Former Indian hitter Wasim Jaffer praised New Zealand spinner Ajaz Patel after the latter became the third pitcher in the game’s history to scalp 10 wickets in a test round. Addressing his Twitter, Jaffer wrote in Hindi: “Amazing Incredible Incredible !!!”
Meanwhile, former Indian all-rounder Irfan Pathan also praised spinner Kiwi for winning all ten wickets in the opening rounds of the second test underway here at Wankhede Stadium. “Please don’t let any Indian go to another country, better not even ask them. Dus ka Dum,” Irfan tweeted.
Former Indian drummer VVS Laxman also praised Ajaz Patel for his âsensationalâ achievement and wrote: âSensational! Just sensational! Are in the elite company of Jim Laker and Anil Kumble. native, wow !! ” Ajaz Patel became the third bowler in the game’s history to scalp the 10 wickets on Saturday in a test round. He achieved the feat against India in the second test underway here at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.
Patel came back with numbers 10-119 and as a result India was eliminated for 325 in the opening innings. Mayank Agarwal had the best score with a stroke of 150. As soon as Ajaz landed his tenth wicket, Indian Ravichandran Ashwin also rose to give a standing ovation to the Kiwi spinner, acknowledging the remarkable feat.
Previously, Australia’s Jim Laker was the first cricketer to scalp 10 wickets in a test round in 1956, followed by Indian Anil Kumble in 1999 against Pakistan. (ANI)
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