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In test cricket, how many players have opened both batting and bowling?

Question #148530. Asked by elvislennon.
Last updated Jun 29 2021.
Originally posted Jun 28 2021 8:46 PM.

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There are several players in T20 such as David Willey, Moeen Ali, Shane Watson, Sunil Narine or Ben Stokes. In test cricket, however, I don't think there's anyone.

Jun 28 2021, 11:40 PM
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There's a list at cricinfo.com of openers who've also opened the bowling in a Test match. There are over 200 names on the list:

TEST MATCHES / ALL-ROUND RECORDS / OPENING THE BATTING AND BOWLING IN THE SAME MATCH
link https://stats.espncricinfo.com/ci/content/records/282801.html




Jun 29 2021, 1:19 AM
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