurashtra Baroda Dharangadhra 1961-62 not known; he took 7 wickets
Hiralal Gaekwad Madhya Pradesh Rajasthan Jabalpur 1962-63 Ramesh Shah Gundibail Sunderam Subhash Gupte
Umesh Kulkarni Bombay/Mumbai Gujarat Anand 1963-64 Jitoo Patel Rusi Surti Dhimant Arun
Subhash Jhanji Uttar Pradesh Vidarbha Nagpur 1963-64 not known; he took 6 wickets
Joginder Rao Services Jammu & Kashmir Delhi 1963-64 Tahir Firdausi Vijay Malhotra Abdul Rauf
Joginder Rao Services Northern Punjab Amritsar 1963-64 Suresh Sharma Brij Khanna Bhupinder Singh
Joginder Rao Services Northern Punjab Amritsar 1963-64 Rajinder Kale Ramnath Paul Bishan Bedi
Ravinder Pal Delhi Southern Punjab Chandigarh 1965-66 Gurcharan Singh Daljit Saxena Ravinder Gopal
Bishan Bedi Delhi Punjab Delhi 1968-69 Surindernath Rajinder Pal Haminder Singh
Kailash Ghatani Rajasthan Uttar Pradesh Varanasi 1969-70 Jasbir Singh / Sharfuddin Ghauri Majid Moolchand
Mehboodullah Khan Uttar Pradesh Madhya Pradesh Lucknow 1971-72 not known; he took 4 wickets
B Kalyanasundaram Tamil Nadu Bombay/Mumbai Madras/Chennai 1972-73 Rakesh Tandon Padmakar Shivalkar Sharad Hazare
Abdul Ismail Bombay/Mumbai Saurashtra Bombay/Mumbai 1973-74 Mahendra Rajdev Ravi Odedra Rajendra Shah
Raghuram Bhat Karnataka Bombay/Mumbai Bangalore 1981-82 Ghulam Parkar Ashok Manad Suru Nayak
Bharat Arun Tamil Nadu Goa Panaji 1986-87 Subhash Kangralkar Dayanand Bangera Uday Naik
Barun Burman Bengal Tripura Calcutta/Kolkata 1986-87 Arup Deb Burman Parthasarathi Bhaumick Tarakeswar Dam
Sourajit Mohapatra Orissa/Odisha Tripura Cuttack 1987-88 Sanjib Paul Hiralal Datta Abhijit Das
Shankar Saini Delhi Himachal Pradesh Delhi 1988-89 Shakti Singh Anil Sen Shakti Singh Satish Mehra
Salil Ankola Maharashtra Gujarat Poona/Pune 1988-89 Joy Zinto Jayendra Saigal Dhansukh Patel
Javagal Srinath Karnataka Hyderabad Secunderabad 1989-90 Ehteshamuddin Ali Khan MV Ramamurthy Rajesh Yadav
Arun Singla Haryana Services Gurgaon/Gurugram 1989-90 Sitanshu Sadangi Ashok Bajpayee MV Rao
Saradindu Mukherjee Bengal Hyderabad Secunderabad 1989-90 Vivek Jaisimha Ramesh Kumar Arshad Ayub
V Venkatram Bihar/Jharkhand Tripura Jamshedpur 1990-91 Alok Saha Shyamal Banerjee Habul Bhattacharjee
RP Singh (Sr) Uttar Pradesh Vidarbha Kanpur 1991-92 Hemant Wasu Prashant Vaidya Pritam Gandhe
Anil Kumble Karnataka Andhra Visakhapatnam 1991-92 Varadarajan Vijayasaradhi Vincent Vijay Kumar Rajagopalan Vivekanand
Sunil Subramaniam Tamil Nadu Kerala Thiruvalla 1992-93 Nuchikat Sandeep Suresh Kumar Fida Aslam
Pritam Gandhe Vidarbha Rajasthan Alwar 1993-94 not known; he took 8 wickets
Arshad Ayub Hyderabad Kerala Kottayam 1993-94 Ponnani Sundar Bhaskaran Ramprakash Feroze Rasheed
Sagarmoy Sensharma Bengal Delhi Calcutta/Kolkata 1993-94 Hitesh Sharma Bantoo Singh Ajay Sharma
Suresh Kumar Railways Rajasthan Delhi 1995-96 Vilas Joshi Mohammad Aslam Rajiv Rathore
Murali Kartik Railways Vidarbha Delhi 1996-97 Ulhas Gandhe Abhay Kale Trevor Gonsalves
Anil Kumble Karnataka Orissa/Odisha Rourkela 1997-98 Robin Morris Gautam Gopal Subash Mohanty
Anand Katti Karnataka Kerala Thalassery 1998-99 KN Ananthapadmanabhan Bhaskaran Ramprakash Koragappa Chandrashekara
Damodaran Devanand Tamil Nadu Orissa/Odisha Madras/Chennai 1998-99 Gautam Gopal Sanjay Satpathy Shahid Ali Khan
Amit Mishra Haryana Himachal Pradesh Rohtak 2001-02 Virender Sharma Amit Sharma Chetan Kumar
Ajay Barik Orissa/Odisha Assam Balasore 2001-02 Bachan Singh Jayaraman Gokulakrishnan Sukhvinder Singh
Gagandeep Singh Punjab Uttar Pradesh Mohali 2002-03 Nikhil Chopra Javed Anwar Mrityunjay Tripathi
Ramakrishnan Ramkumar Tamil Nadu Karnataka Bangalore/Bengaluru 2003-04 Dodda Ganesh Venkatesh Prasad Udit Patel
S Sreesanth Kerala Himachal Pradesh Palakkad 2004-05 Manvinder Bisla Ajay Mannu Paras Dogra
Rajesh Pawar Baroda Hyderabad Secunderabad 2004-05 Ibrahim Khaleel Narender Pal Singh Venkatapathy Raju
Rakesh Patel Baroda Tamil Nadu Baroda/Vadodara 2004-05 Dinesh Karthik Mumbai Srinivas Ramakrishnan Ramkumar
Joginder Sharma Haryana Andhra Rohtak 2006-07 RVC Prasad D Kalyankrishna Lakshman Kishore
Sony Cheruvathur Kerala Gujarat Surat 2007-08 Amit Singh Siddharth Trivedi Hitesh Majumdar
Parvinder Awana Delhi Maharashtra Nagothane 2007-08 Vishal Bhilare Kedar Jadhav Sairaj Bahutule
VRV Singh Punjab Orissa/Odisha Mohali 2007-08 Rashmi Ranjan Parida Haladhar Das Sourabha Sehgal
Vinay Kumar Karnataka Maharashtra Ratnagiri 2007-08 Ankit Bawne Ajinkya Joshi Ameya Shrikande
Pritam Gandhe Vidarbha Services Delhi 2008-09 Amiya Mohanty Shuvra Karmakar Pankaj Kumar
Salim Veragi Baroda Tamil Nadu Baroda/Vadodara 2008-09 Chinnaswamy Suresh Lakshmipathy Balaji Palani Amarnath
Abhimanyu Mithun Karnataka Uttar Pradesh Meerut 2009-10 Piyush Chawla Amir Khan RP Singh (Jr)
Samad Fallah Maharashtra Baroda Poona/Pune 2009-10 Bhargav Bhatt Munaf Patel Yusuf Pathan
Dhruv Singh Haryana Uttar Pradesh Ghaziabad 2010-11 Shivakant Shukla Parvinder Singh Ashish Yadav
Pawan Suyal Delhi Assam Delhi 2010-11 Dhiraj Goswami Arlan Konwar Ranjit Mali
Abu Nachim Ahmed Assam Goa Guwahati 2011-12 Amit Yadav Vasanth Sarvanan Rahul Keni
Siddharth Trivedi Saurashtra Punjab Mohali 2011-12 Karan Goel Harbhajan Singh Manpreet Gony
Krishnakant Upadhyay Railways Punjab Mohali 2011-12 Uday Kaul Taruwar Kohli Manpreet Gony
Mohammed Shami Bengal Madhya Pradesh Indore 2012-13 Anand Rajan Amarjeet Singh Ishwar Pandey
Rakesh Dhruve Gujarat Vidarbha Nagpur 2013-14 Shrikant Wagh Umesh Yadav Sandeep Singh
Sreenath Aravind Karnataka Tamil Nadu Bangalore/Bengaluru 2014-15 Malolan Rangarajan Lakshmipathy Balaji Mohammed Mohammed
Basant Mohanty Orissa/Odisha Delhi Bhubaneswar 2014-15 Punit Bisht Subodh Bhati Pulkit Narang
Mohit Sharma Haryana Delhi Rohtak 2014-15 Virender Sehwag Parwinder Awana Navdeep Saini
Umesh Yadav Vidarbha Rajasthan Nagpur 2015-16 Ajay Singh Aniket Choudhary Nathu Singh
Rana Dutta Tripura Himachal Pradesh Kalyani 2016-17 Rishi Dhawan Sumeet Verma Mayank Dagar
Vinay Kumar Karnataka Bombay/Mumbai Nagpur 2017-18 Prithvi Shaw Jay Bista Akash Parkar
Rajneesh Gurbani Vidarbha Delhi Indore 2017-18 Vikas Mishra Navdeep Saini Dhruv Shorey

Baqa Jilani, in 1934-35, became the first to register a hat-trick in Ranji Trophy. He achieved the feat for Northern India against Southern India at Amritsar. Gurbani became only the second to claim a hat-trick in a Ranji Trophy final after Tamil Nadu’s B Kalyanasundaram, who had achieved the feat against Bombay in 1972-73.