Five or more wickets in a test innings conceding 15 and less than 15 runs

Five or more wickets in a test innings conceding 15 and less than 15 runs

When West Indian pace bowler Jeromy Taylor captured five wickets conceding eleven runs against England at Kingston in/02/ 2009, his figures represented the 28th occasion of a bowler capturing five or more wickets conceding less than 16 runs in a test innings. The following list tabulates all the 28 occasions

No Bowlers W R Team Opp Ground Date
1 GA Lohmann 8 7 Eng SAF PElizabeth 13/02/1896
2 J Briggs 8 11 Eng SAF Cape Town 25/03/1889
3 SJ Harmison 7 12 Eng Win Kingston 11/03/2004
4 JJC Lawson 6 3 Win Ban Dhaka 08/12/2002
5 AER Gilligan 6 7 Eng SAF Birmingham 14/06/1924
6 MJ Clarke 6 9 Aus Ind Mumbai 03/11/2004
7 S Haigh 6 11 Eng SAF Cape Town 01/04/1899
8 Shoaib Akhtar 6 11 Pak NZl Lahore 01/05/2002
9 DL Underwood 6 12 Eng NZl Christchurch 25/02/1971
10 SLV Raju 6 12 Ind Srl Chandigarh 23/11/1990
11 HJ Tayfield 6 13 SAF NZl Johannesburg 29/01/1954
12 CTB Turner 6 15 Aus Eng Sydney 28/01/1887
13 MHN Walker 6 15 Aus Pak Sydney 06/01/1973
14 ERH Toshack 5 2 Aus Ind Brisbane 28/11/1947
15 H Ironmonger 5 6 Aus SAF Melbourne 12/02/1932
16 TBA/05/ 5 9 Aus Win Adelaide 23/01/1993
17 IT Botham 5 11 Eng Aus Birmingham 30/07/1981
18 JE Taylor 5 11 Win Eng Kingston 04/02/2009
19 M Muralitharan 5 13 Srl Ban Col-SSC 06/09/2001
20 HarbhajanSingh 5 13 Ind Win Kingston 30/06/2006
21 GOB Allen 5 14 Eng NZl The Oval 29/07/1931
22 TW Wall 5 14 Aus SAF Brisbane 27/11/1931
23 WJ O’Reilly 5 14 Aus NZl Wellington 29/03/1946
24 AR Caddick 5 14 Eng Win Leeds 17/08/2000
25 DK Lillee 5 15 Aus Eng Birmingham 10/07/1975
26 DR Parry 5 15 Win Aus Port of Spain 15/04/1978
27 ESH Giddins 5 15 Eng Zim Lord’s 18/05/2000
28 M Muralitharan 5 15 Srl Ban Col-SSC 25/06/2007

JE Taylor became the third West Indian bowler to achieve such a feat. Others are JCC Lawson and DR Parry

No Bowlers W R Team Opp Ground Start Date
1 JJC Lawson 6 3 Win Ban Dhaka 08/12/2002
2 JE Taylor 5 11 Win Eng Kingston 04/02/2009
3 DR Parry 5 15 Win Aus Port of Spain 15/04/1978

It is interesting to note that the following seven bowlers have captured five or more wickets conceding single digit runs.

No Bowlers W R Team Opp Ground Start Date
1 ERH Toshack 5 2 Aus Ind Brisbane 28/11/1947
2 H Ironmonger 5 6 Aus SAF Melbourne 12/02/1932
3 TBA/05/ 5 9 Aus Win Adelaide 23/01/1993
4 JJC Lawson 6 3 Win Ban Dhaka 08/12/2002
5 AER Gilligan 6 7 Eng SAF Birmingham 14/06/1924
6 MJ Clarke 6 9 Aus Ind Mumbai 03/11/2004
7 GA Lohmann 8 7 Eng SAF PElizabeth 13/02/1896

No Bowlers W R Team Opp Ground Start Date
1 MJ Clarke 6 9 Aus Ind Mumbai 03/11/2004
2 CTB Turner 6 15 Aus Eng Sydney 28/01/1887
3 MHN Walker 6 15 Aus Pak Sydney 06/01/1973
4 ERH Toshack 5 2 Aus Ind Brisbane 28/11/1947
5 H Ironmonger 5 6 Aus SAF Melbourne 12/02/1932
6 TBA/05/ 5 9 Aus Win Adelaide 23/01/1993
7 TW Wall 5 14 Aus SAF Brisbane 27/11/1931
8 WJ O’Reilly 5 14 Aus NZl Wellington 29/03/1946
9 DK Lillee 5 15 Aus Eng Birmingham 10/07/1975
1 GA Lohmann 8 7 Eng SAF PElizabeth 13/02/1896
2 J Briggs 8 11 Eng SAF Cape Town 25/03/1889
3 SJ Harmison 7 12 Eng Win Kingston 11/03/2004
4 AER Gilligan 6 7 Eng SAF Birmingham 14/06/1924
5 S Haigh 6 11 Eng SAF Cape Town 01/04/1899
6 DL Underwood 6 12 Eng NZl Christchurch 25/02/1971
7 IT Botham 5 11 Eng Aus Birmingham 30/07/1981
8 GOB Allen 5 14 Eng NZl The Oval 29/07/1931
9 AR Caddick 5 14 Eng Win Leeds 17/08/2000
10 ESH Giddins 5 15 Eng Zim Lord’s 18/05/2000
1 SLV Raju 6 12 Ind Srl Chandigarh 23/11/1990
2 HarbhajanSingh 5 13 Ind Win Kingston 30/06/2006
1 Shoaib Akhtar 6 11 Pak NZl Lahore 01/05/2002
1 HJ Tayfield 6 13 SAF NZl Johannesburg 29/01/1954
1 M Muralitharan 5 13 Srl Ban Col-SSC 06/09/2001
2 M Muralitharan 5 15 Srl Ban Col-SSC 25/06/2007
1 JJC Lawson 6 3 Win Ban Dhaka 08/12/2002
2 JE Taylor 5 11 Win Eng Kingston 04/02/2009
3 DR Parry 5 15 Win Aus Port of Spain 15/04/1978

M Muralitharan of Sri Lanka remains the only bowler to aehieve the feat on two occasions.

No Bowlers W R Team Opp Ground Start Date
1 M Muralitharan 5 13 Srl Ban Col-SSC 06/09/2001
2 M Muralitharan 5 15 Srl Ban Col-SSC 25/06/2007

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