Green Park has been happy hunting ground for Kumble

April 9th, 2008 - 6:20 pm ICT by admin  


Kanpur, April 9 (IANS) Indian skipper Anil Kumble, though suffering from a groin strain, would certainly want to play the final Test match against South Africa here, as Green Park has been a happy hunting ground for him. Kumble is second in the wicket-takers’ list at this ground with 25 scalps in seven Tests.

Leading wicket-takers at Kanpur:

Bowler For Tests Wkts. Ave. Best 5WI 10WM SR
Kapil Dev Ind. 7 25 27.84 6-63 1 - 53.16
Anil Kumble Ind. 3 21 19.76 6-67 2 1 53.05
Subhash Gupte Ind. 3 19 27.11 9-102 2 1 60.05
Jassu Patel Ind. 1 14 8.86 9-69 2 1

Highest Individual Innings:
Runs Batsman For Opponents Series
250 Faoud Bacchus W.Indies India 1978-79
199 Mohammad Azharuddin India Sri Lanka 1986-87
198 Garry Sobers W.Indies India 1958-59
194 Gordon Greenidge W.Indies India 1983-84
179 Gundappa Viswanath India W.Indies 1978-79
176 Sunil Gavaskar India Sri Lanka 1986-87

Leading run-getters:

For T I N.O.Runs H.S. Ave. 100 50

Gundappa Viswanath Ind. 7 12 3 776 179 86.22 3 4
Sunil Gavaskar Ind. 9 14 - 629 176 44.93 1 5
Mohammad Azharuddin Ind. 3 5 2 543 199 181.00 3 1
Kapil Dev Ind. 7 9 - 430 163 47.78 2 1

The Top Partnerships:

Runs Wkt.Batsmen For Opponents Series

272 6th Mohammad Azharuddin & India Sri Lanka 1986-87
Kapil Dev

218 1st Virender Sehwag & India South Africa 2004-05
Gautam Gambhir

206 4th Ken Barrington & Eng. India 1961-62
Ted Dexter

191 4th Barry Knight & Eng. India 1963-64
Peter Parfitt

Best Bowling in an innings:

Wickets Bowler For Opponents Series

9-69 Jasu Patel India Australia 1959-60
9-102 Subhash Gupte India West Indies 1958-59
7-67 Geoff Dymock Australia India 1979-80
7-93 Allan Davidson Australia India 1959-60

Most wickets in a Test match:

14-124 Jasu Patel India Australia 1959-60
12-124 Allan Davidson Australia India 1959-60
12-166 Geoff Dymock Australia India 1979-80
11-126 Wesley Hall West Indies India 1958-59
10-134 Anil Kumble India New Zealand 1999-00
10-223 Subhash Gupte India West Indies 1958-59

Most dismissals in a Test match

Dis. Ct. Wicketkeeper For Opponents Series

5 5 Jeff Dujon W.Indies India 1983-84

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