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Ashwin’s unique feat

Ravichandran Ashwin's 5 for 156 and 103 in the second Test at Mumbai
against West Indies provide the 27th occasion an all-round
performance - batsman scoring a hundred and capturing five or more wickets in
the same Test. All the 27 such occasions are listed below:


No

Player

Bat

Bowl

Team

Oppn

Ground

Mon/Year

1

JH Sinclair

106

6/026

SAF

Eng

Cape Town

Apr 1899

2

GA Faulkner

123

5/120

SAF

Eng

Johannesburg

Jan 1910

3

C Kelleway

114

5/033

Aus

SAF

Manchester

May 1912

4

JM Gregory

100

7/069

Aus

Eng

Melbourne

Dec 1920

5

MH Mankad

184

5/196

Ind

Eng

Lord's

Jun 1952

6

DS Atkinson

219

5/056

Win

Aus

Bridgetown

May 1955

7

KR Miller

109

6/107

Aus

Win

Kingston

Jun 1955

8

R Benaud

100

5/084

Aus

SAF

Johannesburg

Feb 1958

9

OG Smith

100

5/090

Win

Ind

Delhi

Feb 1959

10

PR Umrigar

172*

5/107

Ind

Win

Port of Spain

Apr 1962

11

GS Sobers

104

5/063

Win

Ind

Kingston

Apr 1962

12

BR Taylor

105

5/086

NZl

Ind

Kolkata

Mar 1965

13

GS Sobers

174

5/041

Win

Eng

Leeds

Aug 1966

14

Mushtaq Mohd

201

5/049

Pak

NZl

Dunedin

Feb 1973

15

AW Greig

148

6/164

Eng

Win

Bridgetown

Mar 1974

16

Mushtaq Mohd

121

5/028

Pak

Win

Port of Spain

Apr 1977

17

IT Botham

103

5/073

Eng

NZl

Christchurch

Feb 1978

18

IT Botham

108

8/034

Eng

Pak

Lord's

Jun 1978

19

IT Botham

114

6/058, 7/048

Eng

Ind

Mum-WS

Feb 1980

20

IT Botham

149*

6/095

Eng

Aus

Leeds

Jul 1981

21

Imran Khan

117

6/098, 5/082

Pak

Ind

Faisalabad

Jan 1983

22

IT Botham

138

5/059

Eng

NZl

Wellington

Jan 1984

23

Wasim Akram

123

5/100

Pak

Aus

Adelaide

Jan 1990

24

PA Strang

106*

5/212

Zim

Pak

Sheikhupura

Oct 1996

25

JH Kallis

110

5/090

SAF

Win

Cape Town

Jan 1999

26

JH Kallis

139*

5/021

SAF

Ban

Potchefstroom

Oct 2002

27

R Ashwin

103

5/156

Ind

Win

Mum-WS

Nov 2011


R Ashwin became only the
sixth cricketer to perform such a feat against West Indies.


No

Player

Bat

Bowl

Team

Oppn

Ground

Mon/Year

1

KR Miller

109

6/107

Aus

Win

Kingston

Jun 1955

2

PR Umrigar

172*

5/107

Ind

Win

Port of Spain

Apr 1962

3

AW Greig

148

6/164

Eng

Win

Bridgetown

Mar 1974

4

Mushtaq Mohd

121

5/028

Pak

Win

Port of Spain

Apr 1977

5

JH Kallis

110

5/090

SAF

Win

Cape Town

Jan 1999

6

R Ashwin

103

5/156

Ind

Win

Mum-WS

Nov 2011


R Ashwin also
became the third Indian cricketer to perform such a feat. Others are MH Mankad
and PR Umrigar. R Ashwin is the second cricketer to perform such a feat against
West Indies after PR Umrigar. PR Umrigar's effort
came at Port of Spain
in Apr 1962 and R Ashwin's feat came after 48 years and seven months.


No

Player

Bat

Bowl

Team

Oppn

Ground

Mon/Year

1

MH Mankad

184

5/196

Ind

Eng

Lord's

Jun 1952

2

PR Umrigar

172*

5/107

Ind

Win

Port of Spain

Apr 1962

3

R Ashwin

103

5/156

Ind

Win

Mum-WS

Nov 2011


R Aswhin
became the first Indian cricketer to score a hundred and capture five or more
wickets in a Test on home soil. MH Mankad performed the feat against England at Lord's while PR Umrigar achieved the feat
at Port of Spain.

Four cricketers have achieved such feat on Indian soil - OG Smith of West
Indies vs. India at Delhi in Feb 1959, BR Taylor of New
Zealand vs. India
at Kolkata in Mar 1965 on his test debut, IT Botham of England vs India
at Mum-WS in Feb 1980 and R Ashwin of India
vs.West Indies at Mum-WS in Nov 2011.


No

Player

Bat

Bowl

Team

Oppn

Ground

Mon/Year

1

OG Smith

100

5/090

Win

Ind

Delhi

Feb 1959

2

BR Taylor

105

5/086

NZl

Ind

Kolkata

Mar 1965

3

IT Botham

114

6/058, 7/048

Eng

Ind

Mum-WS

Feb 1980

4

R Ashwin

103

5/156

Ind

Win

Mum-WS

Nov 2011

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