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Australian fast bowler Jason Gillespie has scored 201 against bangladesh as nightwatchman and its a record that night watchman whose record has not been broken till date

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New Delhi: In cricket, bowlers are expected to bowl brilliantly and give their team wickets as quickly as possible so that the match can be won. Bowlers also perform these tasks very well, but in the history of cricket, there have been many bowlers who have won matches by making important contributions for their team on many occasions apart from bowling. Having the ability to bat in the bowler is considered a plus point for any team. Such bowlers are sent as nightwatch men in test matches so that they can handle the innings. In India too, there have been players like Harbhajan Singh, Javagal Srinath and Anil Kumble, who have won Team India with their batting on many occasions apart from bowling, but there is only one bowler in cricket history who has come as a night watchman in Test career. Has hit a double century. The name of that bowler is Jason Gillespie (Jason Gillespie,

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double century against Bangladesh

Jason Gillespie played an unbeaten innings of 201 runs against Bangladesh in Chittagong in 2006. Gillespie came in that match as a nightwatch man and scored a double century. Jason Gillespie is the only batsman to score a double century as a night watchman. Gillespie shared a 320-run partnership for the fourth wicket with Mike Hussey in that match. Australia won that match and Gillespie was the ‘Player of the Match’.

Gillespie’s record

Jason Gillespie, who started his career in 1996, played a total of 71 Tests in which he scored 1,218 runs with the help of 1 century and 2 half-centuries and took 259 wickets. Gillespie has 142 wickets in his name in 97 ODIs. Gillespie was a member of the Australian team that won the ODI World Cup in 2003.

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Australian fast bowler Jason Gillespie has scored 201 against bangladesh as nightwatchman and its a record that night watchman whose record has not been broken till date

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