Most consecutive Test innings without a 50

Most consecutive Test innings without a 50

Post by asiddi.. » Fri, 18 Apr 1997 04:00:00

Quote:


>Re Mark Taylor's recent run of failures it's interesting to note that
>Wally Hammond went 22 consecutive test innings without scoring a 50.  The
>sequence was; 29, 34, 11, 25, 16, 2, 4, 37, 20, 15, 43, 43, 29*, 1, 9,
>46, 1, 11, 34, 28, 27, 27.
>Can anyone provide any other long sequences of low scores by good
>palyers in test cricket?

 Here are sequences of 15 or more successive innings when a batsman failed
to score a Test fifty (Batsman = career Test batting average of 40 or
greater; all matches listed are inclusive):

22   WR Hammond (Eng)     from v WI    Lord's       1933
                            to v RSA   Lord's       1935

20*  MA Taylor (Aus)      from v SL    Melbourne    1995-96
                            to current

19   DB Vengsarkar (Ind)  from v NZ    Auckland     1977-78
                            to v Aus   Adelaide     1977-78
(his first 19 Test innings)

18   B Sutcliffe (NZ)     from v Ind   Calcutta     1955-56
                            to v Eng   Christchurch 1958-59

15   W Bardsley (Aus)     from v Eng   Leeds        1921
                            to v Eng   Melbourne    1924-25

15   IM Chappell (Aus)    from v Pak   Melbourne    1967-68
                            to v Ind   Adelaide     1967-68
(his first 15 Test innings)

15   NC O'Neill (Aus)     from v RSA   Sydney       1963-64
                            to v WI    Georgetown   1964-65

15   AI Kallicharran (WI) from v NZ    Christchurch 1979-80
                            to v Pak   Multan       1980-81
(his last 15 Test innings)

15   AH Jones (NZ)        from v Zim   Bulawayo     1992-93
                            to v Aus   Auckland     1992-93

15   GR Viswanath (Ind)   from v Pak   Delhi        1979-80
                            to v Aus   Adelaide     1980-81

15   Salim Malik (Pak)    from v SL    Colombo      1985-86
                            to v Eng   Lord's       1987

15   Zaheer Abbas (Pak)   from v Aus   Melbourne    1972-73
                            to v Eng   Lord's       1974

aslam
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