Richmond Cricket Club

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This article concerns the Richmond club in Australia. For the English club of the same name, see Richmond Cricket Club, Surrey

The Richmond Cricket Club is an Australian cricket club based in Richmond, an inner suburb of Melbourne, Victoria.

Founded in 1854, the Tigers' home ground is the Richmond Cricket Ground (better known as the Punt Road Oval), just a few hundred metres to the east of the famous MCG.

The club plays in the Victorian Premier Cricket Association. It was a founding member of this competition in 1906/07.

Australian Test cricketers[edit]

English Test Cricketers[edit]

Club Achievements[edit]

Championships[edit]

  • 1st XI Premiers: 6 (1946/47, 1976/77, 1982/83, 1989/90, 1999/2000, 2011/12)
  • 2nd XI Premiers: 12 (1914/15, 1926/27, 1931/32, 1937/38, 1946/47, 1950/51, 1959/60, 1979/80, 1985/86, 1987/88, 1988/89, 1989/90)
  • 3rd XI Premiers: 5 (1952/53, 1971/72, 1988/89, 1998/99, 2006/07)

Innings Records[edit]

Individual Achievements[edit]

  • Most Matches (Career): D.R. Cowper 294
  • Jack Ryder Medal: P.D. Collingwood 2000/01

Batting Records[edit]

  • Most Runs (Career): J.A. Ledward 7,726
  • Most Runs (Season): J.A. Ledward 834 - 1938/9
  • Highest Score (Innings): S. Morris 280 v. St Kilda 1881/2

Bowling Records[edit]

  • Most Wickets (Career): G.C. Paterson 505
  • Most Wickets (Season): G.C. Paterson 73 - 1965/66
  • Best Figures (Innings): C. Manion 10/72 v. East Melbourne 1880/81
  • Best Figures (Match): W.L. Kelly 11/29 (6/13 & 5/16) v. Northcote 1908/09

Wicket-Keeping Records[edit]

  • Most Dismissals (Career): D.R. Cowper 588 (524 catches 64 stumpings)
  • Most Dismissals (Season): G.J. Holland 51 (51 catches) 1999/2000
  • Most Dismissals (Innings): G.J. Holland 7 (7 catches) v Camberwell Magpies 1997/98
  • Most Dismissals (Match): G.J. Holland 10 (10 catches) v Camberwell Magpies 1997/98

External links[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Tyson, Frank (1987). The history of the Richmond Cricket Club. Hawthorn: Hudson Publishing. ISBN 0-949873-12-8. 
  • Taylor, Percy (1954). Richmond's 100 years of cricket. South Melbourne: Meehan.