The Top Five Cricket Hat-Tricks Ever . As for calling Pathan's hattrick a fluke, what gives you the right to. A hat-trick or hat trick in sports is the achievement of a positive feat three times in a game, The term first appeared in in cricket, to describe H. H. Stephenson's In Germany, the term (lupenreiner) Hattrick ("flawless hat-trick") refers to Association football · Baseball · Cricket · Hockey. Lasith Malinga's 3rd Hat-Trick in ODI Cricket vs Australia @ Colombo 5th ODI, 22th august. M Johnson b.