Bowlers who have taken all 10 wickets in the one innings
with his career best 10/17.
John Pearson, the Euroa medium pacer, came out of the shadow of Ray McLaine and Peter Brodie when he snaffled 10/23 against the Euroa Juniors at the aptly named Memorial Oval.
Tony Purcell, the Merton tearaway, made history on the Shadforth One oval against the Violet Town B Graders in their 1st Innings when he got 10/29 – seven bowled and three caught.
Two ‘near’ contenders were: Jim Gourlay, playing for Tamleugh against the Capulets on November 12, 1910.
He took five wickets for no runs in each innings, where all victims were bowled.
The Capulets made nine runs in the first innings and only three runs in the second innings.
Ray McLaine played for the North-Eastern Zone side (111) against the Goulburn Valley association (72) on March 30, 1958.
He took 9/40 and caught the other man out. Ladder Division Two Kyabram Tallygaroopna Shepparton Park Mooroopna
A SERIOUS BUSINESS: George Andrews is aware that every bowl is crucial.
CANIAMBO LEG-SPINNER: Reg Gibbs at Melbourne Country Week in 1958.
TAUGHT BY THE BEST: Bruce Smith (right) with Ray McLaine at Melbourne Country Week in 1953.