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Lohmann
George
Lohmann
Inducted: 2016
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Career: 1886 - 1896

With 112 wickets at a staggering average of 10.75, George Lohmann is regarded as one of the greatest bowlers ever. In his 18 Tests, he collected nine five-wicket hauls, with best innings figures of 9/28 and best match figures of 15/45.

Player Bio

George Lohmann is regarded as one of the greatest bowlers of all time. Statistically, he holds the lowest lifetime Test bowling average among bowlers with more than fifteen wickets and he has the second highest peak rating for a bowler in the ICC Rankings. He also holds the record for the lowest strike-rate (balls bowled between each wicket taken) in all Test history. He was the finest slip fielder of his time and in county cricket a hard-hitting batsman who scored two centuries for Surrey and averaged 25 in 1887. 

Date of birth: 02 Jun 1865

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Date of debut: 05 Jul 1886