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Mohammad Rizwan got a golden duck on Test debut. Here are five others who suffered the same fate
<a href="http://www.espncricinfo.com/westindies/content/player/51880.html" target="_blank">Chris Gayle</a> v Zimbabwe, 2000. A match in which West Indies miraculously defended a target of 99 in <a href="http://www.espncricinfo.com/ci/engine/match/63878.html" target="_blank">Port of Spain</a>.© Getty Images
© Getty ImagesChris Gayle v Zimbabwe, 2000. A match in which West Indies miraculously defended a target of 99 in Port of Spain.
<a href="http://www.espncricinfo.com/southafrica/content/player/44465.html" target="_blank">Jimmy Cook</a> v India, 1992. A South African run-machine who was almost 40 by the time of his Test debut, after missing out on years of international cricket due to apartheid. His son Stephen Cook made <a href="http://www.espncricinfo.com/south-africa-v-england-2015-16/content/story/964541.html" target="_blank">a century on Test debut</a>.© PA Photos
© PA PhotosJimmy Cook v India, 1992. A South African run-machine who was almost 40 by the time of his Test debut, after missing out on years of international cricket due to apartheid. His son Stephen Cook made a century on Test debut.
<a href="http://www.espncricinfo.com/australia/content/player/4144.html" target="_blank">Michael Bevan</a> v Pakistan, 1994. The famous game where Inzamam-ul-Haq masterminded a chase of 314 <a href="http://www.espncricinfo.com/ci/engine/match/63654.html" target="_blank">in Karachi</a>, taking Pakistan home with a wicket to spare.© Getty Images
© Getty ImagesMichael Bevan v Pakistan, 1994. The famous game where Inzamam-ul-Haq masterminded a chase of 314 in Karachi, taking Pakistan home with a wicket to spare.
<a href="http://www.espncricinfo.com/ci/content/player/37712.html" target="_blank">Craig McMillan</a> v Australia, 1997. New Zealand held up well against the might of Australia for four days, before collapsing to McGrath and Warne on the final day. McMillan was one of five batsmen to get a duck in the innings.© Getty Images
© Getty ImagesCraig McMillan v Australia, 1997. New Zealand held up well against the might of Australia for four days, before collapsing to McGrath and Warne on the final day. McMillan was one of five batsmen to get a duck in the innings.
<a href="http://www.espncricinfo.com/pakistan/content/player/43524.html" target="_blank">Umar Gul</a> v Bangladesh, 2003. Gul went one better (worse?) by getting a diamond duck on debut, as he was run out without facing a ball. <a href="http://www.espncricinfo.com/ci/engine/match/64043.html" target="_blank">In the same game</a>, another debutant, <a href="http://www.espncricinfo.com/pakistan/content/player/43656.html" target="_blank">Yasir Hameed</a>, hit a century in each innings.© AFP
© AFPUmar Gul v Bangladesh, 2003. Gul went one better (worse?) by getting a diamond duck on debut, as he was run out without facing a ball. In the same game, another debutant, Yasir Hameed, hit a century in each innings.

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  • cricfan84069930 on November 26, 2016, 16:33 GMT

    Wht shot dix rizwan play

  • InsideHedge on November 26, 2016, 13:48 GMT

    That's right, the article should split these names into two categories - the ones who suffered a golden in the very first innings of their debut Test and then the ones who suffered in their 2nd dig but still qualify as debut Test. In which case, we have Cook Snr, Gul & Rizwan as the truly unlucky ones - I bet they couldn't wait to bat in their 2nd dig to make amends.

  • GS-S on November 26, 2016, 10:23 GMT

    It should be noted that only two of these players - Jimmy Cook and Omar Gul - got a royal duck (or worse) in their first test INNINGS. The other three got their royal duck in the second innings of their debut test. Bevan actually got 82 in his 1st innings, McMillan 54 and Gayle 33 in their first innings.

    Oh, and you left out Simon O'Donnell: http://www.espncricinfo.com/ci/engine/match/63403.html. His was in his very first innings.

  • Antony_Lucas on November 26, 2016, 9:43 GMT

    Bit harsh on Macca to be cast as such, got a solid 50 on his debut innings against Warne and co

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