List of international cricket five-wicket hauls by Curtly Ambrose

Curtly Ambrose , a West Indian cricketer , took 26 five-wicket hauls at international level . [2] [3] In cricket, a five-wicket haul (also known as a “five-for” or “fifer” [4] ) refers to a bowler taking five or more wickets in a single innings . This is Regarded as a significant achievement, [5] and only 41 bowlers-have taken 15 or more five-wicket hauls at international level In Their cricketing careers. [3] Ambrose played 98 Tests and 176 One Day Internationals (ODIs), and took 405 and 225 wickets respectively. [2] A right-arm fast bowler who represented the West Indies from 1988 to 2000, he took 22 five-wicket hauls in Tests and 4 in ODIs. [6] [7] The cricket almanack Wisden Noted his “smooth, leggy run-up, fast arm work and accuracy”, apart from “lethal yorker [s]” and “nasty bouncer [s]”, and named _him_ one of Their Cricketers of the Year in 1992. [8] Upon his induction into the International Cricket Council Cricket Hall of Fame in September 2011, ESPNcricinfo described Ambrose as one of the finest bowlers of all time, [9] [10] and as of 2013 he is tenth overall among all-time combined five-wicket haul takers. [3]Ambrose made his Test debut in 1988 against Pakistan at the Bourda , Georgetown , a West Indies game lost by 9 wickets. [11] His first five-wicket haul came eight months later against Australia at the WACA Ground , Perth ; West Indies won the match by 169 runs . [12] His career-best bowling figures were for 8 runs against England at the Kensington Oval , Bridgetown , in April 1990 where his performance-winning performance earned him a man of the match award. [13] [14] Ambrose Took His solitary pair of five-wicket hauls in a match-5 wickets Test for 60 runs and 6 wickets for 24 runs-against la même Opponents at the Queen’s Park Oval , Port of Spain , in March 1994 , His best bowling performance in a test match. [2] [15] Ambrose achieved his 22 five-wicket hauls at 12 different grounds , including 11 at 9 different venues outside the West Indies . [13] [16] He was most successful against Australia and England taking eight five-wicket hauls each. [13] He took ten or more wickets in a match on three occasions. [17] [2] [15] Ambrose achieved his 22 five-wicket hauls at 12 different grounds , including 11 at 9 different venues outside the West Indies . [13] [16] He was most successful against Australia and England taking eight five-wicket hauls each. [13] He took ten or more wickets in a match on three occasions. [17] [2] [15] Ambrose achieved his 22 five-wicket hauls at 12 different grounds , including 11 at 9 different venues outside the West Indies . [13] [16] He was most successful against Australia and England taking eight five-wicket hauls each. [13] He took ten or more wickets in a match on three occasions. [17] [13] He took ten or more wickets in a match on three occasions. [17] [13] He took ten or more wickets in a match on three occasions. [17]

Ambrose made his ODI debut against Pakistan at the Sabina Park , Kingston , in March 1988. [18] His first five-wicket haul in this format came to the Melbourne Cricket Ground , where he took 5 wickets for 17 runs In the match, his best performance in ODI matches. [19] Ambrose took three of his five-wicket hauls against Australia and one against Pakistan. [19] As of 2013, he is jointly attempted with Dale Steyn -overall among all-time combined five-wicket haul takers. [3]

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 the West
* One of two five-wicket hauls by Ambrose in a match
Ambrose selected as ” Man of the match “
10 wickets or more taken in the match
Drawn The match was drawn

Tests

Five-wicket hauls in Cricket by Curtly Ambrose
No. Dated Ground Against Inn overs runs WKTS Econ batsmen result
1 2 December 1988 WACA Ground , Perth  australia 2 23.3 72 5 3.06
  • David Boon
  • Graeme Wood
  • Allan Border
  • Steve Waugh
  • Tim May
Won [12]
2 5 April 1990 Kensington Oval , Bridgetown  England 4 22.4 45 8 1.98
  • Alec Stewart
  • Rob Bailey
  • Gladstone Small
  • Jack Russell
  • Nasser Hussain
  • David Capel
  • Phillip DeFreitas
  • Devon Malcolm
Won [14]
3 6 December 1990 Gaddafi Stadium , Lahore  Pakistan 2 20 35 5 1.75
  • Zahid Fazal
  • Rameez Raja
  • Imran Khan
  • Wasim Akram
  • Moin Khan
Drawn [21]
4 6 June 1991 Headingley , Leeds  England 3 28 52 6 1.85
  • Michael Atherton
  • Graeme Hick
  • Allan Lamb
  • Mark Ramprakash
  • Robin Smith
  • Jack Russell
Lost [22]
5 4 July 1991 Trent Bridge , Nottingham  England 1 34 74 5 2.17
  • Michael Atherton
  • Graeme Hick
  • Allan Lamb
  • Mark Ramprakash
  • Richard Illingworth
Won [23]
6 18 April 1992 [n 1] Kensington Oval , Bridgetown  South Africa 4 24.4 34 6 1.37
  • Andrew Hudson
  • Mark Rushmere
  • Hansie Cronje
  • Dave Richardson
  • Meyrick Pringle
  • Allan Donald
Won [24]
7 27 November 1992 The Gabba , Brisbane  australia 3 32 66 5 2.06
  • Steve Waugh
  • Mark Waugh
  • Damien Martyn
  • Greg Matthews
  • Merv Hughes
Drawn [25]
8 23 January 1993 Adelaide Oval , Adelaide  australia 2 28.2 74 6 2.61
  • Mark Waugh
  • Steve Waugh
  • Allan Border
  • Ian Healy
  • Tim May
  • Craig McDermott
Won [26]
9 30 January 1993 WACA Ground , Perth  australia 1 18 25 7 1.38
  • David Boon
  • Mark Waugh
  • Damien Martyn
  • Allan Border
  • Ian Healy
  • Merv Hughes
  • Jo Angel
Won [27]
10 25 March 1994 * Queen’s Park Oval , Port of Spain  England 2 29 60 5 2.06
  • Alec Stewart
  • Robin Smith
  • Graham Thorpe
  • Jack Russell
  • Chris Lewis
Won [15]
11 25 March 1994 * Queen’s Park Oval , Port of Spain  England 4 10 24 6 2.40
  • Michael Atherton
  • Alec Stewart
  • Robin Smith
  • Graeme Hick
  • Graham Thorpe
  • Jack Russell
Won [15]
12 21 April 1995 Queen’s Park Oval , Port of Spain  australia 1 16 45 5 2.81
  • Mark Taylor
  • David Boon
  • Mark Waugh
  • Shane Warne
  • Glenn McGrath
Won [28]
13 24 August 1995 The Oval , London  England 1 42 96 5 2.28
  • Jason Gallian
  • Graham Thorpe
  • Alan Wells
  • Jack Russell
  • Dominic Cork
Drawn [29]
14 27 April 1996 Antigua Recreation Ground , St. John’s  New Zealand 2 32 68 5 2.12
  • Roger Twose
  • Danny Morrison
  • Nathan Astle
  • Chris Harris
  • Lee Germon
Drawn [30]
15 26 December 1996 Melbourne Cricket Ground , Melbourne  australia 1 24.5 55 5 2.21
  • Mark Taylor
  • Matthew Hayden
  • Mark Waugh
  • Ian Healy
  • Glenn McGrath
Won [31]
16 1 February 1997 WACA Ground , Perth  australia 1 18 43 5 2.38
  • Matthew Hayden
  • Mark Waugh
  • Steve Waugh
  • Ian Healy
  • Paul Reiffel
Won [32]
17 14 March 1997 Queen’s Park Oval , Port of Spain  india 2 41.4 87 5 2.08
  • VVS Laxman
  • Navjot Singh Sidhu
  • Rahul Dravid
  • Mohammad Azharuddin
  • Sunil Joshi
Drawn [33]
18 13 June 1997 Antigua Recreation Ground , St. John’s  Sri Lanka 1 13.1 37 5 2.81
  • Roshan Mahanama
  • Russell Arnold
  • Aravinda de Silva
  • Kumar Dharmasena
  • Sajeewa de Silva
Won [34]
19 5 February 1998 Queen’s Park Oval , Port of Spain  England 3 19.5 52 5 2.62
  • Adam Hollioake
  • Jack Russell
  • Andrew Caddick
  • Angus Fraser
  • Phil Tufnell
Won [35]
20 13 February 1998 Queen’s Park Oval , Port of Spain  England 2 15.4 25 5 1.59
  • Michael Atherton
  • John Crawley
  • Dean Headley
  • Angus Fraser
  • Phil Tufnell
Lost [36]
21 10 December 1998 St George’s Oval , Port Elizabeth  South Africa 3 19 51 6 2.68
  • Herschelle Gibbs
  • Jacques Kallis
  • Jonty Rhodes
  • Shaun Pollock
  • Mark Boucher
  • Pat Symcox
Lost [37]
22 3 April 1999 Antigua Recreation Ground , St. John’s  australia 1 29.5 94 5 3.15
  • Ricky Ponting
  • Ian Healy
  • Adam Dale
  • Stuart MacGill
  • Glenn McGrath
Won [38]

One Day Internationals

Five-wicket hauls in ODI cricket by Curtly Ambrose
No. Dated Ground Against Inn overs runs WKTS Econ batsmen result
1 15 December 1988 Melbourne Cricket Ground , Melbourne  australia 2 8.2 17 5 2.04
  • Geoff Marsh
  • Mark Waugh
  • Peter Taylor
  • Craig McDermott
  • Terry Alderman
Won [39]
2 14 January 1989 Melbourne Cricket Ground , Melbourne  australia 1 10 26 5 2.60
  • Geoff Marsh
  • David Boon
  • Allan Border
  • Steve Waugh
  • Merv Hughes
Lost [40]
3 21 October 1991 Sharjah Cricket Association Stadium , Sharjah
(neutral venue)
 Pakistan 1 10 53 5 5.30
  • Rameez Raja
  • Sajid Ali
  • Javed Miandad
  • Imran Khan
  • Moin Khan
Lost [41]
4 16 January 1993 Sydney Cricket Ground , Sydney  australia 2 9.3 32 5 3.36
  • Mark Taylor
  • David Boon
  • Ian Healy
  • Tony Dodemaide
  • Craig McDermott
Won [42]

Notes

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