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
Group C: Andhra v Hyderabad at Lucknow - Dec 7-10
Andhra 190 Hyderabad 81/5 (45 ov)
Group A: Baroda v U. Pradesh at Nasik - Dec 7-10
U. Pradesh 481 Baroda 242/5 (63 ov)
Group A: Bengal v M. Pradesh at Delhi - Dec 7-10
Bengal 475/9d M. Pradesh 19/1 (9 ov)
Group C: Chhattisgarh v J + K at Gwalior - Dec 7-10
Chhattisgarh 370 J + K 33/2 (13 ov)
Group B: Delhi v Saurashtra at Vadodara - Dec 7-10
Saurashtra 92 & 234/5 (77 ov) Delhi 237
Group C: Goa v H. Pradesh at Mumbai - Dec 7-10
Goa 380 H. Pradesh 254/2 (45 ov)
Group A: Gujarat v Tamil Nadu at Belgavi - Dec 7-10
Gujarat 307 Tamil Nadu 154/2 (66 ov)
Group C: Haryana v Tripura at Kolkata - Dec 7-10
Haryana 231 & 186/4 (43 ov) Tripura 178
Group B: Karnataka v Maharashtra at Mohali - Dec 7-10
Maharashtra 163 Karnataka 313/9 (101 ov)
Group C: Kerala v Services at Delhi - Dec 7-10
Services 322 Kerala 31/1 (11 ov)
Group A: Mumbai v Punjab at Rajkot - Dec 7-10
Punjab 468 Mumbai 8/2 (7.2 ov)
Group B: Rajasthan v Vidarbha at Greater Noida - Dec 7-10
Rajasthan 140 & 10/0 (11 ov) Vidarbha 116
4th Test: India v England at Mumbai - Dec 8-12
England 288/5 (94 ov)
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