It is very rare to see a designated wicket keeper is bowling in an international or domestic matches.
England wicket keeper Lyttelton became the first designated wicket keeper to bowl in an international match. He achieved this feat against australia in a test match on 11th august 1884 (match starting date). He is also the first english player to play both cricket and football.
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- Wicket Keepers With Most Number of Deliveries
- List Of The All Designated Wicket Keepers Who Take Wickets
Top 10 Designated Wicket Keeper Who Bowled Most Deliveries in International Cricket :
Number 10 : S Kirmani (india)
He bowled in 3 different matches. HE is also the first Indian wk to bowl at international level. All of the incidence happened in 1983.
He bowled against Pakistan (Nagpur), West indies (Bridgetown & Chennai)
He is 10th in the list by bowling 19 deliveries
Number 09 (A) : C Wcwatt (West Indies)
He just played one year for West Indies (1954-1955) and played 6 matches.
On 17 march 1954 he bowled a 4 overs spell against England at Port of Spain. He also took a wicket in that match.
He is 9th in the list by bowling 24 deliveries
09 (B) : Bilal Zalmai (Austria)
On 31st august 2019 in an T20I match against Luxembourg , he bowled a complete quota of 4 overs. And he took 2 wickets in that match.
He is joint 9th in this list by bowling 24 deliveries
On 16th july 1896 Lilley bowled 25 deliveries against Australia at Manchester.
He is 8th in the list by bowling 25 deliveries in his international career.
Number 07 : Taslim Arif (Pakistan)
On 18th march 1980 Taslim Arif bowled 5 overs against Australia
So he is 8th in the list by bowling 3o deliveries
Number 06 : C Walcott (West Indies)
Walcott Bowled in 2 different matches. On 31st December 1948 he bowled 3 overs spell against India at Eden Gardens. He also bowled against England on 8 June 1950 at Manchester. He bowled a 4 over spell against them.
So he is bowling 7th in the list by bowling 42 deliveries.
Number 05 : Lyttelton (England)
He bowled against Australia at the Oval on 11 AUG 1884. He bowled 12 overs in that match & also took 4 wickets. He holds the record of bowling best spell as a wicket keeper . He took 4 for 19 runs in that match.
He is 6th in the list by bowling 48 deliveries.
Number O4 : JM Parks (England)
On 15th FEB 1964 he bowled a 6 over spell against India at Kanpur
He is 4th in the list with 54 deliveries to his name.
Number 03 : RW Marsh (Australia)
He bowled in 2 different matches both against Pakistan.
He is 4th in the list by bowling 72 deliveries.
Number 02 (A): T Taibu (Zimbabwe)
He bowled in 3 different matches , all against Srilanka. He is the only wicket keeper to take wicket in both odi & test.
He is joint second in the list by bowling 132 deliveries.
02 (B) :MS Dhoni (India)
MS Dhoni has bowled in 9 innings & he is the only wicket keeper to bowl in 9 different innings. TM Dowlin of West Indies is his only wicket.
In 2006 first time he bowled against Pakistan at Faislabad
He is joint second in the list with 132 deliveries to his name.
Number 01 : W Storer (England)
Storer bowled in 4 different innings , all against australia.
HE is first in the list by bowling 168 deliveries
Designated Wicket Keepers With Most Wickets :
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