Ajaz Patel created history by taking all 10 wickets of Indian innings
New Zealand Player Ajaz Patel is the first and only player to end up on the losing side despite taking all 10 wickets in a Test innings. The previous best innings figures in a losing cause were 9 for 83 by Kapil Dev against West Indies in 1983.
2nd Test against India Dec 2021
Mumbai born New Zealand cricketer Ajaz Patel had created a history when he has taken all the ten wickets of Indian first inning in the match against India in Mumbai. Ajaz Patel became the third cricketer who has taken all the 10 wickets in an inning after Jim Laker and Anil Kumble. But do you know, in this match Patel has created a record taking the Most wickets in an inning in a losing cause. Ten out of ten wickets to be precise.
In this match Ajaz Patel had taken a total of 14 wickets in Indian innings. In the first inning of India, at the end of first day’s play india was in a comfortable position of 221 runs for the loss of 4 wickets. All those four wickets taken by Azad Patel at the end of first day.
Azaz Patel magic of taking all the 10 wickets on second day
The left arm spinner Ajaz’s magic started on the second day when he captured all the remaining six wickets of Indian first inning and bowled out India on 325 runs (full scorecard). This was the second time when all the 10 wickets fell was taken by a single bowler on Indian soil (Mumbai). Prior to this in the year 1999 Anil Kumble also created also achieved this feet by taking all the 10 wickets of Pakistan innings at Delhi (full scorecard). But in this match India and won. Similarly when Jim Laker had taken all the 10 wickets of Australian inning that match also won by England (full scorecard). So in this way as as Patel became the first and only bowler who has taken all the 10 wickets in an inning but his team lost the match.
Previous record of maximum wickets in a losing side
As far as the record of taking maximum wickets in a losing side in an inning is concerned, previous record was with Kapil Dev when he has taken 9 wickets of 83 against West Indies in 1983 (full scorecard). In this test match against India in Dec 2021, Ajaz Patel created history by picking up all the 10 wickets of the opposition team. He became the 3rd bowler in the test history to reach to that milestone after Jim Laker and Anil Kumble.
Q: Who has taken 10 wickets in a match?
A: Jim Laker, Anil Kumble and Ajaz Patel are the 3 players who have taken all the 10 wickets in an inning of a test match
Q: Who has taken 10 wickets in an innings against India?
A: Mumbai born New Zealand left arm spinner Ajaz Patel has taken all the 10 wickets against India in 2nd test in Dec 2021.
Q: What is the best bowling figure against India?
A: 10 for 119 is the best bowling figure against India. Ajaz Patel took 10 wickets in second test vs India in Dec 2021
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