New Zealand’s Patel takes all 10 Indian wickets in an innings

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The Kiwi spinner has become the third bowler in the history of Test cricket to take all 10 wickets in an innings.

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New Zealand’s Mumbai-born spinner Ejaz Patel has taken all 10 wickets in the second Test against India, becoming only the third bowler in cricket history to achieve the feat.


Left-arm spinner Patel extended his four-wicket haul on the first day to return 10 for 119 on Saturday as hosts India were all out for 325.

The 33-year-old Patel, whose parents moved to New Zealand in 1996, was joined by England off-spinner Jim Laker (against Australia in 1956) and India leg-spinner Anil Kumble (against Pakistan in 1999) in taking all the wickets. . Turn.

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Patel stunned India in the first session with wickets in consecutive balls and overnight batsman Mayank Agarwal scored 150 to help India post a challenging total.

He sent back Agarwal, who started the day for 120 with India at 221 for four, to break Axar Patel’s 67-run stand, who scored 52.

The shrewd spinner soon took Akshar leg-before and teammate Rachin Ravindra caught a skier from Mohammad Siraj, a jubilant Patel roared and applauded not only from the crowd but also from the Indian dressing room.


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