Hampshire Cricket History


Costly
April 20, 2016, 7:47 am
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Richard asked mentioned Fidel Edwards’ figures and whether they were the most costly ever for Hampshire, having taken no wickets. Somewhere in the Archive I have a list of our most expensive ever although there were sometimes at least wickets involved. Richard cites Kennedy and from memory I think the list includes Newman and Udal but might be topped by Imran Tahir. I haven’t gone looking for his figures (Bob? Tigger?) but I’m pretty sure he once conceded around 250 in an innings.

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Incidentally Fidel’s at Headingley last season, where he made his Hampshire debut, were 1-77 and 2-96, or combined across the match 3-173 in 32.3 overs. Add to that this year’s 0-145 in 23 overs and at Headingley he goes at 5.8 per over.

He’ll probably take 8-16 today and we’ll win a victory to rank close to Edgbaston in 1922!

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The most runs conceded in an innings by a Hampshire bowler is 213 by Shaun Udal in 2002. He did take 4 wickets though. The most runs conceded without taking a wicket is Kennedy in 1921 v Aussies (0-158)

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