On his debut, Alex Carey surpasses Rishabh Pant and others to set a new test record.
It was a memorable Test debut for Australia wicketkeeper Alex Carey. As he achieved a massive record in the first Ashes Test, against England at the Gabba in Brisbane.
It was a memorable Test debut for Australia wicketkeeper Alex Carey. As he accomplished a huge turning point within the, to begin with, Fiery remains Test against Britain at the Gabba in Brisbane.
Carey on Saturday got to be the primary wicketkeeper to take 8 catches. (Both innings combined) on Test make a big appearance, outperforming Rishabh Pant and five others, who had taken 7 catches each on their respective Test debuts. The 30-year-old accomplished the turning point within the opening session on Day 4 when Chris Woakes edged Cameron Green’s delivery.
Most catches by a wicketkeeper on Test debut:
Alex Carey (8)
Chris Read (7)
Brian Taber (7)
Chamara Dunusinghe (7)
Rishabh Pant (7)
Peter Nevill (7)
Alan Knott (7)
Interestingly, S.Africa wicketkeeper Quinton de Kock had taken nine catches against Sri Lanka at Galle but it was not on his Test debut.
De Kock had made his Test debut against Australia in Port Elizabeth but didn’t keep wickets in that match with AB de Villiers taking the gloves.
Alex Carey surpasses others to set a new test record.
Separated from Carey, Australia spinner Nathan Lyon too accomplished an enormous accomplishment on Saturday. After expelling Dawid Malan on Day 4, Lyon enlisted his 400th Test wicket.
Lyon bowled thirty-three wicketless overs within the initial Ashes take a look at, and had to attend for nearly a year since his 399th scalp to hitch the elite list of Australian bowlers with four hundred or additional Test wickets.
S.Warne (708) and G.McGrath (563) are the opposite Australian bowlers, who’ve taken four hundred or more Test wickets.
The 34-year-old took 4 wickets as Australia bowled out England for 297 runs in the 2nd innings. Chasing a target of 20, Australia gained the sport through nine wickets after Ollie Robinson had brushed off Carey, who had opened the innings in the vicinity of David Warner, together with Marcus Harris.
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