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Best figures in a match on debut
Player Overs Mdns Runs Wkts Econ Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
ND Hirwani 33.5 6 136 16 4.01 India v West Indies Chennai 11 Jan 1988 Test # 1089
RAL Massie 60.1 16 137 16 2.27 Australia v England Lord's 22 Jun 1972 Test # 699
F Martin 57.2x5 21 102 12 2.13 England v Australia The Oval 11 Aug 1890 Test # 34
JJ Krejza 74.5 4 358 12 4.78 Australia v India Nagpur 6 Nov 2008 Test # 1892
CV Grimmett 31.3x8 5 82 11 1.96 Australia v England Sydney 27 Feb 1925 Test # 162
CS Marriott 41.1 8 96 11 2.33 England v West Indies The Oval 12 Aug 1933 Test # 229
AE Hall 62.3 20 112 11 1.79 South Africa v England Cape Town 1 Jan 1923 Test # 149
Mohammad Zahid 41.0 8 130 11 3.17 Pakistan v New Zealand Rawalpindi 28 Nov 1996 Test # 1342
AV Bedser 61.2 14 145 11 2.36 England v India Lord's 22 Jun 1946 Test # 276
SF Burke 81.0 29 196 11 2.41 South Africa v New Zealand Cape Town 1 Jan 1962 Test # 519
AL Valentine 106.0 36 204 11 1.92 West Indies v England Manchester 8 Jun 1950 Test # 323
JK Lever 36.4 12 70 10 1.90 England v India Delhi 17 Dec 1976 Test # 788
HHH Johnson 65.5 24 96 10 1.45 West Indies v England Kingston 27 Mar 1948 Test # 298
T Richardson 67.4x5 20 156 10 2.76 England v Australia Manchester 24 Aug 1893 Test # 41
K Farnes 65.2 13 179 10 2.73 England v Australia Nottingham 8 Jun 1934 Test # 233
KJ Abbott 28.4 11 68 9 2.37 South Africa v Pakistan Centurion 22 Feb 2013 Test # 2075
SR Clark 33.0 10 89 9 2.69 Australia v South Africa Cape Town 16 Mar 2006 Test # 1789
PM Pollock 42.3 11 99 9 2.32 South Africa v New Zealand Durban 8 Dec 1961 Test # 515
JJ Ferris 78.3x4 37 103 9 1.96 Australia v England Sydney 28 Jan 1887 Test # 25
LJ Coldwell 55.0 15 110 9 2.00 England v Pakistan Lord's 21 Jun 1962 Test # 531
R Berry 57.5 25 116 9 2.00 England v West Indies Manchester 8 Jun 1950 Test # 323
Mohammed Shami 30.1 2 118 9 3.91 India v West Indies Kolkata 6 Nov 2013 Test # 2101
R Ashwin 48.3 9 128 9 2.63 India v West Indies Delhi 6 Nov 2011 Test # 2015
J Middleton 61.4x5 18 130 9 2.52 South Africa v England Port Elizabeth 13 Feb 1896 Test # 47
TM Alderman 43.0 10 130 9 3.02 Australia v England Nottingham 18 Jun 1981 Test # 903
JDF Larter 46.1 4 145 9 3.14 England v Pakistan The Oval 16 Aug 1962 Test # 534
WH Copson 40.4x8 4 152 9 2.81 England v West Indies Lord's 24 Jun 1939 Test # 272
JV Saunders 67.1 19 162 9 2.41 Australia v England Sydney 14 Feb 1902 Test # 68
JC Laker 67.0 21 198 9 2.95 England v West Indies Bridgetown 21 Jan 1948 Test # 293
WH Cooper 93.2x4 27 200 9 3.20 Australia v England Melbourne 31 Dec 1881 Test # 5
Sohag Gazi 70.2 9 219 9 3.11 Bangladesh v West Indies Dhaka 13 Nov 2012 Test # 2057
AE Trott 30.0 11 52 8 1.73 Australia v England Adelaide 11 Jan 1895 Test # 44
MJC Allom 34.0 10 55 8 1.61 England v New Zealand Christchurch 10 Jan 1930 Test # 186
CTB Turner 62.2x4 33 68 8 1.63 Australia v England Sydney 28 Jan 1887 Test # 25
VD Philander 28.0 6 78 8 2.78 South Africa v Australia Cape Town 9 Nov 2011 Test # 2016
DEJ Ironside 39.5x8 14 88 8 1.66 South Africa v New Zealand Johannesburg 24 Dec 1953 Test # 378
A Shaw 89.3x4 50 89 8 1.48 England v Australia Melbourne 15 Mar 1877 Test # 1
DJG Sammy 38.3 9 98 8 2.54 West Indies v England Manchester 7 Jun 2007 Test # 1835
LC Mayne 41.0 7 99 8 2.41 Australia v West Indies Kingston 3 Mar 1965 Test # 580
GHT Simpson-Hayward 40.0 6 102 8 2.55 England v South Africa Johannesburg 1 Jan 1910 Test # 106
Aizaz Cheema 40.1 16 103 8 2.56 Pakistan v Zimbabwe Bulawayo 1 Sep 2011 Test # 2006
HV Hordern 29.2 3 105 8 3.57 Australia v South Africa Melbourne 17 Feb 1911 Test # 114
Mohammad Sami 46.4 15 106 8 2.27 Pakistan v New Zealand Auckland 8 Mar 2001 Test # 1533
WS Lees 56.1 20 108 8 1.92 England v South Africa Johannesburg 2 Jan 1906 Test # 88
TK Kendall 71.1x4 28 109 8 2.29 Australia v England Melbourne 15 Mar 1877 Test # 1
Shabbir Ahmed 38.4 5 109 8 2.81 Pakistan v Bangladesh Karachi 20 Aug 2003 Test # 1655
AM Blignaut 37.0 9 110 8 2.97 Zimbabwe v Bangladesh Bulawayo 19 Apr 2001 Test # 1543
Mahmudullah 34.4 6 110 8 3.17 Bangladesh v West Indies Kingstown 9 Jul 2009 Test # 1923
RJ Kirtley 47.2 15 114 8 2.40 England v South Africa Nottingham 14 Aug 2003 Test # 1654
MW Tate 56.4 20 115 8 2.02 England v South Africa Birmingham 14 Jun 1924 Test # 153
DG Cork 41.3 9 115 8 2.77 England v West Indies Lord's 22 Jun 1995 Test # 1299
R Peel 81.1x4 30 119 8 2.19 England v Australia Adelaide 12 Dec 1884 Test # 17
NA Mallender 46.0 14 122 8 2.65 England v Pakistan Leeds 23 Jul 1992 Test # 1192
NGB Cook 53.2 20 125 8 2.34 England v New Zealand Lord's 11 Aug 1983 Test # 959
W Brearley 31.0 6 126 8 4.06 England v Australia Manchester 24 Jul 1905 Test # 86
M de Lange 36.2 5 126 8 3.46 South Africa v Sri Lanka Durban 26 Dec 2011 Test # 2026
BAW Mendis 45.5 8 132 8 2.88 Sri Lanka v India Colombo (SSC) 23 Jul 2008 Test # 1882
GF Bissett 48.5 10 136 8 2.78 South Africa v England Cape Town 31 Dec 1927 Test # 169
L Klusener 35.3 5 139 8 3.91 South Africa v India Kolkata 27 Nov 1996 Test # 1341
K Higgs 65.1 14 143 8 2.19 England v South Africa The Oval 26 Aug 1965 Test # 596
PM Such 64.3 15 145 8 2.24 England v Australia Manchester 3 Jun 1993 Test # 1223
F Morley 93.0x4 39 146 8 2.35 England v Australia The Oval 6 Sep 1880 Test # 4
WM Clark 44.0x8 6 147 8 2.50 Australia v India Brisbane 2 Dec 1977 Test # 809
JDA O'Connor 61.0 14 150 8 2.45 Australia v England Adelaide 10 Jan 1908 Test # 98
DL Piedt 49.0 4 152 8 3.10 South Africa v Zimbabwe Harare 9 Aug 2014 Test # 2135
PL Taylor 55.0 17 154 8 2.80 Australia v England Sydney 10 Jan 1987 Test # 1065
RP Snell 34.0 4 157 8 4.61 South Africa v West Indies Bridgetown 18 Apr 1992 Test # 1188
DR Doshi 85.0 25 167 8 1.96 India v Australia Chennai 11 Sep 1979 Test # 855
AS Kennedy 62.1 14 169 8 2.71 England v South Africa Johannesburg 23 Dec 1922 Test # 148
DW Headley 56.3 8 176 8 3.11 England v Australia Manchester 3 Jul 1997 Test # 1372
I Meckiff 57.0x8 6 177 8 2.32 Australia v South Africa Johannesburg 23 Dec 1957 Test # 444
MD Craig 39.0 5 188 8 4.82 New Zealand v West Indies Kingston 8 Jun 2014 Test # 2123
TW Wall 75.0 13 189 8 2.52 Australia v England Melbourne 8 Mar 1929 Test # 180
Abdur Rehman 69.0 9 210 8 3.04 Pakistan v South Africa Karachi 1 Oct 2007 Test # 1843
FA Ward 82.0x8 19 240 8 2.19 Australia v England Brisbane 4 Dec 1936 Test # 255
Records includes the following current or recent matches:
South Africa v West Indies at Centurion, 1st Test, Dec 17-20, 2014 [Test # 2150]
Australia v India at Brisbane, 2nd Test, Dec 17-20, 2014 [Test # 2149]
Australia v India at Adelaide, 1st Test, Dec 9-13, 2014 [Test # 2148]

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