Praveen got 5 Wickets, 18th Indian on Lord's honours ...

Praveen got 5 Wickets, 18th Indian on Lord's honours board

Tags: India tour of England - 2011, England v India 1st Test at London -Jul 21 -25,2011, India, Praveenkumar Sakat Singh

Published on: Jul 23, 2011

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Praveen, who had gone wicketless on a rain-affected day one on Thursday and had been pulled up for failing to capitalise on favourable conditions, came back with a vengeance on day two to make his presence felt in the milestone Test match.

Praveen Kumar take 5 wickets at Lord'sHe was unlucky to have missed out on a World Cup medal after injury ruled him out of the tournament. But Praveen Kumar wrote his name in the annals of Test history as he became the 18th Indian cricketer to have his name up on the Honours Board at the Lord's cricket ground on day two of the first Test against England on Friday.

Praveen, who had gone wicketless on a rain-affected day one on Thursday and had been pulled up for failing to capitalise on favourable conditions, came back with a vengeance on day two to make his presence felt in the milestone Test match.

He first picked up the wicket of overnight batsman Jonathan Trott, trapping him lbw for 70. He then had Ian Bell (45), Eoin Morgan (0) and Mathew Prior (71) caught behind by MS Dhoni and then trapped Stuart Broad lbw for a duck to make it a five-for performance.

Praveen finished with figures of 5-106 from 40.3 overs as England declared their innings at 447-8.

Meanwhile, Kevin Pietersen smashed an unbeaten 202 to put his name up on the Lord's Honours Board for the fifth time. This was his third double hundred and his first at Lord's.

Here's a list of Indian players who feature on the Lord's Honours Board:

Bowling honours

2011: Praveen Kumar 5-106

2007: RP Singh 5-59

1996: Venkatesh Prasad 5-76

1986: Chetan Sharma 5-64

1982: Kapil Dev 5-125

1974: Bishen Singh Bedi 6-226

1967: Bhagwat Chandrasekhar 5-127

1957: R B Desai 5-89

1952: M H Mankad 5-196

1946: Lala Amarnath 5-118

1936: Amar Singh 6-35

1932: Mahomed Nissar 5-93

Batting honours

2002: Ajit Agarkar 109 not out

1996: Sourav Ganguly 131

1990: Ravi Shastri 100

1990: Azhar 121

1986: Vengsarkar 126 not out

1982: Vengsarkar 157

1979: Vengsarkar 103

1979: G R Vishwanath 113

1952: M H Mankad 184

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