Captains scoring a century and a half century including twin centuries in a test

SPD Smith of Australia scored 76 and 102 not out against England in the just concluded Melbourne test to provide the 92nd occasion of a captain scoring a century and a half century {including twin centuries} in a test match. All such occasions are tabulated below.

No Player FI SI Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 AC MacLaren 109 50* Eng Aus Sydney 13 Dec 1897
2 HL Collins 114 60 Aus Eng Sydney 19 Dec 1924
3 DG Bradman 51 144* Aus Eng Nottingham 10 Jun 1938
4 A Melville 78 103 SAF Eng Durban 03 Mar 1939
5 A Melville 189 104* SAF Eng Nottingham 07 Jun 1947
6 DG Bradman 132 127* Aus Ind Melbourne 01 Jan 1948
7 AD Nourse 65 114 SAF Aus Cape Town 31 Dec 1949
8 GO Rabone 107 68 NZl SAF Durban 11 Dec 1953
9 JR Reid 60 142 NZl SAF Johannesburg 02 Feb 1962
0 JR Reid 74 100 NZl Eng Christchurch 15 Mar 1963
11 RB Simpson 153 115 Aus Pak Karachi 24 Oct 1964
12 Hanif Mohd 104 93 Pak Aus Melbourne 04 Dec 1964
13 TL Goddard 60 112 SAF Eng Johannesburg 22 Jan 1965
14 JR Reid 128 76 NZl Pak Karachi 09 Apr 1965
15 MAK Pataudi 64 148 Ind Eng Leeds 08 Jun 1967
16 RB Simpson 55 103 Aus Ind Adelaide 23 Dec 1967
17 MC Cowdrey 148 71 Eng Win Port of Spain 14 Mar 1968
18 GS Sobers 152 95* Win Eng Georgetown 28 Mar 1968
19 GS Sobers 110 52 Win Aus Adelaide 24 Jan 1969
20 IM Chappell 72 106* Aus Win Bridgetown 09 Mar 1973
21 IM Chappell 145 121 Aus NZl Wellington 01 Mar 1974
22 GS Chappell 123 109* Aus Win Brisbane 28 Nov 1975
23 AW Greig 116 76* Eng Win Leeds 22 Jul 1976
24 Mushtaq Mohd 107 67* Pak NZl Karachi 30 Oct 1976
25 GS Chappell 121 67 Aus Pak Melbourne 01 Jan 1977
26 Mushtaq Mohd 121 56 Pak Win Port of Spain 01 Apr 1977
27 RB Simpson 100 51 Aus Ind Adelaide 28 Jan 1978
28 SM Gavaskar 205 73 Ind Win Mumbai 01 Dec 1978
29 SM Gavaskar 107 182* Ind Win Kolkata 29 Dec 1978
30 GS Chappell 74 124 Aus Win Brisbane 01 Dec 1979
31 CH Lloyd 100 66 Win Eng Bridgetown 13 Mar 1981
32 LRD Mendis 111 94 Srl Eng Lord’s 23 Aug 1984
33 LRD Mendis 53 124 Srl Ind Kandy 14 Sep 1985
34 AR Border 140 114* Aus NZl Christchurch 28 Feb 1986
35 AR Border 70 100* Aus Eng Adelaide 12 Dec 1986
36 MW Gatting 61 150* Eng Pak The Oval 06 Aug 1987
37 DI Gower 57 106 Eng Aus Lord’s 22 Jun 1989
38 GA Gooch 333 123 Eng Ind Lord’s 26 Jul 1990
39 GA Gooch 87 117 Eng Aus Adelaide 25 Jan 1991
40 AR Border 106 78 Aus Srl Moratuwa 08 Sep 1992
41 MD Crowe 140 61 NZl Zim Harare 07 Nov 1992
42 GA Gooch 65 133 Eng Aus Manchester 03 Jun 1993
43 Saleem Malik 75 143 Pak Aus Lahore 01 Nov 1994
44 MA Atherton 94* 118 Eng NZl Christchurch 14 Feb 1997
45 SP Fleming 78 174* NZl Srl Col-RPS 27 May 1998
46 WJ Cronje 126 67 SAF Eng Nottingham 23 Jul 1998
47 MA Taylor 334* 92 Aus Pak Peshawar 15 Oct 1998
48 AJ Stewart 107 52 Eng Aus Melbourne 26 Dec 1998
49 A Flower 74 129 Zim Srl Harare 26 Nov 1999
50 SR Tendulkar 116 52 Ind Aus Melbourne 26 Dec 1999
51 BC Lara 91 122 Win Aus Port of Spain 19 Apr 2003
52 SP Fleming 274* 69* NZl Srl Col-PSS 25 Apr 2003
53 GC Smith 277 85 SAF Eng Birmingham 24 Jul 2003
54 MP Vaughan 52 105 Eng Srl Kandy 10 Dec 2003
55 BC Lara 115 86 Win SAF Cape Town 02 Jan 2004
56 MP Vaughan 103 101* Eng Win Lord’s 22 Jul 2004
57 T Taibu 85* 153 Zim Ban Dhaka 14 Jan 2005
58 RT Ponting 105 86* Aus NZl Auckland 26 Mar 2005
59 GC Smith 126 50* SAF Win St John’s 29 Apr 2005
60 S Chanderpaul 92 153* Win Pak Bridgetown 26 May 2005
61 Inzamam-ul-Haq 50 117* Pak Win Kingston 03 Jun 2005
62 RT Ponting 149 104* Aus Win Brisbane 03 Nov 2005
63 Inzamam-ul-Haq 109 100* Pak Eng Faisalabad 20 Nov 2005
64 RT Ponting 120 143* Aus SAF Sydney 02 Jan 2006
65 RT Ponting 103 116 Aus SAF Durban 24 Mar 2006
66 M Jayawardene 61 119 Srl Eng Lord’s 11 May 2006
67 BC Lara 61 122 Win Pak Lahore 11 Nov 2006
68 RT Ponting 196 60* Aus Eng Brisbane 23 Nov 2006
69 RR Sarwan 65 128 Win Aus North Sound 30 May 2008
70 RT Ponting 101 99 Aus SAF Melbourne 26 Dec 2008
71 KC Sangakkara 50 109 Srl NZl Col-SSC 26 Aug 2009
72 RT Ponting 209 89 Aus Pak Hobart 14 Jan 2010
73 BRM Taylor 71 105* Zim Ban Harare 04 Aug 2011
74 BRM Taylor 50 117 Zim  NZl Bulawayo 01 Nov 2011
75 GC Smith 53 115 SAF NZl Dunedin 07 Mar 2012
76 M Jayawardene 105 64 Srl Eng Col-PSS 03 Apr 2012
77 LRPL Taylor 142 74 NZl Srl Col-PSS 25 Nov 2012
78 BRM Taylor 171 102* Zim Ban Harare 17 Apr 2013
79 AD Mathews 91 157* Srl Pak Abu Dhabi 31 Dec 2013
80 Misbah-ul-Haq 101 101* Pak Aus Abu Dhabi 30 Oct 2014
81 V Kohli 115 141 Ind Aus Adelaide 09 Dec 2014
82 SPD Smith 117 71 Aus Ind Sydney 06 Jan 2015
83 Misbah-ul-Haq 102 87 Pak Eng Dubai-DSC 22 Oct 2015
84 SPD Smith 134* 70* Aus Win Melbourne 26 Dec 2015
85 SPD Smith 138 53* Aus NZl Christchurch 20 Feb 2016
86 AN Cook 105 76* Eng Pak Manchester 22 Jul 2016
87 KS Williamson 113 68* NZl Zim Bulawayo 06 Aug 2016
88 V Kohli 167 81 Ind Eng Visakhapatnam 17 Nov 2016
89 SPD Smith 130 63 Aus Pak Brisbane 15 Dec 2016
90 KS Williamson 53 104* NZl Ban Wellington 12 Jan 2017
91 V Kohli 243 50 Ind Srl Delhi 02 Dec 2017
92 SPD Smith 76 102* Aus Eng Melbourne 26 Dec 2017

SPD Smith’s feat provides the 27th occasion of an Australian captain accomplishing such a feat. All such occasions are tabulated below

No Player FI SI Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 HL Collins 114 60 Aus Eng Sydney 19 Dec 1924
2 DG Bradman 51 144* Aus Eng Nottingham 10 Jun 1938
3 DG Bradman 132 127* Aus Ind Melbourne 01 Jan 1948
4 RB Simpson 153 115 Aus Pak Karachi 24 Oct 1964
5 RB Simpson 55 103 Aus Ind Adelaide 23 Dec 1967
6 IM Chappell 72 106* Aus Win Bridgetown 09 Mar 1973
7 IM Chappell 145 121 Aus NZl Wellington 01 Mar 1974
8 GS Chappell 123 109* Aus Win Brisbane 28 Nov 1975
9 GS Chappell 121 67 Aus Pak Melbourne 01 Jan 1977
0 RB Simpson 100 51 Aus Ind Adelaide 28 Jan 1978
11 GS Chappell 74 124 Aus Win Brisbane 01 Dec 1979
12 AR Border 140 114* Aus NZl Christchurch 28 Feb 1986
13 AR Border 70 100* Aus Eng Adelaide 12 Dec 1986
14 AR Border 106 78 Aus Srl Moratuwa 08 Sep 1992
15 MA Taylor 334* 92 Aus Pak Peshawar 15 Oct 1998
16 RT Ponting 105 86* Aus NZl Auckland 26 Mar 2005
17 RT Ponting 149 104* Aus Win Brisbane 03 Nov 2005
18 RT Ponting 120 143* Aus SAF Sydney 02 Jan 2006
19 RT Ponting 103 116 Aus SAF Durban 24 Mar 2006
20 RT Ponting 196 60* Aus Eng Brisbane 23 Nov 2006
21 RT Ponting 101 99 Aus SAF Melbourne 26 Dec 2008
22 RT Ponting 209 89 Aus Pak Hobart 14 Jan 2010
23 SPD Smith 117 71 Aus Ind Sydney 06 Jan 2015
24 SPD Smith 134* 70* Aus Win Melbourne 26 Dec 2015
25 SPD Smith 138 53* Aus NZl Christchurch 20 Feb 2016
26 SPD Smith 130 63 Aus Pak Brisbane 15 Dec 2016
27 SPD Smith 76 102* Aus Eng Melbourne 26 Dec 2017

SPD Smith’s feat provides the 20th occasion of a captain accomplishing such a feat against England. All such occasions are tabulated below

No Player FI SI Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 HL Collins 114 60 Aus Eng Sydney 19 Dec 1924
2 DG Bradman 51 144* Aus Eng Nottingham 10 Jun 1938
3 A Melville 78 103 SAF Eng Durban 03 Mar 1939
4 A Melville 189 104* SAF Eng Nottingham 07 Jun 1947
5 JR Reid 74 100 NZl Eng Christchurch 15 Mar 1963
6 TL Goddard 60 112 SAF Eng Johannesburg 22 Jan 1965
7 MAK Pataudi 64 148 Ind Eng Leeds 08 Jun 1967
8 GS Sobers 152 95* Win Eng Georgetown 28 Mar 1968
9 CH Lloyd 100 66 Win Eng Bridgetown 13 Mar 1981
0 LRD Mendis 111 94 Srl Eng Lord’s 23 Aug 1984
11 AR Border 70 100* Aus Eng Adelaide 12 Dec 1986
12 WJ Cronje 126 67 SAF Eng Nottingham 23 Jul 1998
13 GC Smith 277 85 SAF Eng Birmingham 24 Jul 2003
14 Inzamam-ul-Haq 109 100* Pak Eng Faisalabad 20 Nov 2005
15 M Jayawardene 61 119 Srl Eng Lord’s 11 May 2006
16 RT Ponting 196 60* Aus Eng Brisbane 23 Nov 2006
17 M Jayawardene 105 64 Srl Eng Col-PSS 03 Apr 2012
18 Misbah-ul-Haq 102 87 Pak Eng Dubai-DSC 22 Oct 2015
19 V Kohli 167 81 Ind Eng Visakhapatnam 17 Nov 2016
20 SPD Smith 76 102* Aus Eng Melbourne 26 Dec 2017

SPD Smith’s feat provides the fifth occasion of an Australian captain accomplishing such a feat against England. All such occasions are tabulated below

No Player FI SI Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 HL Collins 114 60 Aus Eng Sydney 19 Dec 1924
2 DG Bradman 51 144* Aus Eng Nottingham 10 Jun 1938
3 AR Border 70 100* Aus Eng Adelaide 12 Dec 1986
4 RT Ponting 196 60* Aus Eng Brisbane 23 Nov 2006
5 SPD Smith 76 102* Aus Eng Melbourne 26 Dec 2017

The following table lists the 23 occasions of a captain scoring a century and a half century {including twin centuries} in a test match.

No Player FI SI Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 AC MacLaren 109 50* Eng Aus Sydney 13 Dec 1897
2 HL Collins 114 60 Aus Eng Sydney 19 Dec 1924
3 DG Bradman 132 127* Aus Ind Melbourne 01 Jan 1948
4 Hanif Mohd 104 93 Pak Aus Melbourne 04 Dec 1964
5 RB Simpson 55 103 Aus Ind Adelaide 23 Dec 1967
6 GS Sobers 110 52 Win Aus Adelaide 24 Jan 1969
7 GS Chappell 123 109* Aus Win Brisbane 28 Nov 1975
8 GS Chappell 121 67 Aus Pak Melbourne 01 Jan 1977
9 RB Simpson 100 51 Aus Ind Adelaide 28 Jan 1978
0 GS Chappell 74 124 Aus Win Brisbane 01 Dec 1979
11 AR Border 70 100* Aus Eng Adelaide 12 Dec 1986
12 GA Gooch 87 117 Eng Aus Adelaide 25 Jan 1991
13 AJ Stewart 107 52 Eng Aus Melbourne 26 Dec 1998
14 SR Tendulkar 116 52 Ind Aus Melbourne 26 Dec 1999
15 RT Ponting 149 104* Aus Win Brisbane 03 Nov 2005
16 RT Ponting 120 143* Aus SAF Sydney 02 Jan 2006
17 RT Ponting 196 60* Aus Eng Brisbane 23 Nov 2006
18 RT Ponting 101 99 Aus SAF Melbourne 26 Dec 2008
19 V Kohli 115 141 Ind Aus Adelaide 09 Dec 2014
20 SPD Smith 117 71 Aus Ind Sydney 06 Jan 2015
21 SPD Smith 134* 70* Aus Win Melbourne 26 Dec 2015
22 SPD Smith 130 63 Aus Pak Brisbane 15 Dec 2016
23 SPD Smith 76 102* Aus Eng Melbourne 26 Dec 2017

Melbourne has witnessed eight occasions of a captain scoring a century and a half century  {including twin centuries} in a test. All such occasions are tabulated. It is noted with interest that SPD Smith is the only captain to accomplish such a feat on two occasions at Melbourne.

No Player FI SI Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 DG Bradman 132 127* Aus Ind Melbourne 01 Jan 1948
2 Hanif Mohd 104 93 Pak Aus Melbourne 04 Dec 1964
3 GS Chappell 121 67 Aus Pak Melbourne 01 Jan 1977
4 AJ Stewart 107 52 Eng Aus Melbourne 26 Dec 1998
5 SR Tendulkar 116 52 Ind Aus Melbourne 26 Dec 1999
6 RT Ponting 101 99 Aus SAF Melbourne 26 Dec 2008
7 SPD Smith 134* 70* Aus Win Melbourne 26 Dec 2015
8 SPD Smith 76 102* Aus Eng Melbourne 26 Dec 2017

AR Border, BC Lara, BRM Taylor, GA Gooch, GC Smith, GS Chappell, JR Reid, RB Simpson and V Kohli are the  nine captain who  have accomplished the feat of scoring a century and a half century {including twin centuries} in a test  on  three separate occasions. The feats of  these nine captains are furnished below

No No Player FI SI Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 1 AR Border 140 114* Aus NZl Christchurch 28 Feb 1986
  2 AR Border 70 100* Aus Eng Adelaide 12 Dec 1986
  3 AR Border 106 78 Aus Srl Moratuwa 08 Sep 1992
                 
2 1 BC Lara 91 122 Win Aus Port of Spain 19 Apr 2003
  2 BC Lara 115 86 Win SAF Cape Town 02 Jan 2004
  3 BC Lara 61 122 Win Pak Lahore 11 Nov 2006
                 
3 1 BRM Taylor 71 105* Zim Ban Harare 04 Aug 2011
  2 BRM Taylor 50 117 Zim  NZl Bulawayo 01 Nov 2011
  3 BRM Taylor 171 102* Zim Ban Harare 17 Apr 2013
                 
4 1 GA Gooch 333 123 Eng Ind Lord’s 26 Jul 1990
  2 GA Gooch 87 117 Eng Aus Adelaide 25 Jan 1991
  3 GA Gooch 65 133 Eng Aus Manchester 03 Jun 1993
                 
5 1 GC Smith 277 85 SAF Eng Birmingham 24 Jul 2003
  2 GC Smith 126 50* SAF Win St John’s 29 Apr 2005
  3 GC Smith 53 115 SAF NZl Dunedin 07 Mar 2012
                 
6 1 GS Chappell 123 109* Aus Win Brisbane 28 Nov 1975
  2 GS Chappell 121 67 Aus Pak Melbourne 01 Jan 1977
  3 GS Chappell 74 124 Aus Win Brisbane 01 Dec 1979
                 
7 1 JR Reid 60 142 NZl SAF Johannesburg 02 Feb 1962
  2 JR Reid 74 100 NZl Eng Christchurch 15 Mar 1963
  3 JR Reid 128 76 NZl Pak Karachi 09 Apr 1965
                 
8 1 RB Simpson 153 115 Aus Pak Karachi 24 Oct 1964
  2 RB Simpson 55 103 Aus Ind Adelaide 23 Dec 1967
  3 RB Simpson 100 51 Aus Ind Adelaide 28 Jan 1978
                 
9 1 V Kohli 115 141 Ind Aus Adelaide 09 Dec 2014
  2 V Kohli 167 81 Ind Eng Visakhapatnam 17 Nov 2016
  3 V Kohli 243 50 Ind Srl Delhi 02 Dec 2017

RT Ponting {07} and SPD Smith {05} are the two  captains  who have accomplished the feat on five or  more occasions. The performances of these two captains are listed below

No Player FI SI Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 RT Ponting 105 86* Aus NZl Auckland 26 Mar 2005
2 RT Ponting 149 104* Aus Win Brisbane 03 Nov 2005
3 RT Ponting 120 143* Aus SAF Sydney 02 Jan 2006
4 RT Ponting 103 116 Aus SAF Durban 24 Mar 2006
5 RT Ponting 196 60* Aus Eng Brisbane 23 Nov 2006
6 RT Ponting 101 99 Aus SAF Melbourne 26 Dec 2008
7 RT Ponting 209 89 Aus Pak Hobart 14 Jan 2010
               
1 SPD Smith 117 71 Aus Ind Sydney 06 Jan 2015
2 SPD Smith 134* 70* Aus Win Melbourne 26 Dec 2015
3 SPD Smith 138 53* Aus NZl Christchurch 20 Feb 2016
4 SPD Smith 130 63 Aus Pak Brisbane 15 Dec 2016
5 SPD Smith 76 102* Aus Eng Melbourne 26 Dec 2017

SM Gavaskar, GA Gooch, GC Smith, RT Ponting  and V Kohli  are  the five captain who have scored a double century and a half century {including a double century and a century} in a test. GA Gooch remains the only captain to score a triple century  and a century in a test. He scored 333 and 123 against  India at Lord’s in Jul 1990

No Player FI SI Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 SM Gavaskar 205 73 Ind Win Mumbai 01 Dec 1978
2 GA Gooch 333 123 Eng Ind Lord’s 26 Jul 1990
3 GC Smith 277 85 SAF Eng Birmingham 24 Jul 2003
4 RT Ponting 209 89 Aus Pak Hobart 14 Jan 2010
5 V Kohli 243 50 Ind Srl Delhi 02 Dec 2017

 

England opening batsmen scoring double century in a test innings

AN Cook’s 244 not out at Melbourne against Australia provides the nineteenth occasion of an England opening batsman scoring a double century in a test innings. All such occasions are tabulated below

No Player Runs Inns Oppn Ground Start Date
1 JB Hobbs 211 2 v SAF Lord’s 28 Jun 1924
2 A Sandham 325 1 v Win Kingston 03 Apr 1930
3 L Hutton 364 1 v Aus The Oval 20 Aug 1938
4 L Hutton 206 2 v NZl The Oval 13 Aug 1949
5 L Hutton 202* 2 v Win The Oval 12 Aug 1950
6 L Hutton 205 2 v Win Kingston 30 Mar 1954
7 JH Edrich 310* 1 v NZl Leeds 08 Jul 1965
8 G Boycott 246* 1 v Ind Leeds 08 Jun 1967
9 DL Amiss 262* 3 v Win Kingston 16 Feb 1974
10 D Lloyd 214* 2 v Ind Birmingham 04 Jul 1974
11 DL Amiss 203 2 v Win The Oval 12 Aug 1976
12 G Fowler 201 2 v Ind Chennai 13 Jan 1985
13 GA Gooch 333 1 v Ind Lord’s 26 Jul 1990
14 ME Trescothick 219 2 v SAF The Oval 04 Sep 2003
15 AN Cook 235* 3 v Aus Brisbane 25 Nov 2010
16 AN Cook 294 2 v Ind Birmingham 10 Aug 2011
17 AN Cook 263 2 v Pak Abu Dhabi 13 Oct 2015
18 AN Cook 243 1 v Win Birmingham 17 Aug 2017
19 AN Cook 244* 2 v Aus Melbourne 26 Dec 2017

AN Cook now owns the England’s record of most double centuries by an opening batsman. His 244 not out was his fifth double century while opening the innings for Eng. He went past L Hutton who had scored four double centuries as Eng’s opening batsmen. The  double centuries scored by these two batsmen are listed below

No Player Runs Inns Oppn Ground Start Date
1 L Hutton 364 1 v Aus The Oval 20 Aug 1938
2 L Hutton 206 2 v NZl The Oval 13 Aug 1949
3 L Hutton 202* 2 v Win The Oval 12 Aug 1950
4 L Hutton 205 2 v Win Kingston 30 Mar 1954
             
1 AN Cook 235* 3 v Aus Brisbane 25 Nov 2010
2 AN Cook 294 2 v Ind Birmingham 10 Aug 2011
3 AN Cook 263 2 v Pak Abu Dhabi 13 Oct 2015
4 AN Cook 243 1 v Win Birmingham 17 Aug 2017
5 AN Cook 244* 2 v Aus Melbourne 26 Dec 2017

AN Cook occupied the crease for 634 minutes while compiling 244 not out. He became the fifth opening batsman to score a double century against Aus in Aus. He now owns the record for the longest innings played by an opening batsman against Aus in Aus. The previous record was with AN Cook himself – he had batted for 625 minutes for his 235 not out at Brisbane in Nov 2010

No Player Runs Mins 4s Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 EJ Barlow 201 392 27 2 SAF Aus Adelaide 24 Jan 1964
2 RJ Shastri 206 572 17 2 Ind Aus Sydney 02 Jan 1992
3 AN Cook 235* 625 26 3 Eng Aus Brisbane 25 Nov 2010
4 Azhar Ali 205* 577 20 1 Pak Aus Melbourne 26 Dec 2016
5 AN Cook 244* 634 27 2 Eng Aus Melbourne 26 Dec 2017

AN Cook scored 27 boundary fours during his knock of 244 not out – the most boundary fours scored by him. He had scored 26 boundary fours  in  his knock of 235 not out at Brisbane in Nov 2010. AN Cook is the only opening batsman to score two double centuries against Aus in Aus. He is also the only opening batman to score 25 plus boundary fours on both the occasions of his  compiling a double century against Aus  in Aus.

No Player Runs Mins 4s Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 AN Cook 235* 625 26 3 Eng Aus Brisbane 25 Nov 2010
2 AN Cook 244* 634 27 2 Eng Aus Melbourne 26 Dec 2017

AN Cook scored 27 boundary fours during his knock of 244 not out – He now shares the record for most boundary fours scored by an opening batsman who has scored a double century against Aus in Aus with EJ Barlow of SAF. EJ Barlow  had also scored 27 boundary fours in his knock of 201 at Adelaide  in Jan 1964.

No Player Runs Mins 4s Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 EJ Barlow 201 392 27 2 SAF Aus Adelaide 24 Jan 1964
2 AN Cook 244* 634 27 2 Eng Aus Melbourne 26 Dec 2017

EJ Barlow and AN Cook are the only two opening batman to score 25 plus boundary fours on both the occasions of his compiling a double century against Aus in Aus. AN Cook accomplished  the feat twice

No Player Runs Mins 4s Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 EJ Barlow 201 392 27 2 SAF Aus Adelaide 24 Jan 1964
2 AN Cook 235* 625 26 3 Eng Aus Brisbane 25 Nov 2010
3 AN Cook 244* 634 27 2 Eng Aus Melbourne 26 Dec 2017

Batsmen carrying the bat through the completed innings

AN Cook carried the bat through the completed innings in the Melbourne test against Australia to provide the 52nd occasion of an opening batsman carrying the bat through the completed innings in the annals of test cricket. All such occasions are listed below

No Player Runs Total Inns Team Oppn Ground Match Date
1 AB Tancred 26* 47 2 SAF v Eng Cape Town 25 Mar 1889
2 JE Barrett 67* 176 3 Aus v Eng Lord’s 21 Jul 1890
3 R Abel 132* 307 2 Eng v Aus Sydney 29 Jan 1892
4 PF Warner 132* 237 3 Eng v SAF Johannesburg 14 Feb 1899
5 WW Armstrong 159* 309 3 Aus v SAF Johannesburg 18 Oct 1902
6 JW Zulch 43* 103 2 SAF v Eng Cape Town 11 Mar 1910
7 W Bardsley 193* 383 1 Aus v Eng Lord’s 26 Jun 1926
8 WM Woodfull 30* 66† 4 Aus v Eng Brisbane 30 Nov 1928
9 WM Woodfull 73* 193† 4 Aus v Eng Adelaide 13 Jan 1933
10 WA Brown 206* 422 2 Aus v Eng Lord’s 24 Jun 1938
11 L Hutton 202* 344 2 Eng v Win The Oval 12 Aug 1950
12 L Hutton 156* 272 2 Eng v Aus Adelaide 02 Feb 1951
13 Nazar Mohammad 124* 331 2 Pak v Ind Lucknow 23 Oct 1952
14 FMM Worrell 191* 372 2 Win v Eng Nottingham 04 Jul 1957
15 TL Goddard 56* 99 3 SAF v Aus Cape Town 31 Dec 1957
16 DJ McGlew 127* 292 1 SAF v NZl Durban 08 Dec 1961
17 CC Hunte 60* 131 3 Win v Aus Port of Spain 14 May 1965
18 GM Turner 43* 131 4 NZl v Eng Lord’s 24 Jul 1969
19 WM Lawry 49* 107 3 Aus v Ind Delhi 28 Nov 1969
20 WM Lawry 60* 116† 4 Aus v Eng Sydney 09 Jan 1971
21 GM Turner 223* 386 2 NZl v Win Kingston 16 Feb 1972
22 IR Redpath 159* 346 3 Aus v NZl Auckland 22 Mar 1974
23 G Boycott 99* 215 4 Eng v Aus Perth 14 Dec 1979
24 SM Gavaskar 127* 286 3 Ind v Pak Faisalabad 03 Jan 1983
25 Mudassar Nazar 152* 323 1 Pak v Ind Lahore 23 Jan 1983
26 S Wettimuny 63* 144 2 Srl v NZl Christchurch 04 Mar 1983
27 DC Boon 58* 103 3 Aus v NZl Auckland 13 Mar 1986
28 DL Haynes 88* 211 3 Win v Pak Karachi 20 Nov 1986
29 GA Gooch 154* 252 3 Eng v Win Leeds 06 Jun 1991
30 DL Haynes 75* 176 2 Win v Eng The Oval 08 Aug 1991
31 AJ Stewart 69* 175 3 Eng v Pak Lord’s 18 Jun 1992
32 DL Haynes 143* 382 3 Win v Pak Port of Spain 16 Apr 1993
33 MH Dekker 68* 187 4 Zim v Pak Rawalpindi 09 Dec 1993
34 MA Atherton 94* 228 2 Eng v NZl Christchurch 14 Feb 1997
35 G Kirsten 100* 239 1 SAF v Pak Faisalabad 24 Oct 1997
36 MA Taylor 169* 350 2 Aus v SAF Adelaide 30 Jan 1998
37 GW Flower 156* 321 1 Zim v Pak Bulawayo 14 Mar 1998
38 Saeed Anwar 188* 316 3 Pak v Ind Kolkata 16 Feb 1999
39 MS Atapattu 216* 428 2 Srl v Zim Bulawayo 18 Nov 1999
40 RP Arnold 104* 231 2 Srl v Zim Harare 04 Dec 1999
41 Javed Omar 85* 168† 3 Ban v Zim Bulawayo 19 Apr 2001
42 V Sehwag 201* 329 1 Ind v Srl Galle 31 Jul 2008
43 SM Katich 131* 268 3 Aus v NZl Brisbane 20 Nov 2008
44 CH Gayle 165* 317 3 Win v Aus Adelaide 04 Dec 2009
45 Imran Farhat 117* 223 1 Pak v NZl Napier 11 Dec 2009
46 R Dravid 146* 300 2 Ind v Eng The Oval 18 Aug 2011
47 TMK Mawoyo 163* 412 1 Zim v Pak Bulawayo 01 Sep 2011
48 DA Warner 123* 233 4 Aus v NZl Hobart 09 Dec 2011
49 CA Pujara 145* 312 1 Ind v Srl Colombo (SSC) 28 Aug 2015
50 D Elgar 118* 214 2 SAF v Eng Durban 26 Dec 2015
51 KC Brathwaite 142* 337 2 Win v Pak Sharjah 30 Oct 2016
52 AN Cook 244* 491 2 Eng v Aus Melbourne 26 Dec 2017

AN Cook’s feat provides the ninth occasion of  an England batsman carrying the bat through the completed innings. He became the eighth England batsman to accomplish such a feat. All the nine occasions are listed below

No Player Runs Total Inns Team Oppn Ground Match Date
1 R Abel 132* 307 2 Eng v Aus Sydney 29 Jan 1892
2 PF Warner 132* 237 3 Eng v SAF Johannesburg 14 Feb 1899
3 L Hutton 202* 344 2 Eng v Win The Oval 12 Aug 1950
4 L Hutton 156* 272 2 Eng v Aus Adelaide 02 Feb 1951
5 G Boycott 99* 215 4 Eng v Aus Perth 14 Dec 1979
6 GA Gooch 154* 252 3 Eng v Win Leeds 06 Jun 1991
7 AJ Stewart 69* 175 3 Eng v Pak Lord’s 18 Jun 1992
8 MA Atherton 94* 228 2 Eng v NZl Christchurch 14 Feb 1997
9 AN Cook 244* 491 2 Eng v Aus Melbourne 26 Dec 2017

AN Cook’s feat provides the ninth occasion of a batsman carrying the bat through the completed innings against Australia. All the nine occasions are listed below

No Player Runs Total Inns Team Oppn Ground Match Date
1 R Abel 132* 307 2 Eng v Aus Sydney 29 Jan 1892
2 L Hutton 156* 272 2 Eng v Aus Adelaide 02 Feb 1951
3 TL Goddard 56* 99 3 SAF v Aus Cape Town 31 Dec 1957
4 CC Hunte 60* 131 3 Win v Aus Port of Spain 14 May 1965
5 G Boycott 99* 215 4 Eng v Aus Perth 14 Dec 1979
6 CH Gayle 165* 317 3 Win v Aus Adelaide 04 Dec 2009
7 AN Cook 244* 491 2 Eng v Aus Melbourne 26 Dec 2017

AN Cook’s feat provides the four occasion of an England batsman carrying the bat through the completed innings against Australia. All the four occasions are listed below

No Player Runs Total Inns Team Oppn Ground Match Date
1 R Abel 132* 307 2 Eng v Aus Sydney 29 Jan 1892
2 L Hutton 156* 272 2 Eng v Aus Adelaide 02 Feb 1951
3 G Boycott 99* 215 4 Eng v Aus Perth 14 Dec 1979
4 AN Cook 244* 491 2 Eng v Aus Melbourne 26 Dec 2017

AN Cook became the  sixth batsman in the  annals of test cricket to score 200 plus runs while carrying the bat through the completed innings. His 244 not out is the highest individual score by a batsman  who has carried the bat through the completed  innings.

No Player Runs Total Inns Team Oppn Ground Match Date
1 AN Cook 244* 491 2 Eng v Aus Melbourne 26 Dec 2017
2 GM Turner 223* 386 2 NZl v Win Kingston 16 Feb 1972
3 MS Atapattu 216* 428 2 Srl v Zim Bulawayo 18 Nov 1999
4 WA Brown 206* 422 2 Aus v Eng Lord’s 24 Jun 1938
5 L Hutton 202* 344 2 Eng v Win The Oval 12 Aug 1950
6 V Sehwag 201* 329 1 Ind v Srl Galle 31 Jul 2008

DL Haynes {03}, WM Woodfull {02}, WM Lawry {02}, L Hutton {02} and GM Turner {02} are  the five batsmen who have accomplished the feat  on two or more occasions. DL Haynes owns  the record with three such occasions. The peroformance of these five batsmen is furnished below.

No No Player Runs Total Inns Team Oppn Ground Match Date
1 1 DL Haynes 88* 211 3 Win v Pak Karachi 20 Nov 1986
  2 DL Haynes 75* 176 2 Win v Eng The Oval 08 Aug 1991
  3 DL Haynes 143* 382 3 Win v Pak Port of Spain 16 Apr 1993
                   
2 1 WM Woodfull 30* 66† 4 Aus v Eng Brisbane 30 Nov 1928
  2 WM Woodfull 73* 193† 4 Aus v Eng Adelaide 13 Jan 1933
                   
3 1 WM Lawry 49* 107 3 Aus v Ind Delhi 28 Nov 1969
  2 WM Lawry 60* 116† 4 Aus v Eng Sydney 09 Jan 1971
                   
4 1 L Hutton 202* 344 2 Eng v Win The Oval 12 Aug 1950
  2 L Hutton 156* 272 2 Eng v Aus Adelaide 02 Feb 1951
                   
5 1 GM Turner 43* 131 4 NZl v Eng Lord’s 24 Jul 1969
  2 GM Turner 223* 386 2 NZl v Win Kingston 16 Feb 1972

 

AN Cook’s 244 not out and a few statistical accreditations associated with the knock

AN Cook of England scored 244 not outing the Melbourne test against England which fetched him his fifth double century in tests. All his five double centuries are tabulated below

No Runs Opposition Ground Start Date
1 235* v Australia Brisbane 25 Nov 2010
2 294 v India Birmingham 10 Aug 2011
3 263 v Pakistan Abu Dhabi 13 Oct 2015
4 243 v West Indies Birmingham 17 Aug 2017
5 244* v Australia Melbourne 26 Dec 2017

The following are the few statistical accreditations associated with his feat

His 244 not out represents his highest score against Australia in a test innings. It was an improvement over his 235  at Brisbane in Nov 2010. Incidentally his Brisbane double century was his first double century.

He became the 15th batsman in the annals of test cricket to score five or more double centuries. All such occasions are tabulated below

No Player Team Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave C
1 DG Bradman Aus 12 12 1 3033 334 275.72 12
2 KC Sangakkara Srl 11 11 2 2614 319 290.44 11
3 BC Lara Win 9 9 1 2339 400* 292.37 09
4 WR Hammond Eng 7 7 2 1702 336* 340.40 07
5 DPMD Jayawardene Srl 7 7 2 1784 374 356.80 07
6 MS Atapattu Srl 6 6 3 1297 249 432.33 06
7 Javed Miandad Pak 6 6 2 1431 280* 357.75 06
8 V Kohli Ind 6 6 0 1306 243 217.66 06
9 RT Ponting Aus 6 6 0 1342 257 223.66 06
10 V Sehwag Ind 6 6 1 1577 319 315.40 06
11 SR Tendulkar Ind 6 6 3 1324 248* 441.33 06
12 Younis Khan Pak 6 6 2 1411 313 352.75 06
13 AN Cook Eng 5 5 2 1279 294 426.33 05
14 R Dravid Ind 5 5 1 1142 270 285.50 05
15 GC Smith SAF 5 5 0 1202 277 240.40 05

He became the second England batsman to score five or more double centuries after WR Hammond. WR Hammond has scored seven double centuries

He became the fourth opening batsman to score five or more double centuries. Others are – MS Atapattu {06}, V Sehwag {06} and GC Smith {05}

He became the fourth left hand batsman to score five or more double centuries. Others are – KC Sangakkara {11}, BC Lara {09} and GC Smith {05}

He became the second left hand opening batsman to score five or more double centuries after GC Smith. GC Smith has scored five double centuries.

AN Cook’s double century against Australia at Melbourne provides the 366th occasion of a batsman scoring a double century in the annals of test cricket and also provides the 57th occasion of an England batsman scoring a double century. It also provides the 14th occasion of an England batsman scoring a double century against Australia. All such occasions are listed below

No Player Runs Inns Opposition Ground Start Date
1 RE Foster 287 2 v Australia Sydney 11 Dec 1903
2 WR Hammond 251 2 v Australia Sydney 14 Dec 1928
3 WR Hammond 200 2 v Australia Melbourne 29 Dec 1928
4 WR Hammond 231* 1 v Australia Sydney 18 Dec 1936
5 E Paynter 216* 1 v Australia Nottingham 10 Jun 1938
6 WR Hammond 240 1 v Australia Lord’s 24 Jun 1938
7 L Hutton 364 1 v Australia The Oval 20 Aug 1938
8 KF Barrington 256 2 v Australia Manchester 23 Jul 1964
9 DI Gower 215 2 v Australia Birmingham 15 Aug 1985
10 N Hussain 207 2 v Australia Birmingham 05 Jun 1997
11 PD Collingwood 206 1 v Australia Adelaide 01 Dec 2006
12 AN Cook 235* 3 v Australia Brisbane 25 Nov 2010
13 KP Pietersen 227 2 v Australia Adelaide 03 Dec 2010
14 AN Cook 244* 2 v Australia Melbourne 26 Dec 2017

AN Cook became the second England batsman to score two or more double centuries against Australia after WR Hammond. WR Hammond has scored four double centuries

No Player Runs Inns Opposition Ground Start Date
1 WR Hammond 251 2 v Australia Sydney 14 Dec 1928
2 WR Hammond 200 2 v Australia Melbourne 29 Dec 1928
3 WR Hammond 231* 1 v Australia Sydney 18 Dec 1936
4 WR Hammond 240 1 v Australia Lord’s 24 Jun 1938
             
1 AN Cook 235* 3 v Australia Brisbane 25 Nov 2010
2 AN Cook 244* 2 v Australia Melbourne 26 Dec 2017

AN Cook’s 244 not out represent the highest individual score by an England batsman against Australia at Melbourne. The previous best was 200 by WR Hammond in Dec 1928.

No Player Runs Inns Opposition Ground Start Date
1 WR Hammond 200 2 v Australia Melbourne 29 Dec 1928
2 AN Cook 244* 2 v Australia Melbourne 26 Dec 2017

AN Cook’s 244 not out represent the eighth occasion of an England batsman scoring a double century against Australia in Australia. All such occasions are tabulated below.

No Player Runs Inns Opposition Ground Start Date
1 RE Foster 287 2 v Australia Sydney 11 Dec 1903
2 WR Hammond 251 2 v Australia Sydney 14 Dec 1928
3 WR Hammond 200 2 v Australia Melbourne 29 Dec 1928
4 WR Hammond 231* 1 v Australia Sydney 18 Dec 1936
5 PD Collingwood 206 1 v Australia Adelaide 01 Dec 2006
6 AN Cook 235* 3 v Australia Brisbane 25 Nov 2010
7 KP Pietersen 227 2 v Australia Adelaide 03 Dec 2010
8 AN Cook 244* 2 v Australia Melbourne 26 Dec 2017

AN Cook became the second England batsman to score two or more double centuries against Australia in Australia after WR Hammond. WR Hammond has scored three double centuries

No Player Runs Inns Opposition Ground Start Date
1 WR Hammond 251 2 v Australia Sydney 14 Dec 1928
2 WR Hammond 200 2 v Australia Melbourne 29 Dec 1928
3 WR Hammond 231* 1 v Australia Sydney 18 Dec 1936
             
1 AN Cook 235* 3 v Australia Brisbane 25 Nov 2010
2 AN Cook 244* 2 v Australia Melbourne 26 Dec 2017

AN Cook carried the bat through in England’s completed innings to provide the sixth occasion of a batsman carrying  the bat through the  completed  innings with a double century. All such occasions are tabulated below.

No Player Runs Total Inns Team Opposition Ground Match Date
1 AN Cook 244* 491 2 England v Australia Melbourne 26 Dec 2017
2 GM Turner 223* 386 2 New Zealand v West Indies Kingston 16 Feb 1972
3 MS Atapattu 216* 428 2 Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe Bulawayo 18 Nov 1999
4 WA Brown 206* 422 2 Australia v England Lord’s 24 Jun 1938
5 L Hutton 202* 344 2 England v West Indies The Oval 12 Aug 1950
6 V Sehwag 201* 329 1 India v Sri Lanka Galle 31 Jul 2008

AN Cook carried the bat through in England’s completed innings to provide the second occasion of an England batsman carrying the bat through the completed  innings with a double century after L  Hutton. Both the occasions are tabulated below.

No Player Runs Total Inns Team Opposition Ground Match Date
1 AN Cook 244* 491 2 England v Australia Melbourne 26 Dec 2017
2 L Hutton 202* 344 2 England v West Indies The Oval 12 Aug 1950

AN Cook carried the bat through in England’s completed innings with a score of 244 not out to provide the higehest individual score by a occasion of a batsman when he has carried the bat through the  completed  innings The previous best was 223 not  out by  GM Turner of New Zealand against West Indies at Kingston in Feb 1972. Both the occasions are tabulated below.

No Player Runs Total Inns Team Opposition Ground Match Date
1 AN Cook 244* 491 2 England v Australia Melbourne 26 Dec 2017
2 GM Turner 223* 386 2 New Zealand v West Indies Kingston 16 Feb 1972

 

JM Anderson of England moves to the fifth place among the most wicket takers in the annals of test cricket

 JM Anderson of England captured three wickets conceding 61 runs in Australia’s first innings in the ongoing test  at Melbourne which fetched  him an aggregate of 521 wickets. He now occupies the fifth place amongst the bowlers who have taken most wickets in the annals of test cricket. He went past CA Walsh who had captured 519 wickets. The performance of these six bowlers is furnished below.

No Player Team Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts
1 M Muralitharan Srl 133 230 44039 18180 800
2 SK Warne Aus 145 273 40705 17995 708
3 A Kumble Ind 132 236 40850 18355 619
4 GD McGrath Aus 124 243 29248 12186 563
5 JM Anderson Eng 133 248 29216 14231 521
6 CA Walsh Win 132 242 30019 12688 519

JM Anderson of England captured three wickets conceding 61 runs in Australia’s first innings in the ongoing test at Melbourne which fetched him an aggregate of 521 wickets. He now occupies the second place amongst the pace bowlers who have taken most wickets in the annals of test cricket. He went past CA Walsh who had captured 519 wickets. The performance of these three bowlers is furnished below.

No Player Team Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts
1 GD McGrath Aus 124 243 29248 12186 563
2 JM Anderson Eng 133 248 29216 14231 521
3 CA Walsh Win 132 242 30019 12688 519

 

 

Bowlers who have captured 100 plus wickets against a specific opposition in the annals of test cricket

JM Anderson of England captured three wickets conceding 61 runs in Australia’s first innings in the  ongoing Melbourne test which fetched him an aggregate of 102 wickets against Australia. His feat provides the 37th occasion of a bowler capturing 100 plus wickets against a specific opposition in the annals of test cricket. All such occasions are tabulated below.

No Player Team Oppn Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts
1 SK Warne Aus Eng 36 72 10757 4535 195
2 DK Lillee Aus Eng 29 57 8516 3507 167
3 CEL Ambrose Win Eng 34 63 8284 3082 164
4 GD McGrath Aus Eng 30 60 7280 3286 157
5 IT Botham Eng Aus 36 66 8479 4093 148
6 CA Walsh Win Eng 36 68 8818 3683 145
7 H Trumble Aus Eng 31 55 7895 2945 141
8 CA Walsh Win Aus 38 69 8560 3872 135
9 Sir RJ Hadlee NZl Aus 23 41 6099 2674 130
0 SK Warne Aus SAF 24 45 7928 3142 130
11 CEL Ambrose Win Aus 27 51 6696 2718 128
12 RGD Willis Eng Aus 35 69 7294 3346 128
13 MD Marshall Win Eng 26 50 5790 2436 127
14 MA Noble Aus Eng 39 66 6895 2860 115
15 RR Lindwall Aus Eng 29 51 6728 2559 114
16 M Muralitharan Srl Eng 16 30 6613 2247 112
17 A Kumble Ind Aus 20 38 6516 3366 111
18 GD McGrath Aus Win 23 46 5475 2132 110
19 W Rhodes Eng Aus 41 65 5790 2616 109
20 SF Barnes Eng Aus 20 36 5749 2288 106
21 CV Grimmett Aus Eng 22 39 9164 3439 106
22 HMRKB Herath Srl Pak 21 40 6591 2976 106
23 M Muralitharan Srl Ind 22 32 7020 3425 105
24 DL Underwood Eng Aus 29 53 8000 2770 105
25 AV Bedser Eng Aus 21 37 7065 2859 104
26 M Muralitharan Srl SAF 15 27 5908 2311 104
27 LR Gibbs Win Aus 24 44 9358 3222 103
28 G Giffen Aus Eng 31 43 6391 2791 103
29 SK Warne Aus NZl 20 39 5770 2511 103
30 JM Anderson Eng Aus 30 56 6643 3492 102
31 WJ O’Reilly Aus Eng 19 33 7864 2587 102
32 GS Sobers Win Eng 36 62 8771 3323 102
33 R Peel Eng Aus 20 35 5216 1715 101
34 CTB Turner Aus Eng 17 30 5179 1670 101
35 TM Alderman Aus Eng 17 32 4717 2117 100
36 LR Gibbs Win Eng 26 47 8841 2889 100
37 JR Thomson Aus Eng 21 39 4951 2418 100

JM Anderson became the eighth England bowler to capture 100 plus wickets against Australia. The feats of  these eight bowlers are listed below

No Player Team Oppn Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts
1 IT Botham Eng Aus 36 66 8479 4093 148
2 RGD Willis Eng Aus 35 69 7294 3346 128
3 W Rhodes Eng Aus 41 65 5790 2616 109
4 SF Barnes Eng Aus 20 36 5749 2288 106
5 DL Underwood Eng Aus 29 53 8000 2770 105
6 AV Bedser Eng Aus 21 37 7065 2859 104
7 JM Anderson Eng Aus 30 56 6643 3492 102
8 R Peel Eng Aus 20 35 5216 1715 101

CA Walsh, CEL Ambrose, GD McGrath and LR Gibbs are the four bowlers in the annals of test cricket to capture 100 plus wickets against two specific oppositions.

No Player Team Oppn Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts
1 CA Walsh Win Eng 36 68 8818 3683 145
2 CA Walsh Win Aus 38 69 8560 3872 135
                 
1 CEL Ambrose Win Eng 34 63 8284 3082 164
2 CEL Ambrose Win Aus 27 51 6696 2718 128
                 
1 GD McGrath Aus Eng 30 60 7280 3286 157
2 GD McGrath Aus Win 23 46 5475 2132 110
                 
1 LR Gibbs Win Aus 24 44 9358 3222 103
2 LR Gibbs Win Eng 26 47 8841 2889 100

M Muralitharan and SK Warne are the two bowlers who have captured 100 plus wickets against three specific oppositions.

No Player Team Oppn Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts
1 M Muralitharan Srl Eng 16 30 6613 2247 112
2 M Muralitharan Srl Ind 22 32 7020 3425 105
3 M Muralitharan Srl SAF 15 27 5908 2311 104
                 
1 SK Warne Aus Eng 36 72 10757 4535 195
2 SK Warne Aus SAF 24 45 7928 3142 130
3 SK Warne Aus NZl 20 39 5770 2511 103

 

Left handed opening batsmen scoring centuries in the first innings and second innings of a test in the history of test cricket

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DA Warner of Australia and AN Cook of England scored 103 and 104 not out at the end of the second day of the ongoing Melbourne test between Australia and England to provide the ninth occasion of left handed opening batsmen scoring centuries  in the first innings and second innings of a test in the history of test cricket. All such occasions are enumerated below

No No Player Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 1 JH Edrich 164 1 Eng Aus The Oval 22 Aug 1968
  2 WM Lawry 135 2 Aus Eng The Oval 22 Aug 1968
                 
2 1 MA Taylor 334* 1 Aus Pak Peshawar 15 Oct 1998
  2 Saeed Anwar 126 2 Pak Aus Peshawar 15 Oct 1998
                 
3 1 GC Smith 126 1 SAF Pak Cape Town 02 Jan 2003
  2 Taufeeq Umar 135 2 Pak SAF Cape Town 02 Jan 2003
                 
4 1 GC Smith 126 1 SAF Win St John’s 29 Apr 2005
  2 CH Gayle 317 2 Win SAF St John’s 29 Apr 2005
                 
5 1` AJ Strauss 129 1 Eng Aus The Oval 08 Sep 2005
  2 JL Langer 105 2 Aus Eng The Oval 08 Sep 2005
  3 ML Hayden 138 2 Aus Eng The Oval 08 Sep 2005
                 
6 1 AJ Strauss 142 1 Eng Win Trinidad 06 Mar 2009
  2 CH Gayle 102 2 Win Eng Trinidad 06 Mar 2009
                 
7 1 AN Cook 115 1 Eng SAF The Oval 19 Jul 2012
  2 GC Smith 131 2 Aus Eng The Oval 19 Jul 2012
                 
8 1 DA Warner 119 1 Aus SAF Adelaide 22 Nov 2012
  2 GC Smith 122 2 SAF Aus Adelaide 22 Nov 2012
                 
9 1 DA Warner 103 1 Aus Eng Melbourne 26 Dec 2017
  2 AN Cook 104* 2 Eng Aus Melbourne 26 Dec 2017

DA Warner of Australia and AN Cook of England scored 103 and 104 not out at the end of the second day of the ongoing Melbourne test between Australia and England to provide the third occasion of left handed opening batsmen scoring centuries  in the first innings and second innings of a test in the Ashes series. All such occasions are enumerated below

No No Player Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 1 JH Edrich 164 1 Eng Aus The Oval 22 Aug 1968
  2 WM Lawry 135 2 Aus Eng The Oval 22 Aug 1968
                 
2 1` AJ Strauss 129 1 Eng Aus The Oval 08 Sep 2005
  2 JL Langer 105 2 Aus Eng The Oval 08 Sep 2005
  3 ML Hayden 138 2 Aus Eng The Oval 08 Sep 2005
                 
3 1 DA Warner 103 1 Aus Eng Melbourne 26 Dec 2017
  2 AN Cook 104* 2 Eng Aus Melbourne 26 Dec 2017

The only occasion of left handed openers who captained their sides scoring centuries in the first and second innings of a test was witnessed in the test match between West Indies and England at Trinidad in Mar 2009. AJ Straus {142} and CH Gayle {102} were the left handed openers who  lead their sides scored centuries in the first  and second innings of the test.

No No Player Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 1 AJ Strauss 142 1 Eng Win Trinidad 06 Mar 2009
  2 CH Gayle 102 2 Win Eng Trinidad

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Teams winning a Twenty20 International in the last over of the match

India won the third Twenty20 International against Sri Lanka at Mumbai on 24.12.17 by five wickets with four balls to spare to provide the 117th occasion of a team winning a Twenty20 game in the last over of the match which includes the last ball victories. All such occasions are tabulated below

No Team Result Margin BR Opposition Ground Start Date
1 New Zealand won 5 wkts 0 v India Wellington 27 Feb 2009
2 Netherlands won 4 wkts 0 v England Lord’s 05 Jun 2009
3 Sri Lanka won 5 wkts 0 v India Gros Islet 11 May 2010
4 England won 1 wkts 0 v Australia Adelaide 12 Jan 2011
5 Scotland won 4 wkts 0 v Canada Dubai (DSC) 23 Mar 2012
6 Bangladesh won 2 wkts 0 v Ireland Belfast 21 Jul 2012
7 Netherlands won 1 wkts 0 v Bangladesh The Hague 26 Jul 2012
8 England won 6 wkts 0 v India Mumbai 22 Dec 2012
9 New Zealand won 8 wkts 0 v South Africa East London 23 Dec 2012
0 Pakistan won 2 wkts 0 v West Indies Kingstown 27 Jul 2013
11 Sri Lanka won 3 wkts 0 v Bangladesh Chittagong 14 Feb 2014
12 Ireland won 3 wkts 0 v Zimbabwe Sylhet 17 Mar 2014
13 Zimbabwe won 5 wkts 0 v Netherlands Sylhet 19 Mar 2014
14 Hong Kong won 5 wkts 0 v Afghanistan Dublin (Malahide) 21 Jul 2015
15 India won 7 wkts 0 v Australia Sydney 31 Jan 2016
16 South Africa won 3 wkts 0 v England Cape Town 19 Feb 2016
17 Australia won 5 wkts 0 v South Africa Johannesburg 06 Mar 2016
18 Sri Lanka won 5 wkts 0 v Australia Melbourne 17 Feb 2017
19 Sri Lanka won 2 wkts 0 v Australia Geelong 19 Feb 2017
20 India won 6 wkts 1 v South Africa Johannesburg 01 Dec 2006
21 Zimbabwe won 5 wkts 1 v Australia Cape Town 12 Sep 2007
22 South Africa won 3 wkts 1 v New Zealand Johannesburg 23 Nov 2007
23 Ireland won 4 wkts 1 v Scotland Belfast 02 Aug 2008
24 Pakistan won 3 wkts 1 v Sri Lanka King City (NW) 11 Oct 2008
25 Afghanistan won 5 wkts 1 v Canada Colombo (SSC) 04 Feb 2010
26 New Zealand won 2 wkts 1 v Sri Lanka Providence 30 Apr 2010
27 West Indies won 8 wkts 1 v England Providence 03 May 2010
28 Australia won 3 wkts 1 v Pakistan Gros Islet 14 May 2010
29 Bangladesh won 3 wkts 1 v West Indies Dhaka 11 Oct 2011
30 Pakistan won 6 wkts 1 v Afghanistan Sharjah 08 Dec 2013
31 Australia won 2 wkts 1 v South Africa Sydney 09 Nov 2014
32 Hong Kong won 2 wkts 1 v Nepal Colombo (PSS) 24 Nov 2014
33 Afghanistan won 5 wkts 1 v Zimbabwe Bulawayo 28 Oct 2015
34 Zimbabwe won 3 wkts 1 v Bangladesh Dhaka 15 Nov 2015
35 Sri Lanka won 5 wkts 1 v South Africa Cape Town 25 Jan 2017
36 World-XI won 7 wkts 1 v Pakistan Lahore 13 Sep 2017
37 Pakistan won 2 wkts 1 v Sri Lanka Abu Dhabi 27 Oct 2017
38 India won 8 wkts 2 v Australia Melbourne 03 Feb 2012
39 New Zealand won 5 wkts 2 v Zimbabwe Hamilton 14 Feb 2012
40 Afghanistan won 4 wkts 2 v Netherlands Dubai (DSC) 14 Mar 2012
41 England won 7 wkts 2 v West Indies Nottingham 24 Jun 2012
42 Pakistan won 2 wkts 2 v South Africa Colombo (RPS) 28 Sep 2012
43 Pakistan won 5 wkts 2 v India Bengaluru 25 Dec 2012
44 India won 6 wkts 2 v Australia Rajkot 10 Oct 2013
45 Australia won 5 wkts 2 v South Africa Durban 12 Mar 2014
46 Hong Kong won 2 wkts 2 v Bangladesh Chittagong 20 Mar 2014
47 India won 7 wkts 2 v West Indies Dhaka 23 Mar 2014
48 West Indies won 6 wkts 2 v Australia Dhaka 28 Mar 2014
49 Pakistan won 2 wkts 2 v Zimbabwe Lahore 24 May 2015
50 Nepal won 3 wkts 2 v Netherlands Rotterdam 03 Jul 2015
51 South Africa won 7 wkts 2 v India Dharamsala 02 Oct 2015
52 Hong Kong won 4 wkts 2 v Afghanistan Abu Dhabi 28 Nov 2015
53 Oman won 2 wkts 2 v Ireland Dharamsala 09 Mar 2016
54 England won 2 wkts 2 v South Africa Mumbai 18 Mar 2016
55 West Indies won 3 wkts 2 v South Africa Nagpur 25 Mar 2016
56 West Indies won 7 wkts 2 v India Mumbai 31 Mar 2016
57 West Indies won 4 wkts 2 v England Kolkata 03 Apr 2016
58 Afghanistan won 5 wkts 2 v U.A.E. Dubai (DSC) 16 Dec 2016
59 Sri Lanka won 3 wkts 2 v South Africa Johannesburg 22 Jan 2017
60 England won 5 wkts 3 v West Indies The Oval 29 Jun 2007
61 Canada won 4 wkts 3 v Netherlands Belfast 02 Aug 2008
62 England won 6 wkts 3 v Pakistan Bridgetown 06 May 2010
63 England won 6 wkts 3 v India Manchester 31 Aug 2011
64 Australia won 5 wkts 3 v South Africa Cape Town 13 Oct 2011
65 Pakistan won 5 wkts 3 v Sri Lanka Abu Dhabi 25 Nov 2011
66 Pakistan won 5 wkts 3 v Zimbabwe Lahore 22 May 2015
67 Afghanistan won 3 wkts 3 v Oman Fatullah 20 Feb 2016
68 India won 9 wkts 3 v Australia Ranchi 07 Oct 2017
69 South Africa won 4 wkts 4 v West Indies Johannesburg 18 Jan 2008
70 India won 3 wkts 4 v Sri Lanka Colombo (RPS) 10 Feb 2009
71 South Africa won 4 wkts 4 v Australia Johannesburg 27 Mar 2009
72 West Indies won 5 wkts 4 v England The Oval 15 Jun 2009
73 New Zealand won 6 wkts 4 v South Africa Wellington 17 Feb 2012
74 England won 6 wkts 4 v Sri Lanka Chittagong 27 Mar 2014
75 West Indies won 4 wkts 4 v South Africa Cape Town 09 Jan 2015
76 West Indies won 4 wkts 4 v South Africa Johannesburg 11 Jan 2015
77 Pakistan won 1 wkts 4 v Sri Lanka Colombo (RPS) 01 Aug 2015
78 India won 5 wkts 4 v Sri Lanka Dhaka 01 Mar 2016
79 Pakistan won 6 wkts 4 v Sri Lanka Dhaka 04 Mar 2016
80 South Africa won 3 wkts 4 v Australia Durban 04 Mar 2016
81 Australia won 6 wkts 4 v South Africa Cape Town 09 Mar 2016
82 Netherlands won 5 wkts 4 v Oman Abu Dhabi 15 Jan 2017
83 West Indies won 7 wkts 4 v Afghanistan Basseterre 05 Jun 2017
84 India won 7 wkts 4 v Sri Lanka Colombo (RPS) 06 Sep 2017
85 India won 5 wkts 4 v Sri Lanka Mumbai 24 Dec 2017
86 Pakistan won 6 wkts 5 v Australia Johannesburg 18 Sep 2007
87 South Africa won 6 wkts 5 v New Zealand Durban 19 Sep 2007
88 Ireland won 4 wkts 5 v Kenya Belfast 04 Aug 2008
89 India won 6 wkts 5 v Sri Lanka Mohali 12 Dec 2009
90 Netherlands won 6 wkts 5 v Canada Dubai (DSC) 09 Feb 2010
91 Netherlands won 7 wkts 5 v Kenya Abu Dhabi 11 Feb 2010
92 England won 3 wkts 5 v New Zealand Gros Islet 10 May 2010
93 South Africa won 3 wkts 5 v Australia Johannesburg 16 Oct 2011
94 Netherlands won 3 wkts 5 v Scotland ICCA Dubai 22 Mar 2012
95 Pakistan won 3 wkts 5 v Sri Lanka Dubai (DSC) 11 Dec 2013
96 Ireland won 6 wkts 5 v West Indies Kingston 19 Feb 2014
97 India won 6 wkts 5 v South Africa Dhaka 04 Apr 2014
98 Pakistan won 7 wkts 5 v New Zealand Dubai (DSC) 04 Dec 2014
99 Hong Kong won 5 wkts 5 v Nepal Belfast 15 Jul 2015
100 Afghanistan won 6 wkts 5 v Zimbabwe Bulawayo 26 Oct 2015
101 Bangladesh won 5 wkts 5 v Pakistan Dhaka 02 Mar 2016
102 India won 6 wkts 5 v Australia Mohali 27 Mar 2016
103 U.A.E. won 5 wkts 5 v P.N.G. Abu Dhabi 14 Apr 2017
104 Pakistan won 4 wkts 6 v Bangladesh Cape Town 20 Sep 2007
105 Sri Lanka won 5 wkts 6 v Zimbabwe King City (NW) 10 Oct 2008
106 Pakistan won 7 wkts 6 v Zimbabwe King City (NW) 12 Oct 2008
107 Sri Lanka won 5 wkts 6 v Pakistan King City (NW) 13 Oct 2008
108 New Zealand won 7 wkts 6 v Scotland The Oval 06 Jun 2009
109 Sri Lanka won 6 wkts 6 v Australia Nottingham 08 Jun 2009
110 Pakistan won 4 wkts 6 v England Dubai (DSC) 20 Feb 2010
111 South Africa won 7 wkts 6 v England Chester-le-Street 08 Sep 2012
112 Kenya won 5 wkts 6 v Netherlands Windhoek 19 Apr 2013
113 New Zealand won 4 wkts 6 v West Indies Wellington 15 Jan 2014
114 New Zealand won 6 wkts 6 v Netherlands Chittagong 29 Mar 2014
115 South Africa won 7 wkts 6 v Australia Adelaide 05 Nov 2014
116 Scotland won 7 wkts 6 v Oman Dubai (DSC) 19 Jan 2017
117 Pakistan won 7 wkts 6 v West Indies Port of Spain 02 Apr 2017

India won the third Twenty20 International against Sri Lanka at Mumbai on 24.12.17 by five wickets with four balls to spare to provide the 13th occasion of India winning a Twenty20 game in the  last over of the match which includes the last ball victories. All such occasions are tabulated below

No Team Result Margin BR Opposition Ground Start Date
1 India won 7 wkts 0 v Australia Sydney 31 Jan 2016
2 India won 6 wkts 1 v South Africa Johannesburg 01 Dec 2006
3 India won 8 wkts 2 v Australia Melbourne 03 Feb 2012
4 India won 6 wkts 2 v Australia Rajkot 10 Oct 2013
5 India won 7 wkts 2 v West Indies Dhaka 23 Mar 2014
6 India won 9 wkts 3 v Australia Ranchi 07 Oct 2017
7 India won 3 wkts 4 v Sri Lanka Colombo (RPS) 10 Feb 2009
8 India won 5 wkts 4 v Sri Lanka Dhaka 01 Mar 2016
9 India won 7 wkts 4 v Sri Lanka Colombo (RPS) 06 Sep 2017
10 India won 5 wkts 4 v Sri Lanka Mumbai 24 Dec 2017
11 India won 6 wkts 5 v Sri Lanka Mohali 12 Dec 2009
12 India won 6 wkts 5 v South Africa Dhaka 04 Apr 2014
13 India won 6 wkts 5 v Australia Mohali 27 Mar 2016

Teams winning a Twenty20I game with single digit deliveries to spare

India won the third Twenty20 International against Sri Lanka at Mumbai on 24.12.17 by five wickets with four balls to spare to provide the 155th occasion of a team winning a Twenty20 game with single digits deliveries to spare which includes the last ball victories. All such occasions are tabulated below

No Team Result Margin BR Opposition Ground Start Date
1 India won 6 wkts 1 v South Africa Johannesburg 01 Dec 2006
2 New Zealand won 5 wkts 9 v Sri Lanka Auckland 26 Dec 2006
3 England won 5 wkts 3 v West Indies The Oval 29 Jun 2007
4 Zimbabwe won 5 wkts 1 v Australia Cape Town 12 Sep 2007
5 South Africa won 7 wkts 7 v Bangladesh Cape Town 15 Sep 2007
6 Sri Lanka won 7 wkts 7 v New Zealand Johannesburg 15 Sep 2007
7 Pakistan won 6 wkts 5 v Australia Johannesburg 18 Sep 2007
8 South Africa won 6 wkts 5 v New Zealand Durban 19 Sep 2007
9 Pakistan won 4 wkts 6 v Bangladesh Cape Town 20 Sep 2007
10 Pakistan won 6 wkts 7 v New Zealand Cape Town 22 Sep 2007
11 South Africa won 3 wkts 1 v New Zealand Johannesburg 23 Nov 2007
12 South Africa won 4 wkts 4 v West Indies Johannesburg 18 Jan 2008
13 Ireland won 4 wkts 1 v Scotland Belfast 02 Aug 2008
14 Canada won 4 wkts 3 v Netherlands Belfast 02 Aug 2008
15 Ireland won 4 wkts 5 v Kenya Belfast 04 Aug 2008
16 Sri Lanka won 5 wkts 6 v Zimbabwe King City (NW) 10 Oct 2008
17 Pakistan won 3 wkts 1 v Sri Lanka King City (NW) 11 Oct 2008
18 Pakistan won 7 wkts 6 v Zimbabwe King City (NW) 12 Oct 2008
19 Sri Lanka won 5 wkts 6 v Pakistan King City (NW) 13 Oct 2008
20 Australia won 6 wkts 7 v South Africa Brisbane 13 Jan 2009
21 India won 3 wkts 4 v Sri Lanka Colombo (RPS) 10 Feb 2009
22 New Zealand won 7 wkts 7 v India Christchurch 25 Feb 2009
23 New Zealand won 5 wkts 0 v India Wellington 27 Feb 2009
24 South Africa won 4 wkts 4 v Australia Johannesburg 27 Mar 2009
25 Netherlands won 4 wkts 0 v England Lord’s 05 Jun 2009
26 New Zealand won 7 wkts 6 v Scotland The Oval 06 Jun 2009
27 Sri Lanka won 6 wkts 6 v Australia Nottingham 08 Jun 2009
28 West Indies won 7 wkts 8 v India Lord’s 12 Jun 2009
29 West Indies won 5 wkts 4 v England The Oval 15 Jun 2009
30 Pakistan won 8 wkts 8 v Sri Lanka Lord’s 21 Jun 2009
31 India won 6 wkts 5 v Sri Lanka Mohali 12 Dec 2009
32 Afghanistan won 5 wkts 1 v Canada Colombo (SSC) 04 Feb 2010
33 Netherlands won 6 wkts 5 v Canada Dubai (DSC) 09 Feb 2010
34 Netherlands won 7 wkts 5 v Kenya Abu Dhabi 11 Feb 2010
35 Netherlands won 4 wkts 7 v Afghanistan Dubai (DSC) 12 Feb 2010
36 England won 7 wkts 9 v Pakistan Dubai (DSC) 19 Feb 2010
37 England won 7 wkts 9 v Pakistan Dubai (DSC) 19 Feb 2010
38 Pakistan won 4 wkts 6 v England Dubai (DSC) 20 Feb 2010
39 New Zealand won 2 wkts 1 v Sri Lanka Providence 30 Apr 2010
40 West Indies won 8 wkts 1 v England Providence 03 May 2010
41 England won 6 wkts 3 v Pakistan Bridgetown 06 May 2010
42 England won 3 wkts 5 v New Zealand Gros Islet 10 May 2010
43 Sri Lanka won 5 wkts 0 v India Gros Islet 11 May 2010
44 Australia won 3 wkts 1 v Pakistan Gros Islet 14 May 2010
45 South Africa won 6 wkts 8 v Pakistan Abu Dhabi 27 Oct 2010
46 England won 1 wkts 0 v Australia Adelaide 12 Jan 2011
47 England won 6 wkts 3 v India Manchester 31 Aug 2011
48 Bangladesh won 3 wkts 1 v West Indies Dhaka 11 Oct 2011
49 Australia won 5 wkts 3 v South Africa Cape Town 13 Oct 2011
50 South Africa won 3 wkts 5 v Australia Johannesburg 16 Oct 2011
51 England won 6 wkts 8 v India Kolkata 29 Oct 2011
52 Pakistan won 5 wkts 3 v Sri Lanka Abu Dhabi 25 Nov 2011
53 India won 8 wkts 2 v Australia Melbourne 03 Feb 2012
54 New Zealand won 5 wkts 2 v Zimbabwe Hamilton 14 Feb 2012
55 New Zealand won 6 wkts 4 v South Africa Wellington 17 Feb 2012
56 Afghanistan won 4 wkts 2 v Netherlands Dubai (DSC) 14 Mar 2012
57 Netherlands won 3 wkts 5 v Scotland ICCA Dubai 22 Mar 2012
58 Scotland won 4 wkts 0 v Canada Dubai (DSC) 23 Mar 2012
59 Ireland won 5 wkts 7 v Afghanistan Dubai (DSC) 24 Mar 2012
60 England won 7 wkts 2 v West Indies Nottingham 24 Jun 2012
61 Bangladesh won 2 wkts 0 v Ireland Belfast 21 Jul 2012
62 Netherlands won 1 wkts 0 v Bangladesh The Hague 26 Jul 2012
63 South Africa won 7 wkts 6 v England Chester-le-Street 08 Sep 2012
64 Pakistan won 8 wkts 8 v Bangladesh Pallekele 25 Sep 2012
65 Pakistan won 2 wkts 2 v South Africa Colombo (RPS) 28 Sep 2012
66 England won 6 wkts 7 v New Zealand Pallekele 29 Sep 2012
67 England won 6 wkts 0 v India Mumbai 22 Dec 2012
68 New Zealand won 8 wkts 0 v South Africa East London 23 Dec 2012
69 Pakistan won 5 wkts 2 v India Bengaluru 25 Dec 2012
70 Sri Lanka won 5 wkts 7 v Australia Sydney 26 Jan 2013
71 Canada won 5 wkts 9 v Kenya ICCA Dubai 15 Mar 2013
72 Kenya won 5 wkts 6 v Netherlands Windhoek 19 Apr 2013
73 Scotland won 7 wkts 9 v Kenya Aberdeen 05 Jul 2013
74 Pakistan won 2 wkts 0 v West Indies Kingstown 27 Jul 2013
75 India won 6 wkts 2 v Australia Rajkot 10 Oct 2013
76 Pakistan won 6 wkts 1 v Afghanistan Sharjah 08 Dec 2013
77 Pakistan won 3 wkts 5 v Sri Lanka Dubai (DSC) 11 Dec 2013
78 New Zealand won 4 wkts 6 v West Indies Wellington 15 Jan 2014
79 Sri Lanka won 3 wkts 0 v Bangladesh Chittagong 14 Feb 2014
80 Ireland won 6 wkts 5 v West Indies Kingston 19 Feb 2014
81 West Indies won 5 wkts 7 v England Bridgetown 11 Mar 2014
82 Australia won 5 wkts 2 v South Africa Durban 12 Mar 2014
83 Ireland won 3 wkts 0 v Zimbabwe Sylhet 17 Mar 2014
84 Netherlands won 6 wkts 7 v U.A.E. Sylhet 17 Mar 2014
85 Zimbabwe won 5 wkts 0 v Netherlands Sylhet 19 Mar 2014
86 Hong Kong won 2 wkts 2 v Bangladesh Chittagong 20 Mar 2014
87 India won 7 wkts 9 v Pakistan Dhaka 21 Mar 2014
88 India won 7 wkts 2 v West Indies Dhaka 23 Mar 2014
89 England won 6 wkts 4 v Sri Lanka Chittagong 27 Mar 2014
90 West Indies won 6 wkts 2 v Australia Dhaka 28 Mar 2014
91 India won 8 wkts 9 v Bangladesh Dhaka 28 Mar 2014
92 New Zealand won 6 wkts 6 v Netherlands Chittagong 29 Mar 2014
93 India won 6 wkts 5 v South Africa Dhaka 04 Apr 2014
94 South Africa won 7 wkts 6 v Australia Adelaide 05 Nov 2014
95 Australia won 2 wkts 1 v South Africa Sydney 09 Nov 2014
96 Hong Kong won 2 wkts 1 v Nepal Colombo (PSS) 24 Nov 2014
97 Pakistan won 7 wkts 5 v New Zealand Dubai (DSC) 04 Dec 2014
98 West Indies won 4 wkts 4 v South Africa Cape Town 09 Jan 2015
99 West Indies won 4 wkts 4 v South Africa Johannesburg 11 Jan 2015
100 Pakistan won 5 wkts 3 v Zimbabwe Lahore 22 May 2015
101 Pakistan won 2 wkts 2 v Zimbabwe Lahore 24 May 2015
102 Nepal won 3 wkts 2 v Netherlands Rotterdam 03 Jul 2015
103 Hong Kong won 5 wkts 5 v Nepal Belfast 15 Jul 2015
104 P.N.G. won 2 wkts 7 v Ireland Belfast 15 Jul 2015
105 Hong Kong won 5 wkts 0 v Afghanistan Dublin (Malahide) 21 Jul 2015
106 Afghanistan won 5 wkts 7 v Oman Dublin 25 Jul 2015
107 Pakistan won 1 wkts 4 v Sri Lanka Colombo (RPS) 01 Aug 2015
108 South Africa won 7 wkts 2 v India Dharamsala 02 Oct 2015
109 Afghanistan won 6 wkts 5 v Zimbabwe Bulawayo 26 Oct 2015
110 Afghanistan won 5 wkts 1 v Zimbabwe Bulawayo 28 Oct 2015
111 Zimbabwe won 3 wkts 1 v Bangladesh Dhaka 15 Nov 2015
112 Oman won 6 wkts 9 v Hong Kong Abu Dhabi 21 Nov 2015
113 Hong Kong won 8 wkts 9 v Oman Abu Dhabi 26 Nov 2015
114 Hong Kong won 4 wkts 2 v Afghanistan Abu Dhabi 28 Nov 2015
115 Bangladesh won 4 wkts 8 v Zimbabwe Khulna 15 Jan 2016
116 India won 7 wkts 0 v Australia Sydney 31 Jan 2016
117 South Africa won 3 wkts 0 v England Cape Town 19 Feb 2016
118 Afghanistan won 3 wkts 3 v Oman Fatullah 20 Feb 2016
119 U.A.E. won 6 wkts 9 v Hong Kong Fatullah 21 Feb 2016
120 Pakistan won 7 wkts 8 v U.A.E. Dhaka 29 Feb 2016
121 India won 5 wkts 4 v Sri Lanka Dhaka 01 Mar 2016
122 Bangladesh won 5 wkts 5 v Pakistan Dhaka 02 Mar 2016
123 Pakistan won 6 wkts 4 v Sri Lanka Dhaka 04 Mar 2016
124 South Africa won 3 wkts 4 v Australia Durban 04 Mar 2016
125 Australia won 5 wkts 0 v South Africa Johannesburg 06 Mar 2016
126 India won 8 wkts 7 v Bangladesh Dhaka 06 Mar 2016
127 Oman won 2 wkts 2 v Ireland Dharamsala 09 Mar 2016
128 Australia won 6 wkts 4 v South Africa Cape Town 09 Mar 2016
129 Sri Lanka won 6 wkts 7 v Afghanistan Kolkata 17 Mar 2016
130 England won 2 wkts 2 v South Africa Mumbai 18 Mar 2016
131 Australia won 3 wkts 9 v Bangladesh Bengaluru 21 Mar 2016
132 West Indies won 3 wkts 2 v South Africa Nagpur 25 Mar 2016
133 India won 6 wkts 5 v Australia Mohali 27 Mar 2016
134 West Indies won 7 wkts 2 v India Mumbai 31 Mar 2016
135 West Indies won 4 wkts 2 v England Kolkata 03 Apr 2016
136 Afghanistan won 5 wkts 2 v U.A.E. Dubai (DSC) 16 Dec 2016
137 Afghanistan won 5 wkts 8 v Ireland Abu Dhabi 14 Jan 2017
138 Netherlands won 5 wkts 4 v Oman Abu Dhabi 15 Jan 2017
139 Afghanistan won 5 wkts 7 v U.A.E. Abu Dhabi 16 Jan 2017
140 Scotland won 7 wkts 6 v Oman Dubai (DSC) 19 Jan 2017
141 Afghanistan won 8 wkts 9 v Oman Dubai (DSC) 20 Jan 2017
142 Sri Lanka won 3 wkts 2 v South Africa Johannesburg 22 Jan 2017
143 Sri Lanka won 5 wkts 1 v South Africa Cape Town 25 Jan 2017
144 Sri Lanka won 5 wkts 0 v Australia Melbourne 17 Feb 2017
145 Sri Lanka won 2 wkts 0 v Australia Geelong 19 Feb 2017
146 Pakistan won 7 wkts 6 v West Indies Port of Spain 02 Apr 2017
147 Sri Lanka won 6 wkts 7 v Bangladesh Colombo (RPS) 04 Apr 2017
148 U.A.E. won 5 wkts 5 v P.N.G. Abu Dhabi 14 Apr 2017
149 West Indies won 7 wkts 4 v Afghanistan Basseterre 05 Jun 2017
150 West Indies won 9 wkts 9 v India Kingston 09 Jul 2017
151 India won 7 wkts 4 v Sri Lanka Colombo (RPS) 06 Sep 2017
152 World-XI won 7 wkts 1 v Pakistan Lahore 13 Sep 2017
153 India won 9 wkts 3 v Australia Ranchi 07 Oct 2017
154 Pakistan won 2 wkts 1 v Sri Lanka Abu Dhabi 27 Oct 2017
155 India won 5 wkts 4 v Sri Lanka Mumbai 24 Dec 2017

India’s victory provides the 16th occasion of Indian winning a T20I with single digit deliveries to spare. All such occasions are listed below

NO Team Result Margin BR Opposition Ground Start Date
1 India won 6 wkts 1 v South Africa Johannesburg 01 Dec 2006
2 India won 3 wkts 4 v Sri Lanka Colombo (RPS) 10 Feb 2009
3 India won 6 wkts 5 v Sri Lanka Mohali 12 Dec 2009
4 India won 8 wkts 2 v Australia Melbourne 03 Feb 2012
5 India won 6 wkts 2 v Australia Rajkot 10 Oct 2013
6 India won 7 wkts 9 v Pakistan Dhaka 21 Mar 2014
7 India won 7 wkts 2 v West Indies Dhaka 23 Mar 2014
8 India won 8 wkts 9 v Bangladesh Dhaka 28 Mar 2014
9 India won 6 wkts 5 v South Africa Dhaka 04 Apr 2014
10 India won 7 wkts 0 v Australia Sydney 31 Jan 2016
11 India won 5 wkts 4 v Sri Lanka Dhaka 01 Mar 2016
12 India won 8 wkts 7 v Bangladesh Dhaka 06 Mar 2016
13 India won 6 wkts 5 v Australia Mohali 27 Mar 2016
14 India won 7 wkts 4 v Sri Lanka Colombo (RPS) 06 Sep 2017
15 India won 9 wkts 3 v Australia Ranchi 07 Oct 2017
16 India won 5 wkts 4 v Sri Lanka Mumbai 24 Dec 2017

It also provides the 15th occasion of a team winning a T20I game against Sri Lanks with single digit deliveries to spare. All such occasions are listed below

No Team Result Margin BR Opposition Ground Start Date
1 New Zealand won 5 wkts 9 v Sri Lanka Auckland 26 Dec 2006
2 Pakistan won 3 wkts 1 v Sri Lanka King City (NW) 11 Oct 2008
3 India won 3 wkts 4 v Sri Lanka Colombo (RPS) 10 Feb 2009
4 Pakistan won 8 wkts 8 v Sri Lanka Lord’s 21 Jun 2009
5 India won 6 wkts 5 v Sri Lanka Mohali 12 Dec 2009
6 New Zealand won 2 wkts 1 v Sri Lanka Providence 30 Apr 2010
7 Pakistan won 5 wkts 3 v Sri Lanka Abu Dhabi 25 Nov 2011
8 Pakistan won 3 wkts 5 v Sri Lanka Dubai (DSC) 11 Dec 2013
9 England won 6 wkts 4 v Sri Lanka Chittagong 27 Mar 2014
10 Pakistan won 1 wkts 4 v Sri Lanka Colombo (RPS) 01 Aug 2015
11 India won 5 wkts 4 v Sri Lanka Dhaka 01 Mar 2016
12 Pakistan won 6 wkts 4 v Sri Lanka Dhaka 04 Mar 2016
13 India won 7 wkts 4 v Sri Lanka Colombo (RPS) 06 Sep 2017
14 Pakistan won 2 wkts 1 v Sri Lanka Abu Dhabi 27 Oct 2017
15 India won 5 wkts 4 v Sri Lanka Mumbai 24 Dec 2017

It also provides the fifth occasion of India winning a T20I against  Sri Lanka with single digit deliveries to spare. All such occasions are listed below.

No Team Result Margin BR Opposition Ground Start Date
1 India won 3 wkts 4 v Sri Lanka Colombo (RPS) 10 Feb 2009
2 India won 6 wkts 5 v Sri Lanka Mohali 12 Dec 2009
3 India won 5 wkts 4 v Sri Lanka Dhaka 01 Mar 2016
4 India won 7 wkts 4 v Sri Lanka Colombo (RPS) 06 Sep 2017
5 India won 5 wkts 4 v Sri Lanka Mumbai 24 Dec 2017

The following table lists the 17 occasions o team winning a T20I game with exact four deliveries to spare

No Team Result Margin BR Opposition Ground Start Date
1 South Africa won 4 wkts 4 v West Indies Johannesburg 18 Jan 2008
2 India won 3 wkts 4 v Sri Lanka Colombo (RPS) 10 Feb 2009
3 South Africa won 4 wkts 4 v Australia Johannesburg 27 Mar 2009
4 West Indies won 5 wkts 4 v England The Oval 15 Jun 2009
5 New Zealand won 6 wkts 4 v South Africa Wellington 17 Feb 2012
6 England won 6 wkts 4 v Sri Lanka Chittagong 27 Mar 2014
7 West Indies won 4 wkts 4 v South Africa Cape Town 09 Jan 2015
8 West Indies won 4 wkts 4 v South Africa Johannesburg 11 Jan 2015
9 Pakistan won 1 wkts 4 v Sri Lanka Colombo (RPS) 01 Aug 2015
10 India won 5 wkts 4 v Sri Lanka Dhaka 01 Mar 2016
11 Pakistan won 6 wkts 4 v Sri Lanka Dhaka 04 Mar 2016
12 South Africa won 3 wkts 4 v Australia Durban 04 Mar 2016
13 Australia won 6 wkts 4 v South Africa Cape Town 09 Mar 2016
14 Netherlands won 5 wkts 4 v Oman Abu Dhabi 15 Jan 2017
15 West Indies won 7 wkts 4 v Afghanistan Basseterre 05 Jun 2017
16 India won 7 wkts 4 v Sri Lanka Colombo (RPS) 06 Sep 2017
17 India won 5 wkts 4 v Sri Lanka Mumbai 24 Dec 2017

There are four occasions of a team winning a T20I game by five wickets  and four balls to  spare. All the four occasions are tabulated below.

No Team Result Margin BR Opposition Ground Start Date
1 West Indies won 5 wkts 4 v England The Oval 15 Jun 2009
2 India won 5 wkts 4 v Sri Lanka Dhaka 01 Mar 2016
3 Netherlands won 5 wkts 4 v Oman Abu Dhabi 15 Jan 2017
4 India won 5 wkts 4 v Sri Lanka Mumbai 24 Dec 2017

India has won two games against Sri Lanka by five  wickets with four balls to spare  – at Dhaka on 01.03.16 and  at Mumbai on 24.12.17

No Team Result Margin BR Opposition Ground Start Date
1 India won 5 wkts 4 v Sri Lanka Dhaka 01 Mar 2016
2 India won 5 wkts 4 v Sri Lanka Mumbai 24 Dec 2017

Teams winning a one day game by 200 plus runs margin

New Zealand won the  second  one  day game against West Indies at Wellington on 23.12.17 by 204 runs to  provide the  47th occasion of a team winning a one day game  by 200 plus runs margin in the  history of one day games. All such occasions are tabulated below

No Team Result Margin Opposition Ground Start Date
1 New Zealand won 290 runs v Ireland Aberdeen 01 Jul 2008
2 Australia won 275 runs v Afghanistan Perth 04 Mar 2015
3 South Africa won 272 runs v Zimbabwe Benoni 22 Oct 2010
4 South Africa won 258 runs v Sri Lanka Paarl 11 Jan 2012
5 India won 257 runs v Bermuda Port of Spain 19 Mar 2007
6 South Africa won 257 runs v West Indies Sydney 27 Feb 2015
7 Australia won 256 runs v Namibia Potchefstroom 27 Feb 2003
8 India won 256 runs v Hong Kong Karachi 25 Jun 2008
9 Pakistan won 255 runs v Ireland Dublin (M) 18 Aug 2016
0 Sri Lanka won 245 runs v India Sharjah 29 Oct 2000
11 Sri Lanka won 243 runs v Bermuda Port of Spain 15 Mar 2007
12 Sri Lanka won 234 runs v Pakistan Lahore 24 Jan 2009
13 Pakistan won 233 runs v Bangladesh Dhaka 02 Jun 2000
14 Australia won 232 runs v Sri Lanka Adelaide 28 Jan 1985
15 South Africa won 231 runs v Netherlands Mohali 03 Mar 2011
16 Australia won 229 runs v Netherlands Basseterre 18 Mar 2007
17 Australia won 224 runs v Pakistan Nairobi (Gym) 30 Aug 2002
18 South Africa won 221 runs v Netherlands Basseterre 16 Mar 2007
19 Pakistan won 217 runs v Sri Lanka Sharjah 17 Apr 2002
20 Australia won 215 runs v New Zealand St George’s 20 Apr 2007
21 West Indies won 215 runs v Netherlands Delhi 28 Feb 2011
22 South Africa won 214 runs v India Mumbai 25 Oct 2015
23 South Africa won 212 runs v Zimbabwe Centurion 10 Nov 2009
24 England won 210 runs v New Zealand Birmingham 09 Jun 2015
25 New Zealand won 210 runs v U.S.A. The Oval 10 Sep 2004
26 Sri Lanka won 210 runs v Canada Hambantota 20 Feb 2011
27 South Africa won 209 runs v West Indies Cape Town 25 Jan 2004
28 Australia won 208 runs v India Sydney 08 Feb 2004
29 South Africa won 208 runs v Kenya Cape Town 22 Oct 2001
30 West Indies won 208 runs v Canada Kingston 13 Apr 2010
31 New Zealand won 206 runs v Australia Adelaide 27 Jan 1986
32 South Africa won 206 runs v Ireland Benoni 25 Sep 2016
33 South Africa won 206 runs v Bangladesh Dhaka 19 Mar 2011
34 Sri Lanka won 206 runs v Netherlands Colombo (RPS) 16 Sep 2002
35 Pakistan won 205 runs v Kenya Hambantota 23 Feb 2011
36 New Zealand won 204 runs v West Indies Christchurch 23 Dec 2017
37 Australia won 203 runs v Scotland Basseterre 14 Mar 2007
38 West Indies won 203 runs v New Zealand Hamilton 08 Jan 2014
39 England won 202 runs v India Lord’s 07 Jun 1975
40 New Zealand won 202 runs v Zimbabwe Napier 09 Feb 2012
41 South Africa won 202 runs v Kenya Nairobi (Gym) 03 Oct 1996
42 Zimbabwe won 202 runs v Kenya Dhaka 27 Mar 1999
43 South Africa won 201 runs v Ireland Canberra 03 Mar 2015
44 Australia won 200 runs v Scotland Edinburgh 03 Sep 2013
45 India won 200 runs v Bangladesh Dhaka 11 Apr 2003
46 New Zealand won 200 runs v India Dambulla 10 Aug 2010
47 South Africa won 200 runs v Bangladesh East London 22 Oct 2017

New Zealand won the  second  one  day game against West Indies at Wellington on 23.12.17 by 204 runs to  provide the sixth occasion of a New Zealand winning a one day game  by 200 plus runs margin in the  history of one day games. All such occasions are tabulated below

No Team Result Margin Opposition Ground Start Date
1 New Zealand won 290 runs v Ireland Aberdeen 01 Jul 2008
2 New Zealand won 210 runs v U.S.A. The Oval 10 Sep 2004
3 New Zealand won 206 runs v Australia Adelaide 27 Jan 1986
4 New Zealand won 204 runs v West Indies Christchurch 23 Dec 2017
5 New Zealand won 202 runs v Zimbabwe Napier 09 Feb 2012
6 New Zealand won 200 runs v India Dambulla 10 Aug 2010

New Zealand won the  second  one  day game against West Indies at Wellington on 23.12.17 by 204 runs to  provide the third occasion of a team winning a one day game by 200 plus runs margin against New Zealand in the  history of one day games. All such occasions are tabulated below

No Team Result Margin Opposition Ground Start Date
1 South Africa won 257 runs v West Indies Sydney 27 Feb 2015
2 South Africa won 209 runs v West Indies Cape Town 25 Jan 2004
3 New Zealand won 204 runs v West Indies Christchurch 23 Dec 2017

 

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