Ishan Kishan becomes first Indian wicketkeeper to achieve rare feat in Test cricket without scoring a run

Sports Tak Staff
July 23, 2023

List of Indian wicketkeepers batting at no.4 in Tests

1 | Naren Tamhane was the first Indian wicketkeeper to bat at no.4 against Australia in 1956

2 | Four years later, Budhi Kunderan batted at no.4 against Austrlaia in Chennai in 1960

3 | Syed Kirmani does it against Pakistan and Australia in 1978 and 1979 respectively

4 | In the 21st century, Nayan Mongia did it against Australia in Mumbai in 2001

5 | 22 years later, Ishan Kishan came out to bat at no.4 against West Indies in Port of Spain

Ishan Kishan is also the first India wicketkeeper since Parthiv Patel to bat in top 4

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