List of international cricket five-wicket hauls by Brett Lee

In cricket , a five-wicket haul (also known as a “five-for” or “fifer”) [1] [2] refers to a bowler taking five or more wickets in a single innings . This is Regarded as a significant achievement, [3] and Fewer than 40 bowlers-have taken more than 15 five-wicket hauls at international level During Their cricketing careers. Brett Lee has the fifth-highest number of international five-wicket hauls among Australian cricketers as of 2013. [4] [N 1] A right-arm fast bowler , he is regarded as one of the fastest international bowlers in the modern cricketing era .

Lee picked up a five-wicket haul on Test debut, [7] playing against India in December 1999; [8] a match that Australia won. [9] His career-best figures for 30 runs against West Indiesat the Brisbane Cricket Ground in November 2005; And never wanna take a single match. [9] Eight of his ten Test five-wicket hauls were taken at home. [10] After capturing 310 wickets, Lee retired from Test cricket in 2010 and remains Australia’s fourth-most successful bowler in the format. [8]

After making his one-day international debut against Pakistan in January 2000, [8] Lee’s first ODI five-wicket haul came in one of the matches of the series against India; The performance ensured Australia’s victory. [9] With nine five-wicket hauls, his position is in the all-time ODI list. [11] His career-best bowling in ODI cricket was 5 wickets for 22 runs against South Africa at Melbourne Cricket Ground in January 2006; His performance earned him the man of the match award. [9] [12] Lee claimed 19 five-wicket hauls in his international career, and Australia never lost any of the games on such instances. However, he never did more than five wickets in a single innings in any format of the international game. [9] Lee played his first Twenty20 International (T20I) against New Zealand in 2005, and is Australia’s fourth-highest wicket-taker in the format. [13] He has never had a five-wicket haul in T20I, where his best bowling figures remain 3 wickets for 23 runs. [14] Lee announced his retirement from international cricket in July 2012. [15] S fourth-highest wicket-taker in the format. [13] He has never had a five-wicket haul in T20I, where his best bowling figures remain 3 wickets for 23 runs. [14] Lee announced his retirement from international cricket in July 2012. [15] S fourth-highest wicket-taker in the format. [13] He has never had a five-wicket haul in T20I, where his best bowling figures remain 3 wickets for 23 runs. [14] Lee announced his retirement from international cricket in July 2012. [15]

Key.

symbol Meaning
Dated Day the Test started or ODI held
Inn Innings in which five-wicket haul was taken
overs Number of overs bowled
runs Number of runs conceded
WKTS Number of wickets taken
Econ Runs conceded per over
batsmen Batsmen whose wickets were taken
result Result for the Australia team
Brett Lee was the man of the match

Tests

List of five-wicket hauls by Brett Lee in Test cricket
No. Dated Ground Against Inn overs runs WKTS Econ batsmen result
1 26 December 1999 Melbourne Cricket Ground , Melbourne  india 2 18 47 5 2.61
  • Sadagoppan Ramesh
  • Rahul Dravid
  • Mannava Prasad
  • Ajit Agarkar
  • Javagal Srinath
Won [16]
2 31 March 2000 Westpac Trust Park , Hamilton  New Zealand 1 23 77 5 3.34
  • Mathew Sinclair
  • Stephen Fleming
  • Nathan Astle
  • Craig McMillan
  • Chris Cairns
Won [17]
3 1 December 2000 WACA Ground , Perth  West Indies 3 15 61 5 4.06
  • Sherwin Campbell
  • Ramnaresh Sarwan
  • Nixon McLean
  • Marlon Black
  • Courtney Walsh
Won [18]
4 8 November 2001 Brisbane Cricket Ground , Brisbane  New Zealand 2 23 61 5 2.91
  • Mathew Sinclair
  • Nathan Astle
  • Craig McMillan
  • Chris Cairns
  • Adam Parore
Won [19]
5 3 November 2005 Brisbane Cricket Ground , Brisbane  West Indies 4 14 30 5 2.14
  • Devon Smith
  • Ramnaresh Sarwan
  • Denesh Ramdin
  • Corey Collymore
  • Jermaine Lawson
Won [20]
6 16 December 2005 WACA Ground , Perth  South Africa 2 22.2 93 5 4.16
  • Herschelle Gibbs
  • Jacques Rudolph
  • Shaun Pollock
  • Charl Langeveldt
  • Makhaya Ntini
Drawn [21]
7 24 March 2006 Kingsmead Cricket Ground , Durban  South Africa 2 19.4 69 5 3.50
  • Graeme Smith
  • Mark Boucher
  • Shaun Pollock
  • André Nel
  • Makhaya Ntini
Won [22]
8 2 January 2008 Sydney Cricket Ground , Sydney  india 2 32.2 119 5 3.68
  • Wasim Jaffer
  • Yuvraj Singh
  • Mahendra Singh Dhoni
  • Anil Kumble
  • Ishant Sharma
Won [23]
9 30 May 2008 Sir Vivian Richards Stadium , Antigua  West Indies 2 21 59 5 2.80
  • Dwayne Bravo
  • Denesh Ramdin
  • Darren Sammy
  • Jerome Taylor
  • Darren Powell
Drawn [24]
10 28 November 2008 Adelaide Oval , Adelaide  New Zealand 3 25 105 5 4.20
  • Aaron Redmond
  • Jamie How
  • Jesse Ryder
  • Ross Taylor
  • Iain O’Brien
Won [25]

ODIs

List of five-wicket hauls by Brett Lee in One Day Internationals
No. Dated Ground Against Inn overs runs WKTS Econ batsmen result
1 26 January 2000 Melbourne Cricket Ground , Melbourne  india 2 8.5 27 5 3.05
  • Sachin Tendulkar
  • Hrishikesh Kanitkar
  • Anil Kumble
  • Javagal Srinath
  • Debashish Mohanty
Won [26]
2 25 January 2003 Melbourne Cricket Ground , Melbourne  England 2 9.3 30 5 3.15
  • Marcus Trescothick
  • Nick Knight
  • Andrew Flintoff
  • Ian Blackwell
  • Andrew Caddick
Won [27]
3 11 March 2003 St George’s Oval , Port Elizabeth  New Zealand 2 9.1 42 5 4.58
  • Stephen Fleming
  • Brendon McCullum
  • Jacob Oram
  • Andre Adams
  • Shane Bond
Won [28]
4 10 July 2005 Lord’s Cricket Ground , London  England 1 10 41 5 4.10
  • Kevin Pietersen
  • Andrew Flintoff
  • Paul Collingwood
  • Geraint Jones
  • Ashley Giles
Won [29]
5 20 January 2006 Docklands Stadium , Melbourne  South Africa 2 10 22 5 2.20
  • Graeme Smith
  • Boeta Dippenaar
  • Andrew Hall
  • Ashwell Prince
  • Justin Kemp
Won [12]
6 22 September 2006 Kinrara Academy Oval , Kuala Lumpur  india 2 8.5 38 5 4.30
  • Virender Sehwag
  • Sachin Tendulkar
  • Mahendra Singh Dhoni
  • Rudra Pratap Singh
  • Munaf Patel
Won [30]
7 3 February 2008 Brisbane Cricket Ground , Brisbane  india 1 9 27 5 3.0
  • Sachin Tendulkar
  • Rohit Sharma
  • Manoj Tiwary
  • Mahendra Singh Dhoni
  • Harbhajan Singh
N / R [31] [N 2]
8 24 February 2008 Sydney Cricket Ground , Sydney  india 2 9.1 58 5 6.32
  • Sachin Tendulkar
  • Mahendra Singh Dhoni
  • Robin Uthappa
  • Harbhajan Singh
  • Ishant Sharma
Won [32]
9 12 September 2009 Lord’s Cricket Ground , London  England 1 9 49 5 5.44
  • Joe Denly
  • Matt Prior
  • Luke Wright
  • Stuart Broad
  • Adil Rashid
Won [33]

Notes

  1. Jump up^ The five-wicket haul is defined by the accumulative sum of all formats of the game.
  2. Jump up^ Match was abandoned due to rain.

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