List of international cricket five-wicket hauls by Alec Bedser

Sir Alec Bedser was a medium-fast bowler for England in Test matches between 1946 and 1955. Across his career he played 51 Tests, and took 236 wickets at a bowling average of 24.89. Bedser’s witch is the highest test for England in Test cricket, and he took 15 five-wicket hauls. Also known as “five-fors” or “fifers”, [1] [2] five-wicket hauls refer to a bowler taking five or more wickets in a single innings . This is Regarded as a significant achievement, [1] as of March 2014 only 41 bowlers-have taken more than 15 five-wicket hauls at international level In Their cricketing careers.Bedser’s 236 wickets Was a time for a world-record, qui He Took from Australian Clarrie Grimmett in 1953 and in turn yielded to Brian Statham ten years later. Bedser Took His First five-wicket haul in Test His debut: seven wickets at a cost of 49 runs contre India in June 1946. [5] His best bowling in an innings, 7/44, cam in June 1953 contre Australia at Trent Bridge . [6] This was the first test of the 1953 Ashes series , a match series during which he took 39 wickets including five of his five-wicket hauls, [7] described as the “spearhead” of England’s bowling attack. [8]

Key

  • Date – Date the match was held. Starting date of the match for Test matches.
  • 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).
  • Inn – The innings of the match in which the five wicket haul was taken.
  • Result – The result for the England team in that match.
  • * – 10 wickets or more taken in the match.
Note: Man of the match awards Did not enter Test cricket up to the 1980s, after-Bedser HAD retired. [9]

Tests

No. Dated Ground Against Inn overs runs WKTS Econ batsmen result
1 22 June 1946 Lord’s Cricket Ground , London ,  india 1 29.1 49 7 1.68
  • VM Merchant
  • L Amarnath
  • VS Hazare
  • Nawab of Pataudi snr
  • DD Hindlekar
  • CS Nayudu
  • SG Shinde
Won [5]
2 20 July 1946 Old Trafford , Manchester ,  india 4 25 52 7 * 2.08
  • Nawab of Pataudi snr
  • VS Hazare
  • RS Modi
  • L Amarnath
  • Mr. H. Mankad
  • Abdul Hafeez
  • CT Sarwate
Drawn [10]
3 20 July 1950 Trent Bridge , Nottingham ,  West Indies 2 48 127 5 2.64
  • FMM Worrell
  • CL Walcott
  • JDC Goddard
  • HHH Johnson
  • S Ramadhin
Lost [11]
4 23 February 1951 Melbourne Cricket Ground , Melbourne ,  australia 1 22 46 5 * 1.56
  • JW Burke
  • GB Hole
  • IWG Johnson
  • D Tallon
  • RR Lindwall
Won [12]
5 23 February 1951 Melbourne Cricket Ground , Melbourne ,  australia 3 20.3 59 5 * 2.17
  • AR Morris
  • JW Burke
  • RR Lindwall
  • IWG Johnson
  • JB Iverson
Won [12]
6 7 June 1951 Trent Bridge , Nottingham ,  South Africa 3 22.4 37 6 1.63
  • EAB Rowan
  • DJ McGlew
  • JE Cheetham
  • CB van Ryneveld
  • AMB Rowan
  • CN McCarthy
Lost [13]
7 5 July 1951 Old Trafford , Manchester ,  South Africa 1 32.3 58 7 * 1.78
  • EAB Rowan
  • JHB Waite
  • AD Nourse
  • GM Fullerton
  • JE Cheetham
  • NBF Mann
  • CN McCarthy
Won [14]
8 5 July 1951 Old Trafford , Manchester ,  South Africa 3 24.2 54 5 * 2.21
  • JE Cheetham
  • AMB Rowan
  • NBF Mann
  • RA McLean
  • GWA Chubb
Won [14]
9 17 July 1952 Old Trafford , Manchester ,  india 3 15 27 5 1.80
  • Mr. H. Mankad
  • PR Umrigar
  • DG Phadkar
  • VL Manjrekar
  • RV Divecha
Won [15]
10 14 August 1952 The Oval , London ,  india 2 14.5 41 5 2.76
  • HR Adhikari
  • VL Manjrekar
  • PR Umrigar
  • GS Ramchand
  • RV Divecha
Drawn [16]
11 11 June 1953 Trent Bridge , Nottingham ,  australia 1 38.3 55 7 * 1.42
  • GB Hole
  • AR Morris
  • RN Harvey
  • KR Miller
  • AL Hassett
  • D Tallon
  • JC Hill
Drawn [6]
12 11 June 1953 Trent Bridge , Nottingham ,  australia 3 17.2 44 7 * 2.53
  • GB Hole
  • AL Hassett
  • RN Harvey
  • KR Miller
  • R Benaud
  • RR Lindwall
  • JC Hill
Drawn [6]
13 25 June 1953 Lord’s Cricket Ground , London ,  australia 1 42.4 105 5 2.46
  • AR Morris
  • RN Harvey
  • AL Hassett
  • GRA Langley
  • AK Davidson
Drawn [17]
14 9 July 1953 Old Trafford , Manchester ,  australia 1 45 115 5 2.55
  • AR Morris
  • KR Miller
  • GB Hole
  • RN Harvey
  • RG Archer
Drawn [18]
15 23 July 1953 Headingley , Leeds ,  australia 2 28.5 95 6 3.29
  • AR Morris
  • AL Hassett
  • GB Hole
  • AK Davidson
  • RR Lindwall
  • GRA Langley
Drawn [19]

References

Notes

  1. ^ Jump up to:a b Pervez, MA (2001). A Dictionary of Cricket . East Blackswan. p. 31. ISBN  978-81-7370-184-9 .
  2. Jump up^ “Swinging for the Auld Enemy – An interview with Ryan Sidebottom” . The Scotsman . 17 August 2008 . Retrieved 30 October 2009 . … I’d rather take fifers (five wickets) for England …
  3. Jump up^ “Records / Test matches / Bowling records / Most five-wickets-in-an-innings in a career” . Cricinfo . Retrieved 30 September 2011 .
  4. Jump up^ “Records / One-Day Internationals / Bowling Records / Most Five-Wickets-in-an-innings in a career”. Cricinfo . Retrieved 30 September 2011 .
  5. ^ Jump to:a b “India in England Test Series – 1st Test – England v India – 1946 season” . ESPN Cricinfo . Retrieved 7 March 2014 .
  6. ^ Jump up to:a b c “Australia in England Test Series – 1st Test – England v Australia – 1953 season” . ESPN Cricinfo . Retrieved 7 March 2014 .
  7. Jump up^ “Statistics / Statsguru / AV Bedser / Test matches” . ESPN CricInfo . Retrieved 7 March 2014 .
  8. Jump up^ Williamson, Martin. “Player Profile: Sir Alec Bedser” . ESPN CricInfo . Retrieved 7 March 2014 .
  9. Jump up^ “Records / Test matches / Individual records (captains, players, umpires) / Most player-of-the-match awards . ESPN Cricinfo . ESPN Sports Media . Retrieved 2 January 2014 .
  10. Jump up^ “India in England Test Series – 2nd Test – England v India – 1946 season” . ESPN Cricinfo . Retrieved 7 March 2014 .
  11. Jump up^ “West Indies in England Test Series – 3rd Test – England v West Indies – 1950 season” . ESPN Cricinfo . Retrieved 7 March 2014 .
  12. ^ Jump up to:a b “in Australia Test Series England – 5th Test – England v Australia – 1950-1951 season” . ESPN Cricinfo . Retrieved 7 March 2014 .
  13. Jump up^ “South Africa in England Test Series – 1st Test – England v South Africa – 1951 season” . ESPN Cricinfo . Retrieved 7 March 2014 .
  14. ^ Jump up to:a b “South Africa Test Series in England – 3rd Test – England v South Africa – 1951 season” . ESPN Cricinfo . Retrieved 7 March 2014 .
  15. Jump up^ “India in England in Test Series – 3rd Test – England v India – 1952 season” . ESPN Cricinfo . Retrieved 7 March 2014 .
  16. Jump up^ “India in England Test Series – 4th Test – England v India – 1952 season” . ESPN Cricinfo . Retrieved 7 March 2014 .
  17. Jump up^ “Australia in England Test Series – 2nd Test – England v Australia – 1953 season” . ESPN Cricinfo . Retrieved 7 March 2014 .
  18. Jump up^ “Australia in England Test Series – 3rd Test – England v Australia – 1953 season” . ESPN Cricinfo . Retrieved 7 March 2014 .
  19. Jump up^ “Australia in England Test Series – 4th Test – England v Australia – 1953 season” . ESPN Cricinfo . Retrieved 7 March 2014 .

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