Sunday, October 19, 2008

Dream debut for Amit Mishra claims five wickets

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Leg-spinner Amit Mishra made an remarkable debut Vs Australia with a fresh 5 wickets haul.
Mishra's 5 for 71 was the best by an Indian bowler on debut since Narendra Hirwani's 8 for 61 against West Indies back in 1988.
List of Indian bowlers who have claimed five-wicket hauls on debut:

Amit Mishra vs Australia, 5 for 71, PCA Stadium, Mohali in 2008-09
Narendra Hirwani vs West Indies 8 for 61, M, Chidambaram, Chennai in 1987-88
Dilip Doshi vs Australia 6 for 103, M Chidamabaram Stadium, Chennai in 1979-80
S Abid Ali vs Australia 6 for 55, Adelaide Oval, Adelaide in 1967-68
VV Kumar vs Pakistan 5 for 64, Ferozesha Kotla, Delhi in 1960-61
Mohd. Nissar vs England 5 for 93, Lord's in 1932

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