Dilip Doshi to Axar Patel: 6 Indian bowlers spinning the world

India has produced some world class spin bowlers. Here’s a list of cricketers who have taken 5-wicket haul in their first Test match. February 15, by Syed Yusuf

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Axar Patel

Axar took 5/60 in second innings of the 2nd Test against England in 2021. He has become 6th Indian spinner to pick 5 wickets on debut. (Image: BCCI/Twitter)

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Ravichandran Ashwin

Ashwin made his Test debut against West Indies in 2011 and became the seventh Indian to take a 5-wicket haul on Test debut. He took two five-wicket hauls in series. (Image: BCCI/Twitter)

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Amit Mishra

Mishra made his Test cricket debut against Australia in 2008 replacing injured Anil Kumble. He took 5 wickets for 71 runs in 1st innings. (Image: BCCI/Twitter)

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Vaman Kumar

Former Indian cricketer played just two Tests in 1961. On his debut he took five wickets in the first innings against Pakistan in 1961. (Image: BCCI/Twitter)

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Dilip Doshi

Doshi made Test debut in his 30s at Chennai, against Australia in 1979. He made his presence felt by taking a 5 wicket haul. (Image: BCCI/Twitter)

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Narendra Hirwani

The leg spin bowler is mainly remembered for his success on his Test debut. In 1988, he became only fourth bowler to take eight wickets in an innings on debut. (Image: ICC/Twitter)

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