Name: Frederick Spofforth
Date of birth: 09/09/1853
International Team: N/A
Domestic Team: N/A
Bowling Style: Unknown
Batting Style: Right-hand
- Made Test debut against England at Melbourne, March 31st 1877
- Considered Australia's first true fast bowler and his accuracy, attitude and style made him a firm favourite in a fast growing sport in his native country.
- First bowler to claim a Test hat-trick, as he slaimed 94 Test wickets in 18 matches.
- A move to England for business reasons in 1886 halted his burgeoning Test career
- Refused to play in the first ever Test as a protest against Billy Murdoch's exclusion
- An inaugural inductee in the Australian Cricket Hall of Fame.
- Commonly bowled more overs than any of his team-mates.
International Career Overview
|Career Span:||1877-1887||Innings Bowled:||30|
|Highest Score:||50||Best bowling in Innings:||7/44|
Today's Fixtures & Results
S Africa 244LunchIndia 280 & 358-6
India lead South Africa by 394 runs with 4 wickets remaining
New Zealand 349 & 6-0CloseW Indies 367 & 103
New Zealand trail West Indies by 115 runs with 10 wickets remaining
Sydney Sixers 117-4In-PlayThunder 166-6
Sydney Sixers need 47 runs to win from 6.3 overs