5 players who have taken 10 wickets in an innings
- This is an incredible feat for any bowler to achieve regardless of the format and the competition he is playing in.
3. Mahaboob Alam
Few would know his name as he is not a player from a Test playing team. Mahaboob Alam is left-arm pacer from Nepal. This man had his name in the Guinness Book of World Record when he became the first player to take 10 wickets in an innings of a limited over format.
He was the first man to do so in an official limited over match. Nepal was playing Mozambique in an ICC World Cricket League Division 5 match in 2008. Nepal batting first scored 238 runs in their stipulated 50 overs.
Mozambique lost half their side at a total of just 9 runs. Nepal wrapped up the match in just 14.5 overs and thus winning the match by a handsome margin of 219 runs. A total of nine ducks were in the scorecard for Mozambique’s batsman. Alam finished with an overall figure of 10/12.