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Who was the first person to take 10 wickets in a Test?
NEW DELHI: It has been 63 years since English pacer Jim Laker’s feat of becoming the first bowler to scalp all ten-wickets in a single Test match against Australia. “#OnThisDay in 1956, Jim Laker became the first bowler to pick up wickets in a Test inning.
Who has taken 10 wickets in 10 balls?
|SK Warne (AUS)||1992-2007||10|
|Sir RJ Hadlee (NZ)||1973-1990||9|
|HMRKB Herath (SL)||1999-2018||9|
|A Kumble (INDIA)||1990-2008||8|
Who took the first wicket in Test cricket?
The first wicket and first catch in Test cricket history were taken by England’s Allen Hill on the first morning of the first Test in 1877. Hill bowled Australia’s Nat Thomson for one run to claim Test cricket’s first wicket.
Who has scored a century and taken 10 wickets in a Test match?
Friday marks 36 years since Ian Botham’s incredible feat of taking 10 wickets and scoring a century in a Test match.
Who hit six in first ball?
West Indies opener Chris Gayle is the only batsman to smash a six off the first ball of a test match.
Who scored the very first triple century in Test cricket?
Andy Sandham of England
The first Test triple century was achieved by Andy Sandham of England against West Indies in 1930, and the most recent was scored by Mahela Jayawardene of Sri Lanka against South Africa in 2006.
Who is the cricket player that took 10 wickets in one game?
Laker was the first player to take all 10 wickets in a Test match innings, ten for 53 in the Australians’ 2nd innings of the 4th Ashes Test at Old Trafford in 1956 (the only other bowler to take all 10 wickets is Anil Kumble of India in 1999).
Who is the only cricket player to have scored 5000 runs?
One of cricket’s most famous statistics, it stands almost 40 runs higher than any other batsman’s average. Don Bradman is the only player in the world to have scored 5000 runs against a single opposition: 5028 runs against England.
Who is the highest individual score in Test cricket?
West Indies batsman Brian Lara has the highest individual score in Test cricket: he scored 400 not out against England in 2004 to surpass the innings of 380 by Matthew Hayden six months earlier.
Which is the fastest half century in Test cricket?
Lara had held the record before Hayden, with a score of 375 against England 10 years earlier. Pakistan’s Misbah-ul-Haq holds the record of the fastest Test half century, scoring 50 runs from 21 balls.