Birthday special: Indian bowlers who claimed a fifer on Test debut

Dec 22, 2015, 08:55 IST | A Correspondent

Today we celebrate the birthday of former Indian spinner Dilip Doshi. He went on to become the fourth Indian 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

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
Syed Abid Ali - 6/55 vs Australia at Adelaide Oval on 23 December 1967.
Overs - 17. Econ Rate - 2.42. Result - Lost.

Dilip Doshi
Dilip Doshi - 6/103 vs Australia at Madras Cricket Ground on 11 September 1979.
Overs - 43. Econ Rate - 2.39. Result - Draw.

narendra hirwani
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
Amit Mishra - 5/71 vs Australia at Punjab Cricket Association Stadium on 17 October 2008.
Overs - 26.4. Econ Rate - 2.66. Result - Won.

r ashwin
Ravichandran Ashwin - 6/47 vs West Indies at Feroz Shah Kotla on 6 November 2011.
Overs - 21.3. Econ Rate - 2.18. Result - Won.

Mohd. Shami

Mohammad Shami - 5/47 vs West Indies at Eden Gardens on 8 November 2013.
Overs - 13.1. Econ Rate - 3.56. Result - won

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