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BOWLERS WHO TOOK 10 OR MORE WICKETS ON TEST DEBUT

Compiled by M.L. Fernando

Frederick Martin

Alf Valentine

BOWLERS WHO TOOK 10 OR MORE WICKETS ON TEST DEBUT

Key: Player / Country / 1st ings. / 2nd ings. / Versus / Date / Ground

1. Frederick Martin – England – 6/50 – 6/52 – Australia – 11/08/1890 – Kennington Oval

2. Thomas Richardson – England – 5/49 – 5/107 – Australia – 24/08/1893 – Old Trafford

3. Alfred Hall – South Africa – 4/49 – 7/63 – England – 01/01/1923 – Newlands

4. Clarence Grimmett – Australia – 5/45 – 6/37 – England – 27/02/1925 – Sydney CG

5. Charles Marriott – England – 5/37 – 6/59 – West Indies – 12/08/1933 – Kennington Oval

6. Kenneth Farnes – England – 5/102 – 5/77 – Australia – 08/06/1934 – Trent Bridge

7. Alec Bedser – England – 7/49 – 4/96 – India – 22/06/1946 – Lord’s

8. Hophie Johnson – West Indies – 5/41 – 5/55 – England – 27/03/1948 – Sabina Park

9. Alfred Valentine – West Indies – 8/104 – 3/100 – England – 08/06/1950 – Old Trafford

10. Sydney Burke – South Africa – 6/128 – 5/68 – New Zealand – 01/01/1962 – Newlands

11. Robert Massie – Australia – 8/84 – 8/53 – England – 22/06/1972 – Lord’s

12. John Lever – England – 7/46 – 3/24 – India – 17/12/1976 – Arun Jaitley Stadium

13. Narendra Hirwani – India – 8/61 – 8/75 – West Indies – 11/01/1988 – MA Chidambaram

14. Mohammad Zahid – Pakistan – 4/64 – 7/66 – New Zealand – 28/11/1996 – Rawalpindi CS

15. Jason Krejza – Australia – 8/215 – 4/143 – India – 06/11/2008 – Vidarbha CA Stadium

16. Praveen Jayawickrama – Sri Lanka – 6/92 – 5/86 – Bangladesh – 03/05/2021 – Pallekele

NOTE: John J. Ferris who took 13 wickets on debut for England, but had previously played 8 games for Australia is omitted from this list

Narendra Hirwani