Career best bowling in 1st/last Test

Career best bowling in 1st/last Test

Post by Aslam Siddiqu » Sat, 08 Aug 2009 22:31:53

A. Here is a list of players who had their career best innings bowling
analysis in their debut Test match (qualifications - appeared in at
least 10 Tests and took at least one wicket). Debut Tests are listed.
(* - indicates second innings)

      Career Records
 BB   Ms Wkts Avrge
6/55  29  47  42.12  S Abid Ali     Ind v Aus  Adelaide       1967-68
6/99  16  48  32.64  AJ Bell        SAf v Eng  Lord's         1929
3/11* 10   8  15.00  MC Bird        Eng v SAf  Johannesburg(1)1909-10
5/73  19  53  37.06  AM Blignaut    Zim v BD   Bulawayo       2000-01
3/88  14  12  36.66  W Bruce        Aus v Eng  Melbourne(1)   1884-85
6/179 16  37  41.49  UDU Chandana   SL  v Pak  Dhaka          1998-99
4/46  10  44  28.75  WM Clarke      Aus v Ind  Brisbane       1977-78
7/43* 37 131  29.82  DG Cork        Eng v WI   Lord's         1995
6/58* 10  34  28.02  AIC Dodemaide  Aus v NZ   Melbourne      1987-88
3/37* 10  17  52.11  EJ Gray        NZ  v Eng  Lord's         1983
                     (in the 2nd innings; didn't bowl in the 1st)
5/36* 85  83  37.80  WR Hammond     Eng v SAf  Johannesburg(1)1927-28
8/61  17  66  30.11  NS Hirwani     Ind v WI   Madras         1987-88
6/74  38 123  28.47  RM Hogg        Aus v Eng  Brisbane       1978-79
8/64* 48  78  37.49  L Klusener     SAf v Ind  Calcutta       1996-97
3/30  13  12  39.91  HR Lance       SAf v NZ   Johannesburg(4)1961-62
5/57  10  37  25.43  JDF Larter     Eng v Pak  The Oval       1962
7/46  21  73  26.72  JK Lever       Eng v Ind  Delhi          1976-77
6/81  17  28  57.32  Manjural Islam BD  v Zim  Bulawayo       2000-01
5/78  12  24  25.20  WE Midwinter   Aus v Eng  Melbourne(1)   1876-77
7/99  14  34  33.05  Mohammad Nazir Pak v NZ   Karachi        1969-70
5/36* 33  81  51.37  Mohammad Sami  Pak v NZ   Auckland       2000-01
6/155 17  28  50.64  AM Moir        NZ  v Eng  Christchurch   1950-51
3/32  11  18  61.83  BA Murphy      Zim v WI   Port-of-Spain  1999-00
3/82  10  11  66.09  ML Nkala       Zim v Eng  Nottingham     2000
4/25* 12  34  36.18  MM Patel       Ind v Eng  Mohali         2005-06
6/38* 28 116  24.18  PM Pollock     SAf v NZ   Durban         1961-62
2/28  14   9  40.77  MB Poore       NZ  v SAf  Auckland       1952-53
1/9   24   2 134.00  Rajin Saleh    BD  v Pak  Karachi        2003
2/20  20  17  43.70  J Ryder        Aus v Eng  Sydney(1)      1920-21
2/49  29   7 127.00  MN Samuels     WI  v Aus  Adelaide       2000-01
5/48  10  51  23.04  Shabbir Ahmed  Pak v BD   Karachi        2003
5/52  26  47  34.89  Shahid Afridi  Pak v Aus  Karachi        1998-99
5/53  15  36  35.33  Shahid Nazir   Pak v Zim  Sheikhupura    1996-97
2/33* 43  15  66.73  KR Stackpole   Aus v Eng  Adelaide       1965-66
6/67  11  37  33.57  PM Such        Eng v Aus  Manchester     1993
6/78  13  27  39.55  PL Taylor      Aus v Eng  Sydney         1986-87
8/104 36 139  30.32  AL Valentine   WI  v Eng  Manchester     1950
5/82* 25  61  47.59  PJ Wiseman     NZ  v SL   Colombo(RPS)   1997-98
1/97  11   1 127.00  J Worrall      Aus v Eng  Melbourne(1)   1884-85

B. Here is a list of players who had their career best innings bowling
analysis in their last Test match (qualifications - appeared in at
least 5 Tests and took at least one wicket). Last Tests are listed. (*
- indicates last innings)

BB   Ms Wkts Avrge
3/68* 21   3  27.33  HR Adhikari    Ind v WI   Delhi          1958-59
1/38*  5   1 130.00  DW Begbie      SAf v Aus  Port Elizabeth 1949-50
4/85  19  43  35.23  RW Blair       NZ  v SAf  Auckland       1963-64
3/45  10  26  36.58  EA Brandes     Zim v SL   Harare         1999-00
6/94*  5  15  36.26  TW Cartwright  Eng v SAf  Nottingham     1965
1/24* 14   1  84.00  ME Chapple     NZ  v Eng  Christchurch   1965-66
1/4*  40   2  53.00  CPS Chauhan    Ind v NZ   Auckland       1980-81
5/98*  8  32  28.09  EW Clarke      Eng v Aus  The Oval       1934
5/75  18  58  30.10  LN Constantine WI  v Eng  The Oval       1939
4/59  15  12  40.83  EL Dalton      SAf v Eng  Durban(5)      1938-39
6/23  18  85  24.27  PS de Villiers SAf v Pak  Port Elizabeth 1997-98
7/37*  9  61  12.70  JJ Ferris      Eng v SAf  Cape Town      1891-92
3/73   5  13  34.46  N Haig         Eng v WI   Kingston       1929-30
6/127*24  71  32.61  PL Harris      SAf v Aus  Cape Town      2008-09
7/25*  9  23  27.08  GR Hazlitt     Aus v Eng  The Oval       1912
6/56   9  21  36.86  DT Hondo       Zim v BD   Dhaka          2004-05
7/92*  6  17  39.05  PM Hornibrook  Aus v Eng  The Oval       1930
5/76*  5  31  19.32  AS Kennedy     Eng v SAf  Durban(5)      1922-23
2/42*  5   4 114.00  RN Lewis       WI  v SAf  Cape Town      2007-08
4/34*  9  11  26.36  RB Minnett     Aus v Eng  The Oval       1912
4/99*  8  17  34.41  MB Owens       NZ  v Eng  Manchester     1994
5/33*  6  14  35.50  RJ Peterson    SAf v BD   Chittagong     2007-08
6/73*  7  41  15.02  MJ Procter     SAf v Aus  Port Elizabeth 1969-70
2/47*  7   3  20.67  AJ Redmond     NZ  v Aus  Adelaide       2008-09
8/94  14  88  25.22  T Richardson   Eng v Aus  Sydney(5)      1897-98
1/2*   5   1   9.00  Shafqat Rana   Pak v NZ   Dacca          1969-70
3/48  14  10  58.40  Kripal Singh   Ind v Aus  Madras         1964-65
3/48   5   8  53.38  VR Singh       Ind v BD   Chittagong     2007
1/9*  11   5  65.40  JT Sparling    NZ  v SAf  Dunedin        1963-64
6/73* 65 216  28.14  HH Streak      Zim v Ind  Harare         2005-06
2/55*  5   9  63.11  NI Thomson     Eng v SAf  Port Elizabeth 1964-65
3/28*  6  10  25.00  SMJ Woods      Eng v SAf  Cape Town      1895-96
3/65*  8  17  44.52  JA Young       Eng v NZ   Lord's         1949

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