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Cricekt records: Most wickets by a cricket player in a test, ODI and T20 match on the losing side

by on January 22, 2013
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Cricket records are not exclusive to winning teams only but the losing sides have also set some great records with unfortunate result of a loss. Just like most runs scored by players on the losing side, there are some exemplary bowling performances shown by some of the famous bowlers on the losing side in all three formats of cricket. Interestingly, Pakistan and India dominate the record for most wickets by a cricket player category and that too against each other in test and One Day International cricket matches. Given below is the detail about cricket players who have set records for taking most wickets in test, ODI and T20 matches but on the losing side.

Most wickets by a cricket player in a test match on the losing side

One of the best Indian bowlers Javagal Srinath holds the record for taking most number of wickets in a test match on the losing side. Srinath took 13 wickets in a match against Pakistan at an economy rate of 2.86.

Most wickets by a cricket player in a test innings on the losing side

Kapil Dev of Indian cricket team holds the record for claiming maximum number of wickets in a test match innings on the losing side. He claimed 9 wickets in an innings at an economy rate of 2.72 in a match against West Indies.

Most wickets by a cricket player in One Day International match on the losing side

One of the greatest cricket players and bowlers of Pakistan Imran Khan holds the record for claiming maximum wickets in a match on the losing side. He took 6 wickets at an economy rate of 1.40 in an ODI match against India.

Most wickets by a cricket player in T20 match on the losing side

Darren Sammy of West Indian cricket team holds the best bowling figures in T20 match on the losing side. He took 5 wickets at an economy rate of 6.78 against Zimbabwe.

 

 

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