List of international cricket five-wicket hauls by Richie Benaud

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 December 2015 only 45 bowlers-have taken at least 15 five-wicket hauls at international level In Their cricketing careers. [3] Richie Benaud , a leg spinner and form captain of the Australia cricket team , played 63 Tests For His Country entre 1952 and 1964. [4] He took 248 wickets at an average of 27.03, including 16 five-wicket hauls. [4] [5] The cricket almanack Wisden named _him_ One of Their Cricketers of the Year in 1962. [6] He Was inducted into the Australian Cricket Hall of Fame in 2007, [7] and into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame ace One of the inaugural members in January 2009. [8] [9] Leo McKinstry , a cricket writer, in 1998 described Benaud as “one of the cricket’s greatest legends” and “one of the most all-rounders” The first to take 200 wickets and make 2, 000 runs in Tests. [10]Benaud made his Test debut in January 1952 against the West Indies at the Sydney Cricket Ground , a match Australia won by 202 runs. [11] His first test five-wicket haul came in the first match of the 1956-57 series against India at the Corporation Stadium . [N 1] He took 7 wickets for 72 runs in the first innings of the match, his best bowling figures for an innings. [12] Benedict has his solitary pair of five-wicket hauls in the third Test of the series at the Eden Gardens . He accumulated 11 wickets for 105 runs in the match, his career-best performance in Test cricket. [12] [13] Benaud claimed his 16 five-wicket hauls against five different opponents, and Australia never lost any of the games on such instances. He was most successful against India and South Africa , taking 5 five-wicket hauls against each side. [12] Benaud took his five-wicket hauls at 12 cricket grounds , including 11 at venues outside Australia. [12] As of August 2014, he is thirty-first among all-time combined five-wicket haul takers. [N 2] [12] Benaud took his five-wicket hauls at 12 cricket grounds , including 11 at venues outside Australia. [12] As of August 2014, he is thirty-first among all-time combined five-wicket haul takers. [N 2] [12] Benaud took his five-wicket hauls at 12 cricket grounds , including 11 at venues outside Australia. [12] As of August 2014, he is thirty-first among all-time combined five-wicket haul takers. [N 2]

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
* One of two five-wicket hauls by Benaud in a match
10 wickets or more taken in the match
Benaud captained Australia
Drawn The match was drawn

Test five-wicket hauls

Five-wicket hauls in Test cricket by Richie Benaud
No. Dated Ground Against Inn overs runs WKTS Econ batsmen result
1 19 October 1956 Corporation Stadium , Madras [n 3]  india 1 29.3 72 7 2.44
  • Vinoo Mankad
  • Pankaj Roy
  • Polly Umrigar
  • Vijay Manjrekar
  • Jasu Patel
  • Ghulam Ahmed
  • Subhash Gupte
Won [15]
2 2 November 1956 * Eden Gardens , Calcutta [n 4]  india 2 29 52 6 1.79
  • Nari Contractor
  • Vijay Manjrekar
  • Vinoo Mankad
  • Gulabrai Ramchand
  • AG Kripal Singh
  • Naren Tamhane
Won [13]
3 2 November 1956 * Eden Gardens , Calcutta [n 4]  india 4 24.2 53 5 2.17
  • Polly Umrigar
  • Vijay Manjrekar
  • Vinoo Mankad
  • AG Kripal Singh
  • Naren Tamhane
Won [13]
4 31 December 1957 Newlands Cricket Ground , Cape Town  South Africa 3 21 [n 5] 49 5 1.75
  • Dick Westcott
  • Roy McLean
  • Russell Endean
  • Ken Funston
  • Clive van Ryneveld
Won [16]
5 24 January 1958 Kingsmead Cricket Ground , Durban  South Africa 2 50.7 [n 5] 114 5 1.68
  • Russell Endean
  • Roy McLean
  • Hugh Tayfield
  • Peter Heine
  • Neil Adcock
Drawn [17]
6 7 February 1958 New Wanderers Stadium , Johannesburg  South Africa 3 41 [n 5] 84 5 1.53
  • Jackie McGlew
  • Russell Endean
  • Trevor Goddard
  • John Waite
  • Peter Heine
Won [18]
7 28 February 1958 Crusaders Ground St George’s Park, Port Elizabeth  South Africa 3 33 [n 5] 82 5 1.86
  • Trevor Goddard
  • Clive van Ryneveld
  • Jackie McGlew
  • Peter Carlstein
  • Peter Heine
Won [19]
8 9 January 1959 Sydney Cricket Ground , Sydney  England 1 33.4 [n 5] 83 5 1.85
  • Tom Graveney
  • Colin Cowdrey
  • Roy Swetman
  • Fred Trueman
  • Jim Laker
Drawn [20]
9 30 January 1959 Adelaide Oval , Adelaide  England 2 27 [n 5] 91 5 2.52
  • Peter May
  • Fred Trueman
  • Tony Lock
  • Frank Tyson
  • Godfrey Evans
Won [21]
10 4 December 1959 National Stadium , Karachi  Pakistan 1 49.5 93 5 1.86
  • Shujauddin Butt
  • Duncan Sharpe
  • Ijaz Butt
  • Fazal Mahmood
  • Munir Malik
Drawn [22]
11 12 December 1959 Feroz Shah Kotla Ground , Delhi  india 3 46 76 5 1.65
  • Nari Contractor
  • Chandu Borde
  • Bapu Nadkarni
  • Surendranath
  • Ramakant Desai
Won [23]
12 13 January 1960 Corporation Stadium , Madras [n 3]  india 2 32.1 43 5 1.33
  • Budhi Kunderan
  • Nari Contractor
  • Gulabrai Ramchand
  • Bapu Nadkarni
  • Ramakant Desai
Won [24]
13 27 January 1961 Adelaide Oval , Adelaide  West Indies 1 27 [n 5] 96 5 2.66
  • Cammie Smith
  • Rohan Kanhai
  • Garfield Sobers
  • Joe Solomon
  • Wes Hall
Drawn [25]
14 27 July 1961 Old Trafford Cricket Ground , Manchester  England 4 32 70 6 2.18
  • Raman Subba Row
  • Ted Dexter
  • Peter May
  • Brian Close
  • John Murray
  • David Allen
Won [26]
15 23 November 1962 The Gabba , Brisbane  England 2 42 [n 5] 115 6 2.05
  • Geoff Pullar
  • David Sheppard
  • Ted Dexter
  • Ken Barrington
  • Peter Parfitt
  • Fred Titmus
Drawn [27]
16 6 December 1963 The Gabba , Brisbane  South Africa 2 33 [n 5] 68 5 1.54
  • Trevor Goddard
  • Eddie Barlow
  • Peter Carlstein
  • Denis Lindsay
  • Peter Pollock
Drawn [28]

Notes

  1. Jump up^ The Corporation Stadium has since been renamed as Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium.
  2. Jump up^ Benaud shares the position withTerry Alderman,BS Chandrasekhar,Shoaib Akhtar,Graham McKenzie,Bob WillisandChaminda Vaas. [14]
  3. ^ Jump up to:b Madras has since been renamed as Chennai.
  4. ^ Jump up to:b Calcutta has since been renamed as Kolkata.
  5. ^ Jump up to:i Eight-ball overs were bowled in this match.

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