1974 English cricket season

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1974 English cricket season
1973
1975

The 1974 English cricket season continued the recent pattern of joint tours with India and Pakistan again playing three Tests each against England.[1] [2]

Worcestershire won the County Championship.[3] [4]

Honours[edit]

Test series[edit]

County Championship[edit]

Gillette Cup[edit]

Benson & Hedges Cup[edit]

Sunday League[edit]

Leading batsmen[edit]

1974 English cricket season – leading batsmen by average
Name Innings Runs Highest Average 100s
Clive Lloyd 31 1458 178* 63.39 4
Barry Richards 27 1406 225* 61.13 4
Glenn Turner 31 1332 202* 60.54 3
Geoffrey Boycott 36 1783 160* 59.43 6
Roy Virgin 39 1936 144* 56.94 7
1974 English cricket season – leading batsmen by aggregate
Name Innings Runs Highest Average 100s
Roy Virgin 39 1936 144* 56.94 7
John Jameson 42 1932 240* 48.30 6
Geoffrey Boycott 36 1783 160* 59.43 6
Pasty Harris 41 1690 133 44.47 6
Brian Davison 39 1670 142 46.38 4

Leading bowlers[edit]

1974 English cricket season – leading bowlers by average
Name Balls Maidens Runs Wickets Average
Andy Roberts 4366 198 1621 119 13.62
Geoff Arnold 2922 140 1069 75 14.25
Vanburn Holder 3954 146 1493 94 15.88
Mike Procter 1869 80 776 47 16.51
Basil D'Oliveira 2073 105 697 40 17.42
1974 English cricket season – leading bowlers by aggregate
Name Balls Maidens Runs Wickets Average
Andy Roberts 4366 198 1621 119 13.62
Bishan Bedi 6513 306 2760 112 24.64
Vanburn Holder 3954 146 1493 94 15.88
Fred Titmus 5648 312 1953 88 22.19
Robin Jackman 3985 146 1744 84 20.76

References[edit]

  1. ^ "India in England, 1974". ESPN Cricinfo. 
  2. ^ "Pakistan in England, 1974". ESPN Cricinfo. 
  3. ^ Engel, Matthew (2004). Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 2004, pages 493-494. John Wisden & Company Ltd. ISBN 0-947766-83-9. 
  4. ^ Wynne-Thomas, Peter (1983). The Hamlyn A-Z of Cricket Records. Hamlyn Publishing Group. ISBN 0-600-34667-6. 

Annual reviews[edit]

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