India in Sri Lanka : Second Test : Fifth day highlights

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India totalled 707 in this test providing the third occasion of a team batting second taking lead over the team which has posted 600 plus runs in its first innings. Sri Lanka had posted 642 for 6d in its first innings in this test. There are four occasions of both the teams scoring 600 plus runs in its first innings in the annals of test cricket.

S Randiv conceded 222 runs for his two wickets on his test debut which made him the most expensive bowler in tests in terms of runs conceded. The previous record was credited to JJ Kreza of Australia who had leaked 215 runs on his debut vs India at Nagpur in Nov 2008

S Randiv earned the distinction of bowling most overs on debut. He bowled 73.0 six ball overs in this test. He is the only bowler to have bowled more than 50 overs on debut.

S Randiv is the eleventh bowler to bowl more than 70 overs {420 balls} amongst those bowlers who have conceded 200 plus runs in a test innings. His feat of bowling 420 plus balls in a test innings provide the 54th occasion of a bowler doing so in a test innings

S Randiv bowled 16 maiden overs in this test providing the fifth occasion of a bowler bowling 15 or more maiden overs in an innings amonst those who have conceded 200plus runs in a test innings. Others are – Fazal Mahmooad {20} vs West Indies at Kingston in Feb 1958, Haseeb Ahsan {19} vs India at Chennai in Jan 1961, MH Mankad {17} vs West Indies at Kingston in Mar 1953and MH Mankad {16} vs West Indies at Mumbai {BS} in Dec 1948

India’s 707 all out represent the third occasion of India posting a total of 700 plus runs in an innings. The other two occasions are – 705 for 7d vs Australia at Sydney in Jan 2004 and 726 for 9d vs Sri Lanka at Mumbai {BS} in Dec 2009.

India has posted its highest team total on home soil and on away soil against Sri Lanka. Its highest total on home soil is its 726 for 9d at Mumbai {BS} in Dec 2009 and while that on away soil is its 707 at Col-SSC in Jul 2010

India’s 707 in this test represent the 19th occasion of a team scoring 700 plus runs in a test innings. This total also represents the fifth occasion of team dismissed all out after scoring 700 plus runs. The other four occasions are – England’s 849 vs West Indies at Kingston in Apr 1930, West Indies’s 747 vs South Africa at St John’s in Apr 2005, Pakistan’s 708 vs England at The Oval in Aug 1987 and Australia’s 701 vs England at The Oval in Aug 1934

KTGD Prasad {101}, CRD Fernando {116}, S Randiv {222} and BAW Mendis {172} conceded 100 plus runs in this test providing the seventh occasion of four Sri Lankan bowlers conceding 100 plus runs in a test innings. It is the fourth such occasion against India. It also provide the eight such occasion in Sri Lanka-India test series {four occasions by Sri Lankan bowlers and four occasions by Indian bowlers

This test witnessed the first occasion of four bowlers from rival teams conceding 100 plus runs in Sri Lanka-India test series. Four Indian bowlers are – A Mithun {117}, I Sharma {102}, PP Ojha {172} and Harbhajan Singh {147} : Four Sri Lankan bowlers are – KTGD Prasad {101}, CRD Fernando {116}, S Randiv {222} and BAW Mendis {172}

The test cricket has witnessed four occasions of four bowlers from each team conceding 100 plus runs in an innings – England vs India at Lord’s in Jul 1990, Pakistan vs India at Faisalabad in Jan 2006, West Indies vs England at Bridgetown in Feb 2009 and Sri Lanka vs India at Col-SSC in Jul 2010.

It is interesting to note that in the Sri Lanka-India test at Col-SSC in Jul 2010 {this test} the aggregate of runs conceded is 1149 by eight bowlers which is a record for most runs conceded in the four tests in which four rival bowlers have conceded 100 plus runs – England vs India at Lord’s in Jul 1990 {runs conceded – 958}, Pakistan vs India at Faisalabad in Jan 2006 {runs conceded – 1086}, West Indies vs England at Bridgetown in Feb 2009 {runs conceded – 1020} and Sri Lanka vs India at Col-SSC in Jul 2010 {runs conceded – 1149}.

This test match produced an aggregate of 1478 runs which stands in the third place amongst the most aggregate total in Sri Lanka-India test series. The other two are – 1598 at Ahmedabad in Nov 2009 and 1489 at Col-RPS in Aug 1997

It is interesting to note that debutants from each team in this test earned contrasting records. Indian debutant SK Raina carved himself into record books with a hundred on test debut {120 runs}, while Sri Lankan debutant S Randiv conceded most runs by a bowler on test debut {222 runs}

MS Dhoni and A Mithun added 51 runs for the eighth wicket in this test providing the third occasion of a fifty plus runs partnership posted by Indian batsmen against Sri Lanka for the eighth wicket. The other two occasions are – 70 runs between N Kapil Dev and L Sivaramakrishnan at Col-PSS in Sep 1985, 59 runs between SM Gavaskar and C Sharma at Col-SSC in Aug 1985

India in Sri Lanka : Second Test : SK Raina's feat

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SK Raina made his test debut against Sri Lanka at Col-SSC in July 2010, the second test of the ongoing test series after making 98 one day appearances which is a record for a cricketer who was baptized into test cricket after playing most one day games,

Here is the list of cricketers who have played 60 plus one day games prior to making their test debut – SK Raina of India {98}, A Symonds of Australia {94}, AC Gilchrist of Australia {76}, Yuvraj Singh of India {73}, Shahid Afridi of Pakistan {66} and Robin Singh of India {60}

The following are the batsmen who have scored a hundred on test debut after making 20 appearances in one day games

SK Raina of India scored 120 vs Sri Lanka at Col-SSC in July 2010 after playing 98 one day games, SB Styris of New Zealand scored 107 against West Indies at St Georges’s in Jan 2002 after playing 45 one day games. Aminul Islam of Bangladesh scored 145 against India at Dhaka in Nov 2000 after playing 37 one day games, MJ Clarke of Australia scored 151 against India at Bangalore in Oct 2004 after playing 34 one day games, DSBP Kuruppu of Sri Lanka scored 201 not out against New Zealand at Col-SSC in Apr 1987 after playing 23 one day games, V Sehwag of India scored 105 runs against South Africa at Bloemfontein in Nov 2001 after playing 22 one day games and DL Houghton of Zimbabwe scored 121 against India at Harare in Oct 1992 after playing 20 one day games


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Sri Lanka and India scored 642 for 4d and 707 respectively in the second test at Col-SSC in Jul 2010 providing the fourth occasion of rival teams scoring 600 plus runs in their first innings in the annals of test cricket. The other three occasions are – Australia {656 for 8d} and England {611} at Manchester in Jul 1964, Sri Lanka {644 for 7d} and Pakistan {765 for 6d} at Karachi in Feb 2009 and England {600 for 6d} and West Indies {749 for 9d} at Bridgetown in Feb 2009. It is interesting to note that in three of the above four occasions, the team which has batted second has surpassed the total posted by the team which has batted first

India in Sri Lanka : Second Test : Fourth day : Some more highlights

SR Tendulkar’s 203 in this test represent the fourth double hundred by a batsman against Sri Lanka in Sri Lanka. Other batsmen are – BC Lara {221 at Col-SSC in Nov 2001}, SP Fleming {274* at Col-PSS in Apr 2003} and V Sehwag {201* at Galle in Jul 2008}

SR Tendulkar’s 203 in this test provide his eleventh score of 150 plus runs on away soil. He now owns the record of most 150 plus runs on away soil in the annals of test constituting a World record. He wrested the record from BC Lara and SR Waugh who had scored ten hundreds on away soil

SR Tendulkar’s eleven 150 plus scores read thus – 177 vs England at Nottingham in Jul 1996, 169 vs South Africa at Cape Town in Jan 1997, 155 vs South Africa at Bloemfontein in Nov 2001, 193 vs England at Leeds in Aug 2002, 241* vs Australia at Sydney in Jan 2004, 194* vs Pakistan at Sydney in Mar 2004, 248* vs Bangladesh at Dhaka in Dec 2004, 154* vs Australia at Sydney in Jan 2008, 153 vs Australia at Adelaide in Jan 2008, 160 vs New Zealand at Hamilton in Mar 2009 and 203 vs Sri Lanka at Col-SSC in Jul 2010.

BC Lara’s ten 150 plus scores on away soil read thus – 277 vs Australia at Sydney in Jan 1993, 152 vs England at Nottingham in Aug 1995, 179 vs England at The Oval in Aug 1995, 182 vs Australia at Adelaide in Dec 2000, 176 vs Sri Lanka at Galle in Nov 2001, 221 vs Sri Lanka at Col-SSC in Nov 2001, 191 vs Zimbabwe at Bulawayo in Nov 2003, 202 vs South Africa at Jo’burg in Dec 2003, 226 vs Australia at Adelaide in Nov 2005 and 216 vs Pakistan at Multan in Nov 2006

SR Waugh’s ten 150 plus scores read thus – 177* vs England at Leeds in Jun 1989, 152* vs England at Lord’s in Jun 1989, 157* vs England at Leeds in Jul 1993, 200 vs West Indies at Kingston in Apr 1995, 160 vs South Africa at Jo’burg in Feb 1997, 157 vs Pakistan at Rawalpindi in Oct 1998, 199 vs West Indies at Bridgetown in Mar 1999, 151* vs Zimbabwe at Harare in Oct 1999, 151* vs New Zealand in Wellington in Mar 2000 and 157* vs England at The Oval in Aug 2001

SR Tendulkar and SK Raina added 256 runs for the fifth wicket in this game providing the ninth occasion of a 200 runs partnership against Sri Lanka in Sri Lanka. This stand is a record stand for any wicket against Sri Lanka in Sri Lanka. The previous best was 246 runs unfinished stand for the sixth wicket between JJ Crowe and RJ Hadlee of New Zealand at Col-CCC in Apr 1987

India in Sri Lanka – Second Test – Fourth day's highlights

SK Raina scored hundred on his test when he scored 120 in this test. He became the 88th batsman to score a hundred on debut in the annals of test cricket. His hundred {120} in this test provide the 90th hundred by a batsman on test debut. He is the 12th Indian batsman to earn this distinction. Others are – L Amarnath {118 vs England at Mumbai-Gym in Dec 1933}, RH Shodhan {110 vs Pakistan at Kolkata in Dec 1952, AG Kripal Singh {100* vs New Zealand at Hyd-LBS in Nov 1955}, Hanumanth Singh {105 vs England at Manchester in Jul 1959}, GR Viswanath {137 vs Australia at Kanpur in Nov 1969}, S Amarnath {124 vs New Zealand at Auckland in Jan 1976}, M Azharuddin {110 vs England at Kolkata in Dec 1984}, PK Amre {103} vs South Africa at Durban in Nov 1992}, SC Ganguly {131 vs England at Lord’s in Jun 1996} and V Sehwag {105 vs South Africa at Bloemfontien in Nov 2001}

SK Raina with his 120 on his debut earned the distinction of becoming the fourth left hand Indian batsman to score a debut hundred. Others are – RH Shodhan, S Amarnath and SC Ganguly

SK Raina became the sixth Indian batsman to score a debut hundred on away soil. Others are – AA Baig, S Amarnath, PK Amre, SC Ganguly and V Sehwag

SK Raina is the fifth batsman and the first Indian batsman to score a debut hundred against Sri Lanka. Others are – Saleem Malik of Pakistan {100* at Karachi in Mar 1992}, Younis Khan of Pakistan {107 at Rawalpinidi in Feb 2000}, Mohammad Ashraful of Bangladesh {114 at Col-SSC in Sep 2001} and Fawad Alam of Pakistan {168 at Col-PSS in Jul 2009}

SK Raina became the 59th batsman to score a hundred on test debut; He is the 19th left hand batsman to achieve the distinction.

SR Tendulkar with his score of 150 plus in this test, registered his 19th score of 150 plus runs in a test innings. He is now on par with BC Lara of West Indies who has also scored 150 plus runs on 19 occasions. SR Tendulkar wrested DG Bradman’s record of 150 plus runs on 18 occasions on his way to join BC Lara

S Randiv bowled 50 plus overs in India’s first innings providing the 32nd occasion of a bowler bowling more than 300 balls on test debut. He is the first Sri Lankan bowler to bowl 50 plus overs on debut

SR Tendulkar and SK Raina added 256 runs for the fifth wicket in this test 46th occasion of Indian batsmen posting three figure partnerships against Sri Lanka. This stand represents the eighth occasion of a fifth wicket three figure partnership by Indian batsmen against Sri Lanka. This partnership is a record partnership for the fifth wicket. The previous best was 150 runs between SC Ganguly and SR Tendulkar at Col-SSC in Aug 1997

SR Tendulkar and SK Raina added 256 runs for the fifth wicket in this test providing the fourth occasion of Indian batsmen posting 250 plus runs for the fifth wicket against various oppositions. The other three occasions are – 376 runs between R Dravid and VVS Laxman vs Australia at Kolkata in Mar 2001, 303 runs between R Dravid and VVS Laxman vs Australia at Adelaide in Dec 2003 and 300 runs between SC Ganguly and Yuvraj Singh vs Pakistan at Bangalore in Dec 2007

SR Tendulkar and SK Raina added 256 runs for the fifth wicket in this test providing the third occasion of Indian batsmen posting 250 plus runs for the various wickets against Sri Lanka. The other two occasions are – 276 runs for the sixth wicket between M Azaharuddin and N Kapil Dev at Kanpur in Dec 1986 and 256 runs between SC Ganguly and SR Tendulkar for the fourth wicket at Mumbai in Dec 1997. Thus the 256 runs stand between SR Tendulkar and SK Raina in this test represent the highest partnership for any wicket by Indian batsmen against Sri Lanka in Sri Lanka.

SR Tendulkar and SK Raina added 256 runs for the fifth wicket in this test providing the 20th occasion of Indian batsmen posting 250 plus runs for various wickets and against various oppositions. This stand also represents the seventh occasion of Indian batsmen posting 250 plus runs for various wickets and against various oppositions on away soil

KC Sangakkara {219} and SR Tendulkar (203} scored double hundreds in this test providing the 17th occasion of rival batsmen scoring double hundreds in a test match.

SR Tendulkar registered his fifth double hundred of his test career when he scored 203 in this test. Other four double hundreds are – 217 vs New Zealand at Ahmedabad in Oct 1999, 201* vs Zimbabwe at Nagpur in Nov 2000, 241* vs Australia at Sydney in Jan 2004 and 248* vs Bangaldesh at Dhaka in Dec 2004.

With five double hundreds to his credit, he became the eleventh batsman to score five or more double hundreds in the annals of test cricket. Others are – DG Bradman {12}, BC Lara {09}, WR Hammond {07}, KC Sangakkara {07}, MS Atapattu {06}, Javed Miandad {06}, DPMD Jayawardene {06}, V Sehwag {06}, R Dravid {05}, RT Ponting {05}

SR Tendulkar became the third Indian batsman to score five or more double hundreds. The other two are – V Sehwag {06} and R Dravid {05}

The second test between Sri Lanka and India at Col-SSC would go down as unique in the annals of test cricket as it contained five batsmen who have scored five or more double hundreds – KC Sangakkara {07}, DPMD Jayawardene {06}, V Sehwag {06}, R Dravid {05} and SR Tendulkar {05}

S Randiv conceded 212 runs at the end of the fourth day in this test. He became the third bowler in the annals of test cricket to concede 200 plus runs on debut. The others are – OA Banks of West Indies conceded 204 runs against Australia at Bridgetown in May 2003 and JJ Kreza of Australia conceded 215 runs against India at Nagpur in Nov 2008

S Randiv conceded 212 runs at the end of the fourth day in this test providing the 27th occasion of a bowler coneding 200 plus runs in a test innings in the annals of test cricket. He is the third Sri Lankan bowler to suffer such an ignominy. Other two bowlers are – M Muaralitharan {224} vs Australia at Perth in Dec 1995 and HMRKB Herath {240} vs India at Mumbai {BS} in Dec 2009

S Randiv became the eighth bowler to concede 200 plus runs in a test innings against India. Others are – Haseeb Ahsan of Pakistan {202} at Chennai in Jan 1961, DL Vettori of New Zealand {200} at Ahmedbad in Oct 1999, B Lee of Australia {201} at Sydney in Jan 2004, Saqlain Mushtaq of Pakistan {204} at Multan in Mar 2004, PJ Harris of South Africa {203} at Chennai in Mar 2008, JJ Kreza of Australia {215} at Nagpur in Nov 2008, HMRKB Herath of Sri Lanka {240} at Mumbai {BS} in Dec 2009 and S Randiv of Sri Lanka {212} at Col-SSC in Jul 2010

Sri Lanka and India scored 642 for 4d and 669 for 9 {at the end of the fourth day} respectively in this test providing the fourth occasion of rival teams scoring 600 plus runs in their first innings in the annals of test cricket. The other three occasions are – Australia {656 for 8d} and England {611} at Manchester in Jul 1964, Sri Lanka {644 for 7d} and Pakistan {765 for 6d} at Karachi in Feb 2009 and England {600 for 6d} and West Indies {749 for 9d} at Bridgetown in Feb 2009

SR Tendulkar’s run aggregate against Sri Lanka stood at 1900. His 203 in this test was highest individual score against Sri Lanka. His previous best was 148 at Mumbai {WS} in Dec 1997

SR Tendular’s 203 in this test provide the 295th occasion of a batsman scoring a double hundred and 126th of a batsmon scoring a double hundred on away soil

SR Tendulkar’s 203 in this test provide the 39th occasion of an Indian batsman scoring a double hundred in a test innings. It also provides the third occasion of an Indian batsman scoring a double hundred in a test innings against Sri Lanka. The other two occasions are – 201* by V Sehwag at Galle in Jul 2008 and 293 by V Sehwag at Mumbai {BS} in Dec 2009.

Thus SR Tendulkar’s 203 in this test represent the highest individual score by an Indian batsman against Sri Lanka in Sri Lanka. Previous best was 201* by V Sehwag at Galle in Jul 2008

SR Tendulkar’s 203 in this test represent his third double hundred on away soil. The other two are – 241* vs Australia at Sydney in Jan 2004 and 248* vs Bangaldesh at Dhaka in Dec 2004. He became the eleventh batsman to score three or more hundreds on away soil. Others are – DG Bradman {05}, WR Hammond {05}, BC Lara {05}, R Dravid {03}, SP Fleming {03}, CG Greenidge {03}, Mohd Yousuf {03}, IVA Richards {03}, V Sehwag {03} and GC Smith {03}

SR Tendulkar, R Dravid and V Sehwag are the three Indian batsman to score three double hundreds on away soil.

Harbhajan Singh failed to open his account in this test providing the 39th occasion of an Indian batsman scoring a duck against Sri Lanka.

MS Dhoni has an aggregate of 2541 runs as wicket keeper batsman. He completed 2500 runs during the course of his knock of 76 in this game. He became the third Indian wicket keeper batsman to aggregate 2500 plus runs. Others are – SMH Kirmani {2759} and FM Engineer {2611}

SR Tendulkar became the first batsman to total 1000 plus runs against Sri Lanka in Sri Lanka. He earned this distinction when he was on 143 during his knock of 203 in this test. At the end of his innings his aggregate stood at 1060


India in Sri Lanka : Second Test : Rival batsmen scoring 200 plus runs in a test

KC Sangakkara {219} and SR Tendulkar (203} scored double hundreds in the second test between Sri Lanka and India at Col-SSC in Jul 2010, providing the 17th occasion of rival batsmen scoring double hundreds in a test match. All the 17 occasions are listed below

No Batsmen Runs Inns Team Opp Ground Mon/Year
1 A Sandham 325 1 Eng Win Kingston Apr 1930
GA Headley 223 4 Win Eng Kingston Apr 1930
2 E Paynter 216* 1 Eng Aus Nottingham Jun 1938
SJ McCabe 232 2 Aus Eng Nottingham Jun 1938
3 WR Hammond 240 1 Aus Aus Lord’s Jun 1938
WA Brown 206* 2 Eng Eng Lord’s Jun 1938
4 RB Simpson 311 1 Aus Eng Manchester Jul 1964
KF Barrington 256 2 Eng Aus Manchester Jul 1964
5 WM Lawry 210 1 Aus Win Bridgetown May 1965
RB Simpson 201 1 Aus Win Bridgetown May 1965
SM Nurse 201 2 Win Aus Bridgetown May 1965
6 LG Rowe 214 1 Win NZl Kingston Feb 1972
GM Turner 223* 2 NZl Win Kingston Feb 1972
7 IVA Richards 291 1 Win Eng The Oval Aug 1976
DL Amiss 203 2 Eng Win The Oval Aug 1976
8 GS Chappell 235 1 Aus Pak Faisalabad Mar 1980
Taslim Arif 210* 2 Pak Aus Faisalabad Mar 1980
9 SV Manjrekar 218 1 Ind Pak Lahore Dec 1989
Shoaib Mohd 203* 2 Pak Ind Lahore Dec 1989
10 PA de Silva 267 2 Srl NZl Wellington Jan 1991
MD Crowe 299 3 NZl Srl Wellington Jan 1991
11 SR Tendulkar 201* 1 Ind Zim Nagpur Nov 2000
A Flower 232* 3 Zim Ind Nagpur Nov 2000
12 MS Sinclair 204* 1 NZl Pak Christchurch Mar 2001
Mohd Yousuf 203 2 Pak NZl Christchurch Mar 2001
13 BC Lara 221 1 Win Srl Col-SSC Nov 2001
HP Tillakaratne 204* 2 Srl Win Col-SSC Nov 2001
14 GP Thorpe 200* 3 Eng Nzl Christchurch Mar 2002
NJ Astle 222 4 NZl Eng Christchurch Mar 2002
15 RT Ponting 242 1 Aus Ind Adelaide Dec 2003
R Dravid 233 2 Ind Aus Adelaide Dec 2003
16 Younis Khan 267 1 Pak Ind Bangalore Mar 2005
V Sehwag 201 2 Ind Pak Bangalore Mar 2005
17 KC Sangakkara 219 1 Srl Ind Col-SSC Jul 2010
SR Tendulkar 203 2 Ind Srl Col-SSC Jul 2010

India in Sri Lanka – Second Test – SR Tendulkar eqauls BC Lara surpassing DG Bradman

SR Tendulkar with his score of 150 plus in this test, registered his 19th score of 150 plus runs in a test innings. He is now on par with BC Lara of West Indies who has also scored 150 plus runs on 19 occasions. SR Tendulkar wrested DG Bradman’s record of 150 plus runs on 18 occasions on his way to join BC Lara

SR Tendulkar of India
No Runs Opp Ground Mon/Year
1 165 Eng Chennai Feb 1993
2 179 Win Nagpur Dec 1994
3 177 Eng Nottingham Jul 1996
4 169 SAF Cape Town Jan 1997
5 155* Aus Chennai Mar 1998
6 177 Aus Bangalore Mar 1998
7 217 NZl Ahmedabad Oct 1999
8 201* Zim Nagpur Nov 2000
9 155 SAF Bloemfontein Nov 2001
10 176 Zim Nagpur Feb 2002
11 193 Eng Leeds Aug 2002
12 176 Win Kolkata Oct 2002
13 241* Aus Sydney Jan 2004
14 194* Pak Multan Mar 2004
15 248* Ban Dhaka Dec 2004
16 154* Aus Sydney Jan 2008
17 153 Aus Adelaide Jan 2008
18 160 NZl Hamilton Mar 2009
19 203 Srl Col-SSC Jul 2010
BC Lara of West Indies
No Runs Opp Ground Mon/Year
1 277 Aus Sydney Jan 1993
2 167 Eng Georgetown Mar 1994
3 375 Eng St John’s Apr 1994
4 152 Eng Nottingham Aug 1995
5 179 Eng The Oval Aug 1995
6 213 Aus Kingston Mar 1999
7 153* Aus Bridgetown Mar 1999
8 182 Aus Adelaide Dec 2000
9 178 Srl Galle Nov 2001
10 221 Srl Col-SSC Nov 2001
11 209 Srl Gros Islet Jun 2003
12 191 Zim Bulawayo Nov 2003
13 202 SAF Johannesburg Dec 2003
14 400* Eng St John’s Apr 2004
15 196 SAF Port of Spain Apr 2005
16 176 SAF Bridgetown Apr 2005
17 153 Pak Kingston Jun 2005
18 226 Aus Adelaide Nov 2005
19 216 Pak Multan Nov 2006
DG Bradman of Australia
No Runs Opp Ground Mon/Year
1 254 Eng Lord’s Jun 1930
2 334 Eng Leeds Jul 1930
3 232 Eng The Oval Aug 1930
4 223 Win Brisbane Jan 1931
5 152 Win Melbourne Feb 1931
6 226 SAF Brisbane Nov 1931
7 167 SAF Melbourne Dec 1931
8 299* SAF Adelaide Jan 1932
9 304 Eng Leeds Jul 1934
10 244 Eng The Oval Aug 1934
11 270 Eng Melbourne Jan 1937
12 212 Eng Adelaide Jan 1937
13 169 Eng Melbourne Feb 1937
14 187 Eng Brisbane Nov 1946
15 234 Eng Sydney Dec 1946
16 185 Ind Brisbane Nov 1947
17 201 Ind Adelaide Jan 1948
18 173* Eng Leeds Jul 1948


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Imran Khan of Pakistan, SM Pollock of South Africa, AH Gray of West Indies, Shane Bond of New Zealand, Ajit Agarkar, Ashish Nehra of India and Chris Mpofu of Zimbabwe are the seven bowlers who have witnessed their six wicket haul in a losing cause in the history of one day internationals

No Bowler W Runs Team Opp Ground Date
1 Imran Khan 6 14 Pak Ind Sharjah 22.03.85
2 AH Gray 6 50 Win Aus Trinidad 09.03.91
3 SM Pollock 6 35 RSA Win E London 24.01.99
4 SE Bond 6 23 NZl Aus P Elizabeth 11.03.03
5 AB Agarkar 6 42 Ind Aus Melbourne 09.01.04
6 A Nehra 6 59 Ind Srl Col-RPS 09.08.05
7 CB Mpofu 6 52 Zim Ken Nairobi-Gym 19.10.08

India in Sri Lanka : Second Test – More about Tendulkar's hundreds

SR Tendulkar registered his 48th test hundred when he scored 108 not out at the end of the third day’s play. Break up of his 48 hundreds read thus – vs Australia {10}, vs Bangladesh {05}, vs England {07}, vs New Zealand {04}, vs Pakistan {02}, vs South Africa {05}, vs Sri Lanka {09}, vs West Indies {03} and vs Zimbabwe {03}. He has scored at least one hundred against each opposition he has played.

He has an aggregate of 1000 plus runs against seven teams out of the nine teams he has played against – vs Australia {2748}, vs England {2150}, vs New Zealand {1406}, vs Pakistan {1057}, vs South Africa {1415}, vs Sri Lanka {1805} and vs West Indies {1328}

SR Tendulkar has scored ten hundreds against Australia. He is the second batsman in the annals of test cricket to score ten or more hundreds against Australia, after JB Hobbs of England who has an aggregate of 12 hundreds. Other batsmen who have scored nine hundreds against Australia are – DI Gower of England, WR Hammond of England, BC Lara of West Indies and RB Richardson of West Indies.

SR Tendulkar is the only batsman in the annals of test cricket to score nine hundreds against Sri Lanka. Others to score five hundreds are – M Azharuddin of India, DJ Cullinan of South Africa and Inzamam-ul-Haq of Pakistan.

Tendulkar’s aggregate of 2748 runs and ten hundreds against Australia is a record aggregate for most runs and most hundreds in the test series between India and Australia.

SM Gavaskar {2483} and SR Tendulkar {2150} are the two batsman to aggregate 2000 plus runs in India-England Test series. SR Tendulkar with seven hundreds to his credit owns the record for most hundreds in this test series

SR Tendulkar’s aggregate of 1415 runs against South Africa is a record aggregate in the test series between India-South Africa test series. SR Tendulkar and V Sehwag share the record for most hundreds in this test series. Both the batsmen have scored five hundreds each

SR Tendulkar’s aggregate of 1406 runs against New Zealand is a record aggregate in the test series between India and New Zealand. SR Tendulkar and R Dravid share the record for most hundreds in this test series. Both the batsmen have scored four hundreds each

SR Tendulkar’s aggregate of 1805 runs and nine hundreds against Sri Lanka is a record for most runs and most hundreds in the test series between India and Sri Lanka {as at the end of the third day’ play of the second test at Col-SSC – as on 28.07.10}

SR Tendulkar’s aggregate of 820 runs and five hundreds against Bangladesh is a series record for most runs and most hundreds in the test series between India-Zimbabwe

SR Tendulakar’s hundred in the second test at Col-SSC against Sri Lanka is his 27th hundred on away soil and he is the only batsman in the annals of test cricket to score 25 or more test hundreds.

SR Tendulkar’s 7629 runs on away soil {as at the end of the third day’s play in the second test against Sri Lanka at Col-SSC} is a record run aggregate by a batsman in the annals of test cricket on away soil. SR Tendulkar is the only batsman to total 7500 runs on away soil.

SR Tendulkar, RT Ponting and ML Hayden share the record for most hundreds on home soil. All the three batsmen have scored 21 hundreds.

RT Ponting {6790}, BC Lara {6217} and SR Tendulkar {6018} are the three batsmen in the annals of test cricket to aggregate 6000 plus runs on home soil

SR Tendulkar has an aggregate of 6130 runs on away soil while batting at number 4. He has scored 23 hundreds and 25 half centuries. His aggregate runs, centuries and half centuries are all records for a batsman batting at number 4 on away soil. SR Tendulkar is the only batsman to score 6000 plus runs on away soil, score 20 plus hundreds on away soil and 25 half centuries on away soil. He is the only batsman to appear in 75 tests on away soil. The second test at Col-SSC against Sri Lanka in the on going test series in his 75th test on away soil

SR Tendulkar has an aggregate of 5309 runs on home soil while batting at number 4. He has scored 19 hundreds and 21 half centuries. His aggregate runs, centuries and half centuries are all records for a batsman batting at number 4 on home soi. SR Tendulkar is the only batsman to score 5000 plus runs on home soil,

SR Tendulkar’s hundred in this test represents his 42nd hundred while batting at number 4. He has an aggregate of 11439 runs as of 28.07.10. His 42 hundreds and his aggregate of 11439 runs are the record for most hundreds and most runs by a batsman batting at number 4. SR Tendulkar is the only batsman to aggregate 11000 plus runs while batting at number 4

SR Tendulkar’s hundred in this test was his fifth hundred against Sri Lanka in Sri Lanka. SR Tendulkar now holds the record of becoming the first batsman in the annals of test cricket to score five or more hundreds against three specific oppositions on away soil – Vs Australia {06}, Vs Bangladesh {05} and vs Sri Lanka {05}. He wrested the record from SM Gavaskar who had scored five or more hundreds on away soil against two oppositions – vs Australia {05} and vs West Indies {07}

RT Ponting and SR Tendulkar are the only two batsmen in the annals of test cricket to score five or more hundreds against five specific oppositions. RT Ponting has achieved the feat thus – Vs England {08}, vs India {06}, vs Pakistan {05}, vs South Africa {08} and vs West Indies {07} : SR Tendulkar has achieved the feat thus – vs Australia {10}, vs Bangladesh {05}, vs England {07}, vs South Africa {05} and vs Sri Lanka {09}

SR Tendulkar and R Dravid are the only two batsmen in the annals of test cricket to score 1000 plus runs against seven specific oppositions. SR Tendulkar has achieved the feat thus – vs Australia {2748}, vs England {2150}, vs New Zealand {1406}, vs Pakistan {1057}, vs South Africa {1415}, vs Sri Lanka {1805} and vs West Indies {1328} : R Dravid has achieved the feat thus – vs Australia {1860}, vs England {1489}, vs New Zealand {1318}, vs Pakistan {1236}, vs South Africa {1132}, vs Sri Lanka {1478} and vs West Indies {1408}

SR Tendulkar has the world record of scoring nine or more hundreds against two specific oppositions – vs Australia {10} and vs Sri Lanka {09}

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