James Anderson of England Achieved this by dismissing Dean Elgar in the Centurion Test against Africa
Suranga Lakmal of Sri Lanka (twice), Mitchell Starc of Australia and The. Dale Steyn of Africa has done it
Anderson is the second England player with the highest number of 150 Tests and ninth player in the world
D. 8th World Player of the World bowled by Dean Elgar of Africa
Dainik BhaskarDec 26, 2019, 05:20 PM IST Sports Desk. England's James Anderson became the 5th bowler of the decade to take wickets on the first ball of the Test. He achieved this feat in the Centurion Test against South Africa on Thursday. Anderson dismissed Dean Elker at zero. Earlier, Suranga Lakmal of Sri Lanka, Mitchell Starc of Australia and D.K. Dale Steyn of Africa has done this feat. Lakmal did this feat twice in 2010 and 2017.
Anderson has also become the first bowler in the world to play 150 Tests. He is also the second England player and 8th player in the world to play so many matches. Alastair Cook has played the most 161 Tests for England. At the same time, Sachin Tendulkar is the only player in the world to play 200 matches. The highest all-rounder has played 166 Tests by Jack Kallis of South Africa.
Anderson is the second highest English player
Lakmal dismissed Rahul on the first ball of the series. Dean Elgar of Africa has become the 8th player in the world to be dismissed on the first ball of the Test series. In cricket history, Herbert Sutcliffe of England was first out against New Zealand in 1932/33. At the same time, the last time Indian player Lokesh Rahul returned to the pavilion on the first ball of the series against Sri Lanka in 2017/18. Rahul was dismissed by Lakmal on the first ball of the first match of the 3 Test series.
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