A rare occurrence and the first ever such occurence – Rival wicket keepers who were making their test debut find their first victims in Rival captains

A rare occurrence  –  Rival wicket keepers who were making their test debut find their first victims in Rival  captains

MDKJ Perera’s first victim was Indian captain  V Kohli. He was caught at the wicket of the bowling of AD  Mathews for 18 in India’s first innings.  MDKJ Perera was making his test debut for Sri Lanka at Col-SSC

NV Ojha’s first victim was Sri Lanka’ captain AD Mathews. He was caught at the wicket of the bowling of I Sharma for 1. NV Ojha was making his test debut  for India at Col-SSC

 It also provide the first ever such occurrence in the annals of test cricket

 

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