List of international cricket five-wicket hauls by Fred Trueman

Fred Trueman was an English cricketer , an “aggressive” [1] fast bowler widely known as “Fiery Fred”. [1] He is generally acknowledged to have been one of the greatest bowlers in cricket history. [1] [2] He represented England in 67 Test matches , and was the first bowler to take 300 wickets in a Test Taking to reach the landmark. [3]

Trueman’s wicket tally included seventeen five-wicket hauls (Also Known As “five-fors” or “fifers”) [4] [5] qui Refer to a bowler Taking five or more wickets in a single innings . This is Regarded as a significant achievement, [4] as of March 2014 only 41 bowlers-have taken more than 15 five-wicket hauls at international level In Their cricketing careers. [6] [7] Trueman’s seventeen five-wicket hauls places him joint-third in a list of most-winger hauls by England Test players, behind Ian Botham and Sydney Barnes .

His first five-for came in July 1952 against India in only his third Test match. [9] It was also his career-best performance, eight wins while conceding 31 runs, which remains the most successful bowling figures by England player. [10] Five of his five-wicket hauls were taken against Australia , and six came against the West Indies . Four of the last cam during the 1963 West Indies tour of England , across which he took a career-best 34 wickets. [11] He is join-third in a tally of most five-fors taken against the West Indies in Test matches. [12] He did not get the opportunity to play in One Day International cricket as it was not introduced until the 1970-1971 cricket season, several years after his retirement. [13]

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: Regular Man of the match awards did not enter Test Cricket until the 1980s, after Trueman had retired. [14]

Tests

No. Dated Ground Against Inn. overs runs WKTS Econ. batsmen result
1 17 July 1952 Old Trafford , Manchester  india 2 8.4 31 8 3.57
  • P Roy
  • HR Adhikari
  • PR Umrigar
  • DG Phadkar
  • VL Manjrekar
  • RV Divecha
  • GS Ramchand
  • PK Sen
Won [15]
2 14 August 1952 The Oval , London  india 2 16 48 5 3.00
  • P Roy
  • HR Adhikari
  • Mr. H. Mankad
  • DG Phadkar
  • PK Sen
Draw [16]
3 21 June 1956 Lord’s Cricket Ground , London  australia 3 28 90 5 3.21
  • RN Harvey
  • JW Burke
  • PJP Burge
  • KR Miller
  • R Benaud
Lost [17]
4 4 July 1957 Trent Bridge , Nottingham  West Indies 2 30 63 5 2.10
  • ED Weekes
  • OG Smith
  • DS Atkinson
  • JDC Goddard
  • AL Valentine
Draw [18]
5 5 June 1958 Edgbaston , Birmingham  New Zealand 2 21 31 5 1.47
  • LSM Miller
  • JW D’Arcy
  • WR Playle
  • T Meale
  • JC Alabaster
Won [19]
6 28 January 1960 Queen’s Park Oval , Port of Spain  West Indies 2 21 35 5 1.66
  • RB Kanhai
  • GS Sobers
  • FMM Worrell
  • FCM Alexander
  • S Ramadhin
Won [20]
7 7 July 1960 Trent Bridge , Nottingham  South Africa 2 14.3 27 5 1.86
  • DJ McGlew
  • S O’Linn
  • HJ Tayfield
  • JE Pothecary
  • NAT Adcock
Won [21]
8 6 July 1961 Headingley , Leeds  australia 1 22 58 5 ♠ 2.63
  • NC O’Neill
  • RN Harvey
  • RB Simpson
  • R Benaud
  • ATW Grout
Won [22]
9 6 July 1961 Headingley , Leeds  australia 3 15.5 30 6 ♠ 1.89
  • RN Harvey
  • NC O’Neill
  • RB Simpson
  • R Benaud
  • ATW Grout
  • AK Davidson
Won [22]
10 21 June 1962 Lord’s Cricket Ground , London  Pakistan 1 17.4 31 6 1.75
  • Hanif Mohammad
  • Javed Burki
  • Mushtaq Mohammad
  • W Mathias
  • Nasim-ul-Ghani
  • Mohammad Farooq
Won [23]
11 29 December 1962 Melbourne , Melbourne  australia 3 20 62 5 2.32
  • RB Simpson
  • NC O’Neill
  • KD Mackay
  • R Benaud
  • GD McKenzie
Won [24]
12 15 March 1963 Lancaster Park , Christchurch  New Zealand 1 30.2 75 7 2.47
  • WR Playle
  • BW Sinclair
  • Mr. JF Shrimpton
  • AE Dick
  • RW Blair
  • RC Motz
  • FJ Cameron
Won [25]
13 20 June 1963 Lord’s Cricket Ground , London  West Indies 1 44 100 6 ♠ 2.27
  • EDAS McMorris
  • CC Hunte
  • BF Butcher
  • RB Kanhai
  • FMM Worrell
  • DL Murray
Draw [26]
14 20 June 1963 Lord’s Cricket Ground , London  West Indies 3 26 52 5 ♠ 2.00
  • EDAS McMorris
  • GS Sobers
  • FMM Worrell
  • DL Murray
  • WW Hall
Draw [26]
15 4 July 1963 Edgbaston , Birmingham  West Indies 2 26 75 5 ♠ 2.88
  • CC Hunte
  • MC Carew
  • GS Sobers
  • CC Griffith
  • LR Gibbs
Won [27]
16 4 July 1963 Edgbaston , Birmingham  West Indies 4 14.3 44 7 ♠ 3.03
  • CC Hunte
  • RB Kanhai
  • FMM Worrell
  • DL Murray
  • WW Hall
  • CC Griffith
  • JS Solomon
Won [27]
17 18 June 1964 Lord’s Cricket Ground , London  australia 1 25 48 5 1.92
  • WM Lawry
  • BC Booth
  • RB Simpson
  • GD McKenzie
  • GE Corling
Draw [28]

References

Notes

  1. ^ Jump up to:a b c “Farewell ‘Fiery Fred ‘ ” . BBC News. 1 July 2006 . Retrieved 7 March 2014 .
  2. Jump up^ “Player Profile: Fred Trueman” . ESPNcricinfo . Retrieved 8 March 2014 .
  3. Jump up^ “Records / Test matches / Bowling records / Fastest to 300 wickets” . ESPNcricinfo . Retrieved 6 March 2014 .
  4. ^ Jump up to:a b Pervez, MA (2001). A Dictionary of Cricket . East Blackswan. p. 31. ISBN  978-81-7370-184-9 .
  5. 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 …
  6. Jump up^ “Records / Test matches / Bowling records / Most five-wickets-in-an-innings in a career” . ESPNcricinfo . Retrieved 30 September2011 .
  7. Jump up^ “Records / One-Day Internationals / Bowling Records / Most Five-Wickets-in-an-innings in a career” . ESPNcricinfo . Retrieved 30 September 2011 .
  8. Jump up^ “Records / England / Test matches / Most five-wickets-in-an-innings” . ESPNcricinfo . Retrieved 6 March 2014 .
  9. Jump up^ “Statistics / Statsguru / FS Trueman / Test matches” . ESPNcricinfo . Retrieved 8 March 2014 .
  10. Jump up^ “Records / England / Test matches / Best bowling figures in an innings” . ESPNcricinfo . Retrieved 6 March 2014 .
  11. Jump up^ “Statistics / Statsguru / FS Trueman / Test matches” . ESPNcricinfo . Retrieved 6 March 2014 .
  12. Jump up^ “Records / v West Indies / Test matches / Most five-wickets-in-an-innings” . ESPNcricinfo . Retrieved 6 March 2014 .
  13. Jump up^ “England in Australia ODI match Australia v England – ODI No.1. – 1970/71 season” . ESPNcricinfo . Retrieved 8 March 2014 .
  14. Jump up^ “Records / Test matches / Individual records (captains, players, umpires) / Most player-of-the-match awards . ESPNcricinfo . Retrieved 2 January 2014 .
  15. Jump up^ “India in England Test Series – 3rd Test – England v India – 1952 season” . ESPNcricinfo . Retrieved 6 March 2014 .
  16. Jump up^ “India in England Test Series – 4th Test – England v India – 1952 season” . ESPNcricinfo . Retrieved 6 March 2014 .
  17. Jump up^ “Australia in England Test Series – 2nd Test – England v Australia – 1956 season” . ESPNcricinfo . Retrieved 6 March2014 .
  18. Jump up^ “West Indies in England Test Series – 3rd Test – England v West Indies – 1957 season” . ESPNcricinfo . Retrieved 6 March 2014 .
  19. Jump up^ “New Zealand in England Test Series – 1st Test – England v New Zealand – 1958 season” . ESPNcricinfo . Retrieved 6 March2014 .
  20. Jump up^ “England in West Indies Test Series – 2nd Test – England v West Indies – 1959/60 season” . ESPNcricinfo . Retrieved 6 March2014 .
  21. Jump up^ “South Africa in England Test Series – 3rd Test – England v South Africa – 1960 season” . ESPNcricinfo . Retrieved 6 March2014 .
  22. ^ Jump up to:a b “Australia Test Series in England – 3rd Test – England v Australia – 1961 season” . ESPNcricinfo . Retrieved 6 March2014 .
  23. Jump up^ “Pakistan in England Test Series – 2nd Test – England v Pakistan – 1962 season” . ESPNcricinfo . Retrieved 6 March 2014 .
  24. Jump up^ “England in Australia Test Series – 2ns Test – England v Australia – 1962/63 season” . ESPNcricinfo . Retrieved 6 March2014 .
  25. Jump up^ “England in New Zealand Test Series – 3rd Test – England v New Zealand – 1963 season” . ESPNcricinfo . Retrieved 6 March2014 .
  26. ^ Jump up to:a b “West Indies Test Series in England – 2nd Test – England v West Indies – 1963 season” . ESPNcricinfo . Retrieved 6 March2014 .
  27. ^ Jump up to:a b “West Indies Test Series in England – 2nd Test – England v West Indies – 1963 season” . ESPNcricinfo . Retrieved 6 March2014 .
  28. Jump up^ “Australia in England Test Series – 2nd Test – England v Australia – 1964 season” . ESPNcricinfo . Retrieved 6 March2014 .

Start a Conversation

Your e-mail address will not be published. Required fields are marked *