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    In pics: The World Cup hat-tricks

    • Former Indian pacer Chetan Sharma was the first man to claim a hat-trick in a World Cup when he knocked over New Zealand's Ken Rutherford, Ian Smith and Ewen Chatfield in the 1987 edition. (GETTY IMAGES)

    • Former Pakistani off spinner Saqlain Mushtaq's hat-trick was taken against Zimbabwe during a super six encounter in the 1999 World Cup. (GETTY IMAGES)

    • Chaminda Vaas of Sri Lanka got his hat-trick against Bangladesh in the 2003 World Cup by dismissing Hannan Sarkar, Mohammad Ashraful and Ehsanul Haque. (GETTY IMAGES)

    • Aussie speedster Brett Lee achieved the feat by getting the wickets of Kenyan batsmen Kennedy Otieno, Brijal Patel and David Obuya in the 2003 World Cup. (GETTY IMAGES)

    • Sri Lanka's Lasith Malinga went a step further by getting four wickets in four balls against South Africa (Shaun Pollock, Andrew Hall, Jacques Kallis and Makhaya Ntini)in the 2007 World Cup. (GETTY IMAGES)

    • Windies tearaway bowler Kemar Roach got the wickets of Dutch batsmen Pieter Seelaar, Bernard Loots and Berend Westdijk in the 2011 World Cup. (AP Photo)

    • Sri Lankan spearhead Lasith Malinga took his second World Cup hat-trick when he had Tanmay Mishra lbw with the final ball of the 42nd over and then clean-bowled Peter Ongondo and Shem Ngoche with the first two of the next over. (Getty Images)