Bowlers who have captured fifty plus test wickets against New Zealand – JM Anderson and SCJ Broad of England join the list

JM Anderson and SCJ Broad captured 50 wickets against New Zealand in the second test against New Zealand at Leeds. JM Anderson returned with figures of 2 for 41 in New Zealand’s first innings and his 50th victim was KS Williamson who was dismissed caught by JC Butler without scoring. At the end of New Zealand’s first innings, JM Anderson had tally of exact 50 wickets against New Zealand. SCJ Broad 50th victim was L Ronchi whom he had caught by JM Anderson. SCJ Broad returned with figures of 5 for 109 and his aggregate wickets against New Zealand read 51 at the end of New Zealand’s first innings.  JM Anderson and SCJ Broad became the 13th and 14th bowlers to capture 50 plus wickets against New Zealand. The complete list is furnished below

No Player Team Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave 5 10
1 SK Warne Aus 20 39 5770 2511 103 6/31 9/67 24.37 3 0
2 M Muralitharan Srl 14 25 4520 1766 82 6/87 10/118 21.53 5 1
3 Waqar Younis Pak 13 25 3009 1372 70 7/76 12/130 19.60 5 2
4 IT Botham Eng 15 28 3284 1500 64 6/34 11/140 23.43 6 1
5 Wasim Akram Pak 9 17 2526 1021 60 7/119 11/179 17.01 6 2
6 RGD Willis Eng 14 27 3018 1132 60 5/32 9/92 18.86 3 0
7 DW Steyn RSA 10 20 1992 989 58 6/49 10/91 17.05 5 2
8 BS Bedi Ind 12 22 3883 1091 57 6/42 9/70 19.14 4 0
9 GD McGrath Aus 14 27 3427 1444 57 6/115 7/89 25.33 2 0
10 EAS Prasanna Ind 10 18 2946 1107 55 8/76 11/140 20.12 4 1
11 Intikhab Alam Pak 15 27 3484 1317 54 7/52 11/130 24.38 4 2
12 SCJ Broad Eng 12 23 2444 1366 51 7/44 8/108 26.78 3 0
13 JM Anderson Eng 12 23 2377 1343 50 7/43 9/98 26.86 3 0
14 A Kumble Ind 11 18 3610 1293 50 6/67 10/134 25.86 3 1

JM Anderson and SCJ Broad became the third and fourth England bowlers to capture 50 plus wickets against New Zealand after IT Botham and RGD Willis. The performance of these four bowlers are listed below

No Player Team Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave 5 10
1 IT Botham Eng 15 28 3284 1500 64 6/34 11/140 23.43 6 1
2 RGD Willis Eng 14 27 3018 1132 60 5/32 9/92 18.86 3 0
3 SCJ Broad Eng 12 23 2444 1366 51 7/44 8/108 26.78 3 0
4 JM Anderson Eng 12 23 2377 1343 50 7/43 9/98 26.86 3 0

JM Anderson’s distinction – becomes England’s first bowler to capture 400 test wickets

JM Anderson of England became the England’s first bowler to capture 400 test wickets. His 400th victim was New Zealand opener MJ Guptill whom he caught by  IR Bell without scoring in the ongoing second test at Leeds.  He returned with figures of 2 for 41 and his aggregate wickets read 401 at the end of New Zealand’s first innings. The following table shows the performance of  JM Anderson against each opponent

Opponents Mat Inns Overs Mdns Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave 5 10
Australia 23 44 860.4 192 2846 77 5/73 10/158 36.96 3 1
Bangladesh 2 4 84.0 21 223 9 4/78 5/162 24.77 0 0
India 19 37 743.3 191 2209 82 5/42 7/77 26.93 3 0
New Zealand 12 23 396.1 96 1343 50 7/43 9/98 26.86 3 0
Pakistan 7 14 248.2 81 565 32 6/17 11/71 17.65 2 1
South Africa 17 30 679.4 126 2170 57 5/63 8/161 38.07 2 0
Sri Lanka 8 14 311.3 81 909 30 5/72 7/118 30.30 1 0
West Indies 14 25 479.1 129 1304 53 6/42 9/125 24.60 2 0
Zimbabwe 2 4 64.0 18 223 11 5/73 6/85 20.27 1 0
Total 104 195 3867.0 935 11792 401 7/43 11/71 29.40 17 2

Teams posting identical scores in the first innings of a test match

New Zealand and England has tied by posting an identical score of 350 runs in the first innings in the ongoing second test at Leeds to provide the eighth occasion of both the teams posting an identical score in the first innings of the test in the annals of test cricket. All such occasions are listed below

No Team Score Overs Lead Inns Opposition Ground Start Date
1 South Africa 199 106.5 0 1 England Durban 21 Jan 1910
  England 199 75.1 0 2 South Africa Durban 21 Jan 1910
                 
2 West Indies 222 85.3 0 1 India Kanpur 12 Dec 1958
  India 222 101.4 0 2 West Indies Kanpur 12 Dec 1958
                 
3 Pakistan 402 117.5×8 0 1 New Zealand Auckland 16 Feb 1973
  New Zealand 402 90.6×8 0 2 Pakistan Auckland 16 Feb 1973
                 
4 Australia 428 157.0 0 1 West Indies Kingston 16 Feb 1973
  West Indies 428 124.5 0 2 Australia Kingston 16 Feb 1973
                 
5 England 390 116.3 0 1 India Birmingham 03 Jul 1986
  India 390 139.5 0 2 England Birmingham 03 Jul 1986
                 
6 West Indies 593/5d 180.2 0 1 England St John’s 16 Apr 1994
  England 593 206.1 0 2 West Indies St John’s 16 Apr 1994
                 
7 Australia 240 72.1 0 1 West Indies St John’s 09 May 2003
  West Indies 240 65.3 0 2 Australia St John’s 09 May 2003
                 
8 New Zealand 350 72.1 0 1 England Leeds 29 May 2015
  England 350 108.2 0 2 New Zealand Leeds 29 May 2015

New Zealand and England has tied by posting an identical score of 350 runs in the first innings in the ongoing second test at Leeds to provide the second occasion involving New Zealand when both the teams posting an identical score in the first innings of the test in the annals of test cricket. All such occasions are listed below

No Team Score Overs Lead Inns Opposition Ground Start Date
1 Pakistan 402 117.5×8 0 1 New Zealand Auckland 16 Feb 1973
  New Zealand 402 90.6×8 0 2 Pakistan Auckland 16 Feb 1973
                 
2 New Zealand 350 72.1 0 1 England Leeds 29 May 2015
  England 350 108.2 0 2 New Zealand Leeds 29 May 2015

New Zealand and England has tied by posting an identical score of 350 runs in the first innings in the ongoing second test at Leeds to provide the fourth occasion involving England when both the teams posting an identical score in the first innings of the test in the annals of test cricket. All such occasions are listed below

No Team Score Overs Lead Inns Opposition Ground Start Date
1 South Africa 199 106.5 0 1 England Durban 21 Jan 1910
  England 199 75.1 0 2 South Africa Durban 21 Jan 1910
                 
2 England 390 116.3 0 1 India Birmingham 03 Jul 1986
  India 390 139.5 0 2 England Birmingham 03 Jul 1986
                 
3 West Indies 593/5d 180.2 0 1 England St John’s 16 Apr 1994
  England 593 206.1 0 2 West Indies St John’s 16 Apr 1994
                 
4 New Zealand 350 72.1 0 1 England Leeds 29 May 2015
  England 350 108.2 0 2 New Zealand Leeds 29 May 2015

It is interesting to note that there are two occasions in the annals of test cricket when both the teams have ties on the first innings score in test  started on the same date but in different countries. New Zealand and Pakistan scored 402 each in their first innings at Auckland in a test which started on 16 Feb 1973. Australia and West Indies tied on their first innints scoring 428 at Kingston which started on 16 Feb 1973

No Team Score Overs Lead Inns Opposition Ground Start Date
1 Pakistan 402 117.5×8 0 1 New Zealand Auckland 16 Feb 1973
  New Zealand 402 90.6×8 0 2 Pakistan Auckland 16 Feb 1973
                 
2 Australia 428 157.0 0 1 West Indies Kingston 16 Feb 1973
  West Indies 428 124.5 0 2 Australia Kingston 16 Feb 1973

St John’s is the only ground in the annals of test cricket to witness two occasions of both the teams posting an identical score in the first innings of a test. Details are furnished below

No Team Score Overs Lead Inns Opposition Ground Start Date
1 West Indies 593/5d 180.2 0 1 England St John’s 16 Apr 1994
  England 593 206.1 0 2 West Indies St John’s 16 Apr 1994
                 
2 Australia 240 72.1 0 1 West Indies St John’s 09 May 2003
  West Indies 240 65.3 0 2 Australia St John’s 09 May 2003

England and West Indies are the two teams which are involved in most occasions – four occasions each – when two teams have tied on first inning score. Detailed particulars of both the teams are furnished below

INVOLVING ENGLAND – FOUR OCCASIONS
No Team Score Overs Lead Inns Opposition Ground Start Date
1 South Africa 199 106.5 0 1 England Durban 21 Jan 1910
  England 199 75.1 0 2 South Africa Durban 21 Jan 1910
                 
2 England 390 116.3 0 1 India Birmingham 03 Jul 1986
  India 390 139.5 0 2 England Birmingham 03 Jul 1986
                 
3 West Indies 593/5d 180.2 0 1 England St John’s 16 Apr 1994
  England 593 206.1 0 2 West Indies St John’s 16 Apr 1994
                 
4 New Zealand 350 72.1 0 1 England Leeds 29 May 2015
  England 350 108.2 0 2 New Zealand Leeds 29 May 2015
INVOLVING WEST INDIES – FOUR OCCASIONS
No Team Score Overs Lead Inns Opposition Ground Start Date
1 West Indies 222 85.3 0 1 India Kanpur 12 Dec 1958
  India 222 101.4 0 2 West Indies Kanpur 12 Dec 1958
                 
2 Australia 428 157.0 0 1 West Indies Kingston 16 Feb 1973
  West Indies 428 124.5 0 2 Australia Kingston 16 Feb 1973
                 
3 West Indies 593/5d 180.2 0 1 England St John’s 16 Apr 1994
  England 593 206.1 0 2 West Indies St John’s 16 Apr 1994
                 
4 Australia 240 72.1 0 1 West Indies St John’s 09 May 2003
  West Indies 240 65.3 0 2 Australia St John’s 09 May 2003

 

 

 

Ninety and a hundred in a test match – BA Stokes of England joins the list

BA Stokes of England scored 92 and 101 in the first test between England and New Zealand at Lord’s to provide the 48th occasion of a batsman scoring a ninety and hundred in a test match in the annals of test cricket. All such occasions are listed below

No Player 1st 2nd Team Opposition Ground Match Date
1 PA Gibb 93 106 England v South Africa Johannesburg 24 Dec 1938
2 PGV van der Bijl 125 97 South Africa v England Durban 03 Mar 1939
3 CG Borde 109 96 India v West Indies Delhi 06 Feb 1959
4 MC Cowdrey 114 97 England v West Indies Kingston 17 Feb 1960
5 KF Barrington 101 94 England v Australia Sydney 15 Feb 1963
6 Hanif Mohammad 104 93 Pakistan v Australia Melbourne 04 Dec 1964
7 RM Cowper 92 108 Australia v India Adelaide 23 Dec 1967
8 GS Sobers 152 95* West Indies v England Georgetown 28 Mar 1968
9 SM Nurse 95 168 West Indies v New Zealand Auckland 27 Feb 1969
10 APE Knott 101 96 England v New Zealand Auckland 05 Mar 1971
11 G Boycott 99 112 England v West Indies Port of Spain 30 Mar 1974
12 CG Greenidge 93 107 West Indies v India Bangalore 22 Nov 1974
13 M Amarnath 90 100 India v Australia Perth 16 Dec 1977
14 PM Toohey 122 97 Australia v West Indies Kingston 28 Apr 1978
15 Zaheer Abbas 176 96 Pakistan v India Faisalabad 16 Oct 1978
16 Mohsin Khan 94 101* Pakistan v India Lahore 10 Dec 1982
17 AR Border 98* 100* Australia v West Indies Port of Spain 16 Mar 1984
18 LRD Mendis 111 94 Sri Lanka v England Lord’s 23 Aug 1984
19 PA de Silva 96 123 Sri Lanka v New Zealand Auckland 01 Mar 1991
20 Saeed Anwar 94 136 Pakistan v Sri Lanka Colombo (PSS) 09 Aug 1994
21 MA Atherton 94* 118 England v New Zealand Christchurch 14 Feb 1997
22 MA Taylor 334* 92 Australia v Pakistan Peshawar 15 Oct 1998
23 Younis Khan 91 149* Pakistan v New Zealand Auckland 08 Mar 2001
24 BC Lara 91 122 West Indies v Australia Port of Spain 19 Apr 2003
25 JH Kallis 92 150* South Africa v New Zealand Hamilton 10 Mar 2004
26 MH Richardson 93 101 New Zealand v England Lord’s 20 May 2004
27 S Chanderpaul 128* 97* West Indies v England Lord’s 22 Jul 2004
28 DR Martyn 114 97 Australia v India Nagpur 26 Oct 2004
29 JL Langer 191 97 Australia v Pakistan Perth 16 Dec 2004
30 AJ Strauss 126 94* England v South Africa Port Elizabeth 17 Dec 2004
31 HH Gibbs 161 98 South Africa v England Johannesburg 13 Jan 2005
32 AB de Villiers 92 109 South Africa v England Centurion 21 Jan 2005
33 S Chanderpaul 92 153* West Indies v Pakistan Bridgetown 26 May 2005
34 KC Sangakkara 92 152 Sri Lanka v England Kandy 01 Dec 2007
35 SC Ganguly 239 91 India v Pakistan Bangalore 08 Dec 2007
36 ND McKenzie 94 155* South Africa v India Chennai 26 Mar 2008
37 G Gambhir 179 97 India v England Mohali 19 Dec 2008
38 RT Ponting 101 99 Australia v South Africa Melbourne 26 Dec 2008
39 RR Sarwan 94 106 West Indies v England St John’s 15 Feb 2009
40 AN Cook 94 139* England v West Indies Bridgetown 26 Feb 2009
41 TM Dilshan 92 123* Sri Lanka v New Zealand Galle 18 Aug 2009
42 SR Watson 93 120* Australia v Pakistan Melbourne 26 Dec 2009
43 AN Cook 96 106 England v Sri Lanka Lord’s 03 Jun 2011
44 MEK Hussey 118 93 Australia v Sri Lanka Colombo (SSC) 16 Sep 2011
45 V Kohli 119 96 India v South Africa Johannesburg 18 Dec 2013
46 AD Mathews 91 157* Sri Lanka v Pakistan Abu Dhabi 31 Dec 2013
47 Mohammad Hafeez 96 101* Pakistan v New Zealand Abu Dhabi 09 Nov 2014
48 BA Stokes 92 101 England v New Zealand Lord’s 21 May 2015

BA Stokes of England scored 92 and 101 in the first test between England and New Zealand at Lord’s to provide the tenth occasion of an England batsman scoring a ninety and hundred in a test match in the annals of test cricket. All such occasions are listed below

No Player 1st 2nd Team Opposition Ground Match Date
1 PA Gibb 93 106 England v South Africa Johannesburg 24 Dec 1938
2 MC Cowdrey 114 97 England v West Indies Kingston 17 Feb 1960
3 KF Barrington 101 94 England v Australia Sydney 15 Feb 1963
4 APE Knott 101 96 England v New Zealand Auckland 05 Mar 1971
5 G Boycott 99 112 England v West Indies Port of Spain 30 Mar 1974
6 MA Atherton 94* 118 England v New Zealand Christchurch 14 Feb 1997
7 AJ Strauss 126 94* England v South Africa Port Elizabeth 17 Dec 2004
8 AN Cook 94 139* England v West Indies Bridgetown 26 Feb 2009
9 AN Cook 96 106 England v Sri Lanka Lord’s 03 Jun 2011
10 BA Stokes 92 101 England v New Zealand Lord’s 21 May 2015

BA Stokes of England scored 92 and 101 in the first test between England and New Zealand at Lord’s to provide the ninth occasion of a batsman scoring a ninety and hundred in a test match against New Zealand in the annals of test cricket. All such occasions are listed below

No Player 1st 2nd Team Opposition Ground Match Date
1 SM Nurse 95 168 West Indies v New Zealand Auckland 27 Feb 1969
2 APE Knott 101 96 England v New Zealand Auckland 05 Mar 1971
3 PA de Silva 96 123 Sri Lanka v New Zealand Auckland 01 Mar 1991
4 MA Atherton 94* 118 England v New Zealand Christchurch 14 Feb 1997
5 Younis Khan 91 149* Pakistan v New Zealand Auckland 08 Mar 2001
6 JH Kallis 92 150* South Africa v New Zealand Hamilton 10 Mar 2004
7 TM Dilshan 92 123* Sri Lanka v New Zealand Galle 18 Aug 2009
8 Mohd Hafeez 96 101* Pakistan v New Zealand Abu Dhabi 09 Nov 2014
9 BA Stokes 92 101 England v New Zealand Lord’s 21 May 2015

BA Stokes of England scored 92 and 101 in the first test between England and New Zealand at Lord’s to provide the third occasion of an England batsman scoring a ninety and hundred in a test match against New Zealand in the annals of test cricket. All such occasions are listed below

No Player 1st 2nd Team Opposition Ground Match Date
1 APE Knott 101 96 England v New Zealand Auckland 05 Mar 1971
2 MA Atherton 94* 118 England v New Zealand Christchurch 14 Feb 1997
3 BA Stokes 92 101 England v New Zealand Lord’s 21 May 2015

BA Stokes of England scored 92 and 101 in the first test between England and New Zealand at Lord’s to provide the ninth occasion of a batsman scoring a ninety and hundred in a test match at Lord’s in the annals of test cricket. All such occasions are listed below

No Player 1st 2nd Team Opposition Ground Match Date
1 LRD Mendis 111 94 Sri Lanka v England Lord’s 23 Aug 1984
2 MH Richardson 93 101 New Zealand v England Lord’s 20 May 2004
3 S Chanderpaul 128* 97* West Indies v England Lord’s 22 Jul 2004
4 AN Cook 96 106 England v Sri Lanka Lord’s 03 Jun 2011
5 BA Stokes 92 101 England v New Zealand Lord’s 21 May 2015

BA Stokes of England scored 92 and 101 in the first test between England and New Zealand at Lord’s to provide the third occasion of a batsman scoring a ninety and hundred in a test series between England and New Zealand in the annals of test cricket. All such occasions are listed below

No Player 1st 2nd Team Opposition Ground Match Date
1 MH Richardson 93 101 New Zealand v England Lord’s 20 May 2004
2 AN Cook 96 106 England v Sri Lanka Lord’s 3 Jun 2011
3 BA Stokes 92 101 England v New Zealand Lord’s 21 May 2015

AN Cook of England and S Chanderpaul of West Indies are the two batsmen in the annals of test cricket to score a ninety and a hundred on two occasions. Their performance is listed below

No Player 1st 2nd Team Opposition Ground Match Date
1 AN Cook 94 139* England v West Indies Bridgetown 26 Feb 2009
2 AN Cook 96 106 England v Sri Lanka Lord’s 03 Jun 2011
               
1 S Chanderpaul 128* 97* West Indies v England Lord’s 22 Jul 2004
2 S Chanderpaul 92 153* West Indies v Pakistan Bridgetown 26 May 2005

 

England batsmen dismissed run out after scoring a hundred

A Lyth was dismissed run out after scoring a hundred in the ongoing second test between England and New Zealand at Leeds to provide the 21st occasion of an England batsman dismissed run out after scoring a hundred in a test innings.  It also provides the eighth occasion of an England opening batsman dismissed run out after scoring a hundred in a test innings. All such occasions are listed below

 

ENGLAND BATSMEN DISMISSED RUN OUT AFTER SCORING A HUNDRED
No Player Runs Inns Opposition Ground Start Date
1 Hon.FS Jackson 103 1 v Australia The Oval 14 Aug 1893
2 M Leyland 187 1 v Australia The Oval 20 Aug 1938
3 L Hutton 100 2 v South Africa Leeds 26 Jul 1947
4 KF Barrington 139 2 v Pakistan Lahore 21 Oct 1961
5 KF Barrington 172 3 v India Kanpur 01 Dec 1961
6 Rev.DS Sheppard 113 4 v Australia Melbourne 29 Dec 1962
7 TW Graveney 165 2 v West Indies The Oval 18 Aug 1966
8 KWR Fletcher 122 2 v Pakistan The Oval 22 Aug 1974
9 DI Gower 111 2 v New Zealand The Oval 27 Jul 1978
10 AJ Lamb 107 1 v India The Oval 08 Jul 1982
11 G Fowler 105 3 v New Zealand The Oval 14 Jul 1983
12 AJ Lamb 113 4 v West Indies Lord’s 16 Jun 1988
13 GA Gooch 114 3 v New Zealand Auckland 30 Jan 1992
14 MA Atherton 113 1 v West Indies Nottingham 10 Aug 1995
15 N Hussain 106 3 v West Indies St John’s 20 Mar 1998
16 GP Thorpe 138 2 v Pakistan Manchester 31 May 2001
17 MA Butcher 105 3 v Sri Lanka Lord’s 16 May 2002
18 ME Trescothick 107 3 v West Indies Birmingham 29 Jul 2004
19 KP Pietersen 158 1 v Australia Adelaide 01 Dec 2006
20 AN Cook 190 2 v India Kolkata 05 Dec 2012
21 A Lyth 107 2 v New Zealand Leeds 29 May 2015
ENGLAND OPENERS DISMISSED RUN OUT AFTER SCORING A HUNDRED
No Player Runs Inns Opposition Ground Start Date
1 L Hutton 100 2 v South Africa Leeds 26 Jul 1947
2 Rev.DS Sheppard 113 4 v Australia Melbourne 29 Dec 1962
3 G Fowler 105 3 v New Zealand The Oval 14 Jul 1983
4 GA Gooch 114 3 v New Zealand Auckland 30 Jan 1992
5 MA Atherton 113 1 v West Indies Nottingham 10 Aug 1995
6 ME Trescothick 107 3 v West Indies Birmingham 29 Jul 2004
7 AN Cook 190 2 v India Kolkata 05 Dec 2012
8 A Lyth 107 2 v New Zealand Leeds 29 May 2015

 

A Lyth was dismissed run out after scoring a hundred in the ongoing second test between England and New Zealand at Leeds to provide the fourth occasion of an England batsman dismissed run out after scoring a hundred in a test innings against New Zealand It also provides the third occasion of an England opening batsman dismissed run out after scoring a hundred in a test innings against New Zealand. All such occasions are listed below

 

No Player Runs Inns Opposition Ground Start Date
1 DI Gower 111 2 v New Zealand The Oval 27 Jul 1978
2 G Fowler 105 3 v New Zealand The Oval 14 Jul 1983
3 GA Gooch 114 3 v New Zealand Auckland 30 Jan 1992
4 A Lyth 107 2 v New Zealand Leeds 29 May 2015

 

No Player Runs Inns Opposition Ground Start Date
1 G Fowler 105 3 v New Zealand The Oval 14 Jul 1983
2 GA Gooch 114 3 v New Zealand Auckland 30 Jan 1992
3 A Lyth 107 2 v New Zealand Leeds 29 May 2015

 

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