So far it has been making rounds in Social Networking sites that Indian bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar is the first bowler to dismiss Sachin Tendulkar for a Golden Duck in his First Class Career. But, Bhuvneshwar is not the first bowler to do so. Sachin was dismissed for a Golden Duck way back in a Test Match at Eden Gardens.
It was the First Test match of the Test series between India and Pakistan. After yorking Rahul Dravid, Shoaib Akthar repeated the same for Sachin Tendulkar, whose Middle Stumps was completely dislodged from its position and became the first bowler to take Sachin’s wicket for a Golden Duck in First Class Cricket. Here is the footage of the dismissal:
It is known to everyone that Test Matches are a part of First Class Matches as well.