Continued from part 1
Most wickets (75 and above):
The most 5-wicket hauls is 12 by SF Barnes, while several others have 11.
Several have 4 10-wicket match hauls.
The highest among current players is 118 by Broad. Lyon and Siddle are also here.
Best innings bowling (including all instances of 8wi and better):
You don’t need to be reminded about the first two entries. The only one from a current player is Broad’s 8-15 in 2015.
Best match bowling (all instances of 11wm and better):
Nothing from recent years.
Best bowling averages (Minimum 2000 balls, 25.00 or less):
As you may guess, the top positions are all from the 19th century. From current players we have Cummins and Hazlewood.
We see that the best averages are by Lohmann and Ferris. The best economy rates are by Attewell (1.31) and Ironmonger (1.74). The best strike rates are by Ferris (42.2) and Lohmann (42.9)
Most dismissals (30 and above):
The most dismissals and catches by a keeper are by RW Marsh. But the record for stumpings is 31 by WAS Oldfield (who still holds the Test record of 52). The most catches by a non-keeper are 61 by GS Chappell, followed by Border and Botham with 57.
Best innings fielding: 6 and above
No non-keeper has taken more than 4 catches in an innings.
Best match fielding: 7 and above
Langley was the first of several who made 9 dismissals. His was a world record until surpassed by RW Taylor in 1980. GS Chappell was the first non-keeper to take 7 catches in a match, a world record equalled by several others and surpassed by AM Rahane in 2015.
Best dismissal rate (Min 20 innings, 0.65):
Headed by Gilchrist, followed by Haddin and Healy. The best by non-keepers are by LC Braund, WG Grace and AW Greig.
Overall (see criteria in table):
KR Miller heads this list followed by two from the 19th century. Broad is the only current player here, although he is currently batting at 10 or 11.
Match performance (50 and 5wi):
The best performances include 100/5wi by JM Gregory and Botham (THAT match in 1981), besides 50/10wm by W Bates, Trumble and Woolley of long ago.