Ranji Trophy 2010-11 : Statistics – Karnataka in Ranji Trophy League fixtures


Match results
Team 1 Team 2 Winner Margin Ground Match Date
Punjab Karnataka Karnataka 8 wickets Mohali Nov 10-13, 2010
Haryana Karnataka drawn Rohtak Nov 17-20, 2010
Karnataka Orissa Karnataka inns & 33 runs Bangalore Nov 24-27, 2010
Himachal Pradesh Karnataka Karnataka 67 runs Dharamsala Dec 01-04, 2010
Karnataka Baroda drawn Mysore Dec 08-11, 2010
Uttar Pradesh Karnataka drawn Kanpur Dec 15-18, 2010

 

Highest totals
No Score Overs Inns Opposition Ground Match Date
1 537/04 121.0 3 v Uttar Pradesh Kanpur 15 Dec 2010
2 503/10 134.4 2 v Orissa Bangalore 24 Nov 2010
3 426/10 115.5 2 v Punjab Mohali 10 Nov 2010
4 416/10 121.0 1 v Uttar Pradesh Kanpur 15 Dec 2010
5 409/08 117.1 3 v Haryana Rohtak 17 Nov 2010
6 391/8d 130.0 3 v Baroda Mysore 08 Dec 2010

 

Most runs – 100 plus runs
Batsmen Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 0 4s 6s
MK Pandey 6 10 0 556 171 55.60 2 2 1 71 9
Amit Verma 6 11 2 497 103* 55.22 1 5 0 72 6
RV Uthappa 6 10 0 407 149 40.70 1 2 0 46 5
CM Gautam 5 7 0 392 158 56.00 2 1 0 51 1
STR Binny 3 6 1 331 127* 66.20 2 1 0 41 3
Ganesh Satish 6 11 2 301 100* 33.44 1 2 1 45 0
KB Pawan 6 11 0 286 80 26.00 0 3 2 41 1
R Vinay Kumar 4 6 1 187 51 37.40 0 3 0 22 4
SB Joshi 6 8 0 171 50 21.37 0 1 2 26 1
A Mithun 5 8 3 120 63* 24.00 0 1 1 14 1
KL Rahul 3 5 0 105 61 21.00 0 1 0 12 0

 

Hundreds
No Batsmen Runs Opposition Ground Match Date
2 MK Pandey 171 v Orissa Bangalore 24 Nov 2010
3 CM Gautam 158 v Orissa Bangalore 24 Nov 2010
4 RV Uthappa 149 v Punjab Mohali 10 Nov 2010
5 STR Binny 127* v Uttar Pradesh Kanpur 15 Dec 2010
6 CM Gautam 115 v Uttar Pradesh Kanpur 15 Dec 2010
7 MK Pandey 112 v Himachal Pradesh Dharamsala 01 Dec 2010
8 STR Binny 109 v Himachal Pradesh Dharamsala 01 Dec 2010
9 Amit Verma 103* v Haryana Rohtak 17 Nov 2010
10 Ganesh Satish 100* v Uttar Pradesh Kanpur 15 Dec 2010

 

Half Centuries
No Batsmen Runs Opposition Ground Match Date
1 Amit Verma 89 v Uttar Pradesh Kanpur 15 Dec 2010
2 KB Pawan 80 v Haryana Rohtak 17 Nov 2010
3 Amit Verma 80 v Baroda Mysore 08 Dec 2010
4 Amit Verma 76 v Himachal Pradesh Dharamsala 01 Dec 2010
5 Ganesh Satish 76 v Baroda Mysore 08 Dec 2010
6 UB Patel 72 v Uttar Pradesh Kanpur 15 Dec 2010
7 STR Binny 70 v Baroda Mysore 08 Dec 2010
8 RV Uthappa 67 v Uttar Pradesh Kanpur 15 Dec 2010
9 KB Pawan 65 v Punjab Mohali 10 Nov 2010
10 A Mithun 63* v Orissa Bangalore 24 Nov 2010
11 KL Rahul 61 v Punjab Mohali 10 Nov 2010
12 Amit Verma 60 v Punjab Mohali 10 Nov 2010
13 CM Gautam 57 v Baroda Mysore 08 Dec 2010
14 Ganesh Satish 55 v Punjab Mohali 10 Nov 2010
15 MK Pandey 55 v Haryana Rohtak 17 Nov 2010
16 Amit Verma 54 v Uttar Pradesh Kanpur 15 Dec 2010
17 RV Uthappa 53 v Baroda Mysore 08 Dec 2010
18 R Vinay Kumar 51 v Uttar Pradesh Kanpur 15 Dec 2010
19 R Vinay Kumar 50* v Baroda Mysore 08 Dec 2010
20 R Vinay Kumar 50 v Haryana Rohtak 17 Nov 2010
21 SB Joshi 50 v Haryana Rohtak 17 Nov 2010
22 KB Pawan 50 v Uttar Pradesh Kanpur 15 Dec 2010
23 MK Pandey 50 v Uttar Pradesh Kanpur 15 Dec 2010

 

Most wickets – Ten plus wickets
No Bowlers Mat O M R W BBI BBM Ave 5 10
1 S Aravind 6 181.1 39 508 22 4/50 7/93 23.09 0 0
2 SB Joshi 6 177.0 53 386 19 5/35 6/70 20.31 1 0
3 A Mithun 5 173.5 43 521 19 5/82 6/115 27.42 1 0
4 R Vinay Kumar 4 114.0 29 268 14 5/61 8/125 19.14 1 0

 

Most runs conceded in an innings
No Bowlers O M R W Opposition Ground Match Date
1 A Mithun 24.0 8 94 4 v Punjab Mohali 10 Nov 2010
2 UB Patel 24.4 4 92 3 v Uttar Pradesh Kanpur 15 Dec 2010
3 A Mithun 20.3 4 82 5 v Himachal Pradesh Dharamsala 01 Dec 2010
4 S Aravind 30.0 9 77 2 v Orissa Bangalore 24 Nov 2010
5 A Mithun 26.4 8 70 4 v Orissa Bangalore 24 Nov 2010
6 S Aravind 18.3 4 65 3 v Punjab Mohali 10 Nov 2010
7 R Vinay Kumar 27.0 8 64 3 v Punjab Mohali 10 Nov 2010
8 SB Joshi 25.2 1 64 3 v Haryana Rohtak 17 Nov 2010
9 UB Patel 18.0 0 64 2 v Haryana Rohtak 17 Nov 2010
10 S Aravind 22.5 4 63 4 v Punjab Mohali 10 Nov 2010
11 SB Joshi 20.0 4 62 0 v Punjab Mohali 10 Nov 2010
12 R Vinay Kumar 22.0 3 61 5 v Punjab Mohali 10 Nov 2010
13 A Mithun 22.0 5 61 2 v Haryana Rohtak 17 Nov 2010
14 S Aravind 20.0 4 61 1 v Uttar Pradesh Kanpur 15 Dec 2010

 

Five or more wickets in an innings
No Player O M R W Opposition Ground Match Date
1 R Vinay Kumar 49.0 11 125 8 v Punjab Mohali 10 Nov 2010
2 S Aravind 33.0 4 93 7 v Himachal Pradesh Dharamsala 01 Dec 2010
3 S Aravind 41.2 8 128 7 v Punjab Mohali 10 Nov 2010
4 SB Joshi 50.0 24 70 6 v Orissa Bangalore 24 Nov 2010
5 A Mithun 34.3 7 115 6 v Himachal Pradesh Dharamsala 01 Dec 2010
6 SB Joshi 23.0 7 55 5 v Baroda Mysore 08 Dec 2010
7 A Mithun 45.4 11 115 5 v Orissa Bangalore 24 Nov 2010

 

Highest partnerships by wicket
Wkt Runs Partners Opposition Ground Match Date
1st 128 RV Uthappa, KB Pawan v Uttar Pradesh Kanpur 15 Dec 2010
2nd 33 KB Pawan, Ganesh Satish v Baroda Mysore 08 Dec 2010
3rd 134 Amit Verma, MK Pandey v Uttar Pradesh Kanpur 15 Dec 2010
4th 102 MK Pandey, Amit Verma v Uttar Pradesh Kanpur 15 Dec 2010
5th 237* Ganesh Satish, STR Binny v Uttar Pradesh Kanpur 15 Dec 2010
6th 328 MK Pandey, CM Gautam v Orissa Bangalore 24 Nov 2010
7th 111 Amit Verma, SB Joshi v Haryana Rohtak 17 Nov 2010
8th 89 MK Pandey, AB Sagar v Himachal Pradesh Dharamsala 01 Dec 2010
9th 126 CM Gautam, UB Patel v Uttar Pradesh Kanpur 15 Dec 2010
10th 84 A Mithun, S Aravind v Orissa Bangalore 24 Nov 2010

 

Highest partnerships by runs
No Partners Runs Wkt Opposition Ground Match Date
1 MK Pandey, CM Gautam 328 6th v Orissa Bangalore 24 Nov 2010
2 Ganesh Satish, STR Binny 237* 5th v Uttar Pradesh Kanpur 15 Dec 2010
3 Amit Verma, STR Binny 155 6th v Himachal Pradesh Dharamsala 01 Dec 2010
4 Amit Verma, STR Binny 147 5th v Baroda Mysore 08 Dec 2010
5 Amit Verma, MK Pandey 134 3rd v Uttar Pradesh Kanpur 15 Dec 2010
6 Ganesh Satish, RV Uthappa 130 3rd v Punjab Mohali 10 Nov 2010
7 RV Uthappa, KB Pawan 128 1st v Uttar Pradesh Kanpur 15 Dec 2010
8 CM Gautam, UB Patel 126 9th v Uttar Pradesh Kanpur 15 Dec 2010
9 KB Pawan, KL Rahul 125 1st v Punjab Mohali 10 Nov 2010
10 Amit Verma, SB Joshi 111 7th v Haryana Rohtak 17 Nov 2010
12 MK Pandey, Amit Verma 102 4th v Uttar Pradesh Kanpur 15 Dec 2010

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Karnataka batting averages
Player

Mat

Inns

NO

Runs

HS

Ave

100

50

0

4s

6s

STR Binny

3

6

1

331

*127

66.20

2

1

0

41

3

CM Gautam

5

7

0

392

158

56.00

2

1

0

51

1

MK Pandey

6

10

0

556

171

55.60

2

2

1

71

9

Amit Verma

6

11

2

497

*103

55.22

1

5

0

72

6

RV Uthappa

6

10

0

407

149

40.70

1

2

0

46

5

R Vinay Kumar

4

6

1

187

51

37.40

0

3

0

22

4

Ganesh Satish

6

11

2

301

*100

33.44

1

2

1

45

0

KB Pawan

6

11

0

286

80

26.00

0

3

2

41

1

AB Sagar

2

3

1

49

29

24.50

0

0

0

7

0

A Mithun

5

8

3

120

*63

24.00

0

1

1

14

1

UB Patel

2

3

0

72

72

24.00

0

1

2

12

1

SB Joshi

6

8

0

171

50

21.37

0

1

2

26

1

KL Rahul

3

5

0

105

61

21.00

0

1

0

12

0

S Aravind

6

8

5

47

33

15.66

0

0

0

4

1

 

 

 

Karnataka bowling averages
Player

Mat

Inns

O

M

R

W

BBI

BBM

Ave

5

10

Ct

St

R Vinay Kumar

4

6

114.0

29

268

14

5/61

8/125

19.14

1

0

2

0

SB Joshi

6

10

177.0

53

386

19

5/35

6/070

20.31

1

0

0

0

STR Binny

3

5

25.0

6

84

4

3/22

3/035

21.00

0

0

0

0

S Aravind

6

10

181.1

39

508

22

4/50

7/093

23.09

0

0

2

0

A Mithun

5

9

173.5

43

521

19

5/82

6/115

27.42

1

0

1

0

UB Patel

2

2

42.4

4

156

5

3/92

3/092

31.20

0

0

0

0

AB Sagar

2

4

57.0

10

186

5

2/50

4/105

37.20

0

0

1

0

Amit Verma

6

8

49.0

15

130

3

2/33

2/033

43.33

0

0

3

0

MK Pandey

6

1

3.0

1

5

0

0

0

11

0

RV Uthappa

6

1

3.0

1

7

0

0

0

6

0

Ganesh Satish

6

2

6.0

2

14

0

0

0

4

0

CM Gautam

5

18

0

KB Pawan

6

6

0

KL Rahul

3

1

0

Ranji Trophy 2010-11 : Karnataka enters Knock out stage – Points Table in Group B

Group B – Points Table

Teams

Mat

Won

Lost

Tied

Draw

Aban

Pts

Quotient

For

Against

Karnataka

6

3

0

0

3

0

23

1.588

3785/92

2410/093

Baroda

6

3

1

0

2

0

20

1.344

2570/79

2615/108

Haryana

6

2

1

0

3

0

17

0.973

2501/87

2808/095

Uttar Pradesh

6

1

1

0

4

0

14

0.803

2244/87

2891/090

Punjab

6

0

2

0

4

0

8

0.937

3279/93

2748/073

Orissa

6

0

2

0

4

0

8

0.646

2214/90

2552/067

Himachal Pradesh

6

0

2

0

4

0

6

0.785

1869/83

2438/085

Group B – Points Match by Match

Result Date

Team

Pts

Team

Pts

04 Nov 2010

Uttar Pradesh

3

Punjab

1

04 Nov 2010

Orissa

3

Baroda

1

04 Nov 2010

Haryana

3

Himachal Pradesh

1

12 Nov 2010

Baroda

6

Haryana

0

13 Nov 2010

Uttar Pradesh

3

Orissa

1

13 Nov 2010

Karnataka

5

Punjab

0

20 Nov 2010

Uttar Pradesh

5

Baroda

0

20 Nov 2010

Himachal Pradesh

3

Punjab

1

20 Nov 2010

Haryana

3

Karnataka

1

27 Nov 2010

Karnataka

6

Orissa

0

27 Nov 2
010

Baroda

6

Punjab

0

27 Nov 2010

Uttar Pradesh

3

Himachal Pradesh

1

03 Dec 2010

Haryana

5

Uttar Pradesh

0

04 Dec 2010

Punjab

3

Orissa

1

04 Dec 2010

Karnataka

5

Himachal Pradesh

0

11 Dec 2010

Punjab

3

Haryana

1

11 Dec 2010

Orissa

3

Himachal Pradesh

1

11 Dec 2010

Karnataka

3

Baroda

1

17 Dec 2010

Haryana

5

Orissa

0

17 Dec 2010

Baroda

6

Himachal Pradesh

0

18 Dec 2010

Karnataka

3

Uttar Pradesh

0

Ranji Trophy 2010-11 : Karnataka and Uttar Pradesh match drawn : Karnataka enters knock out stage

Highlights of the Ranji Trophy match : Karnataka vs Uttar Pradesh at Kanpur : 15-18th December 2010 This article is penned by Sri C Keshavamurthy

Karnataka maintained its streak of not losing a match by for the sixth time in succession in 2010/11 when it gained first innings lead and drew the match against Uttar Pradesh at Kanpur which ended on 18th December 2010. With the result being an expected draw after UP managed to score 319, Karnataka’s top players were back to form for the first time, first six batsmen scoring fifties .

Amit Verma continued his batting form to score half centuries in each innings (54 & 89) taking his aggregate of half centuries to six besides three centuries in 17 matches. He also completed 1000 run mark during his score of 89 in the second innings when he was on 31. He reached the milestone in the 26th innings of his 17th Ranji Trophy match. At the end of this match his aggregate stood at 1058 runs at an average of 46.00.

R Vinaykumar scored 51 which was his second consecutive fifty. He had scored 50 not out in the previous match against Baroda at Mysore. He has now a tally of four half centuries in 48 Ranji Trophy matches. With 51 in this match, he equaled his highest individual score – an identical score had been made by him against Punjab in the quarter final at Mysore in 2009/10.

Ganesh Satish scored his first century of this season when he made an unbeaten 100 in the second innings. His highest score in 2010/11 prior to this match was 76 against Baroda at Mysore. Ganesh Satish also completed 1000 runs in Ranji Trophy when he reached 34 during his knock of 100 not out in this match. He has played 28 innings and 16 Ranji Trophy matches. At the end of this match his aggregate stood at 1066 runs at an average of 44.41 with three centuries and five half centuries.

Amit Verma and Ganesh Satish became the 41st and 42nd players for Karnataka to complete 1000 or more runs in Ranji Trophy. The list is headed by Brijesh Patel who tops the list with 7126 runs in 104 matches.

CM Gautam – who has become the constant savior for Karnataka on many occasions, rescued Karnataka again with a splendid 115 – his fifth century and second in this season. He added 126 runs for the ninth wicket with Udit Patel. CM Gautam has now aggregated 392 runs in five matches this season, at an average of 56.00. Gautam’s tally at the end of this match is 909 runs in 16 matches at 43.28.

Udit Patel scored his maiden half century (72) in his 19th Ranji Trophy match and 23rd innings. His previous highest was 35 against Saurashtra at Rajkot in 2006/07.

RV Uthappa coried 67 in the second innings which was his 15th half century and 24th fifty in 48 matches. KB Pawan socred 50 in this game which was his ninth half century and 13th fifty in 29 Ranji Trophy matches. He has an aggregate of 1683 runs from 29 Ranji Trophy matches.

MK Pandey scored his second half century of the season, in addition to his two centuries. He has now accumulated 1631 runs in 20 matches at 52.62. Fifty by Pandey is his 8th half century besides six centuries.

Stuart Binny hit an unbeaten 127 in the second innings. 127 by Binny is his second century besides three half centuries in 23 matches. He had scored his maiden century (109) in the match against Himachal Pradesh at Dharmasala this season. Binny is also on the threshold of a landmark of 1000 runs in Ranji Trophy needing just 40 runs.

The following are the leading run scorers for Karnataka in Ranji Trophy upto the quarter final stage in 2010/11 : {Qualification of 300 plus runs} – MK Pandey {556} : AA Verma {497} : RV Uthappa {407} and CM Gautham {392} and STR Binny {331}

The following are the leading wicket takers for Karnataka in Ranji Trophy upto the quarter final stage in 2010/11 : {Qualification of 10 wickets} – S Aravind {22} : A Mithun {19} : SB Joshi {19} and R Vinay Kumar {14}

B Kumar of Uttar Pradesh, completed 1000 runs in Ranji Trophy for Uttar Pradesh when he reached 38 during his innings of 62. He was playing in his 42nd innings of 26th Ranji Trophy. Kumar’s 62 in this game represents is his sixth half century. His highest individual score is 80 made against Mumbai at Hyderabad in 2008/09.

Piyush Chawla registered his highest individual score in Ranji Trophy when he scored his maiden century 104. Incidentally this was also his highest individual score against Karnataka as he had missed out on a hundred against Karnataka at Bangalore in 2008/09 when he was dismissed for 96. Besides this century, Chawla’s contribution with the bat has been adorable, having made 12 half centuries, in 43 Ranji Trophy matches. He was playing in his 65th innings. He has aggregated 1726 runs at 27.83. Chawla had made debut against Baroda at Ghaziabad in 2005/06 and had taken five wickets in an innings on his debut.

By scoring 104 and taking 5/95, Piyush Chawla performed the all-round feat and became only the fourth player to score a century and take five wickets in an innings against Karnataka in Ranji Trophy; The following is the complete list of players who have taken five wickets in an innings and also scored a century in the same match against Karnataka: CT Sarwate of Holkar – 101 and 9 for 61 at Indore in 1945-46 : BC Alva of Chennai – 138 and 5 for 82 at Bangalore in 1950/51 : ML Jaisimha of Hyderabad – 110 and 5 for 40 at Bangalore in 1962/63 and PP Chawla of Uttar Pradesh – 105 and 5 for 95 at Kanpur in 2010/11

537/4 d by Karnataka is its second 500 plus total this season after making 503 against Orissa at Bangalore; This is the 33rd time Karnataka has made 500 or more in an innings and the fourth time against Uttar Pradesh. The previous three occasions against UP are: 619/5 d at Bangalore in 1997/98 : 511 at Bangalore in 2008/09 and 575/5 d at Bangalore in 2009/10

Uttar Pradesh conceded extras of 54 in the second innings. This happens to be the third highest after 56 and 55 conceded against Karnataka by other opponents. The complete list of most extras (50 and above) conceded against Karnataka is as under: 56 in a total of 557 by Hyderabad at Bangalore in 1999/00 {Wicket keeper – S Riazuddin } : 55 in a total of 184 8erala at Quilon in 1988/89 {Wicket keeper – A Panicker} : 54 in a total of 537 for 4d by Uttar Pradesh at Kanpur in 2010/11 {Wicket keeper – Amir Khan} ; 53 in a total of 551 by Bombay at Bombay in 1982/83 {Wikcet keeper – CS Pandit and 52 in a total of 488} and 53 in a total of 488 by Baroda at Vadodara in 2009/10

The ninth wicket partnership of 126 runs between CM Gautam and UB Patel is the best for Karnataka in Ranji Tropy in its 163 matches for ninth wicket, The previous best was 117 runs between S Darashah and GM Rajashekhar against Madras at Bangalore inn 1943/44.

Playing Record at the end of match against Uttar Pradesh on 18.12.2010: Karnataka; Played-363, Won-164, Lost-56, Drawn-143 (incl NR/RQ/SC games) : In 2010/11; Played-6, Won-3, Drawn-3 (Lead Gained-2, Lead Conceded-1_: Uttar Pradesh: Played-308, Won-73, Lost-74, Drawn-161 : In 2010/11; Played-6, Won-1, Drawn-1, Drawn-4

Karnataka will be facing Madhya Pradesh in the quarter final scheduled at Indore from 24th to 27th December 2010.

SAF vs Ind – 2010-11 : First Test – South Africa's innings victories

South Africa’s victory over India by an innings and 25 runs at Centurion provides the 35th occasion of South Africa winning a test by an innings margin. All the 35 such wins are listed below

No

Team

Result

Margin

Opposition

Ground

Mon/Year

1

South Africa

won

inns & 229 runs

v Sri Lanka

Cape Town

Jan 2001

2

South Africa

won

inns & 219 runs

v Zimbabwe

Harare

Nov 1999

3

South Africa

won

inns & 208 runs

v Sri Lanka

Colombo (SSC)

Sep 1993

4

South Africa

won

inns & 205 runs

v Bangladesh

Chittagong

Feb 2008

5

South Africa

won

inns & 180 runs

v New Zealand

Wellington

Mar 1953

6

South Africa

won

inns & 160 runs

v Bangladesh

Potchefstroom

Oct 2002

7

South Africa

won

inns & 142 runs

v Pakistan

Cape Town

Jan 2003

8

South Africa

won

inns & 129 runs

v Australia

Durban

Feb 1970

9

South Africa

won

inns & 129 runs

v Bangladesh

Bloemfontein

Nov 2008

10

South Africa

won

inns & 107 runs

v Bangladesh

East London

Oct 2002

11

South Africa

won

inns & 100 runs

v West Indies

Durban

Jan 2008

12

South Africa

won

inns & 092 runs

v England

Lord’s

Jul 2003

13

South Africa

won

inns & 090 runs

v India

Ahmedabad

Apr 2008

14

South Africa

won

inns & 086 runs

v West Indies

Bridgetown

Apr 2005

15

South Africa

won

inns & 074 runs

v England

Johannesburg

Jan 2010

16

South Africa

won

inns & 071 runs

v India

Bangalore

Mar 2000

17

South Africa

won

inns & 065 runs

v West Indies

Durban

Dec 2003

18

South Africa

won

inns & 064 runs

v Sri Lanka

Johannesburg

Nov 2002

19

South Africa

won

inns & 062 runs

v Zimbabwe

Centurion

Mar 2005

20

South Africa

won

inns & 060 runs

v Bangladesh

Chittagong

Apr 2003

21

South Africa

won

inns & 059 runs

v New Zealand

Centurion

Nov 2007

22

South Africa

won

inns & 058 runs

v New Zealand

Durban

Dec 1953

23

South Africa

won

inns & 051 runs

v New Zealand

Johannesburg

Feb 1962

24

South Africa

won

inns & 048 runs

v Bangladesh

Centurion

Nov 2008

25

South Africa

won

inns & 037 runs

v England

Cape Town

Jan 2000

26

South Africa

won

inns & 025 runs

v India

Centurion

Dec 2010

27

South Africa

won

inns & 021 runs

v England

Johannesburg

Nov 1999

28

South Africa

won

inns & 021 runs

v Zimbabwe

Cape Town

Mar 2005

29

South Africa

won

inns & 020 runs

v Australia

Cape Town

Mar 2009

30

South Africa

won

inns & 018 runs

v Bangladesh

Dhaka

May 2003

31

South Africa

won

inns & 016 runs

v England

Cape Town

Mar 1906

32

South Africa

won

inns & 013 runs

v Zimbabwe

Bloemfontein

Oct 1999

33

South Africa

won

inns & 012 runs

v New Zealand

Christchurch

Feb 1932

34

South Africa

won

inns & 007 runs

v Sri Lanka

Centurion

Jan 2001

35

South Africa

won

inns & 006 runs

v India

Nagpur

Feb 2010

The break up read thus – vs Australia {02} : vs Bangladesh {07} : vs England {05} : vs India {04} : vs New Zealand {05} : vs Pakistan {01} : vs Sri Lanka {04} : vs West Indies {03} and vs Zimbabwe (04}

No

Team

Result

Margin

Opposition

Ground

Mon/Year

1

South Africa

won

inns & 129 runs

v Australia

Durban

Feb 1970

2

South Africa

won

inns & 020 runs

v Australia

Cape Town

Mar 2009

1

South Africa

won

inns & 205 runs

v Bangladesh

Chittagong

Feb 2008

2

South Africa

won

inns & 160 runs

v Bangladesh

Potchefstroom

Oct 2002

3

South Africa

won

inns & 129 runs

v Bangladesh

Bloemfontein

Nov 2008

4

South Africa

won

inns & 107 runs

v Bangladesh

East London

Oct 2002

5

South Africa

won

inns & 060 runs

v Bangladesh

Chittagong

Apr 2003

6

South Africa

won

inns & 048 runs

v Bangladesh

Centurion

Nov 2008

7

South Africa

won

inns & 018 runs

v Bangladesh

Dhaka

May 2003

1

South Africa

won

inns & 092 runs

v England

Lord’s

Jul 2003

2

South Africa

won

inns & 074 runs

v England

Johannesburg

Jan 2010

3

South Africa

won

inns & 037 runs

v England

Cape Town

Jan 2000

4

South Africa

won

inns & 021 runs

v England

Johannesburg

Nov 1999

5

South Africa

won

inns & 016 runs

v England

Cape Town

Mar 1906

1

South Africa

won

inns & 090 runs

v India

Ahmedabad

Apr 2008

2

South Africa

won

inns & 071 r
uns

v India

Bangalore

Mar 2000

3

South Africa

won

inns & 025 runs

v India

Centurion

Dec 2010

4

South Africa

won

inns & 006 runs

v India

Nagpur

Feb 2010

1

South Africa

won

inns & 180 runs

v New Zealand

Wellington

Mar 1953

2

South Africa

won

inns & 059 runs

v New Zealand

Centurion

Nov 2007

3

South Africa

won

inns & 058 runs

v New Zealand

Durban

Dec 1953

4

South Africa

won

inns & 051 runs

v New Zealand

Johannesburg

Feb 1962

5

South Africa

won

inns & 012 runs

v New Zealand

Christchurch

Feb 1932

1

South Africa

won

inns & 142 runs

v Pakistan

Cape Town

Jan 2003

1

South Africa

won

inns & 229 runs

v Sri Lanka

Cape Town

Jan 2001

2

South Africa

won

inns & 208 runs

v Sri Lanka

Colombo (SSC)

Sep 1993

3

South Africa

won

inns & 064 runs

v Sri Lanka

Johannesburg

Nov 2002

4

South Africa

won

inns & 007 runs

v Sri Lanka

Centurion

Jan 2001

1

South Africa

won

inns & 100 runs

v West Indies

Durban

Jan 2008

2

South Africa

won

inns & 086 runs

v West Indies

Bridgetown

Apr 2005

3

South Africa

won

inns & 065 runs

v West Indies

Durban

Dec 2003

1

South Africa

won

inns & 219 runs

v Zimbabwe

Harare

Nov 1999

2

South Africa

won

inns & 062 runs

v Zimbabwe

Centurion

Mar 2005

3

South Africa

won

inns & 021 runs

v Zimbabwe

Cape Town

Mar 2005

4

South Africa

won

inns & 013 runs

v Zimbabwe

Bloemfontein

Oct 1999

SAF vs Ind 2010-11 : First Test : India's innings defeats

India’s defeat against South Africa by an innings and 25 runs provide the 37th occasion of India losing a test by an innings margin. All the 37 occasions are listed below

No

Team

Result

Margin

Opposition

Ground

Start Date

1

India

lost

inns & 336 runs

v West Indies

Kolkata

Dec 1958

2

India

lost

inns & 285 runs

v England

Lord’s

Jun 1974

3

India

lost

inns & 239 runs

v Sri Lanka

Col-SSC

Jul 2008

4

India

lost

inns & 226 runs

v Australia

Brisbane

Nov 1947

5

India

lost

inns & 207 runs

v England

Manchester

Jul 1952

6

India

lost

inns & 193 runs

v West Indies

Chennai

Jan 1949

7

India

lost

inns & 177 runs

v Australia

Melbourne

Feb 1948

8

India

lost

inns & 173 runs

v England

Leeds

Jul 1959

9

India

lost

inns & 141 runs

v Australia

Sydney

Jan 2000

10

India

lost

inns & 127 runs

v Australia

Delhi

Dec 1959

11

India

lost

inns & 124 runs

v England

Lord’s

Jun 1967

12

India

lost

inns & 119 runs

v Pakistan

Hyd-Pak

Jan 1983

13

India

lost

inns & 097 runs

v West Indies

Bridgetown

Mar 1976

14

India

lost

inns & 090 runs

v South Africa

Ahmedabad

Apr 2008

15

India

lost

inns & 086 runs

v Pakistan

Karachi

Dec 1982

16

India

lost

inns & 083 runs

v England

Birmingham

Jul 1979

17

India

lost

inns & 083 runs

v West Indies

Kanpur

Oct 1983

18

India

lost

inns &
078 runs

v England

Birmingham

Jul 1974

19

India

lost

inns & 077 runs

v Sri Lanka

Col-SSC

Aug 2001

20

India

lost

inns & 071 runs

v South Africa

Bangalore

Mar 2000

21

India

lost

inns & 059 runs

v England

Nottingham

Jun 1959

22

India

lost

inns & 055 runs

v Australia

Chennai

Jan 1960

23

India

lost

inns & 046 runs

v West Indies

Kolkata

Dec 1983

24

India

lost

inns & 045 runs

v West Indies

Kolkata

Dec 1966

25

India

lost

inns & 043 runs

v Pakistan

Lucknow

Oct 1952

26

India

lost

inns & 033 runs

v New Zealand

Wellington

Feb 1976

27

India

lost

inns & 030 runs

v West Indies

Bridgetown

Mar 1962

28

India

lost

inns & 027 runs

v England

The Oval

Aug 1959

29

India

lost

inns & 025 runs

v South Africa

Centurion

Dec 2010

30

India

lost

inns & 025 runs

v England

Delhi

Dec 1976

31

India

lost

inns & 018 runs

v West Indies

Kingston

Mar 1962

32

India

lost

inns & 017 runs

v West Indies

Delhi

Dec 1974

33

India

lost

inns & 016 runs

v Australia

Adelaide

Jan 1948

34

India

lost

inns & 006 runs

v South Africa

Nagpur

Feb 2010

35

India

lost

inns & 005 runs

v Australia

Chennai

Oct 1956

36

India

lost

inns & 004 runs

v Australia

Melbourne

Dec 1967

37

India

lost

inns & 004 runs

v Australia

Sydney< /strong>

Jan 1981

The break up of 37 occasions read thus – vs Australia {09} : vs England {09} : vs NZl {01} : vs Pakistan {03} : vs South Africa {04}: vs Sri Lanka {02} and vs West Indies {09}

No

Team

Result

Margin

Opposition

Ground

Start Date

1

India

lost

inns & 226 runs

v Australia

Brisbane

Nov 1947

2

India

lost

inns & 177 runs

v Australia

Melbourne

Feb 1948

3

India

lost

inns & 141 runs

v Australia

Sydney

Jan 2000

4

India

lost

inns & 127 runs

v Australia

Delhi

Dec 1959

5

India

lost

inns & 055 runs

v Australia

Chennai

Jan 1960

6

India

lost

inns & 016 runs

v Australia

Adelaide

Jan 1948

7

India

lost

inns & 005 runs

v Australia

Chennai

Oct 1956

8

India

lost

inns & 004 runs

v Australia

Melbourne

Dec 1967

9

India

lost

inns & 004 runs

v Australia

Sydney

Jan 1981

1

India

lost

inns & 285 runs

v England

Lord’s

Jun 1974

2

India

lost

inns & 207 runs

v England

Manchester

Jul 1952

3

India

lost

inns & 173 runs

v England

Leeds

Jul 1959

4

India

lost

inns & 124 runs

v England

Lord’s

Jun 1967

5

India

lost

inns & 083 runs

v England

Birmingham

Jul 1979

6

India

lost

inns & 078 runs

v England

Birmingham

Jul 1974

7

India

lost

inns & 059 runs

v England

Nottingham

Jun 1959

8

India

lost

inns & 027 runs

v England

The Oval

Aug 1959

9

India

lost

inns & 025 runs

v England

Delhi

Dec 1976

1

India

lost

inns & 033 runs

v New Zealand

Wellington

Feb 1976

1

India

lost

inns & 119 runs

v Pakistan

Hyd-Pak

Jan 1983

2

India

lost

inns & 086 runs

v Pakistan

Karachi

Dec 1982

3

India

lost

inns & 043 runs

v Pakistan

Lucknow

Oct 1952

1

India

lost

inns & 090 runs

v South Africa

Ahmedabad

Apr 2008

2

India

lost

inns & 071 runs

v South Africa

Bangalore

Mar 2000

3

India

lost

inns & 025 runs

v South Africa

Centurion

Dec 2010

4

India

lost

inns & 006 runs

v South Africa

Nagpur

Feb 2010

1

India

lost

inns & 239 runs

v Sri Lanka

Col-SSC

Jul 2008

2

India

lost

inns & 077 runs

v Sri Lanka

Col-SSC

Aug 2001

1

India

lost

inns & 336 runs

v West Indies

Kolkata

Dec 1958

2

India

lost

inns & 193 runs

v West Indies

Chennai

Jan 1949

3

India

lost

inns & 097 runs

v West Indies

Bridgetown

Mar 1976

4

India

lost

inns & 083 runs

v West Indies

Kanpur

Oct
1983

5

India

lost

inns & 046 runs

v West Indies

Kolkata

Dec 1983

6

India

lost

inns & 045 runs

v West Indies

Kolkata

Dec 1966

7

India

lost

inns & 030 runs

v West Indies

Bridgetown

Mar 1962

8

India

lost

inns & 018 runs

v West Indies

Kingston

Mar 1962

9

India

lost

inns & 017 runs

v West Indies

Delhi

Dec 1974

SAF vs Ind – 2010-11 : First test – Fifth day

First Test – South Africa vs India at Centurion in Dec 2010: Fifth Day’s play – South Africa won by an innings and 25 runs

South Africa won this test by an innings and 25 runs providing the 37th occasion of India losing a test match by an innings margin. The break up of 37 occasions read thus – vs Australia {09} : vs England {09} : vs NZl {01} : vs Pakistan {03} : vs South Africa {04}: vs Sri Lanka {02} and vs West Indies {09}

The four innings defeats against South Africa read thus – lost by an innings and 90 runs at Ahmedabad in Apr 2008 : lost by an innings and 71 runs at Bangalore in Mar 2000 : lost by an innings and 25 runs at Centurion in Dec 2010 and lost by an innings and 06 runs at Nagpur in Feb 2010

South Africa’s innings victory in this test provides its 35th innings win against various oppositions. The break up read thus – vs Australia {02} : vs Bangladesh {07} : vs England {05} : vs India {04} : vs New Zealand {05} : vs Pakistan {01} : vs Sri Lanka {04} : vs West Indies {03} and vs Zimbabwe (04}

South Africa’s innings victory in this test provides its first such win against India in South Africa. This win also reprsent South Africa’s 23rd innings win in South Africa.

India’s innings defeat in this test provides its 23rd innings defeat on away soil and provide the first such occasion on South African soil

DW Steyn conceded 105 runs in the second innings of this test providing the 16th occasion of an South African bowler conceding 100 plus runs in an innings against India.

DW Steyn has conceded 100 plus runs in an innings against India on three occasions – 4 for 103 runs at Chennai in Mar 2008 : 1 for 115 at Kolkata in Feb 2010 and 4 for 105 at Centurion in Dec 2010. PL Harris and M Ntini are the other two bowlers who have conceded 100 plus runs in an innings on four occasions against India.

DW Steyn has conceded 100 plus runs in an innings on eleven occasions which includes his 4 for 103 in this test against various oppositions. M Ntini {23} and HJ Tayfield {14} are the other two bowlers who have leaked 100 plus runs on more occasions than DW Steyn.

SR Tendulkar’s 111 not out in this test provide the 13th occasion of a Nelson by a batsman in a losing cause in the annals of test cricket. It is the second occasion of a 111 not out going in vain. The first occasion was 111 not out by M Leyland of England vs Australia at Melbourne in Jan 1937.

Test cricket has witnessed 54 Nelsons scores which includes SR Tendulkar’s 111 not out in this test. There are only five occasions of 111 not out scored in the annals of test cricket – 111* by M Leyland of England vs Australia at Melbourne in Jan 1937 : 111* by JV Coney of New Zealand vs Pakistan at Dunedin in Feb 1985 : 111* by R Dravid of India vs Bangladesh at Dhaka in Jan 2010 : 111* by Harbhajan Singh of India vs New Zealand at Hyd-RGS in Nov 2010 and 111* by SR Tendulkar of India vs South Africa at Centurion in Dec 2010.

SR Tendulkar’s 111 not out in this test provide the tenth occasion of an Indian batsman scoring a Nelson.

Three Indian batsmen have socred 111 not out in a test innings – R Dravid vs Bangladesh at Dhaka in Jan 2010 : Harbhajan Singh vs New Zealand at Hyd-RGS in Nov 2010 and SR Tendulkar vs South Africa at Centurion in Dec 2010.

R Dravid {111 vs South Africa at Chennai in Mar 2008 and 111* vs Bangladesh at Dhaka in Jan 2010} and SR Tendulkar {111 vs South Africa at Johannesburg in Nov 1992 and 111* vs South Africa at Centurion in Dec 2010} are the two Indian batsman who have scored Nelson on two occasions.

R Dravid {111 at Chennai in Mar 2008} and SR Tendulkar {111 at Johannesburg in Nov 1992 and 111* at Centurion in Dec 2010} are the two Indian batsman who have scored Nelson against South Africa on three occasions.

SR Tendulkar’s 111 not out in this test provide the seventh occasion of a batsman scoring Nelson against South Africa. SR Tendulkar is the only batsman to score two Nelsons against South Africa.

R Dravid of India, AR Morris of Australia, Taufeeq Umar of Pakistan, SR Tendulkar of India, ME Waugh of Australia and GM Wood of Australia are the six batsmen who have scored Nelsons on two occasions in the annals of test cricket.

SR Tendulakr and MS Dhoni added 172 runs for the seventh wicket in India’s second innings which gave SR Tendulkar his 81st three figure partnership. He went past RT Ponting of Australia who has 80 three figure partnerships to his credit. Only R Dravid of India with 85 three figure partnerships is ahead of SR Tendulkar in terms of three figure partnerships.

SR Tendulkar has partnered three figure partnerships for the seventh wicket on three occasions – 128 runs with KS More vs New Zealand at Napier in Feb 1990 : 160* runs with M Prabhakar vs England at Manchester in Aug 1990 and 172 runs with MS Dhoni vs South Africa at Centurion in Dec 2010.

Only SR Waugh of Australia has partnered in four three figure partnerships for the seventh wicket – one more than SR Tendulkar. SR Waugh’s four century stands for the seventh wicket are – 147 with MG Hughes vs England at Leeds in Jun 1989 : 142* with SK Warne vs New Zealand at Brisbane in Dec 1993 : 117 with PR Reifell vs Sri Lanka at Adelaide in Jan 1996 and 108 with SK Warne vs India at Adelaide in Dec 1999.

PL Harris captured his 100th wicket when he captured the wicket of V Sehwag in India’s second innings. At the end of this test he has a tally of 101 wickets. He became the fourteenth South African bowler to capture 100 plus test wickets. Others are – SM Pollock {421} : M Ntini {390} : AA Donald {330} : JH Kallis {269} : DW Steyn {224} : HJ Tayfield {170} : PR Adams {134} : TL Goddard {123} : A Nel {123} : PM Pollock {116} : M Morkel {105} : NAT Adcock {104} and N Boje {100}

Aus vs Eng 2010-11 : Perth test : Australian victories by 200 plus runs margin

Australia won the Perth test by 267 runs providing the 45th occasion of Australia winning a test match by 200 plus runs. The following table shows all the 45 occasions

No

Team

Result

Margin

Toss

Bat

Opposition

Ground

Mon/Year

1

Australia

won

562 runs

won

1st

v England

The Oval

Aug 1934

2

Australia

won

530 runs

lost

1st

v South Africa

Melbourne

Feb 1911

3

Australia

won

491 runs

lost

1st

v Pakistan

Perth

Dec 2004

4

Australia

won

409 runs

won

1st

v England

Lord’s

Jun 1948

5

Australia

won

384 runs

lost

1st

v England

Brisbane

Nov 2002

6

Australia

won

382 runs

lost

1st

v West Indies

Sydney

Feb 1969

7

Australia

won

382 runs

won

1st

v England

Adelaide

Jan 1895

8

Australia

won

379 runs

lost

1st

v West Indies

Brisbane

Nov 2005

9

Australia

won

377 runs

won

1st

v England

Sydney

Dec 1920

10

Australia

won

365 runs

won

1st

v England

Melbourne

Jan 1937

11

Australia

won

352 runs

lost

1st

v West Indies

Melbourne

Dec 2000

12

Australia

won

348 runs

won

1st

v Pakistan

Melbourne

Jan 1977

13

Australia

won

342 runs

won

1st

v India

Nagpur

Oct 2004

14

Australia

won

337 runs

won

1st

v India

Melbourne

Dec 2007

15

Australia

won

329 runs

won

1st

v England

Perth

Feb 1995

16

Australia

won

312 runs

won

1st

v West Indies

Port of Spain

Mar 1999

17

Australia

won

308 runs

won

1st

v England

Melbourne

Feb 1908

18

Australia

won

307 runs

won

1st

v England

Sydney

Feb 1925

19

Australia

won

300 runs

won

1st

v India

Perth

Feb 1992

20

Australia

won

297 runs

lost

1st

v New Zealand

Auckland

Mar 1974

21

Australia

won

295 runs

lost

1st

v England

Melbourne

Dec 1994

22

Australia

won

286 runs

lost

1st

v Pakistan

Perth

Nov 1981

23

Australia

won

285 runs

won

1st

v India

Adelaide

Dec 1999

24

Australia

won

277 runs

won

1st

v England

Brisbane

Nov 2006

25

Australia

won

274 runs

won

1st

v England

Adelaide

Feb 1951

26

Australia

won

268 runs

won

1st

v England

Manchester

Jul 1997

27

Australia

won

267 runs

lost

1st

v England

Perth

Dec 2010

28

Australia

won

264 runs

won

1st

v England

Nottingham

Aug 1997

29

Australia

won

246 runs

won

1st

v South Africa

Adelaide

Dec 2001

30

Australia

won

245 runs

won

1st

v England

Adelaide

Jan 1908

31

Australia

won

239 runs

won

1st

v England

Lord’s

Jul 2005

32

Australia

won

238 runs

won

1st

v England

Nottingham

Jun 1934

33

Australia

won

233 runs

won

1st

v India

Melbourne

Jan 1948

34

Australia

won

231 runs

won

1st

v Pakistan

Hobart

Jan 2010

35

Australia

won

229 runs

lost

1st

v England

Melbourne

Jan 1902

36

Australia

won

219 runs

won

1st

v England

Leeds

Jul 1921

37

Australia

won

218 runs

won

1st

v England

Melbourne

Mar 1904

38

Australia

won

217 runs

won

1st

v India

Bangalore

Oct 2004

39

Australia

won

216 runs

won

1st

v England

Adelaide

Jan 1904

40

Australia

won

213 runs

won

1st

v New Zealand

Adelaide

Nov 2004

41

Australia

won

210 runs

won

1st

v ICC World XI

Sydney

Oct 2005

42

Australia

won

210 runs

lost

1st

v England

Leeds

Jun 1989

43

Australia

won

206 runs

won

1st

v England

Perth

Dec 2006

44

Australia

won

205 runs

won

1st

v England

Adelaide

Dec 1998

45

Australia

won

202 runs

won

1st

v West Indies

Sydney

Jan 1952

Break up of 45 such wins read – vs England {25 occasions}: vs ICC World Eleven {01 occasion}: vs India {06 occasions}: vs New Zealand {02 occasions}: vs Pakistan {04 occasions}: vs South Africa {02 occasions} and
vs West Indies {06 occasions}.

No

Team

Result

Margin

Toss

Bat

Opposition

Ground

Mon/Year

1

Australia

won

562 runs

won

1st

v England

The Oval

Aug 1934

2

Australia

won

409 runs

won

1st

v England

Lord’s

Jun 1948

3

Australia

won

384 runs

lost

1st

v England

Brisbane

Nov 2002

4

Australia

won

382 runs

won

1st

v England

Adelaide

Jan 1895

5

Australia

won

377 runs

won

1st

v England

Sydney

Dec 1920

6

Australia

won

365 runs

won

1st

v England

Melbourne

Jan 1937

7

Australia

won

329 runs

won

1st

v England

Perth

Feb 1995

8

Australia

won

308 runs

won

1st

v England

Melbourne

Feb 1908

9

Australia

won

307 runs

won

1st

v England

Sydney

Feb 1925

10

Australia

won

295 runs

lost

1st

v England

Melbourne

Dec 1994

11

Australia

won

277 runs

won

1st

v England

Brisbane

Nov 2006

12

Australia

won

274 runs

won

1st

v England

Adelaide

Feb 1951

13

Australia

won

268 runs

won

1st

v England

Manchester

Jul 1997

14

Australia

won

267 runs

lost

1st

v England

Perth

Dec 2010

15

Australia

won

264 runs

won

1st

v England

Nottingham

Aug 1997

16

Australia

won

245 runs

won

1st

v England

Adelaide

Jan 1908

17

Australia

won

239 runs

won

1st

v England

Lord’s

Jul 2005

18

Australia

won

238 runs

won

1st

v England

Nottingham

Jun 1934

19

Australia

won

229 runs

lost

1st

v England

Melbourne

Jan 1902

20

Australia

won

219 runs

won

1st

v England

Leeds

Jul 1921

21

Australia

won

218 runs

won

1st

v England

Melbourne

Mar 1904

22

Australia

won

216 runs

won

1st

v England

Adelaide

Jan 1904

23

Australia

won

210 runs

lost

1st

v England

Leeds

Jun 1989

24

Australia

won

206 runs

won

1st

v England

Perth

Dec 2006

25

Australia

won

205 runs

won

1st

v England

Adelaide

Dec 1998

1

Australia

won

210 runs

won

1st

v ICC World XI

Sydney

Oct 2005

1

Australia

won

342 runs

won

1st

v India

Nagpur

Oct 2004

2

Australia

won

337 runs

won

1st

v India

Melbourne

Dec 2007

3

Australia

won

300 runs

won

1st

v India

Perth

Feb 1992

4

Australia

won

285 runs

won

1st

v India

Adelaide

Dec 1999

5

Australia

won

233 runs

won

1st

v India

Melbourne

Jan 1948

6

Australia

won

217 runs

won

1st

v India

Bangalore

Oct 2004

1

Australia

won

297 runs

lost

1st

v New Zealand

Auckland

Mar 1974

2

Australia

won

213 runs

won

1st

v New Zealand

Adelaide

Nov 2004

1

Australia

won

491 runs

lost

1st

v Pakistan

Perth

Dec 2004

2

Australia

won

348 runs

won

1st

v Pakistan

Melbourne

Jan 1977

3

Australia

won

286 runs

lost

1st

v Pakistan

Perth

Nov 1981

4

Australia

won

231 runs

won

1st

v Pakistan

Hobart

Jan 2010

1

Australia

won

530 runs

lost

1st

v South Africa

Melbourne

Feb 1911

2

Australia

won

246 runs

won

1st

v South Africa

Adelaide

Dec 2001

1

Australia

won

382 runs

lost

1st

v West Indies

Sydney

Feb 1969

2

Australia

won

379 runs

lost

1st

v West Indies

Brisbane

Nov 2005

3

Australia

won

352 runs

lost

1st

v West Indies

Melbourne

Dec 2000

4

Australia

won

312 runs

won

1st

v West Indies

Port of Spain

Mar 1999

5

Australia

won

202 runs

won

1st

v West Indies

Sydney

Jan 1952

SAF vs Ind 2010-11 : First test : Fourth day's play

First Test – South Africa vs India at Centurion in Dec 2010: Fourth Day’s play

India scored 454 for 8 in the third innings of this test providing the eleventh occasion of India scoring 450 plus runs in the third innings of a test match and the first such occasion against South Africa.

R Dravid completed 12000 runs when he was on 43 in India’s second innings of this test. He was dismissed for 43. He became the third batsman in the annals of test cricket to aggregate 12000 runs. Others are SR Tendulkar {14509} and RT Ponting {12333}

SR Tendulkar was playing his 175th test – most by any cricketer in the annals of test cricket. He made his 175th appearance most memorable by scoring 50th test hundred in the second innings of this test. At the end of the fourth day of this test, he had scored 107 not out.

Break up of his 50 test hundreds read thus – vs Australia {11} : vs Bangladesh {05} : vs England {07} : vs New Zealand {04} : vs Pakistan {02} : vs South Africa {06} : vs Sri Lanka {09} : vs West Indies {03} and vs Zimbabwe {03}

SR Tendulkar and MS Dhoni added 172 runs for the seventh wicket in this game providing the 19th occasion of Indian batsmen posting a three figure partnership against South Africa. This stand provides the second occasion of Indian batsmen posting a three figure partnership for the seventh wicket against South Africa. The other occasion was the 259 runs unfinished stand between VVS Laxman and MS Dhoni at Kolkata in Feb 2010.

SR Tendulkar became the seventh batsman to score six or more hundreds against South Africa. Others are – RN Harvey of Australia {08} : RT Ponting of Australia {07} : DCS Compton of England {07} : WR Hammond of England {06} : ML Hayden of Australia {06} and H Sutcliffe of England {06}.

MS Dhoni scored 90 in this test to provide the 96th occasion of an Indian batsman scoring a ninety against various oppositions. His knock provides the fourth occasion of his scoring an ninety. The other three occasions are – 92 vs England at The Oval in Aug 2007 : 92 vs Australia at Mohali in Oct 2000 and 98 vs New Zealand at Nagpur in Nov 2010.

With four nineties to his credit MS Dhoni became the ninth Indian batsman to score four or more nineties. Others are – R Dravid {10} : SR Tendulkar {08} : SM Gavaskar {05} : V Sehwag {05} : SC Ganguly {04} : NS Sidhu {04} : DB Vengsarkar {04} and AL Wadekar {04}

MS Dhoni’s 90 in this game provide the 13th occasion of an Indian captain scoring a ninety against various oppositions. This knock represents his third ninety as captain. The other two occasions are – 92 vs Australia at Mohali in Oct 2008 and 98 vs New Zealand at Nagpur in Nov 2010.

With three nineties to his credit, he owns the record for most nineties by an Indian captain. SR Tendulkar and SC Ganguly have scored nineties on two occasions.

MS Dhoni’s 98 in this game provides the sixth occasion of an Indian wicket keeper batsman scoring nineties against various oppositions – MS Dhoni {04} : FM Engineer {01} and KD Karthik {01} are the batsmen who have scored nineties.

MS Dhoni’s 90 in this game provide the fifth occasion of an captain-cum-wicket keeper batsman scoring a ninety against various oppositions. This knock represents his third ninety as captain-cum-wikcet keeper batsman. The other two occasions are – 92 vs Australia at Mohali in Oct 2008 and 98 vs New Zealand at Nagpur in Nov 2010. Other two captain-cum-wicket keeper batsmen to score nineties are – 91 not out by RD Jacobs of West Indies vs Bangladesh at Dhaka in Dec 2002 and 92 by T Taibu of Zimbabwe vs Bangladesh at Chittagong in Jan 2005

MS Dhoni’s 90 in this test represent the third occasion of an Indian bastman scoring a ninety against South Africa. The other two occasions are – 96 by G Gambhir at Kanpur in Nov 2004 and 97 by SR Tendulkar at Mumbai {WS} in Feb 2000.

MS Dhoni’s 90 in this test represent the 76th occasion of a batsman scoring a ninety against South Africa. His knock represents the 12th occasion of a captain scoring a ninety against South Africa. His knock represents the fifth occasion of a wicket keeper batsman scoring a ninety against South Africa. MS Dhoni became the first captain-cum-wicket keeper batsman to score a ninety against South Africa.

SR Tendulkar has scored seven hundreds in the calendar year 2010 – 105* vs Bangladesh at Chittagong in Jan 2010 : 143 vs Bangladesh at Dhaka in Jan 2010 : 100 vs South Africa at Nagpur in Feb 2010 : 106 vs South Africa at Kolkata in Feb 2010 : 203 vs Sri Lanka at Col-SSC in Jul 2010 : 214 vs Australia at Bangalore in Oct 2010 and 107* vs South Africa at Centurion in Dec 2010

With seven hundreds to his credit in calendar year 2010, SR Tendulkar became the fifth batsman in the annals of test cricket to score seven or more hundreds in a calendar year. Others are – Mohammad Yousuf of Pakistan {09} in 2006 : IVA Richards of West Indies {07} in 1976 : PA de Silva of Sri Lanka {07} in 1997 and RT Ponting of Australia {07} in 2006

SR Tendulkar has an aggregate of 1539 runs in the calendar year 2010 as at the end of the fourth day of this test> His feat privides the sixth occasion of batsman totaling 1500 plus runs in a calendar year in the annals of test cricket. Others are – Mohammad Yousuf of Pakistan {1788 in 2006} : IVA Richards of West Indies {1710 in 1976} : GC Smith of South Africa {1656 in 2008} : RT Ponting of Australia {1544 in 2005} and RT Ponting of Australia {1503 in 2003}

SAF vs Ind – 2010-11 : Centurion Test : SR Tendulkar scores his 50th test hundred

SR Tendulkar registered his 50th test hundred on the fourth day of the ongoing first test at Centurion against South Africa. He reached the milestone when he took his score from 99 to 100 when he drove DW Steyn towards cover and extra cover for a single {third delivery of the 115th over of the innings}. He became the first batsman in the annals of test cricket to score 50 test hundreds. The following table enlists the fifty hundreds scored by Tendulkar

SR Tendulkar’s fifty test hundreds

No

Runs

Mins

BF

4s

6s

Opposition

Ground

Mon/Year

1

119*

225

189

17

0

v England

Manchester

Aug 1990

2

148*

298

213

14

0

v Australia

Sydney

Jan 1992

3

114

228

161

16

0

v Australia

Perth

Feb 1992

4

111

373

270

19

0

v South Africa

Johannesburg

Nov 1992

5

165

361

296

24

1

v England

Chennai

Feb 1993

6

104*

217

161

11

1

v Sri Lanka

Col-SSC

Jul 1993

7

142

260

224

22

0

v Sri Lanka

Lucknow

Jan 1994

8

179

414

322

24

1

v West Indies

Nagpur

Dec 1994

9

122

263

177

19

1

v England

Birmingham

Jun 1996

10

177

462

360

26

0

v England

Nottingham

Jul 1996

11

169

329

254

26

0

v South Africa

Cape Town

Jan 1997

12

143

292

247

20

0

v Sri Lanka

Col-RPS

Aug 1997

13

139

397

266

16

0

v Sri Lanka

Col-SSC

Aug 1997

14

148

320

244

20

3

v Sri Lanka

Mumbai

Dec 1997

15

155*

286

191

14

4

v Australia

Chennai

Mar 1998

16

177

298

207

29

3

v Australia

Bangalore

Mar 1998

17

113

200

151

13

2

v New Zealand

Wellington

Dec 1998

18

136

405

273

18

0

v Pakistan

Chennai

Jan 1999

19

124*

308

235

10

1

v Sri Lanka

Col-SSC

Feb 1999

20

126*

397

248

14

0

v New Zealand

Mohali

Oct 1999

21

217

494

344

29

0

v New Zealand

Ahmedabad

Oct 1999

22

116

283

191

9

1

v Australia

Melbourne

Dec 1999

23

122

283

233

19

0

v Zimbabwe

Delhi

Nov 2000

24

201*

392

281

27

0

v Zimbabwe

Nagpur

Nov 2000

25

126

346

230

15

2

v Australia

Chennai

Mar 2001

26

155

233

184

23

1

v South Africa

Bloemfontein

Nov 2001

27

103

254

197

12

1

v England

Ahmedabad

Dec 2001

28

176

440

316

23

0

v Zimbabwe

Nagpur

Feb 2002

29

117

356

260

14

0

v West Indies

Port of Spain

Apr 2002

30

193

434

330

19

3

v England

Leeds

Aug 2002

31

176

419

298

26

0

v West Indies

Kolkata

Oct 2002

32

241*

613

436

33

0

v Australia

Sydney

Jan 2004

33

194*

493

348

21

0

v Pakistan

Multan

Mar 2004

34

248*

552

379

35

0

v Bangladesh

Dhaka

Dec 2004

35

109

310

196

14

1

v Sri Lanka

Delhi

Dec 2005

36

101

274

169

9

0

v Bangladesh

Chittagong

May 2007

37

122*

354

226

8

1

v Bangladesh

Dhaka

May 2007

38

154*

429

243

14

1

v Australia

Sydney

Jan 2008

39

153

342

205

13

3

v Australia

Adelaide

Jan 2008

40

109

274

188

12

0

v Australia

Nagpur

Nov 2008

41

103*

317

196

9

0

v England

Chennai

Dec 2008

42

160

397

260

26

0

v New Zealand

Hamilton

Mar 2009

43

100*

298

211

11

0

v Sri Lanka

Ahmedabad

Nov 2009

44

105*

246

166

11

2

v Bangladesh

Chittagong

Jan 2010

45

143

259

182

13

1

v Bangladesh

Dhaka

Jan 2010

46

100

275

179

13

0

v South Africa

Nagpur

Feb 2010

47

106

266

206

12

0

v South Africa

Kolkata

Feb 2010

48

203

516

347

23

1

v Sri Lanka

Col-SSC

Jul 2010

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214

547

363

22

2

v Australia

Bangalore

Oct 2010

50

107*

226

13

1

v South Africa

Centurion

Dec 2010

The following is the break up of SR Tendulkar’s fifty test hundreds – opposition wise.

SR Tendulkar’s fifty test hundreds – Opposition wise break up

No

Runs

Mins

BF

4s

6s

Opposition

Ground

Mon/Year

1

148*

298

213

14

0

v Australia

Sydney

Jan 1992

2

114

228

161

16

0

v Australia

Perth

Feb 1992

3

155*

286

191

14

4

v Australia

Chennai

Mar 1998

4

177

298

207

29

3

v Australia

Bangalore

Mar 1998

5

116

283

191

9

1

v Australia

Melbourne

Dec 1999

6

126

346

230

15

2

v Australia

Chennai

Mar 2001

7

241*

613

436

33

0

v Australia

Sydney

Jan 2004

8

154*

429

243

14

1

v Australia

Sydney

Jan 2008

9

153

342

205

13

3

v Australia

Adelaide

Jan 2008

10

109

274

188

12

0

v Australia

Nagpur

Nov 2008

11

214

547

363

22

2

v Australia

Bangalore

Oct 2010

1

248*

552

379

35

0

v Bangladesh

Dhaka

Dec 2004

2

101

274

169

9

0

v Bangladesh

Chittagong

May 2007

3

122*

354

226

8

1

v Bangladesh

Dhaka

May 2007

4

105*

246

166

11

2

v Bangladesh

Chittagong

Jan 2010

5

143

259

182

13

1

v Bangladesh

Dhaka

Jan 2010

1

119*

225

189

17

0

v England

Manchester

Aug 1990

2

165

361

296

24

1

v England

Chennai

Feb 1993

3

122

263

177

19

1

v England

Birmingham

Jun 1996

4

177

462

360

26

0

v England

Nottingham

Jul 1996

5

103

254

197

12

1

v England

Ahmedabad

Dec 2001

6

193

434

330

19

3

v England

Leeds

Aug 2002

7

103*

317

196

9

0

v England

Chennai

Dec 2008

1

113

200

151

13

2

v New Zealand

Wellington

Dec 1998

2

126*

397

248

14

0

v New Zealand

Mohali

Oct 1999

3

217

494

344

29

0

v New Zealand

Ahmedabad

Oct 1999

4

160

397

260

26

0

v New Zealand

Hamilton

Mar 2009

1

136

405

273

18

0

v Pakistan

Chennai

Jan 1999

2

194*

493

348

21

0

v Pakistan

Multan

Mar 2004

1

111

373

270

19

0

v South Africa

Johannesburg

Nov 1992

2

169

329

254

26

0

v South Africa

Cape Town

Jan 1997

3

155

233

184

23

1

v South Africa

Bloemfontein

Nov 2001

4

100

275

179

13

0

v South Africa

Nagpur

Feb 2010

5

106

266

206

12

0

v South Africa

Kolkata

Feb 2010

6

107*

226

13

1

v South Africa

Centurion

Dec 2010

1

104*

217

161

11

1

v Sri Lanka

Col-SSC

Jul 1993

2

142

260

224

22

0

v Sri Lanka

Lucknow

Jan 1994

3

143

292

247

20

0

v Sri Lanka

Col-RPS

Aug 1997

4

139

397

266

16

0

v Sri Lanka

Col-SSC

Aug 1997

5

148

320

244

20

3

v Sri Lanka

Mumbai

Dec 1997

6

124*

308

235

10

1

v Sri Lanka

Col-SSC

Feb 1999

7

109

310

196

14

1

v Sri Lanka

Delhi

Dec 2005

8

100*

298

211

11

0

v Sri Lanka

Ahmedabad

Nov 2009

9

203

516

347

23

1

v Sri Lanka

Col-SSC

Jul 2010

1

179

414

322

24

1

v West Indies

Nagpur

Dec 1994

2

117

356

260

14

0

v West Indies

Port of Spain

Apr 2002

3

176

419

298

26

0

v West Indies

Kolkata

Oct 2002

1

122

283

233

19

0

v Zimbabwe

Delhi

Nov 2000

2

201*

392

281

27

0

v Zimbabwe

Nagpur

Nov 2000

3

176

440

316

23

0

v Zimbabwe

Nagpur

Feb 2002

SAF vs Ind – 2010-11 : Centurion Test : Third day's play

South Africa vs India – Third test at Centurion in Dec 2010: Third day’s play

GC Smith and AN Petersen added 111 runs for the first wicket. HM Amla and JH Kallis added 230 runs for the third wicket and JH Kallis and AB de Villiers added 224 runs for the fourth wicket in South Africa’s first innings providing the second occasion of South African batsmen posting three century partnerships in an innings against India. The first such occasion was witnessed at Bloemfontein in Nov 2001. In this test, in South Africa’s first innings the first wicket realized 189 runs between G Kirsten and HH Gibbs, 130 runs were added for the third wicket between JH Kallis and ND McKenzie and 121 runs were added for the seventh wicket between L Klusener and MV Boucher.

GC Smith and AN Petersen added 111 runs for the first wicket. HM Amla and JH Kallis added 230 runs for the third wicket and JH Kallis and AB de Villiers added 224 runs for the fourth wicket in South Africa’s first innings providing the tenth occasion of South African batsmen posting three century partnerships in an innings against various oppositions

HM Amla and JH Kallis added 230 runs for the third wicket and JH Kallis and AB de Villiers added 224 runs for the fourth wicket in South Africa’s first innings providing the second occasion of South African batsmen posting two double hundred partnerships in an innings. The other occasion was against West Indies at St John’s in Apr 2005. In this test, GC Smith and AB de Villiers added 245 runs for the first wicket and JH Kallis and AG Prince added 267 runs for the seventh wicket.

HM Amla and JH Kallis added 230 runs for the third wicket and JH Kallis and AB de Villiers added 224 runs for the fourth wicket in South Africa’s first innings providing the 19th occasion of a team posting two double hundred partnerships in an innings in the annals of test cricket.

HM Amla {140}, JH Kallis {201*} and AB de Villiers {129} scored hundreds in this test which swelled the number of hundreds scored by South African batsman against India to 28.

HM Amla {140}, JH Kallis {201*} and AB de Villiers {129} scored hundreds in this test providing the second occasion of three South African batsmen scoring hundreds in an innings against India. The first such occasion was witnessed at Cape Town in Jan 1997. G Kirsten {103}, BM McMillan {103} and L Kluesner {102 not out} scored hundreds in South Africa’s first innings.

HM Amla {140}, JH Kallis {201*} and AB de Villiers {129} scored hundreds in this test providing the 30th occasion of three or more batsmen scoring hundreds in an innings against India.

HM Amla {140}, JH Kallis {201*} and AB de Villiers {129} scored hundreds in this test providing the 12th occasion of three batsmen scoring hundreds in an innings against India of which one is a double hundred.

HM Amla {140}, JH Kallis {201*} and AB de Villiers {129} scored hundreds in this test providing the 126th occasion of three or more batsmen scoring hundreds in an innings in the annals of test cricket

HM Amla {140}, JH Kallis {201*} and AB de Villiers {129} scored hundreds in this test providing the 42nd occasion of three or more batsmen scoring hundreds in an innings of which one is a double hundred in the annals of test cricket.

JH Kallis’s 201 not out in this test represent the 24th double hundred scored by a South African batsman in a test innings.

JH Kallis with his 201 not out in this test became the third batsman to score a double hundred against India. The other two batsmen are – AB de Villiers – 217 not out at Ahmedabad in Apr 2008 and HM Amla – 253 not out at Nagpur in Feb 2010.

JH Kallis’s 201 not out represent the 43rd double hundred scored by batsmen of various teams against India.

JH Kallis’s 201 not out in this test represents his maiden test double hundred. His previous best was 189 not out against Zimbabwe at Bulawayo in Sep 2001.

JH Kallis’s 201 not out in this test represent the 302nd double hundred in the annals of test cricket. Break up team wise read thus – Australia {62} : England {47} : South Africa {24} : West Indies {47} : New Zealand {16} : Pakistan {33} : India {40} : Sri Lanka {29} and Zimbabwe {04}

AB de Villier’s scored hundred – 119 runs – before Lunch on the third day of this test. His feat provides the 16th occasion of a batsman scoring a hundred before Lunch on the other days of the test match. He became the first South African batsman to earn the distinction.

AB de Villiers scored 100 of his 129 in 75 balls providing the eleventh occasion of a batsman scoring the first hundred of their innings in 76 or less than 76 deliveries in the annals of test cricket {where number of balls are known} He is the first South African batsman to perform the feat and thus holds the record for fastest test hundred by a South African in terms of balls faced.

AB de Villiers’s 129 in this test represents his 12th test hundred and 35th fifty.

JD Unadkat returned with figures of none for 101 in this test providing the 19th occasion of a bowler conceding 100 plus runs without a wicket on his debut. He is the third Indian bowler to suffer such an ignominy. The other two bowlers are – none for 132 by RG Nadkarni vs New Zealand at Delhi in Dec 1955 and none for 105 by S Guha vs England at Leeds in Jun 1967.

JH Kallis’s 201 not out in this test provide the seventh occasion of a South African batsman scoring a double hundred against various oppositions in South Africa. The other six occasions are – 231 by AD Nourse vs Australia at Jo’burg in Dec 1935 : 209 by RG Pollock vs Australia at Cape Town in Dec 1966 : 274 by RG Pollock vs Australia at Durban in Feb 1979 : 275 by G Kirsten vs England at Durban in Dec 1999 : 200 by GC Smith vs Bangladesh at
East London in Oct 2002 and 228 by HH Gibbs vs Pakistan at Cape Town in Jan 2003

JH Kallis’s 201 not out in this test represent the highest individual score by a South African batsman against India in South Africa. It also represents the first double hundred by a South African batsman against India in South Africa. The previous best was 196 by HH Gibbs at Port Elizabeth in Nov 2001.

GC Smith {61}, AN Petersen {77}, HM Amla {140}, JH Kallis {201*} and AB de Villers {129} scored fifties in South Africa’s innings providing the 19th occasion of first five batsman scoring fifties in an innings in the annals of test cricket. South African batsmen’s feat in this test provides the first such occasion in South Africa’s test history. South African batsmen’s feat provides the fifth such occasion against India

South Africa posted 620 for 4 declared in this test providing the tenth occasion of South Africa posting a team total of 600 plus runs. It is the first occasion of South Africa posting 600 plus runs against India. Its previous best was 563 all out at Bloemfontein in Nov 2001.

I Sharma {2 for 120}, JD Unadkat {101} and Harbhajan Singh {169} conceded 100 plus runs in India’s innings providing the 27th, 28th and 29th occasion of Indian bowlers conceding 100 plus runs in an innings against South Africa.

I Sharma {2 for 120}, JD Unadkat {101} and Harbhajan Singh {169} conceded 100 plus runs in India’s innings providing the fourth occasion of three or more Indian bowlers conceding 100 plus runs in an innings against South Africa.

Harbhajan Singh conceded 169 runs in India’s innings providing the 41st occasion of his conceding 100 plus runs in an innings. He now stands third in the list of bowlers who have conceded 100 plus runs on most occasions. M Muralitharan {61} and A Kumble {57} occupy the first two places in the list

G Gambhir and V Sehwag added 137 runs for the first wicket in the second innings providing the 18th occasion of Indian batsmen posting a three figure partnership against South Africa. This stand provides the fourth occasion of a three figure partnership for the first wicket by Indian batsmen against South Africa. Other three occasions are – 218 between G Gambhir and V Sehwag at Kanpur in Nov 2004 : 153 runs between W Jaffer and KD Karthik at Cape Town in Jan 2007 and 213 between W Jaffer and V Sehwag at Chennai in Mar 2008.

G Gambhir {80} and V Sehwag {63} scored fifties in India’s second innings providing the fourth occasion of both the Indian opening batsmen scoring fifties in the same innings against South Africa. The other three occasions are – V Sehwag {164} and G Gambhir {96} in India’s first innings at Kanpur in Nov 2004: W Jaffer {116} and KD Karthik {63} in India’s first innings at Cape Town in Jan 2007 and W Jaffer {73} and V Sehwag {319} in first innings at Chennai in Mar 2008.

V Sehwag’s 80 in this test represent his 27th test half century and 49th fifty. G Gambhir’s 80 in this test represent his 14th test half century and his 23rd fifty.

V Sehwag and G Gambhir added 137 runs for the first wicket providing the tenth occasion of the three figure partnership between them. Now they are on par with SM Gavaskar and CPS Chauhan’s ten opening century partnerships which is an Indian record for opening stands.

V Sehwag and G Gambhir at the end of the test have 3505 partnership runs to their credit. They now become the seventh pair to have 3500 plus partnership runs. Other six pairs are – CG Greenidge and DL Haynes of West Indies {6482} : ML Hayden and JL Langer of Australia {5655} : MS Atapattu and ST Jayasuriya of Sri Lanka {4469} : MJ Slater and MA Taylor of Australia {3887} : WM Lawry and RB Simpson of Australia {3596} and AN Cook and AJ Strauss of England {3519}.

V Sehwag and G Gambhir at the end of the test have 3505 partnership runs to their credit. They now become the first Indian pair to have 3500 plus partnership runs.

V Sehwag and G Gambhir added 137 runs for the first wicket providing the tenth occasion of the three figure partnership between them. The following are the pairs in the annals of test cricket who have partnered in ten or more century partnerships for the first wicket –

DL Haynes and CG Greenidge of West Indies {16} : JB Hobbs and H Sutcliffe of England {15} : ML Hayden and JL Langer of Australia {14} : CPS Chauhan and SM Gavaskar of India {10} : G Gambhir and V Sehwag of India {10} and MJ Slater and MA Taylor of Australia {10}

JH Kallis partnered two century partnerships in this test – 230 runs for the third wicket with HM Amla and 224 runs for the fourth wicket with AB de Villiers. These two partnerships gave JH Kallis 61 three figure partnerships. He became the eighth batsman in the annals of test cricket to have 60 plus three figure partnerships. Other seven batsmen are – R Dravid {85} : RT Ponting {80} : SR Tendulkar {80} ; SR Waugh {64} : AR Border {63} : BC Lara {62} and DPMD Jayawardene {60}

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