Left-arm spinner Shahbaz Nadeem has damaged the document for the all-time Checklist A figures. The Jharkhand bowler achieved the feat within the ongoing Vijay Hazare Trophy towards Rajasthan at Murugappa Floor, in Chennai. He completed with impeccable returns of 10-4-10-Eight as Rajasthan have been skittled out for a mere 73 in 28.Three overs.The earlier document was held by Delhi’s Rahul Sanghvi, who had taken Eight for 15 in an encounter towards Himachal Pradesh within the ’97-98 home season. Nadeem joins an elite record of bowlers who’ve picked up eight wickets in a Checklist A innings which incorporates the likes of Chaminda Vaas, Michael Holding and Derek Underwood. Vaas stays the one one on the record to have managed an eight-wicket haul in a One-Day Worldwide towards Zimbabwe in 2001.
Rajasthan have been off to a sedate begin with the openers scoring 32 runs within the first ten overs earlier than Nadeem orchestrated a spectacular collapse. At one level, the 29-year-old was on for all ten wickets having returns of 8-3-9-8. Nevertheless, Anukul Roy, one other left-arm spinner picked up the ninth wicket, that of Deepak Chahar, to interrupt the sequence.
Nadeem has been on the fringes of a nationwide call-up for some time now and has been a daily presence within the India A setup. Extra lately he was a part of the India A facet that defeated Australia A by six wickets selecting up match-haul of 5 for 157 in a first-class recreation. Total, Nadeem has picked up 124 wickets in 87 Checklist A video games. On the first-class circuit as effectively, he has a been a prolific wicket-taker with 375 wickets in 99 video games at 29.74.
First Printed: September 20, 2018, 12:23 PM IST