News Source: ANI SPORTS
It was on May, 2009 , when Rohit Sharma took his first Hat-trick in the history of the Indian Premier League. During 2009, Rohit Sharma represented Deccan Chargers and he ended up taking a hat-trick against Mumbai Indians at Centurion.
Deccan Chargers had opted to bat first in the match and the side registered a total of 145/6 in the allotted twenty covers.
Rohit also played a knock of 38 runs with the bat.
Defending the total, Deccan Chargers was in a difficult position with Mumbai at 103/4 in the 16th over. However, Rohit changed the complexion of the game as he went on to dismiss Abhishek Nayar (1) and Harbhajan Singh (0) on the final two balls of the 16th over. Then beginning of the 18th over of the innings, Rohit went to dismiss JP Duminy (52) to claim the hat-trick and ensure Deccan Chargers win in the match.
Deccan Chargers ended up winning the match after restricting Mumbai to 126/8. Rohit finished the March with the figures of 4-6 in his two overs.
The now Indian opening batsman Rohit has won the IPL the maximum number of times. He was won the tournament five times ( One with Deccan Chargers in 2009 and four times with Mumbai Indians)