Birthday special: Indian bowlers who claimed a fifer on Test debut
Today we celebrate the birthday of former Indian spinner Dilip Doshi. He went on to become the fourth Indian cricketer to claim a fifer on his debut. We take a look at the list on Indian Test players' performances who claimed five or more wickets on their debut.
Mohammad Nissar - 5/93 vs England at Lord's on 25 June 1932.
Overs - 26. Econ rate - 3.57. Result - Lost.
Vaman Kumar - 5/64 vs Pakistan at Ferozeshah Kotla on 8 February 1961.
Overs - 37.5. Econ rate - 1.69. Result - Draw.
Syed Abid Ali - 6/55 vs Australia at Adelaide Oval on 23 December 1967.
Overs - 17. Econ Rate - 2.42. Result - Lost.
Dilip Doshi - 6/103 vs Australia at Madras Cricket Ground on 11 September 1979.
Overs - 43. Econ Rate - 2.39. Result - Draw.
Narendra Hirwani - 8/61 vs West Indies at MA Chidambaram Stadium on 11 January 1988.
Overs - 18.3. Econ Rate - 3.29. Result - Won.
Amit Mishra - 5/71 vs Australia at Punjab Cricket Association Stadium on 17 October 2008.
Overs - 26.4. Econ Rate - 2.66. Result - Won.
Ravichandran Ashwin - 6/47 vs West Indies at Feroz Shah Kotla on 6 November 2011.
Overs - 21.3. Econ Rate - 2.18. Result - Won.
Mohammad Shami - 5/47 vs West Indies at Eden Gardens on 8 November 2013.
Overs - 13.1. Econ Rate - 3.56. Result - won