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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 1963/64 - 1963/64
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
South Zone: Andhra v Goa at Kochi - Mar 27
Andhra won by 8 wickets (with 48 balls remaining)
East Zone: Bengal v Jharkhand at Cuttack - Mar 27
Jharkhand won by 3 wickets (with 2 balls remaining)
South Zone: Karnataka v Tamil Nadu at Kochi - Mar 27
Karnataka won by 8 wickets (with 65 balls remaining)
Central Zone: Railways v Vidarbha at Indore - Mar 27
Vidarbha won by 2 runs
North Zone: Delhi v Haryana at Delhi - Mar 27
Haryana won by 1 run
North Zone: Punjab v Services at Delhi - Mar 27
Punjab won by 8 wickets (with 17 balls remaining)
South Zone: Hyderabad v Kerala at Kochi - Mar 27
Kerala won by 27 runs
Central Zone: M. Pradesh v U. Pradesh at Indore - Mar 27
M. Pradesh won by 60 runs
West Zone: Maharashtra v Mumbai at Pune - Mar 27
Mumbai won by 7 runs
East Zone: Assam v Tripura at Cuttack - Mar 27
Tripura won by 6 wickets (with 5 balls remaining)
North Zone: H. Pradesh v J + K at Delhi - Mar 27
H. Pradesh won by 37 runs
West Zone: Baroda v Saurashtra at Pune - Mar 27
Baroda won by 24 runs
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