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3 Indian bowlers to bag a 5-wicket haul in their debut Test match in the last decade

Vishal Singh
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Amit Mishra
Amit Mishra

The Indian cricket team has struggled to find out the immaculate bowling combinations in the longest format of the game. There have been spin wizards who have represented India on the grandest stage but the Indian bowling has been blowing hot and cold since a couple of decades now.

The bowlers have failed to pull out consistent performances with the ball, especially outside the Indian subcontinent. However, on numerous occasions the Indian bowlers have stunned the world with their appealing performances, annihilating the opponent's batting line-up. Picking up a five-wicket haul in the debut game is like a dream come true for any bowler.

Here are three Indian bowlers who have managed to grab eyeballs from every corner of the world, picking up a five-wicket haul in their debut test matches in the last decade.


#3 Amit Mishra (2008 vs Australia)

Amit Mishra came into the Indian Test squad in the year 2008, as a result of his tremendous performances in the domestic circuit. Mishra made his Test debut against Australia at Mohali in the same year and impressed everyone with his leg-breaks.

He bagged his first 5 wicket haul in his first Test innings and his performance depicted a disciplined and matured bowling effort. Mishra dismissed 7 Australian batsmen in the match .


#2 Ravichandran Ashwin (2011 vs West Indies)

Ravichandran Ashwin
Ravichandran Ashwin

Ravichandran Ashwin has been India's best spin bowler in recent times, picking up a bunch of wickets in every Test series he had played for India. Ashwin announced his arrival on the international stage by picking up 9 wickets in his debut Test match against West Indies in the year 2011 at the famous Feroz Shah Kotla stadium in Delhi.

He picked up six wickets in the second innings of the Test match. The off-spinner finished the game with the figures of 9 for 128.


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