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Hugh Trumble’s top 3 bowling performances in Tests

In this article, we will discuss Hugh Trumble’s top 3 bowling performances in Tests. Australia’s star cricketer, Huge Trumble, has been known as one of the best Test bowlers in his career. He has taken the side to the epitome of the level and guided some of the epic wins in the red ball of the game.

The legendary cricketer made his debut on July 21, 1890, against England and has played 32 Test matches while having 141 scalps to his name. In the same vein, check out his top three test performances here.

1. 8/65 vs England, The Oval, 1902

Hugh Trumble’s top 3 bowling performances in Tests
8 Wickets 65 Runs vs England The Oval 1902

This is his top spell in Test history, which came during the fifth Test match, which was played from August 11 to 13 1902 at the Oval in London. However, it came in the losing cause as his side suffered the defeat against the host by just one wicket.

Speaking about the game here, Australia posted 324 and 121 runs. Notably, Trumble had scalped eight wickets in the first inning, bundling them out for 183 runs; however, the hosts were too good with the bat in the second inning and chased down the total.

2. 7/28 vs England, Melbourne, 1904

Hugh Trumble’s top 3 bowling performances in Tests
7 Wickets 28 Runs vs England Melbourne 1904

Trumble’s second top spell came during the fifth Test match, which was played at the iconic Melbourne Cricket Stadium from March 5 to 8 back in 1904. The star spinner picked up seven wickets and guided his side to the win by 218 runs.

Speaking about the game here, Australia made 247 and 133 runs in the first and second innings, respectively. However, during the chase, England could only pile up 61 and 101 runs, respectively, and won the game by 218 runs.

3. 6/53 vs England, Manchester, 1902

Hugh Trumble’s top 3 bowling performances in Tests
6 Wickets 53 Runs vs England Manchester 1902

This was the fourth Test match between Australia and England, played from July 24 to 26 at Manchester. Notably, Trumble had picked up six wickets in the second innings of the game and had guided his side to win the game by three runs.

Speaking about the game here, Australia posted 299 and 86 runs in the first and second innings, respectively. However, Trumble’s lethal bowling spell and six wickets in the second inning helped them win the game.

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