Most consecutive ducks in Tests when batting in Top 6 positions

The name leading the list of batsmen with most consecutive ducks in tests when batting in top 6 positions is a real surprise for cricket nuffies.

5 – Danny Morrison

Known mainly for his bowling, New Zealand’s Danny Morrison leads the list of top 6 batsmen to be dismissed for consecutive ducks on most occasions. It was often that Danny Morrison came out to bat as a night watchman. The experiment though did not prove successful as Morrison bagged 5 consecutive ducks in the role.

He even came out to open the batting once for New Zealand, while batting at number 3 and 4 on four and two occasions respectively. Morrison finished his test career with a grand batting average of 8.42 from 71 innings. This is when he remained unbeaten on 26 occasions.

4 – Pankaj Roy

India’s Pankaj Roy represented the country in 43 test matches between 1951 and 1960. He made 2442 runs from 79 innings at an average of 32.56, scoring five centuries. He also holds the unwanted record of getting dismissed for ducks on four consecutive occasions while batting among the top 6 batsmen.

4 – Mohinder Amarnath

Mohinder Amarnath is one of the great Indian batsmen from the yesteryear. Amarnath played 69 test matches for India and scored 4378 runs at an average of 42.50 with the help of 11 centuries and 24 half centuries. Like Roy, he was also dismissed for ducks on four consecutive occasions while batting among the top 6 batsmen.

4 – Mark Waugh

Australia’s Mark Waugh also finds himself in the embarrassing list. One of the best Australian batsmen of the last generation, Waugh played in as many as 128 test matches and scored over 8000 runs at an average of 41.81, hitting 20 centuries and 47 half centuries.

Despite all the big numbers, if there is one stat which he would want to erase from his international record is him getting dismissed for ducks on four consecutive occasions.

4 – Kusal Mendis 

Kusal Mendis was dropped for the second test match on the England tour of Sri Lanka in early 2021. The reason was that Mendis was dismissed for a duck in his last four innings.

In some ways, Mendis was fortunate to get

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