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West Indies opener Kraigg Brathwaite first in test history to score seven runs off one delivery

West Indies opener Kraigg Brathwaitemade cricket history by getting off the mark with seven runs from a single delivery in the third Test against South Africa at Newlands.

Brathwaite ran three and gained four extra runs when wicketkeeper AB de Villiers shied at the stumps at the bowler’s end and the ball went to the boundary. This was the first occasion in Test history when a batsman’s first runs were a seven, News.com.au reported.

He was eventually dismissed for 16 as theWest Indies closed the third day on 88 for 2 in their second innings, four runs behind the home team, the report added.Brathwaite

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