How fitting that the first-ever Test match hat-trick to be recorded at Trent Bridge should be taken by a Nottinghamshire bowler on this day in 2011.
Playing for England against India, Stuart Broad became the 12th Englishman and 39th overall to take three wickets in three balls at the highest level of the game.
He had MS Dhoni caught at slip by James Anderson, Harbhajan Singh trapped lbw in his crease and then a full, swinging delivery crashed into Praveen Kumar’s stumps.
Broad’s stunning performance came during a spell of 5.1-2-5-5 which deservedly earned him the man of the match honours in England’s success.
Nottinghamshire CCC On This Day details the key events, biggest matches and the most significant players that have shaped the history of our illustrious county side, as well as incorporating statistics and facts from every day of the year.