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Against which team Narendra Hirwani took 16 wickets in one Test Match?
1. England
2. West Indies
3. Pakistan
4. Bangladesh

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Correct Answer - Option 2 : West Indies

The correct answer is West Indies.

  • NARENDRA HIRWANI:
    • Narendra Hirwani achieved this milestone in his debut test match against West Indies in Madras in the year 1988. His record is still unbroken.
    • The cricketer was a leg-spin bowler of the Indian National team.
    • The bowler took 8 wickets in the first inning for 61 runs. With this, he became the fourth bowler to do so in the debut appearance.
    • In the second innings, he took 8 wickets for 75 runs and thus became the only player to date to have taken 16 wickets in the debut test match.

  • Hirwani played his last test match in the year 1996 against South Africa.
  • He played his debut ODI in 1988 against West Indies and last ODI in 1992 against Australia.
  • He holds another World Test record of bowling 59 overs unchanged without a break, during a test match against England in the year 1990.
  • Some important world records held by Indian cricketers
World Record Cricketer
Maximum Runs Scored Sachin Tendulkar (18,426)
Highest Individual Score Rohit Sharma (264 runs against Sri Lanka)
Highest Batting Average in the career Virat Kohli (59.07)
Most Sixes Rohit Sharma (244)
Fastest Wicket Taker Ajit Agarkar (50)

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