Records / 1950s / Test matches / Most five-wickets-in-an-innings

Most five-wickets-in-an-innings
Player Span Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 5 10
HJ Tayfield (SA) 1949-1958 31 54 11875+ 3686+ 154 9/113 13/165 24.09* 1.86* 77.6* 14 2
AV Bedser (Eng) 1950-1955 28 51 8370 2917 147 7/44 14/99 19.84 2.09 56.9 13 3
Fazal Mahmood (Pak) 1952-1959 26 43 7815 2765 125 7/42 13/114 22.12 2.12 62.5 12 4
SP Gupte (India) 1951-1959 34 53 9822 3903 134 9/102 10/223 29.12 2.38 73.2 11 1
R Benaud (Aus) 1952-1959 44 75 11201 3952 165 7/72 11/105 23.95 2.11 67.8 11 1
S Ramadhin (WI) 1950-1959 39 65 12152 3950 138 7/49 11/152 28.62 1.95 88.0 10 1
GAR Lock (Eng) 1952-1959 32 59 8117 2554 123 7/35 11/48 20.76 1.88 65.9 8 3
RR Lindwall (Aus) 1949-1959 45 79 9690 3752 157 7/43 8/112 23.89 2.32 61.7 8 0
JC Laker (Eng) 1950-1959 39 72 9783 2992 162 10/53 19/90 18.46 1.83 60.3 8 3
AL Valentine (WI) 1950-1958 30 50 11157 3568 123 8/104 11/204 29.00 1.91 90.7 8 2
MH Mankad (India) 1951-1959 33 52 10820 3570 122 8/52 13/131 29.26 1.97 88.6 7 2
FS Trueman (Eng) 1952-1959 31 60 6200 2685 128 8/31 9/40 20.97 2.59 48.4 5 0
JH Wardle (Eng) 1950-1957 28 51 6579 2071 102 7/36 12/89 20.30 1.88 64.5 5 1
KR Miller (Aus) 1949-1956 40 66 7833 2975 125 6/107 10/152 23.80 2.27 62.6 5 1
WA Johnston (Aus) 1949-1955 32 55 8263 2949 109 6/62 8/114 27.05 2.14 75.8 5 0
JB Statham (Eng) 1951-1959 50 88 9995 3737 159 7/39 9/88 23.50 2.24 62.8 5 0
Khan Mohammad (Pak) 1952-1958 13 22 3157 1292 54 6/21 8/41 23.92 2.45 58.4 4 0
FH Tyson (Eng) 1954-1959 18 29 3452 1411 76 7/27 10/130 18.56 2.45 45.4 4 1
PS Heine (SA) 1955-1958 13 25 3674 1332 56 6/58 8/157 23.78 2.17 65.6 4 0
R Tattersall (Eng) 1951-1954 17 30 4228 1513 58 7/52 12/101 26.08 2.14 72.8 4 1
Ghulam Ahmed (India) 1952-1959 20 32 4874 1691 60 7/49 10/130 28.18 2.08 81.2 4 1
AK Davidson (Aus) 1953-1959 28 50 6273 1886 92 7/93 12/124 20.50 1.80 68.1 4 1
WW Hall (WI) 1958-1959 9 16 1935 817 46 6/50 11/126 17.76 2.53 42.0 3 1
NAT Adcock (SA) 1953-1958 19 33 4321 1460 69 6/43 8/87 21.15 2.02 62.6 3 0
DS Atkinson (WI) 1951-1958 18 31 4637 1423 42 7/53 7/86 33.88 1.84 110.4 3 0
TE Bailey (Eng) 1950-1959 59 88 8764 3257 116 7/34 11/98 28.07 2.22 75.5 3 1
Zulfiqar Ahmed (Pak) 1952-1956 9 10 1285 366 20 6/42 11/79 18.30 1.70 64.2 2 1
JM Patel (India) 1955-1959 5 8 1305 434 24 9/69 14/124 18.08 1.99 54.3 2 1
GWA Chubb (SA) 1951-1951 5 8 1425 577 21 6/51 6/123 27.47 2.42 67.8 2 0
AMB Rowan (SA) 1951-1951 5 8 1449 619 18 5/68 6/169 34.38 2.56 80.5 2 0
DVP Wright (Eng) 1950-1951 8 11 1490 820 23 5/48 6/208 35.65 3.30 64.7 2 0
MG Melle (SA) 1950-1953 7 12 1667 851 26 6/71 9/166 32.73 3.06 64.1 2 0
Surendranath (India) 1958-1959 10 14 1972 802 20 5/75 5/75 40.10 2.44 98.6 2 0
Nasim-ul-Ghani (Pak) 1958-1959 10 17 2014 878 34 6/67 8/120 25.82 2.61 59.2 2 0
DT Ring (Aus) 1951-1953 12 20 2528 1141 28 6/72 8/132 40.75 2.70 90.2 2 0
I Meckiff (Aus) 1957-1959 13 24 2608 912 33 6/38 8/65 27.63 2.09 79.0 2 0
AM Moir (NZ) 1951-1959 17 19 2650 1418 28 6/155 6/155 50.64 3.21 94.6 2 0
FMM Worrell (WI) 1950-1957 30 48 4269 1701 47 7/70 7/70 36.19 2.39 90.8 2 0
DG Phadkar (India) 1951-1959 26 39 4683 1620 40 5/64 7/88 40.50 2.07 117.0 2 0
TL Goddard (SA) 1955-1958 15 27 5130 1315 47 5/31 7/108 27.97 1.53 109.1 2 0
IWG Johnson (Aus) 1949-1956 33 51 5682 2097 70 7/44 8/86 29.95 2.21 81.1 2 0

Performances in matches that overlap decades are credited to the year in which they occurred - this results in some unknown data, especially in regard to bowling figures

Records includes the following current or recent matches:
India v Australia at Kanpur, 2nd Test, Dec 19-24, 1959 [Test # 483]
India v Australia at Delhi, 1st Test, Dec 12-16, 1959 [Test # 482]
Pakistan v Australia at Karachi, 3rd Test, Dec 4-9, 1959 [Test # 481]
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