List of South Africa cricketers who have taken five-wicket hauls on Test debut

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Vernon Philander
Vernon Philander has conceded the fewest runs while taking a five-wicket haul.

In cricket, a five-wicket haul (also known as a "five–for" or "fifer")[1][2] refers to a bowler taking five or more wickets in a single innings. A five-wicket haul on debut is regarded by the critics as a notable achievement.[3][4] As of November 2016, 147 cricketers have taken a five-wicket haul on Test match debut,[5] out of which twenty-two were from the South Africa national cricket team.[6] The five-wicket hauls have come against six different opponents, and the South Africans have performed this feat fourteen times against England.[7] Of the twenty-two matches where a South African debutant has taken a five-wicket haul, twelve have ended in defeat, six in victory and the other four in a draw. The five-wicket hauls were taken at ten different venues, with six of them being taken at the Newlands Cricket Ground, Cape Town.[8]

Albert Rose-Innes was the first South African to take a five-wicket haul on Test cricket debut. He took 5 wickets for 43 runs against England in 1889.[a] In the second Test of the series, Gobo Ashley took 7 wickets for 95 runs, in what turned out to be his only appearance in Test cricket.[10] When the country was re-admitted to play competitive cricket in 1991, Lance Klusener became the first debutant to take a five-wicket haul.[b] His 8 wickets for 64 runs against India in November 1996 remain the best bowling figures in an innings by a South African on debut.[c] Sydney Burke and Alf Hall are the only South African debutants to collect 10 or more wickets in a match as of February 2015.[d][14] Klusener's figures, along with George Bissett's 5 for 37 runs, were included among the "Top 100 Bowling performances of all time" by the Wisden Cricketers' Almanack in 2002.[15] Kyle Abbott is the most recent South African cricketer to achieve this feat. His figures of 7 wickets for 29 runs against Pakistan in February 2013 are second only to Klusener's among his countrymen.[6]

Key

  • Date – Starting date of the match
  • Inn – The innings of the match in which the five-wicket haul was taken.
  • Overs – Number of overs bowled in that innings.
  • Runs – Runs conceded.
  • Wkts – Number of wickets taken.
  • Econ – Bowling economy rate (average runs per over).
  • Batsmen – The batsmen whose wickets were taken in the five-wicket haul.
  • Result – The result for the South African team in that match.
  • dagger – The bowler was selected "Man of the match".
  • double-dagger – The bowler took 10 wickets or more in the match.

Five-wicket hauls

Five-wicket hauls on Test debut by South African bowlers
No. Bowler Date Ground Against Inn Overs Runs Wkts Econ Batsmen Result
1 Albert Rose-Innes 12 March 1889 Crusaders Ground, St George's Park, Port Elizabeth  England 1 18.0 43 5 3.58 Lost[16]
2 Gobo Ashley 25 March 1889 Newlands, Cape Town  England 1 43.1 95 7 3.29 Lost[17]
3 Bonnor Middleton 13 February 1896 Crusaders Ground, St George's Park, Port Elizabeth  England 1 25.4 64 5 2.97 Lost[18]
4 George Rowe 2 March 1896 Old Wanderers, Johannesburg  England 1 49.0 115 5 2.81 Lost[19]
5 Alf Hall double-dagger 1 January 1923 Newlands, Cape Town  England 2 37.3 63 7 1.68 Lost[20]
6 George Parker 14 June 1924 Edgbaston, Birmingham  England 1 37.0 152 6 4.10 Lost[21]
7 Henry Promnitz 24 December 1927 Old Wanderers, Johannesburg  England 1 37.0 58 5 1.56 Lost[22]
8 George Bissett 31 December 1927 Newlands, Cape Town  England 1 17.0 37 5 2.17 Lost[23]
9 Sandy Bell 29 June 1929 Lord's, London  England 1 30.4 99 6 3.22 Drawn[24]
10 Norman Gordon 24 December 1938 Old Wanderers, Johannesburg  England 1 33.4 103 5 2.30 Drawn[25]
11 Lindsay Tuckett 7 June 1947 Trent Bridge, Nottingham  England 1 37.0 68 5 1.83 Drawn[26]
12 Cuan McCarthy 16 December 1948 Kingsmead, Durban  England 2 12.0 43 6 2.68 Lost[27]
13 Michael Melle 10 February 1950 Ellis Park, Johannesburg  Australia 1 33.0 113 5 2.56 Drawn[28]
14 David Ironside 24 December 1953 Ellis Park, Johannesburg  New Zealand 1 19.0 51 5 2.01 Won[29]
15 Peter Heine 23 June 1955 Lord's, London  England 1 25.0 60 5 2.40 Lost[30]
16 Peter Pollock 8 December 1961 Kingsmead, Durban  New Zealand 2 20.3 38 6 1.85 Won[31]
17 Sydney Burke double-dagger 1 January 1962 Newlands, Cape Town  New Zealand 1 53.5 128 6 2.37 Lost[32]
18 Lance Klusener 27 November 1996 Eden Gardens, Calcutta  India 2 19.0 64 8 1.73 Won[33]
19 Charl Langeveldt 2 January 2005 Newlands, Cape Town  England 1 16.0 46 5 2.87 Won[34]
20 Vernon Philander dagger 9 November 2011 Newlands, Cape Town  Australia 2 7.0 15 5 2.14 Won[35]
21 Marchant de Lange 26 December 2011 Kingsmead, Durban  Sri Lanka 1 23.2 81 7 3.47 Lost[36]
22 Kyle Abbott dagger 22 February 2013 SuperSport Park, Centurion  Pakistan 1 11.4 29 7 2.48 Won[37]

Notes

  1. ^ The match marked his debut in first-class cricket.[9]
  2. ^ The International Cricket Council had suspended South Africa in 1970 because of the government's apartheid policy.[11][12]
  3. ^ As of February 2015, the figures are the fourth-best by any bowler on debut.[13]
  4. ^ Hall's figures of 11 wickets for 112 runs are the best bowling figures in a match by a South Africa debutant.[6]

References

  1. ^ Buckle, Greg (April 30, 2007). "Pigeon's almost perfect sendoff". Canberra Times. Retrieved October 30, 2009. McGrath didn't get the five-for that he had hoped for... 
  2. ^ "Swinging it for the Auld Enemy – An interview with Ryan Sidebottom". The Scotsman. August 17, 2008. Retrieved October 30, 2009. ... I'd rather take five-wicket haul (five wickets) for England ... 
  3. ^ Shetty, Disha (27 September 2014). "Wahab Riaz, and strength in adversity". Wisden India. Retrieved 17 February 2015. 
  4. ^ "2011 - A great year for debutant bowlers". IBNLive. 30 December 2011. Retrieved 17 February 2015. 
  5. ^ "Bowling records:Test matches". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 7 September 2014. 
  6. ^ a b c "Bowling records: Test matches (South Africa)". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 7 September 2014. 
  7. ^ "Statistics / Statsguru / Test matches / Bowling records / South Africa / Career Debut / Greater than or equal to 5". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 20 January 2015. 
  8. ^ "Statistics / Statsguru / Test matches / Bowling records / Ground Averages". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 20 January 2015. 
  9. ^ "Albert Rose-Innes". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 18 January 2015. 
  10. ^ "Gobo Ashley". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 5 October 2013. 
  11. ^ André M. Louw (2010). Sports Law in South Africa. Kluwer Law International. p. 9. ISBN 978-90-411-3314-4. 
  12. ^ Vashi, Ashish (26 March 2009). "Gandhi fought SA's racism in cricket". The Times of India. Retrieved 17 February 2015. 
  13. ^ "Records / Test matches / Bowling records / Best figures in a innings on debut". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 4 October 2013. 
  14. ^ "Statistics / Statsguru / Test matches / Bowling records / South Africa / Debut / wickets taken (descending)". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 18 January 2015. 
  15. ^ "Top 100 Bowlers of all time". Rediff.com. Retrieved 4 October 2013. 
  16. ^ "1st Test: England tour of South Africa, 1888/89". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 15 September 2013. 
  17. ^ "2nd Test: England tour of South Africa, 1888/89". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 15 September 2013. 
  18. ^ "1st Test: England tour of South Africa, 1895/96". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 15 September 2013. 
  19. ^ "2nd Test: England tour of South Africa, 1895/96". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 15 September 2013. 
  20. ^ "2nd Test: England tour of South Africa, 1922/23". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 15 September 2013. 
  21. ^ "1st Test: South Africa tour of England, 1924". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 15 September 2013. 
  22. ^ "1st Test: England tour of South Africa, 1927/28". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 15 September 2013. 
  23. ^ "2nd Test: England tour of South Africa, 1927/28". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 15 September 2013. 
  24. ^ "2nd Test: South Africa tour of England, 1929". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 15 September 2013. 
  25. ^ "1st Test: England tour of South Africa, 1938/39". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 15 September 2013. 
  26. ^ "1st Test: South Africa tour of England, 1947". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 15 September 2013. 
  27. ^ "1st Test: England tour of South Africa, 1948/49". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 15 September 2013. 
  28. ^ "4th Test: Australia tour of South Africa, 1949/50". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 15 September 2013. 
  29. ^ "2nd Test: New Zealand tour of South Africa, 1953/54". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 15 September 2013. 
  30. ^ "2nd Test: South Africa tour of England, 1955". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 15 September 2013. 
  31. ^ "1st Test: New Zealand tour of South Africa, 1961/62". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 15 September 2013. 
  32. ^ "3rd Test: New Zealand tour of South Africa, 1961/62". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 15 September 2013. 
  33. ^ "2nd Test: South Africa tour of India, 1996/97". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 15 September 2013. 
  34. ^ "3rd Test: England tour of South Africa, 2004/05". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 15 September 2013. 
  35. ^ "1st Test: Australia tour of South Africa, 2011/12". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 15 September 2013. 
  36. ^ "2nd Test: Sri Lanka tour of South Africa, 2011/12". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 15 September 2013. 
  37. ^ "3rd Test: Pakistan tour of South Africa, 2012/13". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 15 September 2013. 
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