Rahane's eight breaks Test fielding record

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New Delhi,August 14 : Indian batsman Ajinkya Rahane created a world record as he became the first non-keeper player to take eight catches in a Test match.

Rahane achieved the feat on the third day of the ongoing first Test against Sri Lanka at Galle when he caught Rangana Herath at slip off Amit Mishra.

England's Jack Russell and South African AB de Villiers shared the most number of catches (11) record by wicketkeeper against South Africa in 1995 and Pakistan in 2013 respectively.

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