South African spinner Sam Whitehead registered his name in record books when he took 10 wickets in an innings during a first-class match. His bowling figures are the best in his country’s domestic cricket in 115 years.
Whitehead, who represented South Africa at the 2016 Under-19 World Cup in Bangladesh, conceded just 36 runs. He helped South Western Districts dismissed Eastern Storm for 65 in a chase of 186 in Division two of the 4-Day Franchise Series.
The 24-year-old had taken 5 wickets in the first innings as well. He also scored 66 and 45 with the bat as his side as his side won the game by 120 runs.
His figures are the second best in the history of domestic cricket in South Africa behind leg-spinner Bert Vogler, who took 10-26 for Eastern Province against Griqualand West in 1906