IND vs NZ 2021, Day 2 Live Cricket Score: Ajaz Patel becomes the third bowler in history to take ten wickets in an innings.
India vs. New Zealand: Ajaz Patel, a Mumbai-born New Zealand left-arm spinner, is savouring every moment of his dream homecoming after taking all ten wickets in the first innings of the second Test match against India.
INDIA were bowled out for 325 in their first innings on Day 2 of the 2nd Test in Mumbai, with Ajaz Patel becoming only the third bowler in Test cricket history to take all ten wickets in an innings. Ajaz concluded with a world-record-breaking 10/119 in 47.5 overs.
Ajaz Patel is the third player to take 10 wickets in a Test innings
Ajaz is the first New Zealand bowler to achieve the feat
India were all out for 325 as Ajaz walked back to a standing ovation from the crowd.
🔹 Jim Laker
🔹 Anil Kumble
🔹 Ajaz Patel
— ICC (@ICC) December 4, 2021
At the Wankhede Stadium, he made history by becoming only the third cricketer after Jim Laker and Anil Kumble to take ten wickets in a single innings of a Test match. Patel received a standing ovation when he became the first New Zealand bowler to take all ten wickets in a Test innings at the Wankhede Stadium.
On Day 2 of the ongoing match against India, Ajaz dismissed Mohammed Siraj to clinch a perfect 10-wicket haul, emulating Jim Laker and Anil Kumble. Laker had taken 10 wickets for 53 runs against Australia at Old Trafford in Manchester in 1956, while Anil Kumble had taken 10 wickets for 74 runs against Pakistan in New Delhi in just 26.3 overs.
Meanwhile, during the second session of the second Test against New Zealand on Friday, India was bowled out for 325 runs.
New Zealand will have to build a sizeable lead to achieve a rare series victory in India. If they do win, Ajaz Patel’s heroics will be remembered all the more by cricket fans in the world.