Legendary Pakistan quick bowler Wasim Akram picked up his second Check hat-trick on March 14, 1999. Akram, who had the mastery over swing and seam, and skill to maneuver the ball each methods, achieved the feat within the Asian Check Championship Ultimate towards Sri Lanka in Dhaka.
Throughout the second innings, Akram dismissed opener Avishka Gunawardene, night time watchman Chaminda Vaas, and batter Mahela Jayawardene to finish his hat-trick.
Apparently, Akram had additionally bagged a hat-trick in the identical sequence on March 6 towards the Lankans in Lahore.
Akram led his workforce to the Asian Check Championship title after Pakistan defeated Sri Lanka by an innings and 175 runs.
The then Pakistan captain completed the match because the main wicket-taker (15). The Sultan of Swing is just the third participant to select 2 hat-tricks in Exams after Hugh Trumble and Jimmy Matthews.
General, Akram is the very best wicket-taker in Check cricket for Pakistan. The pace-bowling legend has 414 wickets to his title in 104 Exams.