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Joginder Rao      

Full name Joginder Singh Rao

Born October 16, 1938, Gurgaon, Haryana

Died October 3, 1994 (aged 55 years 352 days)

Major teams Services

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 5 4 3 22 14 22.00 0 0 2 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 5 642 203 21 7/30 9.66 1.89 30.5 2 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1963-1964
Profile

Despite playing just five first-class matches for Services in the 1963-64 season, Joginder Rao carved a permanent niche in the game's history with a hat-trick on debut and and two hat-tricks in the same innings in the next match. He was the only bowler apart from Albert Trott to manage two hat-tricks in the same game and remains the only cricketer in first-class history to have taken three hat-tricks in his first two games.

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Country Fixtures Country Results
3rd Test: Australia v India at Melbourne - Dec 26-30
Australia 530 & 261/7 India 465
Group C: Assam v H. Pradesh at Guwahati - Dec 28-31
H. Pradesh 549/4d Assam 18/0
Group A: Bengal v Mumbai at Kolkata - Dec 28-31
Mumbai 414 Bengal 130/6
Group B: Delhi v Gujarat at Delhi - Dec 28-31
Delhi 425/6d Gujarat 34/1
Group B: Haryana v Odisha at Rohtak - Dec 28-31
Haryana 127 Odisha 232/9
Group C: Hyderabad v Services at Hyderabad (Deccan) - Dec 28-31
Services 306 Hyderabad 210/3
Group C: Jharkhand v Kerala at Dhanbad - Dec 28-31
Jharkhand 337 Kerala 179/5
Group A: M. Pradesh v Baroda at Gwalior - Dec 28-31
Baroda 358 M. Pradesh 103/3
Group B: Rajasthan v Vidarbha at Jaipur - Dec 28-31
Vidarbha 296 Rajasthan 188
Group B: Saurashtra v Punjab at Rajkot - Dec 28-31
Punjab 659/7d Saurashtra 27/0
Group A: Tamil Nadu v Railways at Chennai - Dec 28-31
Tamil Nadu 144/4
Group C: Tripura v Goa at Agartala - Dec 28-31
Goa 251 Tripura 139/5
Group A: U. Pradesh v J + K at Kanpur - Dec 28-31
U. Pradesh 267/5
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