Bowlers capturing ten plus wickets conceding 200 plus runs in a losing cause.

Bowlers capturing ten plus wickets conceding 200 plus runs in a losing cause.

There are sixteen occasions of a bowler capturing ten plus wickets conceding 200 plus runs in a losing cause. All such occasions are tabulated below

Australian JJ Kreza’s 12 for 358 against India at Nagpur in Nov 08 represents the most expensive bowling figures in terms of runs conceded in this category of statistics. In fact it also represent the only occasion of a bowler conceding 350 plus runs in a test in this category of statistics

No Player Wkts Runs Team Opp Ground Mon/Year
1 JJ Krejza 12 358 Aus Ind Nagpur Nov 2008
2 KA Maharaj 12 283 SAF Srl Col-SSC Jul 2018
3 T Richardson 13 244 Eng Aus Manchester Jul 1896
4 BS Chandrasekhar 11 235 Inf Win Mumbai (BS) Dec 1966
5 MW Tate 11 228 Eng Aus Sydney Dec 1924
6 Harbhajan Singh 11 224 Ind Aus Bengaluru Oct 2004
7 SP Gupte 10 223 Ind Win Kanpur Dec 1958
8 S Shillingford 10 219 Win Aus Roseau Apr 2012
9 MG Hughes 13 217 Aus Win Perth Dec 1988
10 Saqlain Mushtaq 10 216 Pak Ind Delhi Feb 1999
11 DL Underwood 11 215 Eng Aus Adelaide Jan 1975
12 M Muralitharan 11 212 Srl Aus Galle Mar 2004
13 BAW Mendis 10 209 Srl Ind Galle Jul 2008
14 AL Valentine 11 204 Win Eng Manchester Jun 1950
15 T Richardson 10 204 Eng Aus Sydney Feb 1898
16 CV Grimmett 10 201 Aus Eng Nottingham Jun 1930

J Srinath has the  best figures in a test in a losing cause, while  T Richardson has the most expensive bowling figures when a bowler has taken most wickets in a losing cause in a test. MG Hughes and T Richardson are the two bowlers to concede 200 plus runs when a bowler has  taken most wickets in a losing cause in a test.

No Player Wkts Runs Team Opp Ground Mon/Year
1 J Srinath 13 132 Ind Pak Kolkata Feb 1999
2 SF Barnes 13 163 Eng Aus Melbourne Jan 1902
3 MG Hughes 13 217 Aus Win Perth Dec 1988
4 T Richardson 13 244 Eng Aus Manchester Jul 1896
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