Most wickets in the first over of a Test
Irfan Pathan?s three wickets in the first over of Karachi Test are now the maximum by any bowler in first over of a Test match.india Updated: Jan 31, 2006 10:33 IST
Irfan Pathan’s three wickets in the first over of Karachi Test are now the maximum by any bowler in first over of a Test match.
The previous record was of two wickets shared by three bowlers, South Africa’s 'Tip' Snooke, India’s Javagal Srinath (twice) and New Zealand’s Chris Cairns.
The following table lists the bowlers capturing two or more wickets in first over of a Test:
|2||IK Pathan (Ind)||v Pak||Karachi||2005-06|
|Salman Butt, Younis Khan & Mohammad Yousuf|
|2||SJ Snooke (SA)|
|W Rhodes & D Denton|
|2||J Srinath (Ind)||v Aus||Kolkata||1997-98|
|MJ Slater & GS Blewet|
|2||J Srinath (Ind)||v NZ||Hamilton||1998-99|
|MD Bell & SP Fleming|
|2||CL Cairns (NZ)||v Eng||Christchurch||2001-02|
|ME Trescothick & MA Butcher|
- Rajneesh Gupta