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1973 English cricket season

 

1973 English cricket season

The 1973 English cricket season saw Hampshire win their second-ever title while a very strong Kent side continued to dominate the limited overs game.

Contents

  • Honours 1
  • Test series 2
  • Leading batsmen 3
  • Leading bowlers 4
  • References 5
  • Annual reviews 6
  • External links 7

Honours

Test series

1973 saw New Zealand and West Indies tour England. Whilst beating New Zealand 2-0 in the three match series, England went down 2-0 to the West Indies, losing the final test by an innings and 226 runs.

Leading batsmen

1973 English cricket season – leading batsmen by average
Name Innings Runs Highest Average 100s
Glenn Turner 44 2416 153* 67.11 9
Maurice Foster 20 828 127 63.69 1
Geoffrey Boycott 30 1527 141* 63.62 5
Rohan Kanhai 22 1129 230* 62.72 4
Mike Procter 29 1475 152 61.45 6
1973 English cricket season – leading batsmen by aggregate
Name Innings Runs Highest Average 100s
Glenn Turner 44 2416 153* 67.11 9
John Jameson 43 1948 168 48.70 5
Michael Smith 41 1677 116 45.32 2
Gordon Greenidge 38 1656 196* 48.70 5
Pasty Harris 40 1655 201* 43.55 4

Leading bowlers

1973 English cricket season – leading bowlers by average
Name Balls Maidens Runs Wickets Average
Tom Cartwright 4864 349 1410 89 15.84
Peter Sainsbury 3295 253 945 53 17.83
Bishan Bedi 5186 308 1884 105 17.94
Peter Lee 4443 182 1901 101 18.82
Tony Nicholson 3323 165 1232 65 18.95
1973 English cricket season – leading bowlers by aggregate
Name Balls Maidens Runs Wickets Average
Bishan Bedi 5186 308 1884 105 17.94
Peter Lee 4443 182 1901 101 18.82
Robin Jackman 3912 141 1888 92 20.52
John Shepherd 4803 229 2054 92 22.32
Tom Cartwright 4864 349 1410 89 15.84

References

Annual reviews

External links

  • CricketArchive – season and tournament itineraries
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