Alex Carey breaks Rishabh Pant’s record on his Test debut
CRICDOT DESK : Australian wicket keeper Alex Carey branded his name on a record book after reaching a special milestone in his test debut in Gabber. In the recently completed ash first test against England in Brisbane, South Australia became the first wicket keeper to catch eight times (both innings together) on their test debut.
Carey made seven catches on each test debut, surpassing Rishabh Pant, Chris Read, Brain Timber, Peter Nevill, Alan Knott and Chamara Dunusinghe, who had previously reached similar milestones.
The 30-year-old Wicketkeeper hit a milestone in the opening session on Day 4 when he stole Chris Walks’ catch from Cameron Green’s delivery.
Most catches that the Wicketkeeper had on his test debut:
8-Alex Carey * 7-Chris Reed 7-Brian Taber 7-Chamara Dunusinghe 7-Reshab pants 7-Peter Neville 7-Alan Knott
Interestingly, South African goalkeeper Quinton Decock also made nine catches in his first match as a wicket keeper, but previously tested without a wicket. Decock made his debut against Australia at Port Elizabeth, where AB Devilias played as a wicket keeper.
Meanwhile, Australian weirdo Nathan Lion finally captured his 400th test victim in the form of David Malang, leading Australia to a breathtaking victory in Brisbane on Saturday. The right arm was Shane Warne (708) and Glenn McGrath (563), followed by the third Australian to complete 400 wickets with red ball cricket.
Lyon landed a four-wicket hull in the second inning, helping Australia squeeze the crowd into 297 and achieve a goal of just 20 runs, with the host chasing nine wickets.
“I really enjoyed it. Many things were right, probably from the garbage and cloudy conditions. There was a bit of a ticket gate and it appeared on the second day. Someone smiled at me under the blue sky. is. Everyone is really proud. It’s a really perfect performance, “Australian captain Pat Cummins said after the match.