Fred Spofforth of Australia tops the list of most hattricks in test cricket. He took a hat trick in a match against England, including the wickets of VPFA Royle, FA Mackinnon, and T. Emmett. Billy Bates of England follows him. He took a hat trick in a match against Australia, including the wickets of PS McDonnell, G Giffen, and GJ Bonnor. Johny Briggs of England is ranked third on the list of most hattricks in test cricket. He took a hat trick in a match against Australia, including the wickets of WF Giffen, ST Callaway, and JM Blackham.
|S No.||Bowler||Team||Batsmen Who Got Out||Match|
|1||Fred Spofforth||Australia||VPFA Royle, FA Mackinnon, T.Emmett||Aus v Eng|
|2||Billy Bates||England||PS McDonnell, G Giffen, GJ Bonnor||Eng v Aus|
|3||Johny Briggs||England||WF Giffen, ST Callaway, JM Blackham||Eng v Aus|
|4||George Lohmann||England||FJ Cook, J Middleton, JT Willoughby||Eng v RSA|
|5||Jack Hearne||England||C Hill, SE Gregory, MA Noble||Eng v Aus|
|6||Hugh Trumble||Australia||AO Jones, JR Gunn, SF Barnes||Aus v Eng|
|7||Hugh Trumble||Australia||BJT Bosanquet, PF Warner, AFA Lilley||Aus v Eng|
|8||Thomas Matthews||Australia||1st Inns: R Beaumont, SJ Pegler, TA Ward||Aus v RSA|
|9||Maurice Allom||England||TC Lowry, KC James, FT Badcock||Eng v NZ|
|10||Thomas Goddard||England||AD Nourse, N Gordon, WW Wade||Eng v RSA|
|11||Peter Loader||England||JDC Goddard, S Ramadhin, R Gilchrist||Eng v WI|
|12||Lindsay Kline||Australia||ERH Fuller, HJ Tayfield, NAT Adcock||Aus v RSA|
|13||Wesley Hall||West Indies||Mushtaq Mohammad, Fazal Mahmood, Nasim-ul-Ghani||WI v Pak|
|14||Geoff Griffin||South Africa||MJK Smith, PM Walker, FS Trueman||RSA v Eng|
|15||Lance Gibbs||West Indies||KD Mackay, ATW Grout, FM Misson||WI v Aus|
|16||Peter Petherick||New Zealand||Javed Miandad, Wasim Raja, Intikhab Alam||NZ v Pak|
|17||Courtney Walsh||West Indies||AIC Dodemaide, MRJ Veletta, GM Wood||WI v Aus|
|18||Merv Hughes||Australia||CEL Ambrose, BP Patterson, CG Greenidge||Aus v WI|
|19||Damien Fleming||Australia||Aamer Malik, Inzamam-ul-Haq, Saleem Malik||Aus v Pak|
|20||Shane Warne||Australia||PAJ DeFreitas, D Gough, DE Malcolm||Aus v Eng|
|21||Dominic Cork||England||RB Richardson, JR Murray, CL Hooper||Eng v WI|
|22||Darren Gough||England||IA Healy, SCG MacGill, CR Miller||Eng v Aus|
|23||Wasim Akram||Pakistan||RS Kaluwitharana, MRCN Bandaratilleke, GP Wickramasinghe||Pak v SL|
|24||Wasim Akram||Pakistan||DA Gunawardene, WPUJC Vaas, DPMD Jayawardene||Pak v SL|
|25||Nuwan Zoysa||Sri Lanka||TR Gripper, MW Goodwin, NC Johnson||SL v Zim|
|26||Abdul Razzaq||Pakistan||RS Kaluwitharana, HMRKB Herath, KR Pushpakumara||Pak v SL|
|27||Glenn McGrath||Australia||SL Campbell, BC Lara, JC Adams||Aus v WI|
|28||Harbhajan Singh||India||RT Ponting, AC Gilchrist, SK Warne||Ind v Aus|
|29||Mohammad Sami||Pakistan||TCB Fernando, DNT Zoysa, M Muralitharan||Pak v SL|
|30||Jermaine Lawson||West Indies||B Lee, SCG MacGill, JL Langer||WI v Aus|
|31||Alok Kapali||Bangladesh||Shabbir Ahmed, Danish Kaneria, Umar Gul||Ban v Pak|
1. Which bowler is featured at the no.1 position in the list of most hattricks by a bowler?
Fred Spofforth of Australia is featured at the no. 1 position in the list of most hattricks by a bowler. He took a hat-trick against England by dismissing VPFA Royle, FA Mackinnon, and T. Emmett.
2. Which is the only Indian to feature in the list?
Harbhajan Singh is the only Indian player to feature in the list of most hat-tricks in test cricket.
3. Which is the only Bangladeshi bowler to feature in the list?
Alok Kapali is the only Bangladeshi player to feature in the list of most hat-tricks by a bowler in test cricket.
4. Which is the only South African to feature in the list?
Geoff Griffin is the only South African player to feature in the list of most hat-tricks by a bowler in test cricket.
5. Which Pakistani bowler took 2 hat-tricks in test cricket?
Wasim Akram is the only Pakistani bowler to take 2 hat-tricks in test cricket. He took both the hat-tricks against Sri Lanka.