In pictures: Top order batsmen who took at least one Test wicket

Updated: 16 August, 2016 12:46 IST
  • Mike Atherton
    The England batsmen has taken 2 Test wickets in the 115 matches he has played (Pic/ AFP)
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  • Murali Vijay
    The Indian opener played 28 Tests and has taken 1 wicket. His bowling style is right arm off break. (Pic/ Getty Images)
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  • Rohit Sharma
    The Indian opening batsman has taken 1 wicket in the 7 Tests that he played. He is a right arm off break bowler.
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  • Martin Guptill
    The New Zealander has played 31 Tests and taken 5 wickets. His bowling style is right arm off break. (Pic/ AFP)
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  • David Warner
    The Australian star batsman has played 33 Tests and taken 4 wickets. He bowls right arm leg break.
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  • Rahul Dravid
    The former Indian batsman has taken 1 wicket in the 164 Test matches that he played. He is a right arm off spinner.
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  • Ricky Ponting
    Punter has played 168 Test matches and has taken 5 wickets. He is a right arm medium pacer. (Pic/ Atul Kamble)
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  • Mahela Jayawardene
    The Sri Lankan batsman has taken 6 wickets in his 149-match long career. (Pic/ Atul Kamble)
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  • VVS Laxman
    The former Indian batsman played 134 Test matches and took two wickets. He bowled right arm off spin. (Pic/ Atul Kamble)
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  • Shivnarine Chanderpaul
    The West Indies batsman has played 158 Tests and taken 9 wickets. He is a right arm leg break bowler. (Pic/ Getty Images)
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  • Gary Kirsten
    The South African opener picked up two wickets in his 101 Tests. His bowling style was right arm off break. (Pic/ Suresh K.K)
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  • Don Bradman
    The Australian batting legend has played 52 Tests and taken 2 wickets. His bowling style was right arm leg break. (Pic/ AFP)
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  • Sunil Gavaskar
    The Indian batting veteran has played 125 Tests and has managed to take 1 wicket. He was a right arm medium pacer.
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  • Geoff Boycott
    The former England batsman played 108 Tests and took 7 wickets. He bowled a right arm medium pace. (Pic/ Getty Images)
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  • Martin Crowe
    The New Zealand cricketer played 77 Tests and took 14 wickets. He bowled right arm medium pace. (Pic/ Getty Images)
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  • Damien Martyn
    The former Australian batsman is also a right arm medium pacer. He took two wickets in the 67 Tests that he played. (Pic/ AFP)
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About The Gallery

On this day in 1996, ex-England cricketer Mike Atherton took a wicket in a match. Today, we take a look at some of the finest batsmen up the order who also managed to bag a few wickets in Tests

First Published: 12 August, 2016 12:08 IST