England wicketkeeper batsmen dismissed by first ball in a test innings

England wicketkeeper batsmen dismissed by first ball in a test innings

JR Bracey of England collected the first ball duck in England’s first innings against New Zealand in the ongoing test at Birmingham to provide the 23rd occasion of a England wicket keeper batsman dismissed by the first ball of a test innings. All such occasions are tabulated below.

NoPlayerRunsBFITeamOppGroundStart Date
1AFA Lilley014EngAusMelbourne05 Mar 1904
2LEG Ames014EngAusAdelaide29 Jan 1937
3TG Evans011EngAusAdelaide31 Jan 1947
4TG Evans012EngSAFDurban16 Dec 1948
5TG Evans012EngAusLord’s25 Jun 1953
6R Swetman013EngWinTrinidad28 Jan 1960
7JT Murray011EngAusSydney11 Jan 1963
8JM Parks014EngWinLord’s16 Jun 1966
9RW Taylor012EngPakHyd-Pak02 Jan 1978
10PR Downton013EngAusLord’s27 Jun 1985
11PR Downton011EngAusNottingham11 Jul 1985
12AJ Stewart012EngIndKolkata29 Jan 1993
13RJ Blakey013EngIndMumbai19 Feb 1993
14AJ Stewart011EngSAFJo’burg25 Nov 1999
15AJ Stewart014EngAusBrisbane07 Nov 2002
16MJ Prior013EngWinManchester07 Jun 2007
17TR Ambrose012EngNZlLord’s15 May 2008
18MJ Prior011EngAusBrisbane25 Nov 2010
19MJ Prior011EngNZlLord’s16 May 2013
20MJ Prior013EngAusCh-le-St09 Aug 2013
21MJ Prior012EngAusBrisbane21 Nov 2013
22JM Bairstow014EngIndNottingham18 Aug 2018
23JR Bracey011EngNZlBirmingham10 Jun 2021

It also provides the sixth occasion of a wicket keeper batsman dismissed by the first ball of a test innings against New Zealand. All such occasions are tabulated below.

NoPlayerRunsBFITeamOppGroundStart Date
1JHB Waite011SAFNZlJo’burg24 Dec 1953
2SAR Silva013SrlNZlWellington11 Mar 1983
3TR Ambrose012EngNZlLord’s15 May2008
4Kamran Akmal013PakNZlWellington03 Dec 2009
5MJ Prior011EngNZlLord’s16 May2013
6JR Bracey011EngNZlBirmingham10 Jun 2021

It also provides the third occasion of a England wicket keeper batsman dismissed by the first ball of a test innings against New Zealand. All such occasions are tabulated below.

NoPlayerRunsBFITeamOppGroundStart Date
1TR Ambrose012EngNZlLord’s15 May 2008
2MJ Prior011EngNZlLord’s16 May 2013
3JR Bracey011EngNZlBirmingham10 Jun 2021
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