The second test between India and New Zealand witnessed a history. Team India tasted victory with one day remaining and the massive victory has put the team back in first place in the ICC Test Rankings. The Kiwi bowler Ajaz Patel scalped 10 wickets in a single innings against India and became only the third player in the history of Test cricket to achieve the special feat. He became the star of the series now.
Ajaz bowled a brilliant spell on the surface that was assisting his bowling style. As a result, he ended up taking all the wickets of India in 47.5 overs. He bowled 12 maidens and gave away 119 runs in his spell.
Ajaz took four wickets on the first day and scalped the rest six today. This is only the third time where we witnessed such a feat in Test cricket.
Earlier Jim Laker of England (10/53) and Anil Kumble (10/74) of India have achieved this feat.
Appreciations have been pouring in for Ajaz on social media from various cricket players, fans and analysts. This is a special moment for him that will remain in the history books forever.
In the second innings of the test match, Ajaz Patel bowled 26 overs and scaled 4 wickets.