Indian batsman scoring a fifty while batting at number nine in a test innings – A Mishra registers highest individual score at Col-SSC while batting at number nine

A Mishra scored 59 against Sri Lanka in the ongoing third test at Col-SSC while batting at number nine to provide the 248th occasion of a batsman scoring a fifty while batting at number nine in a test innings in the annals of test cricket. It also provides the 41st occasion of an Indian batsman scoring a fifty while batting at number nine. All such occasions are tabulated below

No Player Runs Inns Opposition Ground Start Date
1 L Amar Singh 51 4 v England Lord’s 25 Jun 1932
2 CV Gadkari 50* 1 v West Indies Georgetown 11 Mar 1953
3 NS Tamhane 54* 1 v Pakistan Bahawalpur 15 Jan 1955
4 PG Joshi 52* 2 v Pakistan Mumbai (BS) 02 Dec 1960
5 FM Engineer 65 1 v England Chennai 10 Jan 1962
6 FM Engineer 53 1 v West Indies Kingston 7 Mar 1962
7 RG Nadkarni 52* 2 v England Kanpur 15 Feb 1964
8 FM Engineer 90 1 v New Zealand Chennai 27 Feb 1965
9 BK Kunderan 79 3 v West Indies Mumbai (BS) 13 Dec 1966
10 S Abid Ali 71 2 v England Manchester 06 Jun 1974
11 S Venkataraghavan 64 1 v New Zealand Chennai 26 Nov 1976
12 N Kapil Dev 59 1 v Pakistan Karachi 14 Nov 1978
13 N Kapil Dev 61 1 v West Indies Kolkata 29 Dec 1978
14 KD Ghavri 86 1 v Australia Mumbai 03 Nov 1979
15 SMH Kirmani 67 2 v England Delhi 23 Dec 1981
16 S Madan Lal 52* 3 v Pakistan Karachi 23 Dec 1982
17 S Madan Lal 54 1 v Pakistan Faisalabad 03 Jan 1983
18 BS Sandhu 71 2 v Pakistan Hyderabad (Sind) 14 Jan 1983
19 BS Sandhu 68 1 v West Indies Kingston 23 Feb 1983
20 Arshad Ayub 57 2 v West Indies Kolkata 26 Dec 1987
21 KS More 58* 2 v Pakistan Karachi 15 Nov 1989
22 KS More 50 2 v New Zealand Auckland 22 Feb 1990
23 KS More 61* 1 v England The Oval 23 Aug 1990
24 KS More 67* 1 v Australia Melbourne 26 Dec 1991
25 KS More 55 2 v South Africa Durban 13 Nov 1992
26 J Srinath 60 3 v West Indies Mumbai 18 Nov 1994
27 A Kumble 52* 1 v West Indies Nagpur 1 Dec 1994
28 J Srinath 52 1 v England Birmingham 6 Jun 1996
29 A Kumble 88 2 v South Africa Kolkata 27 Nov 1996
30 J Srinath 76 2 v New Zealand Hamilton 2 Jan 1999
31 Harbhajan Singh 66 2 v Zimbabwe Bulawayo 7 Jun 2001
32 Harbhajan Singh 54 1 v England Nottingham 8 Aug 2002
33 A Kumble 58 2 v England Nagpur 1 Mar 2006
34 Harbhajan Singh 63 2 v Australia Sydney 2 Jan 2008
35 Harbhajan Singh 63 1 v Australia Adelaide 24 Jan 2008
36 Z Khan 57* 2 v Australia Bangalore 9 Oct 2008
37 Z Khan 51* 2 v New Zealand Hamilton 18 Mar 2009
38 B Kumar 58 1 v England Nottingham 09 Jul 2014
39 B Kumar 63* 3 v England Nottingham 09 Jul 2014
40 B Kumar 52 3 v England Lord’s 17 Jul 2014
41 A Mishra 59 1 v Sri Lanka Colombo (SSC) 28 Aug 2015

A Mishra scored 59 against Sri Lanka in the ongoing third test at Col-SSC while batting at number nine to provide the sixth occasion of a batsman scoring a fifty while batting at number nine in a test innings against Sri Lanka.  All such occasions are tabulated below

No Player Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 WK Lees 89 1 NZl Srl Christchurch 04 Mar 1983
2 PA Strang 50 3 Zim Srl Colombo (SSC) 18 Sep 1996
3 SM Pollock 111 1 SAF Srl Centurion 20 Jan 2001
4 Tapash Baisya 52* 2 Ban Srl Colombo (SSC) 28 Jul 2002
5 Mashrafe Mortaza 63 2 Ban Srl Chittagong 03 Jan 2009
6 A Mishra 59 1 Ind Srl Colombo (SSC) 28 Aug 2015

A Mishra’s 59 represent the third occasion of a batsman batting at number nine scoring a fifty in a test innings at Col-SSC. It also represents the highest score a by a batsman at Col-SSC while batting at number nine. Previous best was 52 not out by Tapash Baisya of Bangladesh in Jul 2002

No Player Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 PA Strang 50 3 Zim Srl Colombo (SSC) 18 Sep 1996
2 Tapash Baisya 52* 2 Ban Srl Colombo (SSC) 28 Jul 2002
3 A Mishra 59 1 Ind Srl Colombo (SSC) 28 Aug 2015

 

Indian batsmen posting a three figure partnership for the eighth wicket in a test innings

CA Pujara and A Mishra added 104 runs for the eighth wicket in the ongoing third test at Col-SSC against  Sri Lanka to provide the 103rd occasion of batsmen posting a three figure partnership for the eighth wicket in the annals of test cricket. It also provides the 16th occasion of Indian batsmen posting a three figure partnership for the eighth wicket. All such occasions are listed below

No Partners Wkt Runs Inns Opposition Ground Start Date
1 FM Engineer, RG Nadkarni 8 101 1 v England Chennai 10 Jan 1962
2 FM Engineer, RG Nadkarni 8 143 1 v New Zealand Chennai 27 Feb 1965
3 KD Ghavri, SMH Kirmani 8 127 1 v Australia Mumbai 03 Nov 1979
4 SMH Kirmani, RJ Shastri 8 128 2 v England Delhi 23 Dec 1981
5 SMH Kirmani, S Madan Lal 8 122 1 v Pakistan Faisalabad 03 Jan 1983
6 BS Sandhu, Yashpal Sharma 8 107 1 v West Indies Kingston 23 Feb 1983
7 PK Amre, KS More 8 101 2 v South Africa Durban 13 Nov 1992
8 M Azharuddin, A Kumble 8 161 2 v South Africa Kolkata 27 Nov 1996
9 R Dravid, J Srinath 8 144 2 v New Zealand Hamilton 02 Jan 1999
10 SC Ganguly, J Srinath 8 100 3 v Pakistan Delhi 04 Feb 1999
11 R Dravid, Sarandeep Singh 8 120* 2 v West Indies Georgetown 11 Apr 2002
12 IK Pathan, Yuvraj Singh 8 117 1 v Pakistan Lahore 05 Apr 2004
13 M Kaif, A Kumble 8 128 2 v England Nagpur 01 Mar 2006
14 Harbhajan Singh, SR Tendulkar 8 129 2 v Australia Sydney 02 Jan 2008
15 Harbhajan Singh, A Kumble 8 107 1 v Australia Adelaide 24 Jan 2008
16 A Mishra, CA Pujara 8 104 1 v Sri Lanka Colombo (SSC) 28 Aug 2015

CA Pujara and A Mishra added 104 runs for the eighth wicket in the ongoing third test at Col-SSC against Sri Lanka to provide the fourth occasion of batsmen posting a three figure partnership for the eighth wicket against Sri Lanka. All the four occasions are listed below

No Partners Wkt Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 JN Gillespie, RT Ponting 8 107 1 Aus Srl Kandy 09 Sep 1999
2 ND McKenzie, SM Pollock 8 150 1 SAF Srl Centurion 20 Jan 2001
3 AF Giles, AJ Stewart 8 102 1 Eng Srl Manchester 13 Jun 2002
4 A Mishra, CA Pujara 8 104 1 Ind Srl Colombo (SSC) 28 Aug 2015

 

Rival wicket keepers making their test debut in the same test

The third and the final test  between Sri Lanka and India at  Col-SSC witnessed rival wicket keepers making their test debut- MDKJ Perera for Sri Lanka and NV Ojha for India – to provide the 14th occasion of rival wicket keepers making their test debut in the same test in the annals of test cricket. All such occasions are tabulated below

N0 Team Oppn Ground Date              Wk batsman Team Wk batsman Team
1 Aus Eng Melbourne 15 Mar 1877 J Blackham Aus J Selby Eng
2 Eng Aus Lord’s 22 Jun 1896 AFA Lilley Eng JJ Kelly Aus
3 SAF Eng Jo’burg 14 Feb 1899 M Bisset SAF JH Board Eng
4 Aus Eng Sydney 13 Dec 1907 H Carter Aus RA Young Eng
5 SAF Eng Jo’burg 01 Jan 1910 T Campbell SAF H Strudwick Eng
6 Aus SAF Manchester 27 May 1912 W Carkeek Aus TA Ward SAF
7 SAF Eng Jo’burg 24 Dec 1927 HB Cameron SAF RT Stanyforth Eng
8 Eng Win Lord’s 23 Jun 1928 H Smith Eng RK Nunes Win
9 NZl Eng Christchurch 10 Jan 1930 KC James NZl WL Cornford Eng
10 Ind Eng Kolkata 05 Jan 1934 Dilawar Hussain Ind WHV Levett Eng
11 Ind Eng Delhi 02 Nov 1951 PG Joshi Ind RT Spooner Eng
12 Win SAF Bridgetown 18 Apr 1992 RB Richardson Win D Williams SAF
13 Ban Ind Dhaka 10 Nov 2000 Khaled Mashud Ban SS Karim Ind
14 Srl Ind Col-SSC 28 Aug 2015 MDKJ Perera Srl NV Ojha Ind

The following table furnishes the India’s involment in the captioned category of statistics. India  has been involved in four such occasions. All the four occasions are listed below

N0 Team Oppn Ground Date              Wk batsman Team Wk batsman Team
1 Ind Eng Kolkata 05 Jan 1934 DilawarHussain Ind WHV Levett Eng
2 Ind Eng Delhi 02 Nov 1951 PG Joshi Ind RT Spooner Eng
3 Ban Ind Dhaka 10 Nov 2000 Khaled Mashud Ban SS Karim Ind
4 Srl Ind Col-SSC 28 Aug 2015 MDKJ Perera Srl NV Ojha Ind

 

Indian opening pairs in a test innings

KL Rahul and CA Pujara opened the Indian innings in the third test against Sri Lanka at Col-SSC to provide the 148th Indian pair of opening batsmen in a test innings against various oppositions. They also became the 20th Indian opening pair against Sri Lanka in test innings. The following table lists all the  India opening pair against various oppositions and also against Sri Lanka with performances

INDIAN OPENING PAIRS IN A TEST INNINGS AGAINST VARIOUS OPPOISTIONS
No Partners Span Inns NO Runs High Ave 100 50
1 Naoomal Jaoomal, JG Navle 1932-1932 2 0 80 41 40.00 0 0
2 JG Navle, S Wazir Ali 1933-1933 2 0 53 44 26.50 0 0
3 Dilawar Hussain, Naoomal Jaoomal 1934-1934 2 2 23 12* 0 0
4 S Mushtaq Ali, Naoomal Jaoomal 1934-1934 1 0 57 57 57.00 0 1
5 Naoomal Jaoomal, S Wazir Ali 1934-1934 1 0 1 1 1.00 0 0
6 Dilawar Hussain, S Mushtaq Ali 1934-1934 1 0 16 16 16.00 0 0
7 Dilawar Hussain, S Wazir Ali 1934-1934 1 0 3 3 3.00 0 0
8 DD Hindlekar, VM Merchant 1936-1936 2 0 62 62 31.00 0 1
9 VM Merchant, S Mushtaq Ali 1936-1946 7 0 584 203 83.42 2 3
10 MH Mankad, VM Merchant 1946-1946 2 0 82 67 41.00 0 1
11 MH Mankad, CT Sarwate 1947-1948 9 0 159 124 17.66 1 0
12 Amir Elahi, MH Mankad 1947-1947 1 0 17 17 17.00 0 0
13 KC Ibrahim, MH Mankad 1948-1948 4 0 80 44 20.00 0 0
14 KC Ibrahim, S Mushtaq Ali 1948-1949 4 0 108 84 27.00 0 1
15 S Mushtaq Ali, MR Rege 1949-1949 2 0 41 41 20.50 0 0
15 VM Merchant, P Roy 1951-1951 1 0 18 18 18.00 0 0
17 MK Mantri, P Roy 1951-1951 2 0 77 75 38.50 0 1
18 MH Mankad, P Roy 1951-1956 16 1 868 413 57.86 3 1
19 S Mushtaq Ali, P Roy 1952-1952 1 0 53 53 53.00 0 1
20 DK Gaekwad, P Roy 1952-1952 6 1 104 37 20.80 0 0
21 ML Apte, MH Mankad 1952-1953 5 1 146 55 36.50 0 1
22 ML Apte, PG Joshi 1953-1953 1 0 55 55 55.00 0 1
23 ML Apte, P Roy 1953-1953 7 0 236 80 33.71 0 2
24 PH Punjabi, P Roy 1955-1955 10 0 250 58 25.00 0 2
25 MH Mankad, VL Mehra 1955-1955 1 0 36 36 36.00 0 0
26 NJ Contractor, VL Mehra 1955-1962 4 0 87 68 21.75 0 1
27 NJ Contractor, MH Mankad 1955-1956 2 0 53 40 26.50 0 0
28 NJ Contractor, P Roy 1956-1960 26 0 852 121 32.76 1 4
29 P Roy, AK Sengupta 1959-1959 1 0 11 11 11.00 0 0
30 ML Jaisimha, P Roy 1959-1959 1 0 0 0 0.00 0 0
31 AL Apte, P Roy 1959-1959 2 0 26 16 13.00 0 0
32 BK Kunderan, P Roy 1960-1960 1 0 20 20 20.00 0 0
33 NJ Contractor, BK Kunderan 1960-1960 2 0 30 30 15.00 0 0
34 NJ Contractor, ML Jaisimha 1960-1962 14 1 582 121 44.76 1 3
35 ML Jaisimha, BK Kunderan 1961-1967 11 1 436 81 43.60 0 4
36 NJ Contractor, VL Manjrekar 1961-1961 1 0 80 80 80.00 0 1
37 ML Jaisimha, DN Sardesai 1962-1966 11 1 323 74 32.30 0 5
38 ML Jaisimha, VL Mehra 1962-1962 3 0 45 19 15.00 0 0
39 VL Mehra, DN Sardesai 1962-1962 1 0 0 0 0.00 0 0
40 BK Kunderan, VL Mehra 1964-1964 4 0 187 85 46.75 0 2
41 KS Indrajitsinhji, ML Jaisimha 1964-1964 2 0 12 12 6.00 0 0
42 ML Jaisimha, VL Manjrekar 1965-1965 1 0 87 87 87.00 0 1
43 FM Engineer, DN Sardesai 1965-1969 11 0 272 129 24.72 1 0
44 FM Engineer, RC Saxena 1967-1967 1 0 39 39 39.00 0 0
45 FM Engineer, RF Surti 1967-1967 1 0 5 5 5.00 0 0
46 FM Engineer, BK Kunderan 1967-1967 3 0 65 48 21.66 0 0
47 S Abid Ali, FM Engineer 1968-1968 12 0 400 83 33.33 0 3
48 S Abid Ali, CPS Chauhan 1969-1969 4 0 104 55 26.00 0 1
49 S Abid Ali, KS Indrajitsinhji 1969-1969 2 0 15 10 7.50 0 0
50 FM Engineer, AV Mankad 1969-1969 6 0 281 111 46.83 1 1
51 CPS Chauhan, AV Mankad 1969-1969 2 0 3 3 1.50 0 0
52 S Abid Ali, HK Jayantilal 1971-1971 1 0 10 10 10.00 0 0
53 SM Gavaskar, AV Mankad 1971-1971 12 1 430 123* 39.09 1 3
54 S Abid Ali, SM Gavaskar 1971-1971 2 0 37 26 18.50 0 0
55 SM Gavaskar, RD Parkar 1972-1973 4 0 64 29 16.00 0 0
56 CPS Chauhan, FM Engineer 1973-1973 1 0 11 11 11.00 0 0
57 CPS Chauhan, SM Gavaskar 1973-1981 59 3 3010 213 53.75 10 10
58 FM Engineer, SM Gavaskar 1973-1975 7 0 318 135 45.42 2 0
59 SM Gavaskar, ED Solkar 1974-1974 2 0 54 32 27.00 0 0
60 SM Gavaskar, SS Naik 1974-1974 2 0 6 6 3.00 0 0
61 SM Gavaskar, HS Kanitkar 1974-1974 1 0 5 5 5.00 0 0
62 FM Engineer, SS Naik 1974-1975 4 0 64 36 16.00 0 0
63 FM Engineer, ED Solkar 1975-1975 2 0 61 40 30.50 0 0
64 SM Gavaskar, DB Vengsarkar 1976-1977 10 1 220 60 24.44 0 1
65 S Amarnath, DB Vengsarkar 1976-1976 1 0 10 10 10.00 0 0
66 SM Gavaskar, PH Sharma 1976-1976 2 0 55 51 27.50 0 1
67 AD Gaekwad, SM Gavaskar 1976-1985 49 1 1722 176* 35.87 4 9
68 M Amarnath, SM Gavaskar 1976-1978 4 0 71 30 17.75 0 0
69 RMH Binny, CPS Chauhan 1980-1980 1 0 7 7 7.00 0 0
70 RMH Binny, SM Gavaskar 1980-1980 2 0 60 56 30.00 0 1
71 SM Gavaskar, K Srikkanth 1981-1987 34 0 1469 200 43.20 3 9
72 SM Gavaskar, P Roy 1982-1982 3 0 50 19 16.66 0 0
73 SM Gavaskar, GAHM Parkar 1982-1982 2 0 23 17 11.50 0 0
74 SM Gavaskar, RJ Shastri 1982-1983 3 0 95 47 31.66 0 0
75 SV Nayak, RJ Shastri 1982-1982 1 0 0 0 0.00 0 0
76 RJ Shastri, DB Vengsarkar 1982-1982 1 0 21 21 21.00 0 0
77 J Arun Lal, SM Gavaskar 1982-1983 6 0 332 156 55.33 2 0
78 J Arun Lal, DB Vengsarkar 1982-1982 1 0 3 3 3.00 0 0
79 AD Gaekwad, NS Sidhu 1983-1983 1 0 0 0 0.00 0 0
80 SM Gavaskar, M Prabhakar 1984-1984 1 0 12 12 12.00 0 0
81 M Prabhakar, RJ Shastri 1984-1990 2 0 87 58 43.50 0 1
82 RJ Shastri, K Srikkanth 1985-1991 7 0 131 74 18.71 0 1
83 LS Rajput, K Srikkanth 1985-1985 4 0 81 39 20.25 0 0
84 R Lamba, K Srikkanth 1986-1986 1 0 5 5 5.00 0 0
85 J Arun Lal, K Srikkanth 1987-1988 15 1 376 64 26.85 0 3
86 J Arun Lal, NS Sidhu 1989-1989 7 1 115 35 19.16 0 0
87 RJ Shastri, NS Sidhu 1989-1992 7 0 125 63 17.85 0 1
88 NS Sidhu, K Srikkanth 1989-1992 11 0 365 82 33.18 0 3
89 M Prabhakar, WV Raman 1990-1990 4 1 244 149* 81.33 1 1
90 WV Raman, NS Sidhu 1990-1990 1 0 0 0 0.00 0 0
91 WV Raman, RJ Shastri 1992-1992 3 0 73 43 24.33 0 0
92 A Jadeja, RJ Shastri 1992-1992 3 0 113 68 37.66 0 1
93 A Jadeja, M Prabhakar 1993-1995 6 0 264 101 44.00 1 1
94 M Prabhakar, NS Sidhu 1993-1994 17 1 741 171 46.31 2 3
95 NR Mongia, NS Sidhu 1994-1998 10 0 469 122 46.90 3 0
96 SV Manjrekar, NS Sidhu 1994-1994 1 0 17 17 17.00 0 0
97 A Jadeja, V Rathour 1996-1996 2 0 23 15 11.50 0 0
98 NR Mongia, V Rathour 1996-1997 6 0 161 90 26.83 0 1
99 SV Manjrekar, NR Mongia 1996-1996 3 0 49 22 16.33 0 0
100 R Dravid, NR Mongia 1996-1996 2 0 85 68 42.50 0 1
101 NR Mongia, WV Raman 1996-1997 3 0 85 76 28.33 0 1
102 WV Raman, V Rathour 1996-1996 2 0 4 2 2.00 0 0
103 R Dravid, WV Raman 1997-1997 1 0 7 7 7.00 0 0
104 VVS Laxman, NS Sidhu 1997-1998 8 0 329 191 41.12 1 1
105 A Jadeja, VVS Laxman 1997-1997 1 0 97 97 97.00 0 1
106 A Jadeja, NS Sidhu 1997-1999 7 0 180 55 25.71 0 1
107 SC Ganguly, NS Sidhu 1997-1997 1 0 15 15 15.00 0 0
108 VVS Laxman, S Ramesh 1999-1999 10 0 395 108 39.50 1 3
109 DJ Gandhi, S Ramesh 1999-1999 7 0 333 162 47.57 2 0
110 S Ramesh, SR Tendulkar 1999-1999 1 0 21 21 21.00 0 0
111 VVS Laxman, MSK Prasad 2000-2000 2 0 32 22 16.00 0 0
112 W Jaffer, VVS Laxman 2000-2000 2 0 13 8 6.50 0 0
113 R Dravid, W Jaffer 2000-2008 7 1 223 106* 37.16 1 0
114 SS Das, S Ramesh 2000-2001 19 0 836 123 44.00 2 6
115 HK Badani, SS Das 2001-2001 1 0 7 7 7.00 0 0
116 SS Das, SS Dighe 2001-2001 1 0 8 8 8.00 0 0
117 SS Das, R Dravid 2001-2001 2 0 36 29 18.00 0 0
118 SS Das, D Dasgupta 2001-2002 10 0 321 119 32.10 1 2
119 D Dasgupta, IR Siddiqui 2001-2001 1 1 5 5* 0 0
120 SB Bangar, SS Das 2002-2002 2 0 24 18 12.00 0 0
121 SS Das, W Jaffer 2002-2002 5 0 117 80 23.40 0 1
122 W Jaffer, V Sehwag 2002-2008 28 0 1031 213 36.82 3 4
123 SB Bangar, V Sehwag 2002-2002 10 0 452 201 45.20 1 2
124 SB Bangar, PA Patel 2002-2002 1 0 2 2 2.00 0 0
125 A Chopra, V Sehwag 2003-2004 19 0 897 164 47.21 4 2
126 PA Patel, V Sehwag 2004-2004 1 0 0 0 0.00 0 0
127 V Sehwag, Yuvraj Singh 2004-2004 2 1 47 28 47.00 0 0
128 G Gambhir, V Sehwag 2004-2012 87 3 4412 233 52.52 11 25
129 R Dravid, G Gambhir 2005-2009 2 1 41 39* 41.00 0 0
130 G Gambhir, IK Pathan 2005-2005 1 0 12 12 12.00 0 0
131 R Dravid, V Sehwag 2006-2011 5 0 514 410 102.80 1 0
132 R Dravid, VVS Laxman 2006-2006 2 1 30 21* 30.00 0 0
133 W Jaffer, IK Pathan 2006-2006 1 0 6 6 6.00 0 0
134 W Jaffer, KD Karthik 2007-2007 14 1 744 175* 57.23 3 2
135 R Dravid, SR Tendulkar 2007-2007 1 0 127 127 127.00 1 0
136 G Gambhir, W Jaffer 2007-2007 2 0 25 17 12.50 0 0
137 IK Pathan, V Sehwag 2008-2008 2 0 36 34 18.00 0 0
138 V Sehwag, M Vijay 2008-2013 13 0 842 221 64.76 3 1
139 A Mukund, M Vijay 2011-2011 6 0 55 26 9.16 0 0
140 R Dravid, A Mukund 2011-2011 3 0 25 19 8.33 0 0
141 G Gambhir, A Mukund 2011-2011 1 0 63 63 63.00 0 1
142 CA Pujara, V Sehwag 2012-2012 1 0 57 57 57.00 0 1
143 S Dhawan, M Vijay 2013-2015 24 0 1205 289 50.20 2 3
144 CA Pujara, M Vijay 2013-2013 3 0 169 108 56.33 1 0
145 G Gambhir, M Vijay 2014-2014 4 0 43 26 10.75 0 0
146 KL Rahul, M Vijay 2015-2015 4 0 55 48 13.75 0 0
147 S Dhawan, KL Rahul 2015-2015 2 0 26 14 13.00 0 0
148 CA Pujara, KL Rahul 2015-2015 1 0 2 2 2.00 0 0
INDIAN OPENING PAIRS AGAINST SRI LANKA IN A TEST INNINGS
No Partners Span Inns NO Runs High Ave 100 50
1 J Arun Lal, SM Gavaskar 1982-1982 1 0 156 156 156.00 1 0
2 J Arun Lal, DB Vengsarkar 1982-1982 1 0 3 3 3.00 0 0
3 LS Rajput, K Srikkanth 1985-1985 4 0 81 39 20.25 0 0
4 RJ Shastri, K Srikkanth 1985-1985 2 0 84 74 42.00 0 1
5 SM Gavaskar, K Srikkanth 1986-1987 2 0 68 50 34.00 0 1
6 R Lamba, K Srikkanth 1986-1986 1 0 5 5 5.00 0 0
7 M Prabhakar, RJ Shastri 1990-1990 1 0 58 58 58.00 0 1
8 M Prabhakar, NS Sidhu 1993-1994 6 0 406 171 67.66 1 2
9 NR Mongia, NS Sidhu 1997-1997 4 0 172 120 43.00 1 0
10 A Jadeja, NS Sidhu 1997-1997 2 0 57 55 28.50 0 1
11 SC Ganguly, NS Sidhu 1997-1997 1 0 15 15 15.00 0 0
12 VVS Laxman, S Ramesh 1999-1999 2 0 70 50 35.00 0 1
13 SS Das, S Ramesh 2001-2001 6 0 351 107 58.50 1 2
14 G Gambhir, V Sehwag 2005-2010 14 0 805 233 57.50 2 4
15 R Dravid, G Gambhir 2005-2005 1 0 2 2 2.00 0 0
15 G Gambhir, IK Pathan 2005-2005 1 0 12 12 12.00 0 0
17 V Sehwag, M Vijay 2009-2010 4 0 445 221 111.25 2 0
18 S Dhawan, KL Rahul 2015-2015 2 0 26 14 13.00 0 0
19 KL Rahul, M Vijay 2015-2015 2 0 7 4 3.50 0 0
20 CA Pujara, KL Rahul 2015-2015 1 0 2 2 2.00 0 0

The following table lists the Indian opening pairs who have opened the innings in ten or more innings against various oppositions and also against Sri Lanka

No Partners Span Inns NO Runs High Ave 100 50
1 G Gambhir, V Sehwag 2004-2012 87 3 4412 233 52.52 11 25
2 CPS Chauhan, SM Gavaskar 1973-1981 59 3 3010 213 53.75 10 10
3 AD Gaekwad, SM Gavaskar 1976-1985 49 1 1722 176* 35.87 4 9
4 SM Gavaskar, K Srikkanth 1981-1987 34 0 1469 200 43.20 3 9
5 W Jaffer, V Sehwag 2002-2008 28 0 1031 213 36.82 3 4
6 NJ Contractor, P Roy 1956-1960 26 0 852 121 32.76 1 4
7 S Dhawan, M Vijay 2013-2015 24 0 1205 289 50.20 2 3
8 SS Das, S Ramesh 2000-2001 19 0 836 123 44.00 2 6
9 A Chopra, V Sehwag 2003-2004 19 0 897 164 47.21 4 2
10 M Prabhakar, NS Sidhu 1993-1994 17 1 741 171 46.31 2 3
11 MH Mankad, P Roy 1951-1956 16 1 868 413 57.86 3 1
12 J Arun Lal, K Srikkanth 1987-1988 15 1 376 64 26.85 0 3
13 NJ Contractor, ML Jaisimha 1960-1962 14 1 582 121 44.76 1 3
14 W Jaffer, KD Karthik 2007-2007 14 1 744 175* 57.23 3 2
15 V Sehwag, M Vijay 2008-2013 13 0 842 221 64.76 3 1
16 S Abid Ali, FM Engineer 1968-1968 12 0 400 83 33.33 0 3
17 SM Gavaskar, AV Mankad 1971-1971 12 1 430 123* 39.09 1 3
18 ML Jaisimha, BK Kunderan 1961-1967 11 1 436 81 43.60 0 4
19 ML Jaisimha, DN Sardesai 1962-1966 11 1 323 74 32.30 0 5
20 FM Engineer, DN Sardesai 1965-1969 11 0 272 129 24.72 1 0
21 NS Sidhu, K Srikkanth 1989-1992 11 0 365 82 33.18 0 3
22 PH Punjabi, P Roy 1955-1955 10 0 250 58 25.00 0 2
23 SM Gavaskar, DB Vengsarkar 1976-1977 10 1 220 60 24.44 0 1
24 NR Mongia, NS Sidhu 1994-1998 10 0 469 122 46.90 3 0
25 VVS Laxman, S Ramesh 1999-1999 10 0 395 108 39.50 1 3
26 SS Das, D Dasgupta 2001-2002 10 0 321 119 32.10 1 2
27 SB Bangar, V Sehwag 2002-2002 10 0 452 201 45.20 1 2
INDIAN OPENING PAIRS AGAINST SRI LANKA IN A TEST INNINGS
No Partners Span Inns NO Runs High Ave 100 50
1 G Gambhir, V Sehwag 2005-2010 14 0 805 233 57.50 2 4

 

Thirty plus fifties scored by captains in one day games – AB de Villiers of South Africa joins the elite list

AB de Villiers’ 64 against New Zealand at Durban on 26.08.05 represent his 30th fifty while leading South Africa in one day games.  He became the tenth captain in the annals of one day games to score 30 plus fifties. The following table lists the performance of the captains who have scored 30 plus fifties

No Player Team Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave C HC 50+
1 RT Ponting Aus 230 220 22 8497 164 42.91 22 51 73
2 MS Dhoni Ind 181 156 47 6143 139* 56.35 6 45 51
3 SP Fleming NZl 218 208 16 6295 134* 32.78 7 38 45
4 GC Smith RSA 150 148 9 5416 141 38.96 8 37 45
5 M Azharuddin Ind 174 162 29 5239 153* 39.39 4 37 41
6 SC Ganguly Ind 147 143 11 5104 144 38.66 11 30 41
7 A Ranatunga Srl 193 183 34 5608 131* 37.63 4 37 41
8 ST Jayasuriya Srl 118 118 5 4377 189 38.73 10 25 35
9 WJ Cronje RSA 138 128 20 4070 94 37.68 0 31 31
10 AB de Villiers RSA 71 67 15 3522 162* 67.73 9 21 30

AB de Villiers’ 64 against New Zealand at Durban on 26.08.05 represent his 30th fifty while leading South Africa in one day game.  He became the third South  African captain in the annals of one day games to score 30 plus fifties. The following table lists the performance of the South African captains who have scored 30 plus fifties

No Player Team Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave C HC 50+
1 GC Smith RSA 150 148 9 5416 141 38.96 8 37 45
2 WJ Cronje RSA 138 128 20 4070 94 37.68 0 31 31
3 AB de Villiers RSA 71 67 15 3522 162* 67.73 9 21 30

The following table furnishes the fifties scored by AB de Villiers while leading South Africa in one day games. The fifties scored are in the chronological order

No Runs Inns Opposition Ground Start Date
1 52 1 v Sri Lanka Paarl 11 Jan 2012
2 96 1 v Sri Lanka Kimberley 20 Jan 2012
3 125* 1 v Sri Lanka Johannesburg 22 Jan 2012
4 106* 2 v New Zealand Wellington 25 Feb 2012
5 75* 2 v England Nottingham 05 Sep 2012
6 65 1 v Pakistan Bloemfontein 10 Mar 2013
7 128 1 v Pakistan Johannesburg 17 Mar 2013
8 75 1 v Pakistan Durban 21 Mar 2013
9 95* 2 v Pakistan Benoni 24 Mar 2013
10 70 2 v India Cardiff 06 Jun 2013
11 51 2 v Sri Lanka Colombo (RPS) 31 Jul 2013
12 115* 1 v Pakistan Sharjah 11 Nov 2013
13 74 2 v Pakistan Port Elizabeth 27 Nov 2013
14 77 1 v India Johannesburg 05 Dec 2013
15 109 1 v India Centurion 11 Dec 2013
16 75 1 v Sri Lanka Colombo (RPS) 06 Jul 2014
17 108 1 v Sri Lanka Hambantota 12 Jul 2014
18 136* 2 v Australia Harare 27 Aug 2014
19 57* 2 v Australia Harare 06 Sep 2014
20 89* 2 v New Zealand Mount Maunganui 21 Oct 2014
21 80 2 v Australia Perth 14 Nov 2014
22 52 2 v Australia Canberra 19 Nov 2014
23 91 1 v Australia Melbourne 21 Nov 2014
24 81 1 v West Indies Durban 16 Jan 2015
25 149 1 v West Indies Johannesburg 18 Jan 2015
26 162* 1 v West Indies Sydney 27 Feb 2015
27 77 2 v Pakistan Auckland 07 Mar 2015
28 99 1 v U.A.E. Wellington 12 Mar 2015
29 65* 1 v New Zealand Auckland 24 Mar 2015
30 64 1 v New Zealand Durban 26 Aug 2015

 

New Zealand’s exact eight wicket victories in one day games

New Zealand carved a eight wicket victory against South Africa at Potchefstroom in the second one day game on 23.08.15 to provide New Zealand’s twelfth win by exact eight wickets in one day games. New Zealand’s win also represents its first win by exact eight wickets against South Africa in one day games. All the twelve wins are listed below

No Team Result Margin BR Opposition Ground Start Date
1 New Zealand won 8 wickets 18 v India Leeds 13 Jun 1979
2 New Zealand won 8 wickets 9 v Pakistan Dunedin 06 Feb 1989
3 New Zealand won 8 wickets 33 v England Brisbane 15 Dec 1990
4 New Zealand won 8 wickets 19 v India Jamshedpur 15 Nov 1995
5 New Zealand won 8 wickets 130 v Zimbabwe Wellington 06 Feb 1998
6 New Zealand won 8 wickets 81 v West Indies Wellington 08 Jan 2000
7 New Zealand won 8 wickets 28 v Zimbabwe Wellington 04 Jan 2001
8 New Zealand won 8 wickets 163 v Pakistan Napier 14 Jan 2004
9 New Zealand won 8 wickets 212 v Scotland Aberdeen 03 Jul 2008
10 New Zealand won 8 wickets 118 v India Auckland 14 Mar 2009
11 New Zealand won 8 wickets 226 v England Wellington 20 Feb 2015
12 New Zealand won 8 wickets 33 v South Africa Potchefstroom 23 Aug 2015

 

Batsmen batting at number nine, ten and eleven dismissed run out in a one day game

South African batsmen AM Phangiso, DW Steyn and Imran Tahir were dismissed run out – while batting at number nine, ten  and eleven – against New Zealand at Potchefstroom on 23.08.15 to provide the fourth occasion of batsmen batting at number nine, ten and eleven dismissed run out in the annals of one day games. All such occasions are listed below

No Pos Batsmen How out Score Inns Team Oppn Ground Date
1 9 SI  Mahmood Run out 4          
2 10 LE Plunkett Run out 3          
3 11 SJ Harmison Run out 2 2 Eng Srl The Oval 20.06.06
                   
1 9 U Bhatti Run out 1          
2 10 AC Cummins Run out 1          
3 11 H Osinde Run out 1 1 Can Ken Gros Islet 14.03.07
                   
1 9 M Muralitharan Run out 3          
2 10 KMDN Kulasekara Run out 1          
3 11 BAW Mendis Run out 0 2 Srl Ind Col-RPS 31.01.09
                   
1 9 AM Phangiso Run out 1          
2 10 DW Steyn Run out 2          
3 11 Imran Tahir Run out 4 1 RSA NZl Potchestrooam 23.08.15

 

R Ashwin is all set for one more feather in his cap – will become the third Indian bowler to capture 20 plus wickets in an away three test series – needs three more wickets for the coveted distinction

R Ashwin of India ia all set to own another feather in his cap to bag 20 plus wickets in an away three test series. He has already captured 17 wickets in the first two tests in the ongoing three test series against Sri Lanka in Sri Lanka and need three more wickets to  achieve this distinction. If he gets three more wickets in the third test, he would provide the 26th occasion of a bowler capturing 20 plus wickets in a three test away series. All such occasions are listed below

No Player Team Oppn Away Series Series Mat Wkts Runs
1 GA Lohmann Eng SAF South Africa 1895-96 3 35 203
2 RJ Hadlee NZl Aus Australia 1985-86 3 33 401
3 H Trumble Aus Eng England 1902 3 26 371
4 M Muralitharan Srl Pak Pakistan 1999-00 3 26 516
5 SK Warne Aus Srl Sri Lanka 2003-04 3 26 521
6 Wasim Akram Pak NZl New Zealand 1993-94 3 25 431
7 MA Holding Win Aus Australia 1981-82 3 24 344
8 A Kumble Ind Aus Australia 2003-04 3 24 710
9 M Muralitharan Srl Eng England 2006 3 24 405
10 RJ Sidebottom Eng NZl New Zealand 2007-08 3 24 410
11 Yasir Shah Pak Srl Srl Lanka 2015 3 24 464
12 H Verity Eng Ind India 1933-34 3 23 387
13 R Benaud Aus Ind India 1956-57 3 23 388
14 RJ Hadlee NZl Srl Srl Lanka 1983-84 3 23 230
15 Imran Khan Pak Win West Indies 1987-88 3 23 416
16 I Sharma Ind Win West Indies 2011 3 22 371
17 MG Johnson Aus SAF South Africa 2013-14 3 22 382
18 CTB Turner Aus Eng England 1888 3 21 261
19 Imran Khan Pak Eng England 1982 3 21 390
20 VD Philander SAF NZl New Zealand 2011-12 3 21 325
21 PM Pollock SAF Eng England 1965 3 20 366
22 BN Schultz SAF Srl Srl Lanka 1993 3 20 326
23 D Gough Eng Aus Australia 1994-95 3 20 425
24 SK Warne Aus SAF South Africa 2001-01 3 20 442
25 SR Clark Aus SAF South Africa 2005-05 3 20 317

R Ashwin  would become the third Indian bowler to capture 20 plus wickets in an away test series after A Kumble and I Sharms. A Kumble had captured 24 wickets against Australia in Australia in 2003-04, while I Sharma had a tally of 22 wickets against West Indies in West Indies in 2011

No Player Team Oppn Away Series Series Mat Wkts Runs
1 A Kumble Ind Aus Australia 2003-04 3 24 710
2 I Sharma Ind Win West Indies 2011 3 22 371

The following table list the bowlers who have captured 20 plus wickets in an away series played in Sri Lanka.  R Aswhin is all set to join this elite list, if  he gets three more wickets. He would also achieve the distinction of becoming the first Indian bowler to  capture 20 plus wicket s against Sri Lanka in Sri Lanka

No Player Team Oppn Away Series Series Mat Wkts Runs
1 SK Warne Aus Srl Sri Lanka 2003-04 3 26 521
2 Yasir Shah Pak Srl Srl Lanka 2015 3 24 464
3 RJ Hadlee NZl Srl Srl Lanka 1983-84 3 23 230
4 BN Schultz SAF Srl Srl Lanka 1993 3 20 326

 

Sri Lanka dismissed for a total less than 135 runs in a test innings

Sri Lanka was dismissed all out for 134 runs in the fourth innings of the second test at Col-PSS against India to provide the 20th occasion of Sri Lanka dismissed all out for a total of less than 135 runs in  an innings. All such occasions are listed below

No Team Score Overs Inns Opposition Ground Start Date
1 Sri Lanka 93 53.0 3 v New Zealand Wellington 11 Mar 1983
2 Sri Lanka 97 27.3 4 v New Zealand Kandy 09 Mar 1984
3 Sri Lanka 109 42.4 1 v Pakistan Kandy 23 Feb 1986
4 Sri Lanka 101 43.0 3 v Pakistan Kandy 23 Feb 1986
5 Sri Lanka 82 51.5 2 v India Chandigarh 23 Nov 1990
6 Sri Lanka 119 43.0 3 v South Africa Colombo (SSC) 06 Sep 1993
7 Sri Lanka 119 63.5 1 v India Ahmedabad 08 Feb 1994
8 Sri Lanka 71 28.2 1 v Pakistan Kandy 26 Aug 1994
9 Sri Lanka 122 41.3 3 v South Africa Centurion 27 Mar 1998
10 Sri Lanka 123 61.3 3 v Pakistan Colombo (SSC) 14 Jun 2000
11 Sri Lanka 95 38.4 1 v South Africa Cape Town 02 Jan 2001
12 Sri Lanka 119 36.5 2 v South Africa Centurion 20 Jan 2001
13 Sri Lanka 81 28.1 3 v England Colombo (SSC) 15 Mar 2001
14 Sri Lanka 130 41.0 3 v South Africa Johannesburg 08 Nov 2002
15 Sri Lanka 97 41.5 2 v Australia Darwin 01 Jul 2004
16 Sri Lanka 73 24.5 3 v Pakistan Kandy 03 Apr 2006
17 Sri Lanka 82 24.4 3 v England Cardiff 26 May 2011
18 Sri Lanka 105 50.0 2 v Australia Galle 31 Aug 2011
18 Sri Lanka 103 24.2 3 v Australia Melbourne 26 Dec 2012
20 Sri Lanka 134 43.4 4 v India Colombo (PSS) 20 Aug 2015

Sri Lanka was dismissed all out for 134 runs in the fourth innings of the second test at Col-PSS against India to provide the third occasion of Sri Lanka dismissed all out for a total of less than 135 runs in  an innings against India. All such occasions are listed below

No Team Score Overs Inns Opposition Ground Start Date
1 Sri Lanka 82 51.5 2 v India Chandigarh 23 Nov 1990
2 Sri Lanka 119 63.5 1 v India Ahmedabad 08 Feb 1994
2 Sri Lanka 134 43.4 4 v India Colombo (PSS) 20 Aug 2015

Sri Lanka was dismissed all out for 134 runs in the fourth innings of the second test at Col-PSS against India to provide the second occasion of Sri Lanka dismissed all out for a total of less than 135 runs in  the fourth innings of a test. Both the occasions are listed below

No Team Score Overs Inns Opposition Ground Start Date
1 Sri Lanka 97 27.3 4 v New Zealand Kandy 09 Mar 1984
2 Sri Lanka 134 43.4 4 v India Colombo (PSS) 20 Aug 2015

 

 

Captain’s hundred in vain in tests

AD Mathew’s 102 went in vain as India won the second test against Sri Lanka at Col-PSS by an innings and 278 runs to provide the 86th occasion of a captain’s hundred in a losing cause in the annals of test cricket.  All such occasions are listed belo

No Player Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 WL Murdoch 153* 3 Aus Eng The Oval 06 Sep 1880
2 GHS Trott 143 3 Aus Eng Lord’s 22 Jun 1896
3 MA Noble 133 1 Aus Eng Sydney 11 Dec 1903
4 HW Taylor 109 1 SAF Eng Durban 13 Dec 1913
5 HW Taylor 102 4 SAF Eng Durban 16 Feb 1923
6 J Ryder 112 1 Aus Eng Melbourne 29 Dec 1928
7 APF Chapman 121 3 Eng Aus Lord’s 27 Jun 1930
8 A Melville 117 2 SAF Eng Lord’s 21 Jun 1947
9 AD Nourse 114 3 SAF Aus Cape Town 31 Dec 1949
0 JB Stollmeyer 104 4 Win Aus Sydney 25 Jan 1952
11 GO Rabone 107 2 NZl SAF Durban 11 Dec 1953
12 PBH May 117 3 Eng SAF Manchester 07 Jul 1955
13 PBH May 113 1 Eng Aus Melbourne 31 Dec 1958
14 JR Reid 142 3 NZl SAF Johannesburg 2 Feb 1962
15 Javed Burki 101 3 Pak Eng Lord’s 21 Jun 1962
16 JR Reid 100 3 NZl Eng Christchurch 15 Mar 1963
17 MAK Pataudi 128* 2 Ind Aus Chennai 02 Oct 1964
18 JR Reid 128 1 NZl Pak Karachi 09 Apr 1965
19 MAK Pataudi 148 3 Ind Eng Leeds 08 Jun 1967
20 WM Lawry 135 2 Aus Eng The Oval 22 Aug 1968
21 WM Lawry 105 2 Aus Win Brisbane 06 Dec 1968
22 GS Sobers 113 4 Win Aus Sydney 14 Feb 1969
23 BE Congdon 176 4 NZl Eng Nottingham 07 Jun 1973
24 CH Lloyd 102 3 Win Aus Melbourne 26 Dec 1975
25 AW Greig 116 2 Eng Win Leeds 22 Jul 1976
26 GS Chappell 112 3 Aus Eng Manchester 07 Jul 1977
27 GN Yallop 102 3 Aus Eng Brisbane 01 Dec 1978
28 GN Yallop 121 1 Aus Eng Sydney 10 Feb 1979
29 SM Gavaskar 127* 3 Ind Pak Faisalabad 03 Jan 1983
30 AR Border 152* 3 Aus NZl Brisbane 08 Nov 1985
31 DB Vengsarkar 102 3 Ind Win Delhi 25 Nov 1987
32 DI Gower 106 3 Eng Aus Lord’s 22 Jun 1989
33 AJ Lamb 119 2 Eng Win Bridgetown 05 Apr 1990
34 M Azharuddin 121 2 Ind Eng Lord’s 26 Jul 1990
35 MD Crowe 108* 3 NZl Pak Lahore 18 Oct 1990
36 DL Haynes 117 1 Win Pak Karachi 15 Nov 1990
37 M Azharuddin 106 4 Ind Aus Adelaide 25 Jan 1992
38 A Ranatunga 127 2 Srl Aus Col-SSC 17 Aug 1992
39 MD Crowe 107 3 NZl Srl Col-SSC 06 Dec 1992
40 GA Gooch 133 4 Eng Aus Manchester 03 Jun 1993
41 MA Atherton 144 1 Eng Win Georgetown 17 Mar 1994
42 RB Richardson 100 1 Win Aus Kingston 29 Apr 1995
43 SR Tendulkar 169 2 Ind SAF Cape Town 02 Jan 1997
44 MA Taylor 129 3 Aus Eng Birmingham 05 Jun 1997
45 WJ Cronje 126 1 SAF Eng Nottingham 23 Jul 1998
46 M Azharuddin 103* 1 Ind NZl Wellington 26 Dec 1998
47 SR Waugh 100 1 Aus Win Kingston 13 Mar 1999
48 SR Waugh 199 1 Aus Win Bridgetown 26 Mar 1999
49 BC Lara 100 2 Win Aus St John’s 03 Apr 1999
50 A Flower 129 3 Win Srl Harare 26 Nov 1999
51 SR Tendulkar 116 2 Ind Aus Melbourne 26 Dec 1999
52 A Flower 113* 2 Zim Win Port of Spain 16 Mar 2000
53 SR Waugh 110 1 Aus Ind Kolkata 11 Mar 2001
54 N Hussain 110 3 Eng Ind Leeds 22 Aug 2002
55 SR Waugh 102 2 Aus Eng Sydney 02 Jan 2003
56 BC Lara 110 3 Win Aus Georgetown 10 Apr 2003
57 BC Lara 122 4 Win Aus Port of Spain 19 Apr 2003
58 BC Lara 202 2 Win SAF Johannesburg 12 Dec 2003
59 SP Fleming 117 1 NZl Eng Nottingham 10 Jun 2004
60 Mohd Yousuf 111 1 Pak Aus Melbourne 26 Dec 2004
61 ME Trescothick 193 2 Eng Pak Multan 12 Nov 2005
62 BC Lara 122 3 Win Pak Lahore 11 Nov 2006
63 Mohd Ashraful 129* 3 Ban Srl Col-PSS 03 Jul 2007
64 MP Vaughan 124 3 Eng Ind Nottingham 27 Jul 2007
65 M Jayawardene 104 2 Srl Aus Hobart 16 Nov 2007
66 RT Ponting 101 1 Aus SAF Melbourne 26 Dec 2008
67 Mohd Ashraful 101 4 Ban Srl Dhaka 26 Dec 2008
68 DL Vettori 118 1 NZl Ind Hamilton 18 Mar 2009
69 DL Vettori 140 4 NZl Srl Col-SSC 26 Aug 2009
70 KC Sangakkara 137 3 Srl Ind Mum-BS 02 Dec 2009
71 CH Gayle 102 2 Win Aus Perth 16 Dec 2009
72 Shakib Al Hasan 100 4 Ban NZl Hamilton 15 Feb 2010
73 BRM Taylor 117 4 Zim NZl Bulawayo 01 Nov 2011
74 MJ Clarke 151 1 Aus SAF Cape Town 09 Nov 2011
75 M Jayawardene 105 1 Srl Eng Col-PSS 03 Apr 2012
76 DJG Sammy 106 1 Win Eng Nottingham 25 May 2012
77 LRPL Taylor 113 1 NZl Ind Bangalore 31 Aug 2012
78 AN Cook 176 3 Eng Ind Ahmedabad 15 Nov 2012
79 MJ Clarke 130 1 Aus Ind Chennai 22 Feb 2013
80 Mushfiqur Rahim 116 3 Ban Win Kingstown 05 Sep 2014
81 V Kohli 115 2 Ind Aus Adelaide 09 Dec 2014
82 V Kohli 141 4 Ind Aus Adelaide 09 Dec 2014
83 AN Cook 105 1 Eng Win Bridgetown 01 May 2015
84 AD Mathews 122 3 Srl Pak Pallekele 03 Jul 2015
85 V Kohli 103 2 Ind Srl Galle 12 Aug 2015
86 AD Mathews 102 2 Srl Ind Col-PSS 20 Aug 2015

AD Mathew’s 102 went in vain as India won the second test against Sri Lanka at Col-PSS by an innings and 278 runs to provide the sixth occasion of a Sri Lankan captain’s hundred in a losing cause.  All such occasions are listed below

No Player Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 A Ranatunga 127 2 Srl Aus Col-SSC 17 Aug 1992
2 M Jayawardene 104 2 Srl Aus Hobart 16 Nov 2007
3 KC Sangakkara 137 3 Srl Ind Mum-BS 02 Dec 2009
4 M Jayawardene 105 1 Srl Eng Col-PSS 03 Apr 2012
5 AD Mathews 122 3 Srl Pak Pallekele 03 Jul 2015
6 AD Mathews 102 2 Srl Ind Col-PSS 20 Aug 2015

AD Mathew’s 102 went in vain as India won the second test against Sri Lanka at Col-PSS by an innings and 278 runs to provide the eighth occasion of a captain’s hundred in a losing cause against India .  All such occasions are listed below

No Player Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 N Hussain 110 3 Eng Ind Leeds 22 Aug 2002
2 MP Vaughan 124 3 Eng Ind Nottingham 27 Jul 2007
3 DL Vettori 118 1 NZl Ind Hamilton 18 Mar 2009
4 KC Sangakkara 137 3 Srl Ind Mum-BS 02 Dec 2009
5 LRPL Taylor 113 1 NZl Ind Bangalore 31 Aug 2012
6 AN Cook 176 3 Eng Ind Ahmedabad 15 Nov 2012
7 MJ Clarke 130 1 Aus Ind Chennai 22 Feb 2013
8 AD Mathews 102 2 Srl Ind Col-PSS 20 Aug 2015

 

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