This match was not at all easy for India against the England cricket team, but this bowler created a ruckus in the British camp with his fiery balls.
Whenever there is talk of fast bowlers in international cricket, the name of the West Indies cricket team comes first, and then Pakistan cricketers remain in the limelight. After that, there is also the matter of Australian bowling. We have also seen the dominance of stormy bowlers in the teams of New Zealand and England from time to time. But what if a player with a stormy speed makes his debut in the Indian cricket team? One such fast bowler made his Test debut for Team India against England. Not only did he make the debut, but with his fast pace, he also blew up the batting order of hosts England. This bowler has a birthday on this day i.e. 1st August.
The name of the superstar of Indian cricket we are talking about is Mohammad Nissar. Born on 1 August 1910, Mohammad Nisar made his debut for India against England in the year 1932-33. In this match played at Lord’s, Nisar took five wickets in the first innings. At one time England’s score was three wickets for 19 runs. Nisar took a wicket in the second innings. Nisar was then the fastest bowler of Team India. Such was his terror on the batsmen that out of the 25 wickets he took in Test cricket, 13 were bowled or lbw.
The profile of Nisar’s career was like this
Indian fast bowler Mohammad Nisar took part in only 6 Test matches in his career for Team India. He took 25 wickets in his 11 innings. In these, his best performance in the innings was 5 for 90, while his best performance of 6 for 135 runs in the match. During this, Nisar took five or more wickets in an innings three times. As far as first-class cricket is concerned, Mohammad Nisar took part in 93 matches. In this, he showed the way to the pavilion to a total of 396 batsmen of the opposing team. His best performance in first-class cricket was 6 for 17 in an innings. At the same time, in first-class cricket, he recorded five or more wickets in his account 32 times, while there were three occasions when he took ten or more wickets in the match.