New Zealand’s Ajaz Patel 3rd Bowler To Take 10 Wickets In An Innings In Test Cricket History

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New Zealands Ajaz Patel 3rd Bowler To Take 10 Wickets In An Innings In Test Cricket History

Ajaz Patel took all 10 wickets in an innings vs India.© AFP

New Zealand spinner Ajaz Patel achieved the rarest of uncommon feats as he took all 10 wickets to fall in India’s first innings in Mumbai. Ajaz Patel turned solely the third participant within the historical past of Take a look at cricket to take action on Saturday. He joins England’s Jim Laker and former Indian captain Anil Kumble to dismiss 10 opposition gamers in an innings. Ajaz continued his nice bowling efficiency from Day 1 the place he claimed 4 wickets. On the morning of the second day of the continuing Take a look at towards India, Ajaz as soon as once more tormented the Indian batters and spun an internet round them to take the remaining six wickets.

Ajaz ended with figures of 10 wickets for 119 runs in 47.5 overs. The autumn of the 10th wicket will without end be etched within the New Zealand gamers’ thoughts with Mohammed Siraj skying the ball solely to be caught at mid-on.

India have been all out for 325 runs within the first innings with Mayank Agarwal ending as the highest scorer with 150 runs. Axar Patel additionally scored a combating half-century — his maiden in worldwide cricket.

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