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India vs England 2014, 2nd Test at Lord’s: Bhuvneshwar Kumar’s feats

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Bhuvneshwar Kumar has been a revelation for India with the bat and ball in the two Tests in England so far © Getty Images

Bhuvneshwar Kumar’s performances for India against England helped rewrite several records. Bharath Seervi lists the records created and overcome by Bhuvneshwar.

Bhuvneshwar Kumar took six for 82 in the first innings against England at Lord’s. This made him only the third Indian to take a six-wicket haul in Tests at Lord’s. He had taken five for 82 in the previous innings he bowled against England. These were his first two Test innings in England he bowled in and took a five-wicket haul in each of those. He became only the seventh player to take two or more five-wicket hauls in career’s first two Test innings in England and only Indian to do so. The tables below list the bowlers to have attained that feat.

Five-Wicket hauls in career’s first two or more Test innings in England

Four:

Bowler Innings 1 Innings 2 Innings 3 Innings 4 Year
Charlie Turner (Aus) 5/27, Lord’s 5/36, Lord’s 6/112, The Oval 5/86, Old Trafford 1888

 

Three:

Bowler Innings 1 Innings 2 Innings 3 Year
Muttiah Muralitharan (SL) 7/155, The Oval 9/65, The Oval 5/143, Edgbaston 1998-2002

 

Two:

Bowler Innings 1 Innings 2 Year
FR Spofforth (Aus) 7/46, The Oval 7/44, The Oval 1882
LR Gibbs (WI) 5/59, Old Trafford 6/98, Old Trafford 1963
RAK Massie (Aus) 8/84, Lord’s 8/53, Lord’s 1972
KD Boyce (WI) 5/70, The Oval 6/77, The Oval 1973
Bhuvneshwar Kumar (Ind) 5/82, Trent Bridge 6/82, Lord’s 2014

 

Note:

Lala Amarnath took five for 118 in the first innings at Lord’s, bowled only four overs in the second innings and then in the next innings at Manchester he took five for 96 in 1946.

Shane Warne took exactly four wickets in his each of this first four Test innings he bowled in England.

(Bharath Seervi is a cricket statistician who is obsessed with digging numbers, facts and records related to the game. An active member of Society of Cricket Statisticians of India, he blogs atwww.cricketseervistats.blogspot.com. He can be followed on Twitter atwww.twitter.com/SeerviBharath and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/SeerviCricket)

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