The skill to take wickets in a test match is unmatched as compared to the white ball format like ODI and T20. The red ball cricket requires hardwork and accuracy to dismiss the batters, when they are trying to nudge the ball and play in a defensive manner. This is the reason of them being ranked highly among cricket fans.
10 wickets in an innings
The New Zealand left arm spinner Ajaz Patel has taken 10 wickets against India in a single innings and has become the 3rd player after Anil Kumble and Jim Laker in the most coveted list of taking 10 wickets in a single innings.
List of Players taking 10 wickets in an innings
Ajaz Patel 10 wickets
The New Zealand pitches do not offer enough assistance to the spinners, due to its soil and weather. But, few of them have made it to the international level by doing well in the domestic circuit. One such example is Ajaz Patel, who became the third player in the history of test cricket to take all 10 wickets in an innings.