Cricket Record: Do you know that all 11 players of Team India have bowled in a single innings in a Test match? Yes… there was a test match where all 11 players of the Indian team attempted to bowl in a single innings. Actually, we are talking about India-West Indies match.
This test match between India and West Indies was held in 2002. In this match, both the teams faced each other on the soil of Antigua. Indian captain Sourav Ganguly tried all 11 players in his team as bowlers in this match.
A total of 11 players bowled including the wicket keeper.
In 2002, the Indian cricket team toured the West Indies. All 11 players of the Indian team bowled in the fourth Test match of that tour. Both the teams recorded huge scores in this match. Ajay Ratra is the wicket keeper for India and he also bowled an over in the match. In fact, all 11 players of the Indian team bowled in this match. Zaheer Khan, Sachin Tendulkar and Wasim Jaffer scored 2-2. Along with this, Anil Kumble, VVL Laxman and Rahul Dravid took 1 wicket each.
The match situation is as follows
In this match West Indies won the toss and chose to bowl first. The Indian team scored 513 runs for 9 wickets and declared the innings due to the wonderful centuries of VVS Laxman and Ajay Ratra. VVS Laxman scored 130 runs while Ajay scored 115 runs on the night. Along with this, Rahul Dravid scored 91 and Wasim Zafar scored 86 runs. With this, West Indies declared 629 runs for 9 wickets in the first innings. Carl Hooper scored 136 and Sivanarayan Chandrapal scored 136 for West Indies. This test match between India and West Indies ended in a draw.