Q: Who among these bowlers took 16 wickets on his Test debut?
Answer – ✅ Narendra Hirwani
Narendra Hirwani took 16 wickets on his Test debut.
Who among these bowlers took 16 wickets on his Test debut?
Yes, that is correct. Narendra Hirwani, an Indian cricketer, took 16 wickets on his Test debut against the West Indies in Chennai in 1988. He achieved this feat in just two innings of the match, setting a record for the most wickets taken by a bowler on debut in Test cricket.
Hirwani’s performance played a significant role in India’s victory over the West Indies in that match. He went on to play 17 Test matches and 18 One Day Internationals for India, taking a total of 66 Test wickets and 23 ODI wickets in his career.