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Five stand out performances from Indian bowlers at Galle 

Five stand out performances from Indian bowlers at Galle

The much anticipated Test series between India and Sri Lanka is all set to begin from August 12th. Galle International stadium will be the venue for the first Test match. Over the years Galle International stadium has hosted several close Test matches and has produced great results.

Harbhajan Singh, Ishant Sharma, Zaheer Khan, Anil Kumble and Javagal Srinath have been the top wicket takers for India over the years at Galle International stadium. The off spinner has the maximum number of wickets among all claiming 11 wickets in the three matches he played. Ishant Sharma and Zaheer Khan are the two pacers followed by Harbhajan Singh to take most wickets. Ishant Sharma with 6 wickets and Zaheer Khan has 5 wickets to his name. Anil Kumble who is third in the highest wicket taker list in Tests has taken 5 wickets in the only match he played at Galle. Javagal Srinath too has five wickets to his name in the only Test match he featured at Galle International stadium.

Harbhajan Singh and Ishant Sharma can even more improve their bowling figures at this venue as these two are the only bowlers who has the experience of playing in this venue.

 

 

Below is the table of top five best bowling performances by Indians at Galle International Stadium:

S.no Player Mat/Inng Wickets BBI Average Strike Rate
1 Harbhajan Singh 3/5 11 6/102 31.27 65.2
2 Ishant Sharma 2/4 6 3/20 38.16 55.0
3 Zaheer Khan 2/4 5 3/89 32.80 52.6
4 Anil Kumble 1/2 5 3/81 24.40 55.8
5 Javagal Srinath 1/2 5 5/114 22.80 31.0

 

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