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Kumble takes a world record

Rajneesh Gupta | January 04, 2004 17:52 IST

Anil Kumble got a world record against his name on the third day of Sydney Test. The wicket of Damien Martyn was the 21st caught and bowled dismissal for Kumble in his career. He has now taken more wickets in this fashion than any other bowler in Test history. Kumble was previously level with England's Derek Underwood.

The accompanying table lists the leading bowlers with most caught and bowled dismissals. It will be observed that the list contains more spinners than fast bowlers.

21A R KumbleInd37481*
20D L UnderwoodEng29786
19M MuralitharanSL48585*
17R BenaudAus24863
17S K WarneAus491107*
15L R GibbsWI30979
15H TrumbleAus14132
12H J HowarthNZ8630
11C V GrimmettAus21637
11H J TayfieldSA17037
10P R AdamsSA13244*
10G GiffenAus10331
10A W GreigEng14158
10R J HadleeNZ43186

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