Indian captain Virat Kohli bowled out for zero in the last Test against England. This is the second time in his Test career, when he was dismissed for 2 times in a series. Earlier in 2014 too, he was dismissed 2 times in a series. At the same time, as captain, Virat was out on zero for the 8th time. In this case, he equaled Mahendra Singh Dhoni.
Stokes’ record against Kohli was better
caught by English all-rounder Ben Stokes at the hands of wicketkeeper Ben Fox in this Test. Moin Ali has also made him a victim in the second Test of the same series. Earlier in the series against England in 2014, Virat was dismissed by Liam Plunkett and James Anderson in 2 Tests.
Stokes has dismissed Virat for the most number of times in a Test career. They have dismissed Virat 5 times so far. At the same time, Stokes dismissed Australia’s Michael Clarke 4 times.
Kohli out on zero for the 8th time, Dhoni was
also out on zero as captain captain, 8 times in the Test. The next time Virat gets out, Virat will become the Indian batsman who gets out on zero most times. Also, they will reach number three on the world level. Former New Zealand captain Stephen Fleming (13 times) holds the top. At number two is former South African captain Graeme Smith (10 times).
In India, 203 batsmen have been bowled out for 996 times in
Test cricket. In the 87-year history of India, a total of 996 batsmen have been dismissed without opening an account. Only Australia, England and West Indies batsmen have been out on zero more than this. England batsmen have the most number of names. England’s 469 batsmen were out for a total of 1824 times.
Australia’s team is in second place. For Australia, 460 batsmen were bowled out for 1469 times. West Indies are in third place. 325 batsmen of the Caribbean team have returned to the pavilion 1131 times without opening an account. After this, India’s number comes. India’s 203 batsmen were out for zero overall 996 times.
Anderson can break Kumble’s record
James Anderson has taken 2 wickets on the spin track in the last Test. He has sent Shubman Gill (0) and Ajinkya Rahane (27 runs) to the pavilion. He now has 613 wickets in his Test. He is close to breaking Anil Kumble’s 619 wicket record. Also, Anderson has 900 wickets in all three formats (Test, ODI, T20).
former Australian pacer Glenn McGrath in terms of Australia’s McGrath equaling the highest number of 104 players out for naught. He is followed by Australian spinner Shane Warne and Sri Lankan Muttiah Muralitharan at number two. Both sent 102 players to the pavilion without opening an account. Apart from these, no bowler could touch the figure of 100. South African bowler Dale Steyn is at number three with 83 poaching.