Australian bowlers conceding 175 plus runs in a test innings

NM Lyon of Australia returned with figures of 4 for 178 against India in the ongoing test at Sydney to provide the 14th occasion of an Australian bowler conceding 175 plus runs in a test innings. All such occasions are tabulated below

No Player Overs M Runs W Inns Opp Ground Start Date
1 AA Mailey 32.0×8 0 179 3 4 Eng Sydney 19 Dec 1924
2 AA Mailey 43.6×8 2 186 4 1 Eng Melbourne 13 Feb 1925
3 CV Grimmett 64.0 14 191 2 2 Eng Sydney 14 Dec 1928
4 WJ O’Reilly 59.0 9 189 7 1 Eng Manchester 06 Jul 1934
5 WJ O’Reilly 85.0 26 178 3 1 Eng The Oval 20 Aug 1938
6 LO Fleetwood-Smith 87.0 11 298 1 1 Eng The Oval 20 Aug 1938
7 JW Gleeson 35.0×8 2 176 1 3 Win Adelaide 24 Jan 1969
8 B Yardley 66.0 16 187 7 1 Pak Melbourne 11 Dec 1981
9 B Lee 39.3 5 201 4 1 Ind Sydney 02 Jan 2004
10 JJ Krejza 43.5 1 215 8 1 Ind Nagpur 06 Nov 2008
11 NM Lyon 47.0 1 215 3 2 Ind Chennai 22 Feb 2013
12 SNJ O’Keefe 77.0 17 199 3 2 Ind Ranchi 16 Mar 2017
13 NM Lyon 40.0 3 182 3 1 SAF Johannesburg 30 Mar 2018
14 NM Lyon 57.2 8 178 4 1 Ind Sydney 03 Jan 2019

It also provides the fifth occasion of an Australian bowler conceding 175 plus runs in a test innings against India. All such occasions are tabulated below

No Player Overs M Runs W Inns Opp Ground Start Date
1 B Lee 39.3 5 201 4 1 Ind Sydney 02 Jan 2004
2 JJ Krejza 43.5 1 215 8 1 Ind Nagpur 06 Nov 2008
3 NM Lyon 47.0 1 215 3 2 Ind Chennai 22 Feb 2013
4 SNJ O’Keefe 77.0 17 199 3 2 Ind Ranchi 16 Mar 2017
5 NM Lyon 57.2 8 178 4 1 Ind Sydney 03 Jan 2019

NM Lyon became the second bowler to concede 175 plus runs against India at Sydney. B Lee was the other bowler to  leak 175 plus  runs against  India at Sydney. He had returned with figures of 4 for 201 against India at Sydney in Jan 2004. The performqnce of these two bowlers is  tabulated below

No Player Overs M Runs W Inns Opp Ground Start Date
1 B Lee 39.3 5 201 4 1 Ind Sydney 02 Jan 2004
2 NM Lyon 57.2 8 178 4 1 Ind Sydney 03 Jan 2019

NM Lyon has conceded 175 plus runs in a test innings on two occasions. AA Mailey and WJ O’Reilly have conceded 175 plus runs on two occasions. Thus NM Lyon holds the record in this category of statistics.

No Player Overs M Runs W Inns Opp Ground Start Date
1 NM Lyon 47.0 1 215 3 2 Ind Chennai 22 Feb 2013
2 NM Lyon 40.0 3 182 3 1 SAF Johannesburg 30 Mar 2018
3 NM Lyon 57.2 8 178 4 1 Ind Sydney 03 Jan 2019
                   
1 AA Mailey 32.0×8 0 179 3 4 Eng Sydney 19 Dec 1924
2 AA Mailey 43.6×8 2 186 4 1 Eng Melbourne 13 Feb 1925
                   
1 WJ O’Reilly 59.0 9 189 7 1 Eng Manchester 06 Jul 1934
2 WJ O’Reilly 85.0 26 178 3 1 Eng The Oval 20 Aug 1938

The following list tables the seven occasions of Australian bowlers conceding 175 plus runs in a test innings at home.

NM Lyon became the sixth Australian bowler to concede 175 plus runs n a test innings at home

No Player Overs M Runs W Inns Opp Ground Start Date
1 AA Mailey 32.0×8 0 179 3 4 Eng Sydney 19 Dec 1924
2 AA Mailey 43.6×8 2 186 4 1 Eng Melbourne 13 Feb 1925
3 CV Grimmett 64.0 14 191 2 2 Eng Sydney 14 Dec 1928
4 JW Gleeson 35.0×8 2 176 1 3 Win Adelaide 24 Jan 1969
5 B Yardley 66.0 16 187 7 1 Pak Melbourne 11 Dec 1981
6 B Lee 39.3 5 201 4 1 Ind Sydney 02 Jan 2004
7 NM Lyon 57.2 8 178 4 1 Ind Sydney 03 Jan 2019

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