Will Todd Murphy's dream debut turn into a nightmare in the future?

Sports Tak Staff
February 112023

Australian spinner Todd Murphy took 7 wickets in the first innings of the Nagpur Test against India.

Todd Murphy is only the other visiting spinner who has taken 5 wickets in an innings on his debut against India.

Before him, Jason Krejza did this feat when he took eight wickets for 215 runs in his debut against India in 2008.

Jason Krejza also made his debut in Nagpur. He took 12 wickets in the match but Australia faced a 172-run defeat.

Krejza's career did not last long. He played only two Tests for his country.

Jason Krejza took 13 wickets in his two Test games. Of these, 12 had come against India.

Jason Krejza's debut Test was in November 2008 and his last Test was in December 2008.

He played 54 first class matches, taking 114 wickets in these games.

Todd Murphy is also an off-spinner like Krejza. It remains to be seen how long his career will last.

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