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Thursday, April 4, 2019

Harbhajan Singh's 15 wicket in a match

Highlights - India vs Australia - Harbhajan Singh's 15 wicket in a match


Australia tour of India 3-match test series 3rd and final test played between India and Australia at Chennai in 2001 - Harbhajan Singh takes fifteen wickets haul in a match.

Harbhajan Singh captured 8-84 and 7-133 for a match total of 15 for 217 in 80.1 overs.

This feat (15 wicket or more) has been accomplished only on 11 previous occasions.

The best figure returned in a single innings of a Test Match was by England's Jim Laker with 10 for 53 against Australia at Old Trafford in 1956.

Jim Laker took 9-37 in the second innings of the match. Laker ripped through Australia's batting to claim 19-90 at Manchester.

Jim Laker - who was the best ever match bowling figures in Tests cricket - Dismissing the star players like Harvey, Miller and Benaud along the way.

Indian leg-spinner Anil Kumble stepped into the record books with the 2nd best Test bowling performance of all time in one innings.

when Anil Kumble took 10 for 74 in Pakistan's second innings in March 1999 at Delhi.

Anil Kumble became only the second bowler in Test history to claim 10 Wickets in an innings.

Interestingly, after Anil Kumble had taken nine wickets, Srinath sportingly bowled two wides and kept bowling outside the off stump to allow Kumble claim his tenth wicket.