Many players have recorded many records in Test cricket with their graceful performance, whether it is the matter of making a record in batting or the record of all-rounders, the Indian cricket team has no match. At the same time, if we talk about the record of scoring a century in Test cricket and taking 5 wickets, then here too only the players of Team India have won. Now you must have understood that today we are going to tell you about such Indian cricketers who have scored a record of taking 5 wickets along with a century in the same Test, so let’s start.
The first thing in this list is to talk about Ravichandran Ashwin, who has achieved this feat 2 times. Ashwin took a century and 5 wickets in the innings during the third Test match played in 2011 against West Indies in Mumbai as well as the first Test played in Antigua in 2016. Ashwin took 5 wickets for 156 runs in the first innings of Mumbai Test and then scored 103 runs in India’s first innings. However, despite the great performance of Ashwin, this match was drawn.
At the same time, in the only innings of the Test played in Antiga, Team India scored 566/8, in which Ravichandran Ashwin contributed 113 runs, after which the West Indies team was reduced to 243 and 231 runs and India 92 Won this match with runs. In the second innings of the West Indies, Ashwin took 7 wickets. Ashwin was also chosen as the Man of the Match for his outstanding performance.
Former Indian cricketer Vinoo Mankad had scored a century in the second match of the Test series played at Lord’s against England in 1952, and also took 5 wickets and recorded these records. Let us also tell you here that Mankad was the first Indian cricketer to do so. Makand scored 72 runs in the firstinnings and 184 runs in the second. Also, in the first innings against England, Vinoo Makand took 5 wickets for 196 runs.
Polly Umrigar set a record in the fourth Test of the series against West Indies in the year 1962 played in Port of Spain, scoring a century and taking 5 wickets in an innings. While he took 5 wickets for 107 runs in the first innings against West Indies, while in batting Umrigar scored 56 and 172 not out.