2000 English cricket season

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2000 English cricket season

The 2000 cricket season was the 403rd in England since the earliest known definite reference to cricket in January 1597 (i.e., Old Style – 1598 New Style), and the 101st in which the County Championship has been an official competition. Surrey in first-class cricket and Gloucestershire in limited overs cricket were the dominant teams.

The West Indies toured England to compete in a test series which England won 3-1.[1] Zimbabwe also played their first test series on English soil losing 1-0.[2]


Test series

England played five Test matches against West Indies following two against Zimbabwe.

West Indies tour

Zimbabwe tour

County Championship

National League

NatWest Trophy

Benson & Hedges Cup

Leading batsmen

Michael Bevan topped the averages with 1124 runs @ 74.93

The top runscorer was Darren Lehmann with 1477 @ 67.13

Leading bowlers

Courtney Walsh topped the averages with 40 wickets @ 11.42

The leading wicket taker was Glenn McGrath, playing for Worcestershire, who took 80 @ 13.21


  1. ^ "WEST INDIES IN ENGLAND". ESPN Cricinfo. 
  2. ^ "ZIMBABWE IN ENGLAND". ESPN Cricinfo. 

External sources

  • CricketArchive – season and tournament itineraries

Annual reviews

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