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Ajaz Patel becomes third bowler to scalp all 10 wickets in Test innings

Ajaz Patel became the first overseas bowler to take 9 (or) more wickets in a Test innings on Indian soil.

Sudharshan Sridharan Author

Updated - 4 December 2021 3:21 pm

Highlights
  • It was a day to remember for Ajaz Patel as he emulated Jim Laker and Anil Kumble.
  • Mumbai-born Ajaz Patel spun a web around the Indian batting unit.

Ajaz Patel achieved an unique record on Day-2 of 2nd Test match between India and New Zealand in Mumbai. India started the day on 221/4, but they ended up being all-out for just 325 runs. All 10 wickets of the Indian innings were scalped by Ajaz Patel. Let us have a look at the all the records he smashed with his spectacular performance.

2 – Ajaz Patel became the 2nd bowler to pick all 10 wickets of a Test innings after Anil Kumble on Indian soil.

3 – Ajaz Patel became only the 3rd bowler in history to take all 10 wickets of a Test innings after Jimmy Laker and Anil Kumble.

Best bowling figure in a Test innings:
Jimmy Laker – 10/53 vs Aus, 1956
Anil Kumble – 10/74 vs Pak, 1999
Ajaz Patel – 10/119 vs Ind, 2021

9 – Ajaz Patel became first overseas bowler to take 9 (or) more wickets in a Test innings on Indian Soil.

1988 – Best ever bowling figure by a New Zealand spinner before today was recorded by John Bracewell (6/51) and that was also recorded at Wankhade, Mumbai Stadium.

10 – Ajaz Patel became only 2nd New Zealand bowler after Richard Hadlee to pick 10 wickets in a Test match (two innings combined) against India on Indian soil.

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