William O’Rourke: 6.5 feet tall bowler created history, became the first bowler to take 9 wickets on debut for New Zealand

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William O’Rourke: 6.5 feet tall bowler created history, became the first bowler to take 9 wickets on debut for New Zealand

William O’Rourke 9 Wickets on Test Debut: The second Test is being played between New Zealand and South Africa in Hamilton. Chasing the target of 267 runs, New Zealand had scored 40 runs at the loss of 1 wicket at the end of play on Thursday, the third day of the match. New Zealand still needs 227 runs to win. 22 year old fast bowler William O’Rourke made his debut for New Zealand in this test and in his very first match, this 6 feet 5 inches tall bowler created history.

William took 9 wickets in the very first test. He became the first bowler for New Zealand to take 9 wickets on debut. William took 4 wickets for 49 runs in the first innings of the Hamilton Test, while in the second innings the pacer took 5 wickets for 34 runs. In this way he took a total of 9 wickets in the match. He has become the 10th New Zealand bowler to take 5 wickets on Test debut.

William created history by taking 9 wickets on debut
O’Rourke bowled brilliantly in South Africa’s second innings. William Rourke gave New Zealand its first success by dismissing Clyde Fortuin. He then hunted down Renard van Tonder. At the same time, David Bedingham (110), who scored a century in the second innings, was also victimized by Rourke. Shaun von Berg and Dan Patterson became the fourth and fifth victims of this Kiwi bowler. Due to William’s dreadful bowling, the South African team was all out for 235 runs.

This is the best performance of a Kiwi bowler on Test debut.
In this way William O’Rourke took 9 wickets for 93 runs in the match. This is the best performance of any Kiwi bowler on Test debut. Earlier, Mark Craig had taken 8 wickets for 188 runs in his debut Test against West Indies in 2014. Then he became the first New Zealand bowler to take 8 wickets on debut. Williams has the third best performance in a debut match by a fast bowler in this century. He is just behind South Africa’s Kyle Abbott (9/68) and Australia’s Stuart Clark (9/98).


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