Carrying the bat through a completed innings in tests

CA Pujara while scoring 145 not out in the ongoing third and final test between Sri Lanka and India at Col-SSC carried his bat thorough the completed innings. His feat provides the 42nd occasion of an opening batsman performing such a feat. All such occasions are listed below

No Player Runs Total Inns Team Opposition Ground Match Date
1 AB Tancred 26* 47 2 South Africa v England Cape Town 25 Mar 1889
2 JE Barrett 67* 176 3 Australia v England Lord’s 21 Jul 1890
3 R Abel 132* 307 2 England v Australia Sydney 29 Jan 1892
4 PF Warner 132* 237 3 England v South Africa Johannesburg 14 Feb 1899
5 WW Armstrong 159* 309 3 Australia v South Africa Johannesburg 18 Oct 1902
6 JW Zulch 43* 103 2 South Africa v England Cape Town 11 Mar 1910
7 W Bardsley 193* 383 1 Australia v England Lord’s 26 Jun 1926
8 WM Woodfull 30* 66† 4 Australia v England Brisbane 30 Nov 1928
9 WM Woodfull 73* 193† 4 Australia v England Adelaide 13 Jan 1933
10 WA Brown 206* 422 2 Australia v England Lord’s 24 Jun 1938
11 L Hutton 202* 344 2 England v West Indies The Oval 12 Aug 1950
12 L Hutton 156* 272 2 England v Australia Adelaide 02 Feb 1951
13 Nazar Mohammad 124* 331 2 Pakistan v India Lucknow 23 Oct 1952
14 FMM Worrell 191* 372 2 West Indies v England Nottingham 04 Jul 1957
15 TL Goddard 56* 99 3 South Africa v Australia Cape Town 31 Dec 1957
16 DJ McGlew 127* 292 1 South Africa v New Zealand Durban 08 Dec 1961
17 CC Hunte 60* 131 3 West Indies v Australia Port of Spain 14 May 1965
18 GM Turner 43* 131 4 New Zealand v England Lord’s 24 Jul 1969
19 WM Lawry 49* 107 3 Australia v India Delhi 28 Nov 1969
20 GM Turner 223* 386 2 New Zealand v West Indies Kingston 16 Feb 1972
21 IR Redpath 159* 346 3 Australia v New Zealand Auckland 22 Mar 1974
22 G Boycott 99* 215 4 England v Australia Perth 14 Dec 1979
23 SM Gavaskar 127* 286 3 India v Pakistan Faisalabad 03 Jan 1983
24 Mudassar Nazar 152* 323 1 Pakistan v India Lahore 23 Jan 1983
25 S Wettimuny 63* 144 2 Sri Lanka v New Zealand Christchurch 04 Mar 1983
26 DC Boon 58* 103 3 Australia v New Zealand Auckland 13 Mar 1986
27 DL Haynes 88* 211 3 West Indies v Pakistan Karachi 20 Nov 1986
28 GA Gooch 154* 252 3 England v West Indies Leeds 06 Jun 1991
29 DL Haynes 75* 176 2 West Indies v England The Oval 08 Aug 1991
30 AJ Stewart 69* 175 3 England v Pakistan Lord’s 18 Jun 1992
31 DL Haynes 143* 382 3 West Indies v Pakistan Port of Spain 16 Apr 1993
32 MH Dekker 68* 187 4 Zimbabwe v Pakistan Rawalpindi 09 Dec 1993
33 MA Atherton 94* 228 2 England v New Zealand Christchurch 14 Feb 1997
34 G Kirsten 100* 239 1 South Africa v Pakistan Faisalabad 24 Oct 1997
35 MA Taylor 169* 350 2 Australia v South Africa Adelaide 30 Jan 1998
36 GW Flower 156* 321 1 Zimbabwe v Pakistan Bulawayo 14 Mar 1998
37 Saeed Anwar 188* 316 3 Pakistan v India Kolkata 16 Feb 1999
38 MS Atapattu 216* 428 2 Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe Bulawayo 18 Nov 1999
39 RP Arnold 104* 231 2 Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe Harare 04 Dec 1999
40 V Sehwag 201* 329 1 India v Sri Lanka Galle 31 Jul 2008
41 SM Katich 131* 268 3 Australia v New Zealand Brisbane 20 Nov 2008
42 CH Gayle 165* 317 3 West Indies v Australia Adelaide 04 Dec 2009
43 Imran Farhat 117* 223 1 Pakistan v New Zealand Napier 11 Dec 2009
44 R Dravid 146* 300 2 India v England The Oval 18 Aug 2011
45 TMK Mawoyo 163* 412 1 Zimbabwe v Pakistan Bulawayo 01 Sep 2011
46 DA Warner 123* 233 4 Australia v New Zealand Hobart 09 Dec 2011
47 CA Pujara 145* 312 1 India v Sri Lanka Colombo (SSC) 28 Aug 2015

CA Pujara while scoring 145 not out in the ongoing third and final test between Sri Lanka and India at Col-SSC carried his bat thorough the completed innings. His feat provides the fourth occasion of an Indian opening batsman performing such a feat. Others are – SM Gavaskar, V Sehwag and R Dravid. All such occasions are listed below

No Player Runs Total Inns Team Opposition Ground Match Date
1 SM Gavaskar 127* 286 3 India v Pakistan Faisalabad 03 Jan 1983
2 V Sehwag 201* 329 1 India v Sri Lanka Galle 31 Jul 2008
3 R Dravid 146* 300 2 India v England The Oval 18 Aug 2011
4 CA Pujara 145* 312 1 India v Sri Lanka Colombo (SSC) 28 Aug 2015

V Sehwag and CA Pujara are the only two batsmen in the annals of test cricket to carry the bat through a completed innings against Sri Lanka. Their performance is listed below

No Player Runs Total Inns Team Opposition Ground Match Date
1 V Sehwag 201* 329 1 India v Sri Lanka Galle 31 Jul 2008
2 CA Pujara 145* 312 1 India v Sri Lanka Colombo (SSC) 28 Aug 2015

 

 

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