Four or more fifties in an one day innings

HM Amla {86}, GC Smith {54}, AB de Villers {121} and RN Petersen {54*} scored fifties in RSA’s innings against Eng at Cape Town on 27.11.09 providing the 34th occasion of four or more batsmen scoring fifties in the annals of one day games.

No Team Inns Opp Ground Date 50s
1 Pak 1 Zim Karachi 21.01.08 5
2 Aus 1 Srl The Oval 11.06.75 4
3 Eng 1 Aus Birmingham 22.08.80 4
4 Pak 1 Srl Swansea 09.06.83 4
5 Ind 1 Aus Delhi 22.10.87 4
6 Zim 1 NZl Harare 08.11.92 4
7 Win 1 Eng Kingstown 02.03.94 4
8 NZl 1 Net Vadodara 17.02.96 4
9 Srl 1 Pak Mohali 24.05.97 4
10 Pak 1 Ban Col-RPS 16.07.97 4
11 Srl 1 Pak Kimberley 07.04.98 4
12 Eng 2 Pak Karachi 24.10.00 4
13 RSA 1 Zim Bulawayo 23.09.01 4
14 Ind 1 Ban Dhaka 27.12.04 4
15 Aus 1 NZl Christchurch 10.12.05 4
16 Pak 2 Eng Lahore 10.12.05 4
17 Aus 1 RSA Johannesburg 12.03.06 4
18 Ind 2 Eng Indore 15.04.06 4
19 RSA 1 Zim Potchefstrom 20.09.06 4
20 Ken 1 Sco Mombasa 17.01.07 4
21 Ind 1 Win Nagpur 21.01.07 4
22 RSA 1 Pak Centurion 04.02.07 4
23 Pak 1 RSA Durban 07.02.07 4
24 RSA 1 Net Basseterre 16.03.07 4
25 Ind 1 Ber Trinidad 19.03.07 4
26 NZl 1 Ken Gros Islet 20.03.07 4
27 RSA 1 Win St George’s 10.04.07 4
28 Ind 1 Eng Leeds 02.09.07 4
29 Eng 1 NZl Napier 20.02.08 4
30 Ind 1 HKG Karachi 25.06.08 4
31 Aus 1 Win Basseterre 06.07.08 4
32 Ind 2 Eng Cuttack 26.11.08 4
33 Aus 1 Ind Vadodara 25.10.09 4
34 RSA 1 Eng Cape Town 27.11.09 4

As far as South Africa is concerned, this is the sixth occasion of four batsmen registering fifties in an innings. The six occasions are listed below

No Team Inns Opp Ground Date 50s
1 RSA 1 Zim Bulawayo 23.09.01 4
2 RSA 1 Zim Potchefstrom 20.09.06 4
3 RSA 1 Pak Centurion 04.02.07 4
4 RSA 1 Net Basseterre 16.03.07 4
5 RSA 1 Win St George’s 10.04.07 4
6 RSA 1 Eng Cape Town 27.11.09 4

South Africa’s feat of four of its batsmen registering fifties against England at Cape Town provides the sixth occasion of various teams achieving such a feat against England and it also provides the first occasion of South African batsmen achieving such a feat against Engalnd

No Team Inns Opp Ground Date 50s
1 Win 1 Eng Kingstown 02.03.94 4
2 Pak 2 Eng Lahore 10.12.05 4
3 Ind 2 Eng Indore 15.04.06 4
4 Ind 1 Eng Leeds 02.09.07 4
5 Ind 2 Eng Cuttack 26.11.08 4
6 RSA 1 Eng Cape Town 27.11.09 4

A hundred and fifty on test debut

Umar Akmar of Pakistan with scores of 129 and 75 on his debut against New Zealand at Dunedin in Nov 2009 became the 12th batsman in the annals test cricket to score a hundred and fifty on debut. He is the third Pakistan batsman after Azar Mahmood and Yasir Hameed to achieve the feat. All the twelve occasions are listed below

No Batsmen FI SI Team Opp Ground Month Year
1 KSRanjitsinhji 62 154* Eng Aus Manchester Jul 1896
2 HLCollins 70 104 Aus Eng Sydney Dec 1920
3 PAGibb 93 106 Eng SAF Johannesburg Dec 1938
4 LGRowe 214 100* Win NZl Kingston Feb 1972
5 RERedmond 107 56 NZl Pak Auckland Feb 1973
6 CGGreenidge 93 107 Win Ind Bangalore Nov 1974
7 AzharMahmood 128* 50* Pak SAF Rawalpindi Oct 1997
8 LVincent 104 54 NZl Aus Perth Nov 2001
9 SBStyris 107 69* NZl Win St George’s Jun 2002
10 YasirHameed 170 105 Pak Ban Karachi Aug 2003
11 ANCook 60 104* Eng Ind Nagpur Mar 2006
12 UmarAkmal 129 75 Pak NZl Dunedin Nov 2009

Debut test hundreds in vain

Umar Akmal’s debut hundred was in a losing cause as Pakistan lost the match to New Zealand by 33 runs at Dunedin, provides the 18th occasion of a debut hundred by a batsman in a test inning going in vain. Umar Akmal became the fourth Pakistan batsman to witness his debut hundred going in vain

At Brisbane, another debutant West Indian – A Barath scored a debut hundred only to see his side losing to Australia by an innings and 65 runs – providing the 19th occasion of a debut hundred going in vain. AD Barath became the third West Indian batsman to witness his debut hundred in a losing cause.

No Batsmen Bat1 Bat2 Team Opp Ground Date
1 KS Ranjitsinhji 154* Eng Aus Manchester Jul96
2 G Gunn 119 Eng Aus Sydney Dec07
3 A Jackson 164 Aus Eng Adelaide Feb29
4 L Amarnath 118 Ind Eng Mumbai Dec33
5 OG Smith 104 Win Aus Kingston Mar55
6 AA Baig 112 Ind Eng Manchester Jul59
7 FC Hayes 106* Eng Win The Oval Jul73
8 AB Williams 100 Win Aus Georgetown Mar78
9 AC Hudson 163 SAF Win Bridgetown Apr92
10 RSKaluwitharana 132* Srl Aus Col-SSC Aug92
11 GS Blewett 102* Aus Eng Adelaide Jan95
12 MohdWasim 109* Pak NZl Lahore Nov96
13 Younis Khan 107 Pak Srl Rawalpindi Feb00
14 Aminul Islam 145 Ban Ind Dhaka Nov00
15 MohdAshraful 114 Ban Srl Col-SSC Sep01
16 V Sehwag 105 Ind SAF Bloemfontein Nov01
17 Fawad Alam 168 Pak Srl Col-PSS Jul09
18 UmarAkmal 129 Pak NZl Dunedin Nov09
19 AD Barath 104 Win Aus Brisbane Nov09

India's innings victories

India’s win against Sri Lanka by an innings and 144 runs in the second test at Kanpur represent its 26th test win by an innings margin against various oppositions. . All the 26 innings victories are tabulated below. This win also represents India’s seventh innings victory over Sri Lanka and the 19th innings win by an innings margin on home soil

India’s innings victories in tests
No Test Inns/wins Opp Ground Month/Year
1 25 008 runs Eng Chennai Feb/1952
2 30 070 runs Pak Delhi Oct/1952
3 46 027 runs NZl Mumbai/BS Dec/1955
4 49 109 runs NZl Chennai Jan/1956
5 156 002 runs Aus Sydney Jan/1978
6 176 100 runs Aus Mumbai Nov/1979
7 241 106 runs Srl Nagpur Dec/1986
8 242 067 runs Srl Cuttack Jan/ 1987
9 269 008 runs Srl Chandigarh Nov/1990
10 281 022 runs Eng Chennai Feb/1993
11 282 015 runs Eng Mumbai Feb/1993
12 283 103 runs Zim Delhi Mar/1993
13 287 119 runs Srl Lucknow Jan/1994
14 288 095 runs Srl Bangalore Jan/1994
15 289 017 runs Srl Ahmedabad Feb/1994
16 318 219 runs Aus Kolkata Mar/1998
17 352 101 runs Zim Nagpur Feb/2002
18 361 046 runs Eng Leeds Aug/2002
19 363 112 runs Win Mumbai Oct/2002
20 374 052 runs Pak Multan Mar/2004
21 376 131 runs Pak Rawalpindi Apr/2004
22 383 140 runs Ban Dhaka Dec/2004
23 384 083 runs Ban Chittagong/M Dec/2004
24 388 090 runs Zim Bulawayo Sep/2005
25 407 239 runs Ban Mirpur May/2007
26 434 144 runs Srl Kanpur Nov/2009

India's one hundred test wins

India’s win against Sri Lanka by an innings and 144 runs in the second test at Kanpur represent its 100th test win. All the 100 victories are tabulated below

India’s 100 test wins
Test Wins Margin Opp Ground Start Date
25 001 inns & 008 runs v Eng Chennai Feb 1952
30 002 inns & 070 runs v Pak Delhi Oct 1952
32 003 010 wkts v Pak Mumbai (BS) Nov 1952
46 004 inns & 027 runs v NZl Mumbai (BS) Dec 1955
49 005 inns & 109 runs v NZl Chennai Jan 1956
64 006 119 runs v Aus Kanpur Dec 1959
76 007 187 runs v Eng Kolkata Dec 1961
77 008 128 runs v Eng Chennai Jan 1962
89 009 002 wkts v Aus Mumbai (BS) Oct 1964
94 010 007 wkts v NZl Delhi Mar 1965
105 011 005 wkts v NZl Dunedin Feb 1968
107 012 008 wkts v NZl Wellington Feb 1968
108 013 272 runs v NZl Auckland Mar 1968
109 014 060 runs v NZl Mumbai (BS) Sep 1969
114 015 007 wkts v Aus Delhi Nov 1969
118 016 007 wkts v Win Port of Spain Mar 1971
124 017 004 wkts v Eng The Oval Aug 1971
126 018 028 runs v Eng Kolkata Dec 1972
127 019 004 wkts v Eng Chennai Jan 1973
135 020 085 runs v Win Kolkata Dec 1974
136 021 100 runs v Win Chennai Jan 1975
138 022 008 wkts v NZl Auckland Jan 1976
143 023 006 wkts v Win Port of Spain Apr 1976
145 024 162 runs v NZl Mumbai Nov 1976
147 025 216 runs v NZl Chennai Nov 1976
151 026 140 runs v Eng Bangalore Jan 1977
155 027 222 runs v Aus Melbourne Dec 1977
156 028 inns & 002 runs v Aus Sydney Jan 1978
164 029 003 wkts v Win Chennai Jan 1979
173 030 153 runs v Aus Kanpur Oct 1979
176 031 inns & 100 runs v Aus Mumbai Nov 1979
179 032 131 runs v Pak Mumbai Dec 1979
181 033 010 wkts v Pak Chennai Jan 1980
186 034 059 runs v Aus Melbourne Feb 1981
190 035 138 runs v Eng Mumbai Nov 1981
223 036 008 wkts v Eng Mumbai Nov 1984
234 037 005 wkts v Eng Lord’s Jun 1986
235 038 279 runs v Eng Leeds Jun 1986
241 039 inns & 106 runs v Srl Nagpur Dec 1986
242 040 inns & 067 runs v Srl Cuttack Jan 1987
251 041 255 runs v Win Chennai Jan 1988
252 042 172 runs v NZl Bangalore Nov 1988
254 043 010 wkts v NZl Hyd-LBS Dec 1988
269 044 inns & 008 runs v Srl Chandigarh Nov 1990
280 045 008 wkts v Eng Kolkata Jan 1993
281 046 inns & 022 runs v Eng Chennai Feb 1993
282 047 inns & 015 runs v Eng Mumbai Feb 1993
283 048 inns & 013 runs v Zim Delhi Mar 1993
285 049 235 runs v Srl Col-SSC Jul 1993
287 050 inns & 119 runs v Srl Lucknow Jan 1994
288 051 inns & 095 runs v Srl Bangalore Jan 1994
289 052 inns & 017 runs v Srl Ahmedabad Feb 1994
291 053 096 runs v Win Mumbai Nov 1994
294 054 008 wkts v NZl Bangalore Oct 1995
300 055 007 wkts v Aus Delhi Oct 1996
301 056 064 runs v SAF Ahmedabad Nov 1996
303 057 280 runs v SAF Kanpur Dec 1996
317 058 179 runs v Aus Chennai Mar 1998
318 059 inns & 219 runs v Aus Kolkata Mar 1998
325 060 212 runs v Pak Delhi Feb 1999
329 061 008 wkts v NZl Kanpur Oct 1999
336 062 009 wkts v Ban Dhaka Nov 2000
337 063 007 wkts v Zim Delhi Nov 2000
340 064 171 runs v Aus Kolkata Mar 2001
341 065 002 wkts v Aus Chennai Mar 2001
342 066 008 wkts v Zim Bulawayo Jun 2001
345 067 007 wkts v Srl Kandy Aug 2001
349 068 010 wkts v Eng Mohali Dec 2001
352 069 inns & 101 runs v Zim Nagpur Feb 2002
353 070 004 wkts v Zim Delhi Feb 2002
355 071 037 runs v Win Port of Spain Apr 2002
361 072 inns & 046 runs v Eng Leeds Aug 2002
363 073 inns & 112 runs v Win Mumbai Oct 2002
364 074 008 wkts v Win Chennai Oct 2002
371 075 004 wkts v Aus Adelaide Dec 2003
374 076 inns & 052 runs v Pak Multan Mar 2004
376 077 inns & 131 runs v Pak Rawalpindi Apr 2004
380 078 013 runs v Aus Mumbai Nov 2004
382 079 008 wkts v SAF Kolkata Nov 2004
383 080 inns & 140 runs v Ban Dhaka Dec 2004
384 081 inns & 083 runs v Ban Chittagong/MAA Dec 2004
386 082 195 runs v Pak Kolkata Mar 2005
388 083 inns & 090 runs v Zim Bulawayo Sep 2005
389 084 010 wkts v Zim Harare Sep 2005
391 085 188 runs v Srl Delhi Dec 2005
392 086 259 runs v Srl Ahmedabad Dec 2005
397 087 009 wkts v Eng Mohali Mar 2006
402 088 049 runs v Win Kingston Jun 2006
403 089 123 runs v SAF Johannesburg Dec 2006
407 090 inns & 239 runs v Ban Mirpur May 2007
409 091 007 wkts v Eng Nottingham Jul 2007
411 092 006 wkts v Pak Delhi Nov 2007
416 093 072 runs v Aus Perth Jan 2008
420 094 008 wkts v SAF Kanpur Apr 2008
422 095 170 runs v Srl Galle Jul 2008
425 096 320 runs v Aus Mohali Oct 2008
427 097 172 runs v Aus Nagpur Nov 2008
428 098 006 wkts v Eng Chennai Dec 2008
430 099 010 wkts v NZl Hamilton Mar 2009
434 100 inns & 144 runs v Srl Kanpur Nov 2009

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