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Debutants who took a wicket off their first ball in ODIs



When Bhuvneshwar Kumar dismissed Mohammad Hafeez with an inswinging delivery, he joined the list of debutants who took a wicket off their first ball in ODIs.

The surprising thing is that Inzamam, Lloyd, Ramesh and Wavell Hinds were better known for their batting exploits despite their first ball wickets.

Player Match Venue Year
GG Arnold Eng v Aus Manchester 1972
CH Lloyd WI v Eng Oval 1973
S Mahboob Pak v Ind Lahore 1982/83
SA Thomson NZ v Ind Dunedin 1989/90
Inzamam-ul-Haq Pak v WI Faisalabad 1991/92
E Matambanadzo Zim v Pak Peshawar 1996/97
S Ramesh Ind vs WI Singapore 1999/00
WW Hinds WI v Ind Singapore 1999/00
JS Ababu Ken v Zim Nairobi 1999/00
M van Jaarsveld SA v Ban Kimberley 2002/03
M Zondeki SA v SL Bloemfontein 2002/03
K Lokuharachchi SL v Ken Sharjah 2002/03
R Clarke Eng v Pak Manchester 2003
F Edwards WI v Zim Harare 2003/04
M Mirando SL v WI St Lucia 2007/08
PA Desai Can v WI Jamaica 2009/10
B Kumar Ind v Pak Chennai 2012/13

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