Bangladesh fast bowler Taskin Ahmed completed the fifth best figures on debut, against India in Dhaka, on Tuesday. His record keeps superb company.

Bangladesh fast bowler Taskin Ahmed completed the fifth best figures on debut, against India in Dhaka, on Tuesday. His record keeps superb company...

1. Fidel Edwards (West Indies)
Figures: six for 22 in five overs
Opposition: Zimbabwe
Venue: Harare
Year: 2003

2. Tony Dodemaide (Australia)
Figures: five for 21 in 7.2 overs
Opposition: Sri Lanka
Venue: Perth
Year: 1988

3. Shaul Karnain (Sri Lanka)
Figures: five for 26 in eight overs
Opposition: New Zealand
Venue: Moratuwa
Year: 1984

4. Austin Codrington (Canada)
Figures: five for 27 in nine overs
Opposition: Bangladesh
Venue: Durban
Year: 2003

5. Taskin Ahmed (Bangladesh)
Figures: five for 28 in eight overs
Opposition: India
Venue: Dhaka
Year: 2014


6. Allan Donald (South Africa)
Figures: five for 29 in 8.4 overs
Opposition: India
Venue: Kolkata
Year: 1991

7. Brian Vitori (Zimbabwe)
Figures: five for 30 in 10 overs
Opposition: Bangladesh
Venue: Harare
Year: 2011

8. Charitha Fernando (Sri Lanka)
Figures: five for 67 in nine overs
Opposition: Zimbabwe
Venue: Sharjah
Year: 2001

9. Vernon Philander (South Africa)
Figures: four for 12 in 5.5 overs
Opposition: Ireland
Venue: Dublin
Year: 2007

10. Zakir Khan (Pakistan)
Figures: four for 19 in eight overs
Opposition: New Zealand
Venue: Peshawar
Year: 1984