Bishen Singh Bedi of India was the first bowler in annals of test cricket to capture five-plus wickets in the fourth innings of a Test on five occasions.

Bishen Singh Bedi of India was the first bowler in annals of test cricket to capture five-plus wickets in the fourth innings of a Test on five occasions. His performance is listed below.

No Player Overs M Runs W Inns Opposition Ground Start Date
1 BS Bedi 30.5 16 42 6 4 v New Zealand Mumbai (BS) 25 Sep 1969
2 BS Bedi 40.0 12 63 5 4 v England Kolkata 30 Dec 1972
3 BS Bedi 33.0 18 27 5 4 v New Zealand Mumbai 10 Nov 1976
4 BS Bedi 21.3 4 71 6 4 v England Bengaluru 28 Jan 1977
5 BS Bedi 30.2 6 105 5 4 v Australia Perth 16 Dec 1977

As on date there are nine bowlers who have captured five plus wickets in the fourth innings of a Test on five or more occasions. The following table lists all these nine bowlers. HMRKB Herath of Sri Lanka leads the table in this category of statistics with twelve occasions.

No Player Team Span Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave 5
1 BS Bedi Ind 1967-1979 26 23 2837 868 060 6/42 14.46 05
2 Wasim Akram Pak 1985-2001 31 29 2956 1278 059 5/43 21.66 05
3 SK Warne Aus 1992-2006 60 53 7309 3194 138 8/71 23.14 07
4 A Kumble Ind 1992-2008 37 35 4873 2105 094 10/74 22.39 05
5 M Muralitharan Srl 1993-2009 37 35 5301 2228 106 8/46 21.01 07
6 GD McGrath Aus 1993-2006 54 53 5139 2008 103 8/24 19.49 05
7 HMRKB Herath Srl 2004-2018 41 40 5004 2080 115 8/63 18.08 12
8 DW Steyn SAF 2004-2019 28 26 2538 1324 052 5/33 25.46 05
9 R Ashwin Ind 2012-2019 22 20 2988 1251 065 7/59 19.24 06
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