Maharashtra all-rounder Shrikant Mundhe has joined the elite list of Jim Laker, Anil Kumble and many other players who have scalped 10 wickets in an innings. The bowler has created the history on the England soil, playing in the Liverpool Competition Premier League. Playing for Colwyn, Mundhe ran over the batting line-up of opposition team thus creating a record.

The Maharashtra all-rounder is only the first bowler to take 10 wickets in an inning since the inception of the league in 1999.

The opposition team, Rock-bottom Park won the toss and elected to bat first. It was during this innings when he toppled their batting line up dismissing all the batsmen in the first innings and stopping them on a score of 168.

Mundhe’s contribution with the ball was not enough as his team was struggling at one stage but here again he came to rescue and became the highest score for his team scoring 44* with the bat.

Mundhe is having an ideal practice here before the start of the domestic season as he has already scalped 54 wickets on the ongoing league.

The chairman of Sports Conwy and director of Colwyn Bay rugby league, Mr. Roberts recalled the same record which was achieved by Billy Lloyd and David Madoc-Jones in this league. Both the players are still members of the club.

Like Mundhe many other Indian players have achieved this record in past. Railways pacer Karan Thakur, IPL bowler Pradeep Sahu, Delhi’s Spinner Vikas Dixit, Tripura pacer Timir Chanda and Indian bowler Debashish Mohanty have already done this magic in past.

Subhash Gupte, Premangsu Chatterjee, and Pradeep Sunderam are few bowlers who achieved this feat even before Anil Kumble.

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