List of international cricket by Lance Gibbs

In cricket , a five-wicket haul (also known as a “fifer” [1] ) refers to a bowler taking five or more wings in a single innings . This is Regarded as a significant achievement, [2] and as of August 2015 only 43 bowlers-have taken 15 or more five-wicket hauls at the international level. [3] Lance Gibbs is a Test and One Day International (ODI) cricketer who represents the West Indies cricket team . A right-arm spin bowler , Gibbs made his Test debut against Pakistan at the Queen’s Park Oval , Port of Spain in February 1958. [4] He made his last test in February 1976, by which he had taken a total of 309 wickets. [5] As of August 2015, he is 26th in the list of most Test cricket wickets taken overall. [6] With 18 five-wicket hauls, he ranks equal twenty-seventh among bowlers overall, and fourth in the West Indies, behind Curtly Ambrose , Courtney Walsh and Malcolm Marshall . [A] [3] [7] [5] As of August 2015, he is 26th in the list of most Test cricket wickets taken overall. [6] With 18 five-wicket hauls, he ranks equal twenty-seventh among bowlers overall, and fourth in the West Indies, behind Curtly Ambrose , Courtney Walsh and Malcolm Marshall . [A] [3] [7] [5] As of August 2015, he is 26th in the list of most Test cricket wickets taken overall. [6] With 18 five-wicket hauls, he ranks equal twenty-seventh among bowlers overall, and fourth in the West Indies, behind Curtly Ambrose , Courtney Walsh and Malcolm Marshall . [A] [3] [7]

Gibbs’ first five-wicket haul came a month after his debut, when he took 5 wickets for 80 runs against Pakistan in the fourth test of the latter’s 1957-58 tour of the West Indies . [8] His best bowling figures are 8 for 38 which he took in the third innings of the third Test between the West Indies and India at the Kensington Oval in Barbados. [9] Described by Cecil Kippins as “the greatest ever bowling spell in Test Cricket,” Gibbs took the eight wickets in a sixteen- over spell, conceding six runs. [10] Although Gibbs played ODI cricket, he made just three appearances,

Tests

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 West Indies team
Gibbs was the man of the match
10 or more wickets taken in the match
One of two five-wicket hauls by Gibbs in the match
Five-wicket hauls in Test cricket by Lance Gibbs
No. Dated Ground Against Inn overs runs WKTS Econ batsmen result
1 13 March 1958 Bourda , Georgetown , Guyana  Pakistan 3 42 80 5 1.90
  • Imtiaz Ahmed
  • Wallis Mathias
  • Abdul Kardar
  • Fazal Mahmood
  • Nasim-ul-Ghani
Won [8]
2 13 January 1961 Sydney Cricket Ground , Sydney , Australia  australia 4 26 8 66 5 1.90
  • Neil Harvey
  • Norm O’Neill
  • The Favell
  • Ken Mackay
  • Wally Grout
Won [11]
3 27 January 1961 Adelaide Oval , Adelaide , Australia  australia 2 35.6 8 97 5 2.03
  • Colin McDonald
  • Richie Benaud
  • Ken Mackay
  • Wally Grout
  • Frank Misson
Won [12]
4 23 March 1962 Kensington Oval , Bridgetown , Barbados  india 3 53.3 38 8 0.71
  • Dilip Sardesai
  • Vijay Manjrekar
  • Polly Umrigar
  • Nawab of Pataudi jnr
  • Chandu Borde
  • Farokh Engineer
  • Salim Durani
  • Ramakant Desai
Won [13]
5 6 June 1963 Old Trafford , Manchester  England 2 29.3 59 5 2.00
  • Micky Stewart
  • Brian Close
  • Fred Titmus
  • David Allen
  • Brian Statham
Won [14]
6 6 June 1963 Old Trafford , Manchester  England 3 46 98 6 2.13
  • Micky Stewart
  • Ken Carrington
  • Colin Cowdrey
  • Ted Dexter
  • Brian Close
  • David Allen
Won [14]
7 14 April 1965 Bourda , Georgetown , Guyana  australia 4 22.2 29 6 1.29
  • Bill Lawry
  • Bob Cowper
  • Norm O’Neill
  • Brian Booth
  • Peter Philpott
  • Graham McKenzie
Won [15]
8 2 June 1966  (bowling) Old Trafford , Manchester  England 2 28.1 37 5 1.31
  • Eric Russell
  • Colin Cowdrey
  • Mike Smith
  • David Allen
  • David Brown
Won [16]
9 2 June 1966  (bowling) Old Trafford , Manchester  England 3 41 69 5 1.68
  • Colin Milburn
  • Mike Smith
  • David Allen
  • David Brown
  • Ken Higgs
Won [16]
10 4 August 1966 Headingley Cricket Ground , Leeds  England 3 19 19 6 2.05
  • Tom Graveney
  • Colin Cowdrey
  • Jim Parks
  • Colin Milburn
  • Fred Titmus
  • Derek Underwood
Won [17]
11 31 December 1966 Eden Gardens , Calcutta  india 2 37 51 5 1.37
  • Motganhalli Jaisimha
  • Nawab of Pataudi jnr
  • Hanumant Singh
  • Venkataraman Subramanya
  • Abbas Ali Baig
Won [18]
12 28 March 1968 Bourda , Georgetown , Guyana  England 4 40 60 6 1.50
  • Geoffrey Boycott
  • Colin Cowdrey
  • Tom Graveney
  • Ken Barrington
  • Basil D’Oliveira
  • Pat Pocock
Drawn [19]
13 6 December 1968 Brisbane Cricket Ground , Woolloongabba , Brisbane  australia 2 39.4 8 88 5 1.67
  • Keith Stackpole
  • John Inverarity
  • Barry Jarman
  • Ashley Mallett
  • Alan Connolly
Won [20]
14 23 March 1973 Queen’s Park Oval , Port of Spain , Trinidad  australia 3 45 102 5 2.26
  • Greg Chappell
  • Ross Edwards
  • Kerry O’Keeffe
  • Terry Jenner
  • Jeff Hammond
Lost [21]
15 23 March 1973 Queen’s Park Oval , Port of Spain , Trinidad  England 3 57.2 108 6 1.88
  • Geoffrey Boycott
  • Tony Greig
  • Alan Knott
  • Chris Old
  • Pat Pocock
  • Derek Underwood
Won [22]
16 11 December 1974 Feroz Shah Kotla , Dehli  india 3 40.5 76 6 1.86
  • Farokh Engineer
  • Hemant Kanitkar
  • Gundappa Viswanath
  • Eknath Solkar
  • Srinivas Venkataraghavan
  • Bishan Bedi
Won [23]
17 23 January 1975 Wankhede Stadium , Mumbai  india 2 59 98 7 1.66
  • Sunil Gavaskar
  • Erapalli Prasanna
  • Gundappa Viswanath
  • Anshuman Gaekwad
  • Brijesh Patel
  • Mansur Ali Khan
  • Karsan Ghavri
Won [24]
18 28 November 1975 Brisbane Cricket Ground , Woolloongabba , Brisbane  australia 2 38 8 105 57 2.01
  • Ian Chappell
  • Rod Marsh
  • Gary Gilmour
  • Jeff Thomson
  • Ashley Mallett
Won [25]
  1. Jump up^ Gibbs is ranked equal twenty-seventh withGraeme Swann. [3]

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