This happened for the first time in Test cricket after 37 years, Tim Southee joined the list of these greats.
Even though New Zealand is struggling in the second Test match against Bangladesh, captain Tim Southee has registered a record in his name in this match. Batting first in the match, the Bangladesh team was all out for 172 runs. During this inning, the Kiwi team's star fast bowler Tim Southee has created a special record with his excellent bowling.
Tim Southee bowled 5.2 overs in the first innings against Bangladesh. During this, he bowled 5 overs and did not give any runs. During this period he also took one wicket. With this, Tim Southee has become the first bowler since 1986 to bowl at least 30 balls in an innings of Test cricket without giving any runs. Before this, the last time Peter Sleep had not given a single run for Australia in a Test innings was against England 37 years ago in 1986.
New Zealand's fast bowler Tim Southee's name has also been added to the list of bowlers who bowled at least 30 balls without giving any runs in an inning of Test cricket. Before this, Peter Sleep, Madan Lal, Bapu Nadkarni, Vijay Hazare, John Wardle, and Jordan Goodall achieved this feat.
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