The Top Hat Trick achievement in Ashes Cricket 2009

The Top Hat Trick

Take 4 wickets in a row from one bowler in a match in single player or ranked online match.

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How to unlock the The Top Hat Trick achievement

  • The DiscThe Disc1,402,890
    14 Aug 2009 20 Aug 2009
    7 0 1
    Very easy thanks to the saving system.
    If you don't know already you can save at anytime in a match. This involves taking 4 wickets from 4 balls in a row.

    So take a wicket - save.
    If you fail to take the next wicket on the next ball just reload the save & try again.

    Repeat until you have all 4.

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    Redbeast87I've tried this method and got all ten wickets like this and did not get a single achievement. it's not registering anymore for some reason. i only need the achievements, King Pair, Want some thing done right and the top hatrick.
    Posted by Redbeast87 On 16 Jul 11 at 01:58
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  • PuritanSoulPuritanSoul1,124,536
    18 Apr 2013 19 Apr 2013
    1 0 0
    This is one of the most frustrating acheivements to get, but best to get in a test match and combine with 3 wickets, 4 wickets, 5 wickets 1 bowler, 10 wickets 1 bowler, bowl the opposition out in less than 10 overs, pair and king pair. That way, whilst frustrating, you can get 7 acheivements in one match.

    I played a test match with England versus Kenya (they seem to be the worst at 1 star), batted first to get the 100, 200, 300, 600 achievements before declaring.

    When bowling, I used Jimmy Anderson, attacking field 8, and the inswing ball (B).

    Now comes the complete luck bit. Bowling at the stumps is pointless if you ask me, as they always block it, so don't if you ask me.

    From where the cursor starts, I would move it right and down a bit, to try and get the batsmen to edge. I would try and bowl at top speed. Sometimes they edge it (get good at practising catching first in the fielding tutorial!), sometimes they whack it - god knows what changes, pot luck if you ask me.

    So what you need to do is get someone out in the first 2 balls of the over, save, bowl the next delivery....quit, load, bowl the same delivery.....quit, load, same delivery -oo he's edged it and out! - save, bowl the next and and so on.

    As a guide, to get all the above acheivements took me about one hour - with a lot of loading. You will need some patience, but through the loading system, you can get it in the end!
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