Rory Burns has actually bagged extra Take a look at geese in a 12 months – six – than any person batting within the prime 7.
Sky Cricket quantity cruncher Benedict Bermange seems on the prime statistics from the opening day of the 2021/22 Ashes sequence, as Rory Burns is cleaned up first ball in Brisbane en route to a different rating of nought and Pat Cummins takes pleasure in a dream begin to his tenure as Australia Take a look at captain
The last England batsman to be dismissed initially ball of any Take an appearance at was Sir Andrew Strauss by Dale Steyn at Johannesburg in 2010.
Burns made his sixth duck in Take a look at cricket this 12 months, equalling the England report set by James Anderson in 2013 and by Stuart Broad in 2018. West Indies Mervyn Dillon holds the general report, with 10 geese in 2002.
Burns 6 geese are essentially the most by anybody batting in positions 1-7 in Take a look at cricket in a single 12 months.
Following Michael Slater carving Phil DeFreitas for 4 in 1994, Nasser Hussains bowl-first resolution in 2002 and Steve Harmisons broad to Andrew Flintoff at second slip in 2006, we are able to now include Burns dismissed to the primary supply at The Gabba.
The opener is just not the main batter to endure that fate in Ashes series. The opposite was Englands Stan Worthington, who was captured behind by Bert Oldfield off the bowling of Ernie McCormick in 1936.
Australia speedster Mitchell Starc has actually now taken a wicket from the primary ball of a Take a look at match twice.
Rory Burns has actually engraved himself into Brisbane Ashes folklore..
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Mitchell Starc is the 6th bowler to take a wicket with the main ball of a Take a look at on several occasion, having actually in addition performed the task at Galle in 2016 when he removed Dimuth Karunaratne.
West Indies Pedro Collins did it 3 times, with Starc, Suranga Lakmal (Sri Lanka), Kapil Dev (India), Sir Richard Hadlee (New Zealand) and Geoff Arnold (England) having accomplished the accomplishment twice.
That is Pat Cummins first competence of captaining in top-notch cricket, and it occurs to be a Take an appearance at match. Hes the 4th Australian to captain a Take an appearance at aspect earlier than some other top-notch sides, after Dave Gregory in 1877, Kim Hughes in 1979 and Michael Clarke in 2011.
Cummins turned simply the fourth bowler to take a minimum of 5 wickets on his very first day as Take a look at captain, following within the footsteps of …
5 wickets on very first day as captain.
Individual Bowling figures Match Venue and 12 months Aubrey Smith 5-19 South Africa vs ENGLAND Port Elizabeth, 1889 Gubby Allen 5-35 ENGLAND vs India Lords, 1935 Imran Khan 7-52 England vs PAKISTAN Edgbaston, 1982 Pat Cummins 5-38 AUSTRALIA vs England Brisbane, 2021.
The one various Australian to take a minimum of 5 wickets in an innings in his first Take a look at captaining the aspect was George Giffen, who took 6-155 in Englands second innings at Melbourne within the 1894/95 Take an appearance at.
The opposing captains on this Take an appearance at are today top-ranked batter and bowler within the ICC Take a look at rankings – Joe Root and Cummins.
The one various event on which the number-one batter and bowler went out to toss in a Take a look at was at Leeds in 1980, when Sir Ian Botham gambled with Sir Viv Richards.