Paceman Peter Siddle, who turned 26 on Thursday, gave himself the perfect birthday present on Thursday by registering the first Ashes hat-trick by an Australian since Shane Warne in the 1994-1995 series.
Here are five facts about the right-arm pacer:
* Born Nov. 25, 1984 at Traralgon, Victoria.
* Made test debut against India at Mohali in Oct. 2008.
* Has recorded two five-wicket hauls in his first 17 tests.
* Best innings haul heading into the Ashes had been five wickets for 21 runs against England at Headingley, Leeds in 2009.
* Had claimed 60 wickets from 17 matches going into the Brisbane test.
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