Nunawading Cricket Club

Unwanted Test cricket records 

  1.  Most 90’s in career (Steve Waugh and Raul Dravid – 10)
  2. Slowest ton (557 minutes Mudassar Nazar Pakistan v England Lahore 1977-78)
  3. Most ducks (Courtney Walsh West Indies – 43)
  4. Most ducks in a series (The Ashes 1978/79, Alan Hurst 6 ducks from 12 innings).
  5. Most pairs in career (Chris Martin, New Zealand – 6).
  6. Only player to be given out “obstructing the field” – Len Hutton  England v South Africa The Oval 16 Aug 1951.
  7. Most runs conceded in an innings (LO Fleetwood-Smith 87overs, 1/298  Australia v England The Oval 20 Aug 1938).
  8. The last bowler called for chucking (GW Flower Zim v NZ Bulawayo 2000).
  9. Lowest innings total (New Zealand 26 v England Auckland 25 Mar 1955).
  10. Most ducks in an innings (6 Pakistan in 128 total, drawn v West Indies Karachi 22 Dec 1980).
  11. 11.   Most byes in an innings – 37 (L. Ames out of 327  England v Australia The Oval 18 Aug 1934).
  12. Oldest player (Wilfred  Rhodes 52yo  England v West Indies Kingston 3 Apr 1930).
  13. Most runs off an over is 28 (4-6-6-4-4-4),  Brian Lara scored off  Robin Peterson, Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg 2003–04).
** Chris Old once took 4 wickets in 5 balls (sequence interrupted by a no-ball: WW-WW)  England v Pakistan  Birmingham  1978).  He never took a Test hat-trick.