T. Greenhough

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In his second of only four Tests, Tommy Greenhough took his only five-wicket haul against India at Lord’s in 1959.

In 31 balls he took five wickets for 12 runs, one of his victims being Nari Contractor.

He would have obtained more wickets had the wicket-keeper Godfrey Evans not missed four possible stumping chances off Greenhough.

Greenhough’s tendency to follow through on the line of the stumps in this match caused him to stop playing first-class cricket for a while to allow him to attempt to alter his methods.

Greenhough took another 2 wickets in the second innings as the hosts won by 8 wickets.