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    Ajaz Patel becomes third bowler to scalp all 10 wickets in Test innings

    Mumbai, December 4: New Zealand spinner Ajaz Patel on Saturday became the third bowler in the history of the game to scalp all 10 wickets in a Test innings.

    He achieved the feat against India in the ongoing second Test here at the Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai.

    Patel returned with figures of 10-119 and as a result, India was bowled out for 325 in the first innings.

    As soon as Ajaz picked up his tenth wicket, India's Ravichandran Ashwin also stood up to give a standing ovation to the Kiwi spinner, recognizing the remarkable feat.

    Earlier, Australia's Jim Laker was the first cricketer to scalp 10 wickets in a Test innings in 1956 and that was followed by India's Anil Kumble in 1999 against Pakistan.–(ANI)

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