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Kumble second Indian to take 12 wickets away

Rajneesh Gupta | January 07, 2004 15:04 IST
Last Updated: January 07, 2004 15:39 IST

Anil Kumble became only the second Indian to take a dozen wickets in a match in an 'away' series during the Sydney Test after Bhagwat Chandrasekhar, who had returned figures of 12 for 104 also against Australia at Melbourne in 1977-78.

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Only four other Indian bowlers have succeeded in taking ten wickets in a match on foreign soil.

Kumble, however, blotted his copy book by getting the dubious distinction of conceding maximum runs in a match by an Indian bowler. Previously, it was Rajesh Chauhan who held that mark. He conceded 276 runs in Sri Lanka's mammoth total of 952 for six at Colombo PSS in 1997-98.

Kumble, though, may take solace from the fact that he went for 23.25 runs for each wicket in a match where an average of 69.88 runs were scored for a wicket. Also, Australia's strike bowler Brett Lee went for 276 runs in his 51.5 overs picking only four wickets in the process.

Indians with ten-wicket match hauls abroad
12-104273BS ChandrasekharAus3rdMelbourne1977-78
12-279533A KumbleAus4thSydney2003-04
11-140376EAS PrasannaNZ 1stAuckland1975-76
10-153264BKV PrasadSA1stDurban1996-97
10-188321C SharmaEng3rdEdgbaston1986
10-194490BS BediAus2ndPerth 1977-78

Most expensive ten-wicket match hauls
10-302369AA MaileyAusEng3rdAdelaide1920-21
12-279533A KumbleIndAus4thSydney2003-04
11-257436AG HuckleZimNZ 2ndBulawayo (QSC)1997-98
13-256749JC WhiteEngAus4thAdelaide1928-29
10-253534IT BothamEngAus6thThe Oval1981

Most expensive figures in a match
3749632OC ScottWI Eng4thKingston1929-30
3087504AA MaileyAusEng1stSydney (SCG)1924-25
30210369AA MaileyAusEng3rdAdelaide1920-21
2981522LO'B Fleetwood-SmithAusEng5thThe Oval1938
2989505CV GrimmettAusEng1stBrisbane (Ex)1928-29
2909566RO JenkinsEngWI 2ndLord's1950
2885552DVP WrightEngSA5thKingsmead1938-39
2865527Saqlain MushtaqPakSL 2ndColombo (SSC)1996-97
2827414DW CarrEngAus5thThe Oval1909
27912533A KumbleIndAus4thSydney (SCG)2003-04
2761468RK ChauhanIndSL 1stColombo (RPS)1997-98
2764311BS LeeAusInd4thSydney (SCG)2003-04
2753510Haseeb AhsanPakWI 4thGeorgetown1957-58
2756523AV BedserEngAus3rdMCG1946-47
2728516CV GrimmettAusEng2ndLord's1930
2676543DK LilleeAusPak1stAdelaide1976-77
2674480JW GleesonAusWI 4thAdelaide1968-69
2667672WA JohnstonAusSA5thMCG1952-53
2664584LR GibbsWI Aus5thSydney (SCG)1968-69
2669460AA MaileyAusEng5thThe Oval1926
2607504SCG MacGillAusEng4thMCG2002-03
2604438Mahmood HussainPakWI 2ndPort-of-Spain1957-58
2596594AA MaileyAusEng3rdAdelaide1924-25
2590324Khan MohammadPakWI 3rdKingston1957-58
2585688AP FreemanEngAus1stSydney (SCG)1924-25
25711436AG HuckleZimNZ 2ndBulawayo (QSC)1997-98
25613749JC WhiteEngAus4thAdelaide1928-29
2561738N GordonSAEng5thKingsmead1938-39
2555464DVP WrightEngAus3rdMCG1946-47
2546624MH MankadIndWI 5thKingston1952-53
25310534IT BothamEngAus6thThe Oval1981
2538651SG ShindeIndEng1stDelhi (Feroz SK)1951-52
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