Australia and Pakistan Test series : NM Hauritz performs all round feat of scoring a fifty and capturing five wickets at Melbourne

NM Hauritz’s all round performance of 75 with the willow in the first innings and 5 for 101 with the leather in the second innings at Melbourne against Pakistan in the first test of 2009-10 series provides the 39th occasion of Australian all rounder scoring a fifty and capturing five wickets in an innings of a test match.

The list includes AK Davidson who scored 80 runs and captured five wickets haul in both innings {5 for 135 and 6 for 87} against West Indies at Brisbane in Dec 1960.

It is interesting to note the N Hauritz became the first bowler to score a fifty and capture five wickets in an innings against Pakistan. All the 39 occasions are listed below


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No Player Runs W R Opp Ground Mon/Yr
1 JJ Lyons 55 5 30 Eng Lord’s Jul 1890
2 G Giffen 53 7 128 Eng The Oval Aug 1893
3 AE Trott 72* 8 43 Eng Adelaide Jan 1895
4 G Giffen 58 5 76 Eng Adelaide Jan 1895
5 H Trumble 56 5 60 Eng Leeds Jun 1899
6 H Trumble 62 6 74 Eng Adelaide Jan 1902
7 MA Noble 56 5 54 Eng Sydney Feb 1902
8 H Trumble 64 8 65 Eng The Oval Aug 1902
9 MA Noble 53* 7 100 Eng Sydney Feb 1904
10 WWArmstrong 66 5 122 Eng Leeds Jul 1905
11 C Kelleway 114 5 33 SAF Manchester May1912
12 JM Gregory 100 7 69 Eng Melbourne Dec 1920
13 JM Gregory 51 6 77 SAF Durban Nov 1921
14 WJ O’Reilly 56 5 20 SAF Johannesburg Feb 1936
15 KR Miller 79 7 60 Eng Brisbane Nov 1946
16 KR Miller 69 5 26 Win Sydney Jan 1952
17 RR Lindwall 50 5 66 Eng Lord’s Jun 1953
18 KR Miller 109 6 107 Win Kingston Jun 1955
19 R Benaud 100 5 84 SAF Johannesburg Feb 1958
20 AKDavidson 80 5 135 Win Brisbane Dec 1960
AKDavidson 6 87 Win Brisbane Dec 1960
21 R Benaud 77 5 96 Win Adelaide Jan 1961
22 R Benaud 51 6 115 Eng Brisbane Nov 1962
23 RB Simpson 91 5 57 Eng Sydney Jan 1963
24 KD Walters 81 5 66 Win Georgetown Apr 1973
25 GF Lawson 50 5 108 Eng Perth Nov 1982
26 SR Waugh 71 5 69 Eng Perth Nov 1986
27 AICDodemaide 50 6 58 NZl Melbourne Dec 1987
28 AR Border 75 7 46 Win Sydney Jan 1989
29 SR Waugh 86 5 28 SAF Cape Town Mar 1994
30 PR Reiffel 56 5 39 Srl Adelaide Jan 1996
31 MG Bevan 85 6 82 Win Adelaide Jan 1997
32 SK Warne 53 6 48 Eng Manchester Jul 1997
33 PR Reiffel 54 5 49 Eng Leeds Jul 1997
34 B Lee 61 5 67 NZl Brisbane Nov 2001
35 SK Warne 63 6 161 SAF Cape Town Mar 2002
36 SM Katich 52 6 65 Zim Sydney Oct 2003
37 B Lee 59 5 119 Ind Sydney Jan 2008
38 B Lee 63 5 59 Win NorthSound May2008
39 NMHauritz 75 5 101 Pak Melbourne Dec 2009

C Kelleway, KR Miller, JM Gregory and R Benuad are the four Australian all rounders who have scored a hundred and captured five or more wickets in an innings. The performance of these four cricketers are tabulated below

No Player Runs W R Opp Ground Mon/Yr
1 C Kelleway 114 5 33 SAF Manchester May 1912
2 KR Miller 109 6 107 Win Kingston Jun 1955
3 JMGregory 100 7 69 Eng Melbourne Dec 1920
4 R Benaud 100 5 84 SAF Johannesburg Feb 1958

AE Trott and H Trumble are the only two bowlers who have captured eight wickets in an innings coupled with a fifty in a test match

No Player Runs W R Opp Ground Mon/Yr
1 AETrott 72* 8 43 Eng Adelaide Jan 1895
2 HTrumble 64 8 65 Eng The Oval Aug 1902

B Lee, H Trumble, KR Miller and R Benuad are the four Australian all rounders who have scored a fifty and captured five or more wickets in a test match on three separate occasions. Their performance is listed below

No Player Runs W R Opp Ground Mon/Yr
1 B Lee 61 5 67 NZl Brisbane Nov 2001
2 B Lee 59 5 119 Ind Sydney Jan 2008
3 B Lee 63 5 59 Win NorthSound May 2008
1 HTrumble 56 5 60 Eng Leeds Jun 1899
2 HTrumble 62 6 74 Eng Adelaide Jan 1902
3 HTrumble 64 8 65 Eng The Oval Aug 1902
1 KRMiller 79 7 60 Eng Brisbane Nov 1946
2 KRMiller 69 5 26 Win Sydney Jan 1952
3 KRMiller 109 6 107 Win Kingston Jun 1955
1 RBenaud 100 5 84 SAF Johannesburg Feb 1958
2 RBenaud 77 5 96 Win Adelaide Jan 1961
3 RBenaud 51 6 115 Eng Brisbane Nov 1962

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