List of international cricket five-wicket hauls by Craig McDermott

In cricket , a five-wicket haul (also known as a “five-for” or “fifer”) [1] refers to a bowler taking five or more wickets in a single innings . This is Regarded as a significant achievement, [2] and as of August 2015 only 43 bowlers-have taken 15 or more five-wicket hauls at the international level. [3] Craig John McDermott is a former Australian cricketer who, according to the sports journalist Greg Baum , was “Australia’s first strike bowler in the early 1990s.” [4] A right-arm fast bowler , he played 71 Test matches and 138 ODIs in his career, Taking 291 and 203 wickets respectively. [4] He took fourteen five-wicket hauls in Test cricket, including two in a single ten-wicket match , and one in the ODI format. [5]

McDermott made his Test Test debut for Australia against the West Indies at the Melbourne Cricket Ground in December 1984, with Richie Richardson being his first Victim Test. [6] His first Test five-wicket haul came at Lord’s in the second Test of the 1985 Ashes series in June of that year, taking 6 wickets for 70 runs in a 4-wicket victory for Australia. [7] McDermott’s Best Bowling Analysis in Test Cricket is 8 for 97 against England in the fifth Test of the 1990-91 Ashes series . [4] He was most successful against England, taking eight of his fourteen five-wicket hauls against them, Including four during the 1994-95 Ashes in which he was named player of the series. [5]

McDermott’s ODI debuted against the West Indies at the Melbourne Cricket Ground in January 1985. [4] He did not beat and took the wicket of Viv Richards , Australia. [8]McDermott played 138 ODIs, and took place in Pakistan in November 1987, in the semi-final Cricket World Cup . [9] His figures of 5 for 44, and an Australian victory by 18 runs, saw him awarded the man of the match as Australia progressed to the final. [9]

Key

symbol Meaning
Dated Date the match was held, or starting date of the match for Test matches
Inn The innings of the match in which the five-wicket haul was taken
overs Number of overs bowled in that innings
runs Runs conceded
WKTS Number of wickets taken
batsmen The batsmen whose wickets were taken in the five-wicket haul
Econ Bowling economy rate (average runs per over)
result The result for Australia in that match
McDermott was man of the match
One of two five-wicket hauls by McDermott in a match
10 wickets or more taken in the match

Test five-wicket hauls

Five-wicket hauls in Test cricket by Craig McDermott
No. Dated Ground Against Inn overs runs WKTS Econ batsmen result
1 27 June 1985 Lord’s , London  England 1 29.0 70 6 2.38
  • GA Gooch
  • RT Robinson
  • DI Gower
  • PR Downton
  • PH Edmonds
  • NA Foster
Won [7]
2 1 August 1985 Old Trafford , Manchester  England 2 36.0 141 8 3.91
  • GA Gooch
  • RT Robinson
  • DI Gower
  • MW Gatting
  • IT Botham
  • PR Downton
  • PH Edmonds
  • PJW Allott
Drawn [10]
3 26 December 1987 Melbourne Cricket Ground , Melbourne  New Zealand 1 25.0 97 5 2.77
  • JG Wright
  • AH Jones
  • MD Crowe
  • JJ Crowe
  • DN Patel
Drawn [11]
4 25 January 1991 Adelaide Oval , Adelaide  England 2 26.3 97 5 3.66
  • MA Atherton
  • AJ Lamb
  • DI Gower
  • PAJ DeFreitas
  • GC Small
Drawn [12]
5 1 February 1991 WACA Ground , Perth  England 1 24.4 97 8 3.93
  • GA Gooch
  • MA Atherton
  • AJ Lamb
  • RA Smith
  • AJ Stewart
  • PAJ DeFreitas
  • PJ Newport
  • DE Malcolm
Won [13]
6 1 March 1991 Sabina Park , Kingston, Jamaica  West Indies 1 23.0 80 5 3.47
  • CG Greenidge
  • DL Haynes
  • IVA Richards
  • MD Marshall
  • CA Walsh
Drawn [14]
7 29 November 1991 The Gabba , Brisbane  india 1 28.1 54 5 1.91
  • RJ Shastri
  • K Srikkanth
  • Kapil Dev
  • SLV Raju
  • J Srinath
Won [15]
8 25 January 1992 Adelaide Oval , Adelaide  india 2 31.0 76 5 2.45
  • K Srikkanth
  • DB Vengsarkar
  • Mr. Azharuddin
  • SR Tendulkar
  • CS Pandit
Won [16]
9 25 January 1992 Adelaide Oval , Adelaide  india 4 29.1 92 5 3.15
  • K Srikkanth
  • Mr. Azharuddin
  • M Prabhakar
  • CS Pandit
  • J Srinath
Won [16]
10 25 November 1994 The Gabba , Brisbane  England 2 19.0 53 6 2.78
  • MA Atherton
  • AJ Stewart
  • GA Hick
  • MW Gatting
  • Mr. J. McCague
  • SJ Rhodes
Won [17]
11 24 December 1994 Melbourne Cricket Ground , Melbourne  England 4 16.5 42 5 2.49
  • MA Atherton
  • GP Thorpe
  • MW Gatting
  • SJ Rhodes
  • PCR Tufnell
Won [18]
12 1 January 1995 Sydney Cricket Ground , Sydney  England 1 30.0 101 5 3.36
  • MA Atherton
  • GA Hick
  • GP Thorpe
  • MW Gatting
  • D Gough
Drawn [19]
13 3 February 1995 WACA Ground , Perth  England 4 15.0 38 6 2.53
  • GA Gooch
  • MW Gatting
  • JP Crawley
  • CC Lewis
  • PAJ DeFreitas
  • DE Malcolm
Won [20]
14 30 November 1995 Sydney Cricket Ground , Sydney  Pakistan 3 15.3 49 5 3.16
  • Aamer Sohail
  • Inzamam-ul-Haq
  • Wasim Akram
  • Saqlain Mushtaq
  • Mushtaq Ahmed
Lost [21]

ODI five-wicket hauls

Five-wicket hauls in ODI cricket by Craig McDermott
No. Dated Ground Against Inn overs runs WKTS Econ batsmen result
1 4 November 1987 Gaddafi Stadium , Lahore  Pakistan 2 10.0 44 5 4.40
  • Mansoor Akhtar
  • Wasim Akram
  • Saleem Yousuf
  • Saleem Jaffar
  • Tauseef Ahmed
Won [9]

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