18/03/2015 12:04 PM IST | Updated 15/07/2016 8:25 AM IST

Duminy Claims South Africa's First World Cup Hat-Trick

South Africa's JP Duminy, right, is congratulated by teammate Francois Du Plessis after taking the wicket of Sri Lanka's Angelo Mathews during their Cricket World Cup quarterfinal match in Sydney, Australia, Wednesday, March 18, 2015.(AP Photo/Rob Griffith)

SYDNEY - JP Duminy registered South Africa's first World Cup hat-trick in the first quarter-final against Sri Lanka at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Wednesday.

The off-spinner dismissed Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews with the final ball of his eighth over and returned to send back Nuwan Kulasekara and Tharindu Kaushal with the first two deliveries of his next to become the first South African to register a World Cup hat-trick.


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