First player to win in 'n' number of countries

First player to win in 'n' number of countries

Post by Aslam Siddiqu » Sat, 06 Sep 2008 02:56:23

On cricinfo there was a blurb about how several Indians will complete
the set of a win in each of the Test-playing countries if they could
win a match later this season in New Zealand. So far only Inzamam-ul-
Haq has achieved this feat. Here is the progressive record. Neutral
sites are excluded. Only the first wins in each country are given.

First players to win a Test match in ONE country:
C Bannerman, NFD Thomson, TP Horan, DW Gregory, BB Cooper,
WE Midwinter, EJ Gregory, JM Blackham, TW Garrett, T Kendall and
JR Hodges (Aus)
v Eng  Melbourne(1)   1876-77 in Aus

First player to win a Test match in TWO different countries:
A Shaw (Eng)
v Aus  Melbourne(2)   1876-77 in Aus
v Aus  The Oval       1880    in Eng

First players to win a Test match in THREE different countries:
J Briggs (Eng)
v Aus  Adelaide       1884-85 in Aus
v Aus  Manchester     1886    in Eng
v SAf  Port Elizabeth 1888-89 in SAf

G Ulyett (Eng)
v Aus  Melbourne(2)   1876-77 in Aus
v Aus  Lord's         1884    in Eng
v SAf  Port Elizabeth 1888-89 in SAf

First player to win a Test match in FOUR different countries:
FE Woolley (Eng)
v SAf  Johannesburg(3)1909-10 in SAf
v Aus  Melbourne(2)   1911-12 in Aus
v SAf  Lord's         1912    in Eng
v NZ   Christchurch   1929-30 in NZ

First players to win a Test match in FIVE different countries:
RJ Christiani, JDC Goddard, GE Gomez, JB Stollmeyer and EdeC Weekes
(WI)
v Eng  Georgetown     1947-48 in WI
v Ind  Madras         1948-49 in Ind
v Eng  Lord's         1950    in Eng
v Aus  Adelaide       1951-52 in Aus
v NZ   Christchurch   1951-52 in NZ
Note: Stollmeyer's win in West Indies was at Kingston against England
in 1947-48. The rest of the matches were the same for all five listed
players.

First players to win a Test match in SIX different countries:
IW Johnson and RR Lindwall (Aus)
v NZ   Wellington     1945-46 in NZ
v Eng  Brisbane       1946-47 in Aus
v Eng  Nottingham     1948    in Eng
v SAf  Johannesburg(1)1949-50 in SAf
v WI   Kingston       1954-55 in WI
v Ind  Madras         1956-57 in Ind

First player to win a Test match in SEVEN different countries:
RR Lindwall (Aus)
Same as 'SIX' and
v Pak  Dacca          1959-60 in Pak

First players to win a Test match in EIGHT different countries:
Salim Malik and Wasim Akram (Pak)
v SL   Karachi        1981-82 in Pak
v SL   Kandy          1985-86 in SL
v Ind  Bangalore      1986-87 in Ind
v Eng  Leeds          1987    in Eng
v WI   Georgetown     1987-88 in WI
v NZ   Hamilton       1992-93 in NZ
v Zim  Bulawayo       1994-95 in Zim
v Aus  Sydney         1995-96 in Aus
Note: Wasim's first win in Pakistan was at Sialkot against Sri Lanka
in
1985-86. The rest of the matches are common to both players.

First player to win a Test match in NINE different countries:
IA Healy and ME Waugh (Aus)
v WI   Sydney         1988-89 in Aus
v Eng  Leeds          1989    in Eng
v WI   St John's      1990-91 in WI
v SL   Colombo(SSC)   1992-93 in SL
v NZ   Christchurch   1992-93 in NZ
v SAf  Cape Town      1993-94 in SAf
v Ind  Bangalore      1997-98 in Ind
v Pak  Rawalpindi     1998-99 in Pak
v Zim  Harare         1999-00 in Zim
Note: Waugh's firs win in Australia was at Perth against England in
1990-91 and the first win in England was at Manchester in 1993.

First player to win a Test match in TEN different countries:
Inzamam-ul-Haq (Pak)
v Eng  Lord's         1992    in Eng
v NZ   Hamilton       1992-93 in NZ
v Zim  Karachi(Def)   1993-94 in Pak
v SL   Colombo(PSS)   1994-95 in SL
v Zim  Bulawayo       1994-95 in Zim
v Aus  Sydney         1995-96 in Aus
v Ind  Madras         1998-99 in Ind
v BD   Dhaka          1998-99 in BD
v WI   Kingston       2005    in WI
v SAf  Port Elizabeth 2006-07 in SAf

aslam
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