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Bhuvneshwar Kumar becomes sixth Indian bowler to take back-to-back five wicket-hauls in overseas Tests

Bhuvneshwar Kumar took five for 82 at Nottingham and six for 82 at Lord's © Getty Images
Bhuvneshwar Kumar took five for 82 at Nottingham and six for 82 at Lord’s © Getty Images

Jul 19, 2014

Bhuvneshwar Kumar has become the sixth Indian bowler to take back-to-back five-wicket hauls in overseas Test matches. Bhuvneshwar had taken five for 82 in England’s only innings in the first Test at Nottingham and then followed it up with a spell of six for 82 at Lord’s. He joins a list that comprises Bishan Singh Bedi, Bhagwat Chandrasekhar, Kapil Dev, Venkatesh Prasad and Irfan Pathan. Kapil Dev and Pathan have achieved this milestone twice and thrice respectively.

Here is a list of Indian bowlers who have taken back-to-back fifers in overseas Tests:

Player

Opposition

Venue

Year

Spell

Bishan Singh Bedi

Australia

Perth

1977

5/89

1977

5/105

Bhagwat Chandrasekhar

Australia

Melbourne

1978

6/52

6/56

Kapil Dev

Pakistan

Karachi

1982

5/102

Faisalabad

1983

7/220

Kapil Dev

West Indies

Port-of-Spain

1989

5/58

Jamaica

1989

6/84

Venkatesh Prasad

South Africa

Durban

1996

5/60

5/93

Irfan Pathan

Bangladesh

Dhaka

2004

5/45

6/51

Irfan Pathan

Bangladesh

Chittagong

2004

5/32

Zimbabwe

Bulawayo

2005

5/58

Irfan Pathan

Zimbabwe

Harare

2005

7/59

5/67

Bhuvneshwar Kumar

England

Nottingham

2014

5/82

6/82

West Indies tour of India, 2014

Oct 20, 2014 (14:30 IST)   at Kolkata

Pakistan vs Australia in UAE, 2014

Oct 22, 2014 (11:30 IST)   at Dubai

West Indies tour of India, 2014

Oct 22, 2014 (19:00 IST)   at Cuttack

South Africa tour of New Zealand, 2014

Oct 24, 2014 (03:00 IST)   at Mount Maunganui

Zimbabwe tour of Bangladesh, 2014

Oct 25, 2014 (09:30 IST)   at Dhaka

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South Africa tour of New Zealand, 2014

Oct 21, 2014  at Mount Maunganui

South Africa won by 6 wkts

West Indies tour of India, 2014

Oct 17, 2014  at Dharamsala

India won by 59 runs

West Indies tour of India, 2014

Oct 14, 2014  at Visakhapatnam

Match cancelled

Pakistan vs Australia in UAE, 2014

Oct 12, 2014  at Abu Dhabi

Australia won by 1 run

West Indies tour of India, 2014

Oct 11, 2014  at Delhi

India won by 48 runs

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