Captain’s nineties in losing cause in one day internationals

KS Wiiliamson’s 97 for New Zealand went in a losing cause against Zimbabwe at Harare on 02.08.14 to provide the 27th occasion of a captain’s ninety going in vain in the history of one day games. All such occasions are listed below.

No Player Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 GS Chappell 92 1 Aus Eng Melbourne 08 Dec 1979
2 Javed Miandad 90* 1 Pak NZl Hamilton 15 Jan 1985
3 M Azharuddin 93 2 Ind Aus Brisbane 01 Mar 1992
4 MD Crowe 91 1 NZl Pak Auckland 21 Mar 1992
5 A Ranatunga 98 1 Srl Ind Hyd-RGS 18 Feb 1994
6 SR Waugh 91 2 Aus RSA Bloemfontein 13 Apr 1997
7 SR Tendulkar 91 2 Ind Eng Sharjah 11 Dec 1997
8 SR Tendulkar 93 2 Ind Pak Hobart 21 Jan 2000
9 SO Tikolo 93 2 Ken Win Col-SSC 17 Sep 2002
10 ST Jayasuriya 99 2 Srl Eng Adelaide 17 Jan 2003
11 T Taibu 96* 1 Zim Srl Bulawayo 20 Apr 2004
12 PD Collingwood 91* 2 Eng Ind Leeds 02 Sep 2007
13 CH Gayle 92 2 Win Aus Basseterre 04 Jul 2008
14 M Jayawardene 94 2 Srl Ind Col-RPS 24 Aug 2008
15 MJ Clarke 98 1 Aus NZl Melbourne 06 Feb 2009
16 MS Dhoni 95 1 Ind Win Kingston 28 Jun 2009
17 KC Sangakkara 90 2 Srl Ind Rajkot 15 Dec 2009
18 A Bagai 91* 2 Can Afg Sharjah 16 Feb 2010
19 GC Smith 92 1 RSA Pak Dubai (DSC) 05 Nov 2010
20 AB de Villiers 96 1 RSA Srl Kimberley 20 Jan 2012
21 Misbah-ul-Haq 96* 1 Pak Win The Oval 07 Jun 2013
22 PL Mommsen 91* 1 Sco Ire Belfast 06 Sep 2013
23 GJ Bailey 92* 1 Aus Ind Jaipur 16 Oct 2013
24 E Chigumbura 90 1 Zim RSA Bulawayo 21 Aug 2014
25 AD Mathews 92* 1 Srl Ind Ahmedabad 06 Nov 2014
26 AB de Villiers 91 1 RSA Aus Melbourne 21 Nov 2014
27 KS Williamson 97 1 NZl Zim Harare 02 Aug 2015

It also provide the second occasion of a New Zealand captain’s ninety going in vain. The other occasion was MD Crowe’s 91 against Pakistan on 23.03.92 had gone in vain

No Player Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 MD Crowe 91 1 NZl Pak Auckland 21 Mar 1992
2 KS Williamson 97 1 NZl Zim Harare 02 Aug 2015

 

England’s test wins at Birmingham – registers its 25th win at the venue by overwhelming Australia by eight wickets in the just concluded test

England won the just concluded third test against Australia at Birmingham by eight wickets to provide the 25th occasion of England winning a test at Birmingham against various oppositions. All such occasions are listed below

 

No Team Result Margin Opposition Ground Start Date
1 England won 10 wickets v Australia Birmingham 27 May 1909
2 England won inns & 18 runs v South Africa Birmingham 14 Jun 1924
3 England won 205 runs v New Zealand Birmingham 05 Jun 1958
4 England won 100 runs v South Africa Birmingham 09 Jun 1960
5 England won inns & 24 runs v Pakistan Birmingham 31 May 1962
6 England won 217 runs v West Indies Birmingham 04 Jul 1963
7 England won 9 wickets v New Zealand Birmingham 27 May 1965
8 England won 132 runs v India Birmingham 13 Jul 1967
9 England won inns & 78 runs v India Birmingham 04 Jul 1974
10 England won inns & 57 runs v Pakistan Birmingham 01 Jun 1978
11 England won inns & 83 runs v India Birmingham 12 Jul 1979
12 England won 29 runs v Australia Birmingham 30 Jul 1981
13 England won 113 runs v Pakistan Birmingham 29 Jul 1982
14 England won inns & 118 runs v Australia Birmingham 15 Aug 1985
15 England won 114 runs v New Zealand Birmingham 05 Jul 1990
16 England won 8 wickets v India Birmingham 06 Jun 1996
17 England won 9 wickets v Australia Birmingham 05 Jun 1997
18 England won 7 wickets v New Zealand Birmingham 01 Jul 1999
19 England won inns & 111 runs v Sri Lanka Birmingham 30 May 2002
20 England won 256 runs v West Indies Birmingham 29 Jul 2004
21 England won 2 runs v Australia Birmingham 04 Aug 2005
22 England won 6 wickets v Sri Lanka Birmingham 25 May 2006
23 England won 9 wickets v Pakistan Birmingham 06 Aug 2010
24 England won inns & 242 runs v India Birmingham 10 Aug 2011
25 England won 8 wickets v Australia Birmingham 29 Jul 2015

 

England won the just concluded third test against Australia at Birmingham by eight wickets to provide the sixth occasion of England winning a test at Birmingham against Australia. All such occasions are listed below

 

No Team Result Margin Opposition Ground Start Date
1 England won 10 wickets v Australia Birmingham 27 May 1909
2 England won 29 runs v Australia Birmingham 30 Jul 1981
3 England won inns & 118 runs v Australia Birmingham 15 Aug 1985
4 England won 9 wickets v Australia Birmingham 05 Jun 1997
5 England won 2 runs v Australia Birmingham 04 Aug 2005
6 England won 8 wickets v Australia Birmingham 29 Jul 2015

 

 

 

England batsmen scoring twin half centuries in a test against Australia

IR Bell of England scored 53 and 65 not out against Australia in the just concluded third test at Birmingham to provide the 52nd occasion of an England batsman scoring half centuries in both innings of a test against Australia. All such occasions are listed below

 

No Player FI SI Opposition Ground Start Date
1 G Ulyett 52 63 v Australia Melbourne 31 Mar 1877
2 J Selby 55 70 v Australia Melbourne 31 Dec 1881
3 JT Tyldesley 97 62 v Australia Melbourne 01 Jan 1904
4 JT Tyldesley 56 61 v Australia Nottingham 29 May 1905
5 AC MacLaren 56 79 v Australia Lord’s 15 Jun 1905
6 J Hardstaff snr 61 72 v Australia Adelaide 10 Jan 1908
7 W Rhodes 66 54 v Australia The Oval 09 Aug 1909
8 W Rhodes 59 57* v Australia Adelaide 12 Jan 1912
9 G Gunn 52 61 v Australia Sydney 23 Feb 1912
10 JWHT Douglas 50 60 v Australia Melbourne 11 Feb 1921
11 FE Woolley 95 93 v Australia Lord’s 11 Jun 1921
12 JB Hobbs 78 74 v Australia Nottingham 13 Jun 1930
13 RES Wyatt 51 61* v Australia Sydney 23 Feb 1933
14 H Sutcliffe 63 69* v Australia Manchester 06 Jul 1934
15 CF Walters 52 50* v Australia Manchester 06 Jul 1934
16 NWD Yardley 61 53* v Australia Melbourne 01 Jan 1947
17 L Hutton 94 76 v Australia Adelaide 31 Jan 1947
18 L Hutton 81 57 v Australia Leeds 22 Jul 1948
19 L Hutton 79 60* v Australia Melbourne 23 Feb 1951
20 PE Richardson 81 73 v Australia Nottingham 07 Jun 1956
21 PBH May 63 53 v Australia Lord’s 21 Jun 1956
22 KF Barrington 53 83 v Australia The Oval 17 Aug 1961
23 ER Dexter 70 99 v Australia Brisbane 30 Nov 1962
24 ER Dexter 93 52 v Australia Melbourne 29 Dec 1962
25 JH Edrich 88 64 v Australia Birmingham 11 Jul 1968
26 JH Edrich 62 65 v Australia Leeds 25 Jul 1968
27 G Boycott 70 50 v Australia Perth 11 Dec 1970
28 AW Greig 57 62 v Australia Manchester 08 Jun 1972
29 APE Knott 92 63 v Australia The Oval 10 Aug 1972
30 DS Steele 73 92 v Australia Leeds 14 Aug 1975
31 DW Randall 75 74* v Australia Brisbane 01 Dec 1978
32 GA Gooch 99 51 v Australia Melbourne 01 Feb 1980
33 CJ Tavare 69 78 v Australia Manchester 13 Aug 1981
34 MW Gatting 53 56 v Australia The Oval 27 Aug 1981
35 W Larkins 64 54 v Australia Melbourne 26 Dec 1990
36 GA Gooch 59 54 v Australia Sydney 04 Jan 1991
37 MA Atherton 80 99 v Australia Lord’s 17 Jun 1993
38 RA Smith 86 50 v Australia Nottingham 01 Jul 1993
39 MA Atherton 55 63 v Australia Leeds 22 Jul 1993
40 GA Gooch 56 79 v Australia The Oval 19 Aug 1993
41 MA Atherton 88 67 v Australia Sydney 01 Jan 1995
42 GP Thorpe 53 82* v Australia Nottingham 07 Aug 1997
43 MR Ramprakash 61 57 v Australia Adelaide 11 Dec 1998
44 N Hussain 75 72 v Australia Sydney 02 Jan 2003
45 KP Pietersen 57 64* v Australia Lord’s 21 Jul 2005
46 A Flintoff 68 73 v Australia Birmingham 04 Aug 2005
47 IR Bell 59 65 v Australia Manchester 11 Aug 2005
48 KP Pietersen 70 60* v Australia Perth 14 Dec 2006
49 PD Collingwood 64 74 v Australia Cardiff 08 Jul 2009
50 AJ Strauss 55 75 v Australia The Oval 20 Aug 2009
51 KP Pietersen 50 62 v Australia The Oval 21 Aug 2013
52 IR Bell 53 65* v Australia Birmingham 29 Jul 2015

 

IR Bell of England scored 53 and 65 not out against Australia in the just concluded third test at Birmingham to provide the 30th occasion of an England batsman scoring half centuries in both innings of a test against Australia In England.  All such occasions are listed below

 

No Player FI SI Opposition Ground Start Date
1 JT Tyldesley 56 61 v Australia Nottingham 29 May 1905
2 AC MacLaren 56 79 v Australia Lord’s 15 Jun 1905
3 W Rhodes 66 54 v Australia The Oval 09 Aug 1909
4 FE Woolley 95 93 v Australia Lord’s 11 Jun 1921
5 JB Hobbs 78 74 v Australia Nottingham 13 Jun 1930
6 H Sutcliffe 63 69* v Australia Manchester 06 Jul 1934
7 CF Walters 52 50* v Australia Manchester 06 Jul 1934
8 L Hutton 81 57 v Australia Leeds 22 Jul 1948
9 PE Richardson 81 73 v Australia Nottingham 07 Jun 1956
10 PBH May 63 53 v Australia Lord’s 21 Jun 1956
11 KF Barrington 53 83 v Australia The Oval 17 Aug 1961
12 JH Edrich 88 64 v Australia Birmingham 11 Jul 1968
13 JH Edrich 62 65 v Australia Leeds 25 Jul 1968
14 AW Greig 57 62 v Australia Manchester 08 Jun 1972
15 APE Knott 92 63 v Australia The Oval 10 Aug 1972
16 DS Steele 73 92 v Australia Leeds 14 Aug 1975
17 CJ Tavare 69 78 v Australia Manchester 13 Aug 1981
18 MW Gatting 53 56 v Australia The Oval 27 Aug 1981
19 MA Atherton 80 99 v Australia Lord’s 17 Jun 1993
20 RA Smith 86 50 v Australia Nottingham 01 Jul 1993
21 MA Atherton 55 63 v Australia Leeds 22 Jul 1993
22 GA Gooch 56 79 v Australia The Oval 19 Aug 1993
23 GP Thorpe 53 82* v Australia Nottingham 07 Aug 1997
24 KP Pietersen 57 64* v Australia Lord’s 21 Jul 2005
25 A Flintoff 68 73 v Australia Birmingham 04 Aug 2005
26 IR Bell 59 65 v Australia Manchester 11 Aug 2005
27 PD Collingwood 64 74 v Australia Cardiff 08 Jul 2009
28 AJ Strauss 55 75 v Australia The Oval 20 Aug 2009
29 KP Pietersen 50 62 v Australia The Oval 21 Aug 2013
30 IR Bell 53 65* v Australia Birmingham 29 Jul 2015

 

IR Bell of England scored 53 and 65 not out against Australia in the just concluded third test at Birmingham to provide the 17th occasion of an England batsman scoring half centuries in both innings of a test against Australia when England had won that test.   All such occasions are listed below

 

No Player FI SI Opposition Ground Start Date
1 G Ulyett 52 63 v Australia Melbourne 31 Mar 1877
2 JT Tyldesley 97 62 v Australia Melbourne 01 Jan 1904
3 JT Tyldesley 56 61 v Australia Nottingham 29 May 1905
4 W Rhodes 59 57* v Australia Adelaide 12 Jan 1912
5 G Gunn 52 61 v Australia Sydney 23 Feb 1912
6 JB Hobbs 78 74 v Australia Nottingham 13 Jun 1930
7 RES Wyatt 51 61* v Australia Sydney 23 Feb 1933
8 L Hutton 79 60* v Australia Melbourne 23 Feb 1951
9 ER Dexter 93 52 v Australia Melbourne 29 Dec 1962
10 AW Greig 57 62 v Australia Manchester 08 Jun 1972
11 DW Randall 75 74* v Australia Brisbane 01 Dec 1978
12 CJ Tavare 69 78 v Australia Manchester 13 Aug 1981
13 GA Gooch 56 79 v Australia The Oval 19 Aug 1993
14 N Hussain 75 72 v Australia Sydney 02 Jan 2003
15 A Flintoff 68 73 v Australia Birmingham 04 Aug 2005
16 AJ Strauss 55 75 v Australia The Oval 20 Aug 2009
17 IR Bell 53 65* v Australia Birmingham 29 Jul 2015

         

IR Bell of England scored 53 and 65 not out against Australia in the just concluded third test at Birmingham to provide the eighth occasion of an England batsman scoring half centuries in both innings of a test against Australia when England had won that test at home  All such occasions are listed below

 

No Player FI SI Opposition Ground Start Date
1 JT Tyldesley 56 61 v Australia Nottingham 29 May 1905
2 JB Hobbs 78 74 v Australia Nottingham 13 Jun 1930
3 AW Greig 57 62 v Australia Manchester 08 Jun 1972
4 CJ Tavare 69 78 v Australia Manchester 13 Aug 1981
5 GA Gooch 56 79 v Australia The Oval 19 Aug 1993
6 A Flintoff 68 73 v Australia Birmingham 04 Aug 2005
7 AJ Strauss 55 75 v Australia The Oval 20 Aug 2009
8 IR Bell 53 65* v Australia Birmingham 29 Jul 2015

 

IR Bell became the ninth England batsman to score twin half centuries in a test against Australia on two or more occasions.  The performance of these nine batsmen are listed below

 

No No Player FI SI Opposition Ground Start Date
1 1 GA Gooch 99 51 v Australia Melbourne 01 Feb 1980
  2 GA Gooch 59 54 v Australia Sydney 04 Jan 1991
  3 GA Gooch 56 79 v Australia The Oval 19 Aug 1993
               
2 1 KP Pietersen 57 64* v Australia Lord’s 21 Jul 2005
  2 KP Pietersen 70 60* v Australia Perth 14 Dec 2006
  3 KP Pietersen 50 62 v Australia The Oval 21 Aug 2013
               
3 1 L Hutton 94 76 v Australia Adelaide 31 Jan 1947
  2 L Hutton 81 57 v Australia Leeds 22 Jul 1948
  3 L Hutton 79 60* v Australia Melbourne 23 Feb 1951
               
4 1 MA Atherton 80 99 v Australia Lord’s 17 Jun 1993
  2 MA Atherton 55 63 v Australia Leeds 22 Jul 1993
  3 MA Atherton 88 67 v Australia Sydney 01 Jan 1995
               
5 1 ER Dexter 70 99 v Australia Brisbane 30 Nov 1962
  2 ER Dexter 93 52 v Australia Melbourne 29 Dec 1962
               
6 1 IR Bell 59 65 v Australia Manchester 11 Aug 2005
  2 IR Bell 53 65* v Australia Birmingham 29 Jul 2015
               
7 1 JH Edrich 88 64 v Australia Birmingham 11 Jul 1968
  2 JH Edrich 62 65 v Australia Leeds 25 Jul 1968
               
8 1 JT Tyldesley 97 62 v Australia Melbourne 01 Jan 1904
  2 JT Tyldesley 56 61 v Australia Nottingham 29 May 1905
               
9 1 W Rhodes 66 54 v Australia The Oval 09 Aug 1909
  2 W Rhodes 59 57* v Australia Adelaide 12 Jan 1912

 

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