England fast bowler Olly Robinson was adjudged man of the match in the third Test against India at Leeds. Robinson took five wickets in the second innings to help England win by an innings and 76 runs.
Robinson, who made his Test debut this year, has been very strong in the current series.
Let us know in the statistics how Robinson’s Test career has been so far.
Robinson has taken 23 wickets in just four Tests
Robinson got an opportunity to come into international cricket due to his continuous wickets in domestic cricket. Robinson had a stellar performance in his Test debut against New Zealand at Lord’s.
Robinson took seven wickets in the first Test that ended in a draw. In the four Test matches he has played so far, Robinson has taken 23 wickets at an average of 17.65. During this, he has taken five wickets in an innings twice.
Robinson missed some matches due to controversy
The apartheid and sexist tweets made by Robinson during his debut Test between 2012-14 went viral. Robinson was suspended by the England and Welsh Cricket Board (ECB). He was suspended for eight matches.
While five of these eight matches were suspended, Robinson had to miss only three international matches. He also took a break from cricket in between.
Robinson has taken five wickets in the innings twice in the series against India
Robinson has made a stellar return to international cricket after the break. He took five wickets for 85 runs in the first innings of the first Test played at Trent Bridge. In his fourth Test, Robinson took five wickets in an innings for the second time.
In Leeds, he took five wickets for only 65 runs. He took important wickets of Cheteshwar Pujara and Virat Kohli in the second innings.
Robinson completed 300 wickets in first-class cricket
Robinson achieved a remarkable feat in the first innings of the Leeds Test. He completed his 300 wickets in first-class cricket. Robinson has taken 306 wickets in 68 matches in first-class cricket at an average of 20.90.
He has taken five or more wickets in an innings 18 times in first-class cricket and 10 or more wickets in a match five times. He has taken 16 wickets in the ongoing series against India.