KEEPING LORD'S WORLD CLASS
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Angus Fraser was England's unsung hero in 1995, when his five wicket haul against the West Indies set up a historic Test victory at Lord's.
Fraser twice managed to get his name on the Lord's Honours Boards, the first time was during Gooch's Test in 1990 against India, but his five-for against the West Indies, who had not lost at Lord's since 1957, helped set up a memorable victory for captain Mike Atherton and his team.
In a match where the balance of power swung to and fro, Fraser gave a performance that exemplified the control and dogged determination that became synonymous with the England and Middlesex fast bowler’s career.
Trudging in from the Nursery End his figures of 5/66 helped restrict the West Indies to 324 all out, giving the tourists a first innings lead of 41 in the second Test of a six match series.
Fraser's 5/66 v West Indies
"Especially seeing as he'd scored 375 the last time I'd bowled to him.”
In England’s second innings Robin Smith, who hit two half centuries during the Test, struck 90 to help set the visitors a target of 296 for victory.
Debutant Dominic Cork famously stole the headlines, tormenting the West Indies with second innings figures of 7/43 as England won the match by 72 runs to level the series.
Fraser's Lord's record
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