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Record Stumping for Sehwag

 

Virender Sehwag was stumped by Carlton Baugh off Devendra
Bishoo for 55 in the Delhi Test, providing his fifth such dismissal in a Test. It is
a record for an Indian opening batsman.

 

Sehwag's five stumpings:

 

No

Runs

Opposition

Ground

Start Date

1

33

v West Indies

Chennai

17 Oct 2002

2

47

v Australia

Adelaide

12 Dec 2003

3

36

v Pakistan

Mohali

08 Mar 2005

4

99

v Sri Lanka

Col-SSC

26 Jul 2010

5

55

v West Indies

Delhi

06 Nov 2011

 

Sehwag is the fifth opener to be stumped five times
or more in tests. The table-toppers:

 

No

Player

Team

Mat

Inns

NO

Runs

HS

Ave

100

50

St

1

CC McDonald

Aus

47

83

4

3107

170

39.32

5

17

7

2

MA Taylor

Aus

104

186

13

7525

334*

43.49

19

40

7

3

TW Hayward

Eng

35

60

2

1999

137

34.46

3

12

5

4

MJ Slater

Aus

74

131

5

5312

219

42.83

14

21

6

5

V Sehwag

Ind

90

155

6

7790

319

52.28

22

28

5

 

Sehwag and Gambhir Thrive
Again

 

Sehwag added 89 runs with Gautam Gambhir today, providing
the 30th occasion of a 50-plus partnership between them. They're the
fourth opening pair in Tests to do this. The other three:

 

No

Partners

Tean

Inns

NO

Runs

High

Ave

100

50

50+

1

CG Greenidge, DL Haynes

Win

148

11

6482

298

47.31

16

26

42

2

ML Hayden, JL Langer

Aus

113

4

5655

255

51.88

14

24

38

3

MS Atapattu, ST Jayasuriya

Srl

118

7

4469

335

40.26

9

24

33

4

G Gambhir, V Sehwag

Ind

66

3

3651

233

57.95

10

20

30

 

Rival Openers
Stumped In A Test

 

Kraigg Brathwaite of West Indies and Sehwag were both
dismissed stumped in the Delhi Test, making it just the fourth instance in
Tests when rival openers were dismissed in this fashion. This is the only time
both batsmen had crossed fifty.

 

The
five rare occasions:

 

No

Batsmen

Runs

Team

Oppn

Ground

Mon/Year

1

AC
Bannerman

30

Aus

Eng

Melbourne

Dec
1882

 

RG
Barlow

10

Eng

Aus

Melbourne

Dec
1882

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

CC
McDonald

17

Aus

SAF

Brisbane

Dec
1952

 

JHB
Waite

14

SAF

Aus

Brisbane

Dec
1952

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

JM
Brearley

91

Eng

Ind

Mumbai

Feb
1973

 

AD
Gaekwad

25

Ind

Eng

Mumbai

Feb
1977

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4

GA
Gooch

18

Eng

Ind

Kolkata

Feb
1993

 

NS
Sidhu

37

Ind

Eng

Kolkata

Feb
1993

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5

KC
Brathwaite

63

Win

Ind

Delhi

Nov
2011

 

V
Sehwag

55

Ind

Win

Delhi

Nov
2011

 

 

 

 

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