Rival captains scoring a duck and a century in the same test

SPD Smith of Australia scored 165 not out and Misbah-ul-Haq of Pakistan scored a duck in the just concluded Melbourne test to provide the 60th  occasion of rival captains scoring a century and duck in the same test in the annals of test cricket. All such occasions are listed below in the reverse order with the captain’s duck shown first – in the order of  recent happenings first

No Player Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 Misbah-ul-Haq 0 3 Pak Aus Melbourne 26 Dec 2016
  SPD Smith 165* 2 Aus Pak Melbourne 26 Dec 2016
               
2 BB McCullum 0 4 NZl Eng Lord’s 21 May 2015
  AN Cook 162 3 Eng NZl Lord’s 21 May 2015
               
3 MS Dhoni 0 3 Ind Aus Brisbane 17 Dec 2014
  SPD Smith 133 2 Aus Ind Brisbane 17 Dec 2014
               
4 AN Cook 0 4 Eng Aus Manchester 01 Aug 2013
  MJ Clarke 187 1 Aus Eng Manchester 01 Aug 2013
               
5 MS Dhoni 0 3 Ind Eng Kolkata 05 Dec 2012
  AN Cook 190 2 Eng Ind Kolkata 05 Dec 2012
               
6 GC Smith 0 4 SAF Aus Adelaide 22 Nov 2012
  MJ Clarke 230 1 Aus SAF Adelaide 22 Nov 2012
               
7 AJ Strauss 0 1 Eng SAF The Oval 19 Jul 2012
  GC Smith 131 2 SAF Eng The Oval 19 Jul 2012
               
8 AJ Strauss 0 4 Eng Srl Colombo (PSS) 03 Apr 2012
  M Jayawardene 105 1 Srl Eng Colombo (PSS) 03 Apr 2012
               
9 LRPL Taylor 0 3 NZl Aus Brisbane 01 Dec 2011
  MJ Clarke 139 2 Aus NZl Brisbane 01 Dec 2011
               
10 AJ Strauss 0 3 Eng Srl Lord’s 03 Jun 2011
  TM Dilshan 193 2 Srl Eng Lord’s 03 Jun 2011
               
11 AJ Strauss 0 1 Eng SAF Johannesburg 14 Jan 2010
  GC Smith 105 2 SAF Eng Johannesburg 14 Jan 2010
               
12 RT Ponting 0 1 Aus SAF Cape Town 19 Mar 2009
  JH Kallis 102 2 SAF Aus Cape Town 19 Mar 2009
               
13 RT Ponting 0 1 Aus SAF Perth 17 Dec 2008
  GC Smith 108 4 SAF Aus Perth 17 Dec 2008
               
14 CH Gayle 0 2 Win Srl Providence 22 Mar 2008
  M Jayawardene 136 1 Srl Win Providence 22 Mar 2008
               
15 Mohd Ashraful 0 2 Ban SAF Chittagong 29 Feb 2008
  GC Smith 232 1 SAF Ban Chittagong 29 Feb 2008
               
16 A Flintoff 0 2 Eng Aus Brisbane 23 Nov 2006
  RT Ponting 196 1 Aus Eng Brisbane 23 Nov 2006
               
17 Inzamam-ul-Haq 0 2 Pak Win Lahore 11 Nov 2006
  BC Lara 122 3 Win Pak Lahore 11 Nov 2006
               
18 GC Smith 0 2 SAF Aus Durban 24 Mar 2006
  RT Ponting 103 1 Aus SAF Durban 24 Mar 2006
  RT Ponting 116 3 Aus SAF Durban 24 Mar 2006
               
19 S Chanderpaul 0 4 Win Pak Kingston 03 Jun 2005
  Inzamam-ul-Haq 117* 3 Pak Win Kingston 03 Jun 2005
               
20 Younis Khan 0 4 Pak Win Bridgetown 26 May 2005
  S Chanderpaul 153* 3 Win Pak Bridgetown 26 May 2005
               
21 T Taibu 0 3 Zim Srl Bulawayo 14 May 2004
  MS Atapattu 249 2 Srl Zim Bulawayo 14 May 2004
               
22 T Taibu 0 3 Zim Srl Harare 06 May 2004
  MS Atapattu 170 2 Srl Zim Harare 06 May 2004
               
23 R Dravid 0 3 Ind Pak Lahore 05 Apr 2004
  Inzamam-ul-Haq 118 2 Pak Ind Lahore 05 Apr 2004
               
24 SR Waugh 0 1 Aus Ind Brisbane 04 Dec 2003
  SC Ganguly 144 2 Ind Aus Brisbane 04 Dec 2003
               
25 Khaled Mahmud 0 1 Ban Aus Cairns 25 Jul 2003
  SR Waugh 156* 2 Aus Ban Cairns 25 Jul 2003
               
26 SC Ganguly 0 4 Ind Eng Lord’s 25 Jul 2002
  N Hussain 155 1 Eng Ind Lord’s 25 Jul 2002
               
27 SV Carlisle 0 1 Zim Ind Delhi 28 Feb 2002
  SC Ganguly 136 2 Ind Zim Delhi 28 Feb 2002
               
28 ST Jayasuriya 0 3 Srl Eng Kandy 07 Mar 2001
  N Hussain 109 2 Eng Srl Kandy 07 Mar 2001
               
29 SR Tendulkar 0 4 Ind Aus Adelaide 10 Dec 1999
  SR Waugh 150 1 Aus Ind Adelaide 10 Dec 1999
               
30 SP Fleming 0 4 NZl Aus Brisbane 07 Nov 1997
  MA Taylor 112 1 Aus NZl Brisbane 07 Nov 1997
               
31 LK Germon 0 3 NZl Pak Rawalpindi 28 Nov 1996
  Saeed Anwar 149 2 Pak NZl Rawalpindi 28 Nov 1996
               
32 AR Border 0 1 Aus Ind Adelaide 25 Jan 1992
  M Azharuddin 106 4 Ind Aus Adelaide 25 Jan 1992
               
33 Imran Khan 0 1 Pak Eng Birmingham 23 Jul 1987
  MW Gatting 124 2 Eng Pak Birmingham 23 Jul 1987
               
34 MW Gatting 0 4 Eng Aus Adelaide 12 Dec 1986
  AR Border 100* 3 Aus Eng Adelaide 12 Dec 1986
               
35 N Kapil Dev 0 1 Ind Srl Kandy 14 Sep 1985
  LRD Mendis 124 4 Srl Ind Kandy 14 Sep 1985
               
36 N Kapil Dev 0 3 Ind Win Kolkata 10 Dec 1983
  CH Lloyd 161* 2 Win Ind Kolkata 10 Dec 1983
               
37 N Kapil Dev 0 3 Ind Win Delhi 29 Oct 1983
  CH Lloyd 103 2 Win Ind Delhi 29 Oct 1983
               
38 RGD Willis 0 3 Eng Aus Perth 12 Nov 1982
  GS Chappell 117 2 Aus Eng Perth 12 Nov 1982
               
39 SM Gavaskar 0 1 Ind Aus Sydney 02 Jan 1981
  GS Chappell 204 2 Aus Ind Sydney 02 Jan 1981
               
40 GS Chappell 0 2 Aus Win Adelaide 26 Jan 1980
  CH Lloyd 121 1 Win Aus Adelaide 26 Jan 1980
               
41 Mushtaq Mohd 0 1 Pak Win Bridgetown 18 Feb 1977
  CH Lloyd 157 2 Win Pak Bridgetown 18 Feb 1977
               
42 BS Bedi 0 1 Ind Win Bridgetown 10 Mar 1976
  CH Lloyd 102 2 Win Ind Bridgetown 10 Mar 1976
               
43 CH Lloyd 0 3 Win Aus Brisbane 28 Nov 1975
  GS Chappell 123 2 Aus Win Brisbane 28 Nov 1975
               
44 R Illingworth 0 2 Eng Win Lord’s 23 Aug 1973
  RB Kanhai 157 1 Win Eng Lord’s 23 Aug 1973
               
45 R Illingworth 0 1 Eng Aus The Oval 10 Aug 1972
  IM Chappell 118 2 Aus Eng The Oval 10 Aug 1972
               
46 GS Sobers 0 2 Win Eng Kingston 08 Feb 1968
  MC Cowdrey 101 1 Eng Win Kingston 08 Feb 1968
               
47 MC Cowdrey 0 4 Eng Win Kingston 08 Feb 1968
  GS Sobers 113* 3 Win Eng Kingston 08 Feb 1968
               
48 Imtiaz Ahmed 0 1 Pak Eng Karachi 02 Feb 1962
  ER Dexter 205 2 Eng Pak Karachi 02 Feb 1962
               
49 R Benaud 0 2 Aus Eng Melbourne 31 Dec 1958
  PBH May 113 1 Eng Aus Melbourne 31 Dec 1958
               
50 IWG Johnson 0 2 Aus Eng Leeds 12 Jul 1956
  PBH May 101 1 Eng Aus Leeds 12 Jul 1956
               
51 JDC Goddard 0 3 Win Aus Melbourne 31 Dec 1951
  AL Hassett 102 4 Aus Win Melbourne 31 Dec 1951
               
52 AD Nourse 0 2 SAF Aus Johannesburg 24 Dec 1949
  AL Hassett 112 1 Aus SAF Johannesburg 24 Dec 1949
               
53 L Amarnath 0 3 Ind Aus Adelaide 23 Jan 1948
  DG Bradman 201 1 Aus Ind Adelaide 23 Jan 1948
               
54 L Amarnath 0 2 Ind Aus Melbourne 01 Jan 1948
  DG Bradman 132 1 Aus Ind Melbourne 01 Jan 1948
  DG Bradman 127* 3 Aus Ind Melbourne 01 Jan 1948
               
55 WR Hammond 0 3 Eng Aus Leeds 22 Jul 1938
  DG Bradman 103 2 Aus Eng Leeds 22 Jul 1938
               
56 GOB Allen 0 2 Eng Aus Melbourne 26 Feb 1937
  DG Bradman 169 1 Aus Eng Melbourne 26 Feb 1937
               
57 PW Sherwell 0 4 SAF Aus Melbourne 17 Feb 1911
  C Hill 100 3 Aus SAF Melbourne 17 Feb 1911
               
58 J Darling 0 3 Aus Eng Manchester 24 Jul 1905
  Hon.FS Jackson 113 1 Eng Aus Manchester 24 Jul 1905
               
59 PF Warner 0 2 Eng Aus Sydney 11 Dec 1903
  MA Noble 133 1 Aus Eng Sydney 11 Dec 1903
               
60 TP Horan 0 1 Aus Eng Melbourne 21 Mar 1885
  A Shrewsbury snr 105* 2 Eng Aus Melbourne 21 Mar 1885
               

The following table lists the occasions of an Australian captain scoring a century when the rival skipper has failed to score in the same test. There are 22 such occasions

No Player Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 Misbah-ul-Haq 0 3 Pak Aus Melbourne 26 Dec 2016
  SPD Smith 165* 2 Aus Pak Melbourne 26 Dec 2016
               
2 MS Dhoni 0 3 Ind Aus Brisbane 17 Dec 2014
  SPD Smith 133 2 Aus Ind Brisbane 17 Dec 2014
               
3 AN Cook 0 4 Eng Aus Manchester 01 Aug 2013
  MJ Clarke 187 1 Aus Eng Manchester 01 Aug 2013
               
4 GC Smith 0 4 SAF Aus Adelaide 22 Nov 2012
  MJ Clarke 230 1 Aus SAF Adelaide 22 Nov 2012
               
5 LRPL Taylor 0 3 NZl Aus Brisbane 01 Dec 2011
  MJ Clarke 139 2 Aus NZl Brisbane 01 Dec 2011
               
6 A Flintoff 0 2 Eng Aus Brisbane 23 Nov 2006
  RT Ponting 196 1 Aus Eng Brisbane 23 Nov 2006
               
7 GC Smith 0 2 SAF Aus Durban 24 Mar 2006
  RT Ponting 103 1 Aus SAF Durban 24 Mar 2006
  RT Ponting 116 3 Aus SAF Durban 24 Mar 2006
               
8 Khaled Mahmud 0 1 Ban Aus Cairns 25 Jul 2003
  SR Waugh 156* 2 Aus Ban Cairns 25 Jul 2003
               
9 SR Tendulkar 0 4 Ind Aus Adelaide 10 Dec 1999
  SR Waugh 150 1 Aus Ind Adelaide 10 Dec 1999
               
10 SP Fleming 0 4 NZl Aus Brisbane 07 Nov 1997
  MA Taylor 112 1 Aus NZl Brisbane 07 Nov 1997
               
11 MW Gatting 0 4 Eng Aus Adelaide 12 Dec 1986
  AR Border 100* 3 Aus Eng Adelaide 12 Dec 1986
               
12 RGD Willis 0 3 Eng Aus Perth 12 Nov 1982
  GS Chappell 117 2 Aus Eng Perth 12 Nov 1982
               
13 SM Gavaskar 0 1 Ind Aus Sydney 02 Jan 1981
  GS Chappell 204 2 Aus Ind Sydney 02 Jan 1981
               
14 R Illingworth 0 1 Eng Aus The Oval 10 Aug 1972
  IM Chappell 118 2 Aus Eng The Oval 10 Aug 1972
               
15 JDC Goddard 0 3 Win Aus Melbourne 31 Dec 1951
  AL Hassett 102 4 Aus Win Melbourne 31 Dec 1951
               
16 AD Nourse 0 2 SAF Aus Johannesburg 24 Dec 1949
  AL Hassett 112 1 Aus SAF Johannesburg 24 Dec 1949
               
17 L Amarnath 0 3 Ind Aus Adelaide 23 Jan 1948
  DG Bradman 201 1 Aus Ind Adelaide 23 Jan 1948
               
18 L Amarnath 0 2 Ind Aus Melbourne 01 Jan 1948
  DG Bradman 132 1 Aus Ind Melbourne 01 Jan 1948
  DG Bradman 127* 3 Aus Ind Melbourne 01 Jan 1948
               
19 WR Hammond 0 3 Eng Aus Leeds 22 Jul 1938
  DG Bradman 103 2 Aus Eng Leeds 22 Jul 1938
               
20 GOB Allen 0 2 Eng Aus Melbourne 26 Feb 1937
  DG Bradman 169 1 Aus Eng Melbourne 26 Feb 1937
               
21 PW Sherwell 0 4 SAF Aus Melbourne 17 Feb 1911
  C Hill 100 3 Aus SAF Melbourne 17 Feb 1911
               
22 PF Warner 0 2 Eng Aus Sydney 11 Dec 1903
  MA Noble 133 1 Aus Eng Sydney 11 Dec 1903

The following table lists the five occasion of Pakistan captain scoring a duck when the rival captain scored a century in the same test.

No Player Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 Misbah-ul-Haq 0 3 Pak Aus Melbourne 26 Dec 2016
  SPD Smith 165* 2 Aus Pak Melbourne 26 Dec 2016
               
2 Inzamam-ul-Haq 0 2 Pak Win Lahore 11 Nov 2006
  BC Lara 122 3 Win Pak Lahore 11 Nov 2006
               
3 Younis Khan 0 4 Pak Win Bridgetown 26 May 2005
  S Chanderpaul 153* 3 Win Pak Bridgetown 26 May 2005
               
4 Imran Khan 0 1 Pak Eng Birmingham 23 Jul 1987
  MW Gatting 124 2 Eng Pak Birmingham 23 Jul 1987
               
5 Mushtaq Mohd 0 1 Pak Win Bridgetown 18 Feb 1977
  CH Lloyd 157 2 Win Pak Bridgetown 18 Feb 1977
               

The following are the six occasions when a captain has scored duck and rival captain has scored a double century in the same test.

No Player Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 GC Smith 0 4 SAF Aus Adelaide 22 Nov 2012
  MJ Clarke 230 1 Aus SAF Adelaide 22 Nov 2012
               
2 Mohd Ashraful 0 2 Ban SAF Chittagong 29 Feb 2008
  GC Smith 232 1 SAF Ban Chittagong 29 Feb 2008
               
3 T Taibu 0 3 Zim Srl Bulawayo 14 May 2004
  MS Atapattu 249 2 Srl Zim Bulawayo 14 May 2004
               
4 SM Gavaskar 0 1 Ind Aus Sydney 02 Jan 1981
  GS Chappell 204 2 Aus Ind Sydney 02 Jan 1981
               
5 Imtiaz Ahmed 0 1 Pak Eng Karachi 02 Feb 1962
  ER Dexter 205 2 Eng Pak Karachi 02 Feb 1962
               
6 L Amarnath 0 3 Ind Aus Adelaide 23 Jan 1948
  DG Bradman 201 1 Aus Ind Adelaide 23 Jan 1948

There are two occasions in which a captain has scored a duck and rival captain has come up with centuries in  both innings of the same test.

No Player Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 GC Smith 0 2 SAF Aus Durban 24 Mar 2006
  RT Ponting 103 1 Aus SAF Durban 24 Mar 2006
  RT Ponting 116 3 Aus SAF Durban 24 Mar 2006
               
2 L Amarnath 0 2 Ind Aus Melbourne 01 Jan 1948
  DG Bradman 132 1 Aus Ind Melbourne 01 Jan 1948
  DG Bradman 127* 3 Aus Ind Melbourne 01 Jan 1948

The Kingston test between West Indies and England in Feb 1968 has a special significance in this category of statistics. Rival skippers – GS Sobers of West Indies and MC Cowdrey of England – both scored a duck and a century in this test. In the first innings of this test, England captain MC Cowdrey scored 101 and in the second innings of this test, West Indies captain GS Sobers scored a duck. GS Sobers came up with a century – 113 not out in the third innings and MC Cowdrey was dismissed for a duck in the fourth innings. 

No Player Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 GS Sobers 0 2 Win Eng Kingston 08 Feb 1968
  MC Cowdrey 101 1 Eng Win Kingston 08 Feb 1968
               
2 MC Cowdrey 0 4 Eng Win Kingston 08 Feb 1968
  GS Sobers 113* 3 Win Eng Kingston 08 Feb 1968

 

 

Bowlers conceding 200 plus runs in a test innings

Yasir Khan of Pakistan returned with figures of 3 for 207 in the just concluded test at Melbourne against Australia to provide the 30th occasion of a bowler conceding 200 plus runs in a test innings in the annals of test cricket. All such occasions are listed below

No Player Overs M Runs W Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 OC Scott 80.2 13 266 5 1 Win Eng Kingston 03 Apr 1930
2 IAR Peebles 71.0 08 204 6 2 Eng Aus The Oval 16 Aug 1930
3 LO Fleetwood-Smith 87.0 11 298 1 1 Aus Eng The Oval 20 Aug 1938
4 MH Mankad 75.0 16 202 3 1 Ind Win Mum-BS 09 Dec 1948
5 MH Mankad 82.0 17 228 5 2 Ind Win Kingston 28 Mar 1953
6 Fazal Mahmood 85.2 20 247 2 2 Pak Win Kingston 26 Feb 1958
7 Khan Mohammad 54.0 05 259 0 2 Pak Win Kingston 26 Feb 1958
8 Haseeb Ahsan 84.0 19 202 6 2 Pak Ind Chennai 13 Jan 1961
9 BS Bedi 64.2 08 226 6 1 Ind Eng Lord’s 20 Jun 1974
10 N Kapil Dev 38.4 03 220 7 2 Ind Pak Faisalabad 03 Jan 1983
11 IT Botham 52.0 07 217 3 1 Eng Pak The Oval 06 Aug 1987
12 SL Boock 70.0 10 229 1 1 NZl Pak Auckland 24 Feb 1989
13 M Muralitharan 54.0 03 224 2 2 Srl Aus Perth 08 Dec 1995
14 PA Strang 69.0 12 212 5 2 Zim Pak Sheikhupura 17 Oct 1996
15 RK Chauhan 78.0 08 276 1 2 Ind Srl Col-RPS 02 Aug 1997
16 A Kumble 72.0 07 223 1 2 Ind Srl Col-RPS 02 Aug 1997
17 DL Vettori 57.0 05 200 4 1 NZl Ind Ahmedabad 29 Oct 1999
18 Saqlain Mushtaq 50.0 03 237 3 1 Pak SAF Cape Town 02 Jan 2003
19 OAC Banks 40.0 02 204 3 1 Win Aus Bridgetown 01 May 2003
20 B Lee 39.3 05 201 4 1 Aus Ind Sydney 02 Jan 2004
21 Saqlain Mushtaq 43.0 04 204 1 1 Pak Ind Multan 28 Mar 2004
22 N Boje 65.0 05 221 0 2 SAF Srl Col-SSC 27 Jul 2006
23 PL Harris 53.1 06 203 3 2 SAF Ind Chennai 26 Mar 2008
24 JJ Krejza 43.5 01 215 8 1 Aus Ind Nagpur 06 Nov 2008
25 A Mishra 58.0 06 203 1 2 Ind Srl Ahmedabad 16 Nov 2009
26 HMRKB Herath 53.3 02 240 3 2 Srl Ind Mum-BS 02 Dec 2009
27 S Randiv 73.0 16 222 2 2 Srl Ind Col-SSC 26 Jul 2010
28 NM Lyon 47.0 01 215 3 2 Aus Ind Chennai 22 Feb 2013
29 Yasir Shah 54.0 06 213 1 1 Pak Eng Manchester 22 Jul 2016
30 Yasir Shah 41.0 02 207 3 2 Pak Aus Melbourne 26 Dec 2016

Yasir Shah’s 3 for 207 provide the seventh occasion of a Pakistan bowler conceding 200 plus runs in a test innings. All such occasions are listed below

No Player Overs M Runs W Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 Fazal Mahmood 85.2 20 247 2 2 Pak Win Kingston 26 Feb 1958
2 Khan Mohammad 54.0 05 259 0 2 Pak Win Kingston 26 Feb 1958
3 Haseeb Ahsan 84.0 19 202 6 2 Pak Ind Chennai 13 Jan 1961
4 Saqlain Mushtaq 50.0 03 237 3 1 Pak SAF Cape Town 02 Jan 2003
5 Saqlain Mushtaq 43.0 04 204 1 1 Pak Ind Multan 28 Mar 2004
6 Yasir Shah 54.0 06 213 1 1 Pak Eng Manchester 22 Jul 2016
7 Yasir Shah 41.0 02 207 3 2 Pak Aus Melbourne 26 Dec 2016

Yasir Shah became the fourth bowler to concede 200 plus runs in a test innings against Australia after IAR Peebles of England, M Muralitharan of Sri Lanka and OAC Banks of West Indies. The performance of these four bowlers are furnished below

No Player Overs M Runs W Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 IAR Peebles 71.0 08 204 6 2 Eng Aus The Oval 16 Aug 1930
2 M Muralitharan 54.0 03 224 2 2 Srl Aus Perth 08 Dec 1995
3 OAC Banks 40.0 02 204 3 1 Win Aus Bridgetown 01 May 2003
4 Yasir Shah 41.0 02 207 3 2 Pak Aus Melbourne 26 Dec 2016

The following table lists the two occasions of two bowlers leaking 200 plus runs in the same innings of a test. The occasions were witnessed in the test between Pakistan and West Indies at Kingston in Feb 1958 and India and West Inndies at Sri Lanka at Col-RPS in Aug 1997

No Player Overs M Runs W Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 Fazal Mahmood 85.2 20 247 2 2 Pak Win Kingston 26 Feb 1958
2 Khan Mohammad 54.0 05 259 0 2 Pak Win Kingston 26 Feb 1958
                     
1 RK Chauhan 78.0 08 276 1 2 Ind Srl Col-RPS 02 Aug 1997
2 A Kumble 72.0 07 223 1 2 Ind Srl Col-RPS 02 Aug 1997

MH Mankad of India, Saqlain Mushtaq of Pakistan and Yasir Shah of Pakistan are the three bowlers to concede 200 plus runs in a test innings on two occasions. The performance of these three bowlers are furnished below

No Player Overs M Runs W Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 MH Mankad 75.0 16 202 3 1 Ind Win Mum-BS 09 Dec 1948
2 MH Mankad 82.0 17 228 5 2 Ind Win Kingston 28 Mar 1953
                     
1 Saqlain Mushtaq 50.0 03 237 3 1 Pak SAF Cape Town 02 Jan 2003
2 Saqlain Mushtaq 43.0 04 204 1 1 Pak Ind Multan 28 Mar 2004
                     
1 Yasir Shah 54.0 06 213 1 1 Pak Eng Manchester 22 Jul 2016
2 Yasir Shah 41.0 02 207 3 2 Pak Aus Melbourne 26 Dec 2016

The following table lists the bowlers who have conceded 200 plus runs in the same calendar year. There are eight such occasions.

No Player Overs M Runs W Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 OC Scott 80.2 13 266 5 1 Win Eng Kingston 03 Apr 1930
2 IAR Peebles 71.0 08 204 6 2 Eng Aus The Oval 16 Aug 1930
                     
1 Fazal Mahmood 85.2 20 247 2 2 Pak Win Kingston 26 Feb 1958
2 Khan Mohammad 54.0 05 259 0 2 Pak Win Kingston 26 Feb 1958
                     
1 RK Chauhan 78.0 08 276 1 2 Ind Srl Col-RPS 02 Aug 1997
2 A Kumble 72.0 07 223 1 2 Ind Srl Col-RPS 02 Aug 1997
                     
1 Saqlain Mushtaq 50.0 03 237 3 1 Pak SAF Cape Town 02 Jan 2003
2 OAC Banks 40.0 02 204 3 1 Win Aus Bridgetown 01 May 2003
                     
1 B Lee 39.3 05 201 4 1 Aus Ind Sydney 02 Jan 2004
2 Saqlain Mushtaq 43.0 04 204 1 1 Pak Ind Multan 28 Mar 2004
                     
1 PL Harris 53.1 06 203 3 2 SAF Ind Chennai 26 Mar 2008
2 JJ Krejza 43.5 01 215 8 1 Aus Ind Nagpur 06 Nov 2008
                     
1 A Mishra 58.0 06 203 1 2 Ind Srl Ahmedabad 16 Nov 2009
2 HMRKB Herath 53.3 02 240 3 2 Srl Ind Mum-BS 02 Dec 2009
                     
1 Yasir Shah 54.0 06 213 1 1 Pak Eng Manchester 22 Jul 2016
2 Yasir Shah 41.0 02 207 3 2 Pak Aus Melbourne 26 Dec 2016

It is noted with interest that Yasir Shah of Pakistan remains the only bowler to concede 200 plus runs in the same calendar year on two occasions. He had returned with figures of 1 for 213 against England in Jul 2016 and returned with figures of 3 for 207 against Australia in Dec 2016

No Player Overs M Runs W Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 Yasir Shah 54.0 06 213 1 1 Pak Eng Manchester 22 Jul 2016
2 Yasir Shah 41.0 02 207 3 2 Pak Aus Melbourne 26 Dec 2016

The following table furnishes the two occasions in which a bowler has conceded 200 plus runs in a test innings without capturing a wicket and eight occasions of bowlers conceding 200 plus runs in a test innings capturing five or more wickets.

No Player Overs M Runs W Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 Khan Mohammad 54.0 05 259 0 2 Pak Win Kingston 26 Feb 1958
2 N Boje 65.0 05 221 0 2 SAF Srl Col-SSC 27 Jul 2006
                     
1 OC Scott 80.2 13 266 5 1 Win Eng Kingston 03 Apr 1930
2 MH Mankad 82.0 17 228 5 2 Ind Win Kingston 28 Mar 1953
3 PA Strang 69.0 12 212 5 2 Zim Pak Sheikhupura 17 Oct 1996
4 IAR Peebles 71.0 08 204 6 2 Eng Aus The Oval 16 Aug 1930
5 Haseeb Ahsan 84.0 19 202 6 2 Pak Ind Chennai 13 Jan 1961
6 BS Bedi 64.2 08 226 6 1 Ind Eng Lord’s 20 Jun 1974
7 N Kapil Dev 38.4 03 220 7 2 Ind Pak Faisalabad 03 Jan 1983
8 JJ Krejza 43.5 01 215 8 1 Aus Ind Nagpur 06 Nov 2008

OAC Banks of West Indies, JJ Kreza of Australis and S Randiv of Sri Lanka are the three bowlers to concede 200 plus runs in a test innings on their debut test. The performance of these three bowlers are listed belo

No Player Overs M Runs W Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 OAC Banks 40.0 02 204 3 1 Win Aus Bridgetown 01 May 2003
2 JJ Krejza 43.5 01 215 8 1 Aus Ind Nagpur 06 Nov 2008
3 S Randiv 73.0 16 222 2 2 Srl Ind Col-SSC 26 Jul 2010

The following table lists the 23 occasions in which a bowler has leaked 200 plus runs in a test innings after bowling 50 plus overs.

No Player Overs M Runs W Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 Saqlain Mushtaq 50.0 03 237 3 1 Pak SAF Cape Town 02 Jan 2003
2 IT Botham 52.0 07 217 3 1 Eng Pak The Oval 06 Aug 1987
3 PL Harris 53.1 06 203 3 2 SAF Ind Chennai 26 Mar 2008
4 HMRKB Herath 53.3 02 240 3 2 Srl Ind Mum-BS 02 Dec 2009
5 Khan Mohammad 54.0 05 259 0 2 Pak Win Kingston 26 Feb 1958
6 M Muralitharan 54.0 03 224 2 2 Srl Aus Perth 08 Dec 1995
7 Yasir Shah 54.0 06 213 1 1 Pak Eng Manchester 22 Jul 2016
8 DL Vettori 57.0 05 200 4 1 NZl Ind Ahmedabad 29 Oct 1999
9 A Mishra 58.0 06 203 1 2 Ind Srl Ahmedabad 16 Nov 2009
10 BS Bedi 64.2 08 226 6 1 Ind Eng Lord’s 20 Jun 1974
11 N Boje 65.0 05 221 0 2 SAF Srl Col-SSC 27 Jul 2006
12 PA Strang 69.0 12 212 5 2 Zim Pak Sheikhupura 17 Oct 1996
13 SL Boock 70.0 10 229 1 1 NZl Pak Auckland 24 Feb 1989
14 IAR Peebles 71.0 08 204 6 2 Eng Aus The Oval 16 Aug 1930
15 A Kumble 72.0 07 223 1 2 Ind Srl Col-RPS 02 Aug 1997
16 S Randiv 73.0 16 222 2 2 Srl Ind Col-SSC 26 Jul 2010
17 MH Mankad 75.0 16 202 3 1 Ind Win Mum-BS 09 Dec 1948
18 RK Chauhan 78.0 08 276 1 2 Ind Srl Col-RPS 02 Aug 1997
19 OC Scott 80.2 13 266 5 1 Win Eng Kingston 03 Apr 1930
20 MH Mankad 82.0 17 228 5 2 Ind Win Kingston 28 Mar 1953
21 Haseeb Ahsan 84.0 19 202 6 2 Pak Ind Chennai 13 Jan 1961
22 Fazal Mahmood 85.2 20 247 2 2 Pak Win Kingston 26 Feb 1958
23 LO Fleetwood-Smith 87.0 11 298 1 1 Aus Eng The Oval 20 Aug 1938

N Kapil Dec of India has bowled least number of overs – 38.4 overs – and conceded 220 runs while LO Fleetwood-Smith of Australia has bowled most number of over – 87.0 overs – and conceded 298 runs.LO  Fleetwood-Smith owns the record for conceding most runs in a test innings in the annals of test cricket

No Player Overs M Runs W Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 N Kapil Dev 38.4 03 220 7 2 Ind Pak Faisalabad 03 Jan 1983
2 LO Fleetwood-Smith 87.0 11 298 1 1 Aus Eng The Oval 20 Aug 1938

JJ Kreza and NM Lyon – both from Australia – own the record for bowling least number of maiden overs in this category of statistics. Both the bowlers bowled one maiden over and both conceded 215 runs. The record for bowling most maiden overs wrests with Fazal Mahomood who bowled 20 maiden overs in this category of statistics. The performance of these three bowlers are furnished below

No Player Overs M Runs W Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 JJ Krejza 43.5 01 215 8 1 Aus Ind Nagpur 06 Nov 2008
2 NM Lyon 47.0 01 215 3 2 Aus Ind Chennai 22 Feb 2013
                     
1 Fazal Mahmood 85.2 20 247 2 2 Pak Win Kingston 26 Feb 1958

Batsmen’s double centuries in a test innings in a losing cause

Pakistan’s Azhar Ali scored 205 not out in the just concluded test between Australia and Pakistan at Melbourne and Pakistan lost the test by an innings and 18 runs to provide the 17th occasion of a batsman’s double century going in vain in the annals of test cricket. All such occasions are listed below

No Player Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 SE Gregory 201 1 Aus Eng Sydney 14 Dec 1894
2 GA Faulkner 204 2 SAF Aus Melbourne 31 Dec 1910
3 VT Trumper 214* 2 Aus SAF Adelaide 07 Jan 1911
4 L Hutton 202* 2 Eng Win The Oval 12 Aug 1950
5 RN Harvey 205 1 Aus SAF Melbourne 06 Feb 1953
6 RG Pollock 209 2 SAF Aus Cape Town 31 Dec 1966
7 DL Amiss 203 2 Eng Win The Oval 12 Aug 1976
8 ML Hayden 203 1 Aus Ind Chennai 18 Mar 2001
9 BC Lara 221 1 Win Srl Colombo (SSC) 29 Nov 2001
10 NJ Astle 222 4 NZl Eng Christchurch 13 Mar 2002
11 RT Ponting 242 1 Aus Ind Adelaide 12 Dec 2003
12 BC Lara 202 2 Win SAF Johannesburg 12 Dec 2003
13 V Sehwag 201 2 Ind Pak Bangalore 24 Mar 2005
14 BC Lara 226 1 Win Aus Adelaide 25 Nov 2005
15 PD Collingwood 206 1 Eng Aus Adelaide 01 Dec 2006
16 KC Sangakkara 203 2 Srl NZl Wellington 03 Jan 2015
17 Azhar Ali 205* 1 Pak Aus Melbourne 26 Dec 2016

Pakistan’s Azhar Ali scored 205 not out in the just concluded test between Australia and Pakistan at Melbourne and Pakistan lost the test by an innings and 18 runs to provide the fifth occasion of an opening  batsman’s double century going in vain in the annals of test cricket. All such occasions are listed below

No Player Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 L Hutton 202* 2 Eng Win The Oval 12 Aug 1950
2 DL Amiss 203 2 Eng Win The Oval 12 Aug 1976
3 ML Hayden 203 1 Aus Ind Chennai 18 Mar 2001
4 V Sehwag 201 2 Ind Pak Bangalore 24 Mar 2005
5 Azhar Ali 205* 1 Pak Aus Melbourne 26 Dec 2016

VT Trumper of Australia, L Hutton of England and Azhar Ali of Pakistan are the three batsmen who have witnessed their unbeaten double centuries going in vain. The performance of these three batsmen are listed below

No Player Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 VT Trumper 214* 2 Aus SAF Adelaide 07 Jan 1911
2 L Hutton 202* 2 Eng Win The Oval 12 Aug 1950
3 Azhar Ali 205* 1 Pak Aus Melbourne 26 Dec 2016

BC Lara of West Indies remains the only batsman in the annals of test cricket to witness three of his double centuries in a losing cause. All the three occasions are listed below

No Player Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 BC Lara 221 1 Win Srl Colombo (SSC) 29 Nov 2001
2 BC Lara 202 2 Win SAF Johannesburg 12 Dec 2003
3 BC Lara 226 1 Win Aus Adelaide 25 Nov 2005

Teams losing a test by an innings margin after scoring 400 plus runs in its first innings

Pakistan  lost  the Melbourne test against Australia by an innings and 18 runs after posting 443 for 9 declared to provide the fifth occasion of a team losing a test by an innings margin after posting 400 plus runs in the first innings of a test.  The list becomes seven occasions when you add two more occasions when a side batting in second innings of a test {its first innings} and posting 400 and plus runs. All the seven occasions are listed below

No Team Score Result Margin Bat Oppn Ground Start Date
1 England 405-10 lost inns & 39 runs 1st Aus The Oval 16 Aug 1930
2 Sri Lanka 400-10 lost inns & 14 runs 1st Eng Cardiff 26 May 2011
3 England 400-10 lost inns & 36 runs 1st Ind Mumbai 08 Dec 2016
4 England 477-10 lost inns & 75 runs 1st Ind Chennai 16 Dec 2016
5 Pakistan 443-9d lost inns & 18 runs 1st Aus Melbourne 26 Dec 2016
1 England 432-10 lost inns & 25 runs 2nd Aus The Oval 23 Aug 2001
2 Pakistan 407-10 lost inns & 52 runs 2nd Ind Multan 28 Mar 2004

Pakistan’s loss by an innings and 18 runs at Melbourne under the circumstances cited above provides the second occasion of it losing a test by an innings margin. The first such occasion was against India at Multan in Mar 2004. Pakistan scored 407 in the second innings of the test – its first innings – and lost the test by an innings and 52 runs. Both the occasions are listed below

No Team Score Result Margin Bat Oppn Ground Start Date
1 Pakistan 443-9d lost inns & 18 runs 1st Aus Melbourne 26 Dec 2016
2 Pakistan 407-10 lost inns & 52 runs 2nd Ind Multan 28 Mar 2004

It is interesting to note that out of the seven occasions under this category of statistics, three such occasions are witnessed this year and in the month of December 2016. All the three occasions are listed below

No Team Score Result Margin Bat Oppn Ground Start Date
1 England 400-10 lost inns & 36 runs 1st Ind Mumbai 08 Dec 2016
2 England 477-10 lost inns & 75 runs 1st Ind Chennai 16 Dec 2016
3 Pakistan 443-9d lost inns & 18 runs 1st Aus Melbourne

26 Dec 2016

 

Team totals of 600 plus runs in test innings against Pakistan

Australia’s total of 624 for 8 declared provides the twelfth occasion of a team posting a team total of 600 plus runs in a test innings against Pakistan. All such occasions are listed below

No Team Score Overs Inns Opposition Ground Start Date
1 West Indies 790/3d 208.1 2 v Pakistan Kingston 26 Feb 1958
2 New Zealand 690 143.1 2 v Pakistan Sharjah 26 Nov 2014
3 India 675/5d 161.5 1 v Pakistan Multan 28 Mar 2004
4 Sri Lanka 644/7d 155.2 1 v Pakistan Karachi 21 Feb 2009
5 India 626 150.2 1 v Pakistan Bangalore 08 Dec 2007
6 Australia 624/8d 142.0 2 v Pakistan Melbourne 26 Dec 2016
7 South Africa 620/7d 135.0 1 v Pakistan Cape Town 02 Jan 2003
8 Australia 617 211.0 1 v Pakistan Faisalabad 06 Mar 1980
9 India 616/5d 152.5 1 v Pakistan Kolkata 30 Nov 2007
10 Sri Lanka 606 151.0 1 v Pakistan Lahore 01 Mar 2009
11 India 603 165.4 2 v Pakistan Faisalabad 21 Jan 2006
12 India 600 177.2 2 v Pakistan Rawalpindi 13 Apr 2004

The following table furnishes the team wise break up of occasions of posting a team total of 600 plus runs in a test innings against Pakistan.

No Team Score Overs Inns Opposition Ground Start Date
1 Australia 624/8d 142.0 2 v Pakistan Melbourne 26 Dec 2016
2 Australia 617 211.0 1 v Pakistan Faisalabad 06 Mar 1980
               
1 India 675/5d 161.5 1 v Pakistan Multan 28 Mar 2004
2 India 626 150.2 1 v Pakistan Bangalore 08 Dec 2007
3 India 616/5d 152.5 1 v Pakistan Kolkata 30 Nov 2007
4 India 603 165.4 2 v Pakistan Faisalabad 21 Jan 2006
5 India 600 177.2 2 v Pakistan Rawalpindi 13 Apr 2004
               
1 New Zealand 690 143.1 2 v Pakistan Sharjah 26 Nov 2014
               
1 South Africa 620/7d 135.0 1 v Pakistan Cape Town 02 Jan 2003
               
1 Sri Lanka 644/7d 155.2 1 v Pakistan Karachi 21 Feb 2009
2 Sri Lanka 606 151.0 1 v Pakistan Lahore 01 Mar 2009
               
1 West Indies 790/3d 208.1 2 v Pakistan Kingston 26 Feb 1958

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