Rival opening batsman batting at number one scoring centuries in the annals of one day games

AJ Finch of Australia  and JJ Roy of England scored 107 and  180 respectively in the first one day game between Australia and England at Melbourne on 14.01.18 to provide the 14th occasion of rival batsman batting at number one  scoring centuries in the annals of one day games. All such occasions are tabulated below.  JJ Roy’s 180 in this game provides the first occasion of rival opening batsman scoring in excess of 150 plus runs in  this category of statistics

No No Player Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 1 GM Wood 114* 1 Aus Eng Lord’s 03 Jun 1985
  2 GA Gooch 117* 2 Eng Aus Lord’s 03 Jun 1985
                 
2 1 GR Marsh 104 1 Aus Ind Jaipur 07 Sep 1986
  2 K Srikkanth 102 2 Ind Aus Jaipur 07 Sep 1986
                 
3 1 BC Broad 106 1 Eng NZl Napier 16 Mar 1988
  2 JG Wright 101 2 NZl Eng Napier 16 Mar 1988
                 
4 1 GA Gooch 136 1 Eng Aus Lord’s 29 May 1989
  2 GR Marsh 111* 2 Aus Eng Lord’s 29 May 1989
                 
5 1 RA Smith 129 1 Eng Ind Gwalior 04 Mar 1993
  2 NS Sidhu 134* 2 Ind Eng Gwalior 04 Mar 1993
                 
6 1 Saeed Anwar 140 1 Pak Ind Dhaka 18 Jan 1998
  2 SC Ganguly 124 2 Ind Pak Dhaka 18 Jan 1998
                 
7 1 GW Flower 112 1 Zim Srl Col-SSC 26 Jan 1998
  2 ST Jayasuriya 102 2 Srl Zim Col-SSC 26 Jan 1998
                 
8 1 ME Waugh 106 1 Aus Zim Bulawayo 21 Oct 1999
  2 NC Johnson 110 2 Zim Aus Bulawayo 21 Oct 1999
                 
9 1 SC Ganguly 127 1 Ind RSA Jo’burg 05 Oct 2001
  2 G Kirsten 133* 2 RSA Ind Jo’burg 05 Oct 2001
                 
10 1 ME Trescothick 121 1 Eng Srl Leeds 01 Jul 2006
  2 WU Tharanga 109 2 Srl Eng Leeds 01 Jul 2006
                 
11 1 Anamul Haque 100 1 Ban Pak Dhaka 04 Mar 2014
  2 Ahmed Shehzad 103 2 Pak Ban Dhaka 04 Mar 2014
                 
12 1 AJ Finch 109 1 Aus RSA Canberra 19 Nov 2014
  2 HM Amla 102 2 RSA Aus Canberra 19 Nov 2014
                 
13 1 H Masakadza 111 1 Zim Srl Hambantota 06 Jul 2017
  2 N Dickwella 102 2 Srl Zim Hambantota 06 Jul 2017
                 
14 1 AJ Finch 107 1 Aus Eng Melbourne 14 Jan 2018
  2 JJ Roy 180 2 Eng Aus Melbourne 14 Jan 2018

AJ Finch of Australia  and JJ Roy of England scored 107 and  180 respectively in the first one day game between Australia and England at Melbourne on 14.01.18 to provide the third occasion of rival batsman batting at number one  scoring centuries in Australia-England one day series.  All such occasions are tabulated below.

No No Player Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 1 GM Wood 114* 1 Aus Eng Lord’s 03 Jun 1985
  2 GA Gooch 117* 2 Eng Aus Lord’s 03 Jun 1985
                 
2 1 GA Gooch 136 1 Eng Aus Lord’s 29 May 1989
  2 GR Marsh 111* 2 Aus Eng Lord’s 29 May 1989
                 
3 1 AJ Finch 107 1 Aus Eng Melbourne 14 Jan 2018
  2 JJ Roy 180 2 Eng Aus Melbourne 14 Jan 2018

AJ Finch of Australia  and JJ Roy of England scored 107 and  180 respectively in the first one day game between Australia and England at Melbourne on 14.01.18 to provide the second occasion of rival batsman batting at number one  scoring centuries in one day games on Australian soil.  Both the occasions are tabulated below.

No No Player Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 1 AJ Finch 109 1 Aus RSA Canberra 19 Nov 2014
  2 HM Amla 102 2 RSA Aus Canberra 19 Nov 2014
                 
2 1 AJ Finch 107 1 Aus Eng Melbourne 14 Jan 2018
  2 JJ Roy 180 2 Eng Aus Melbourne 14 Jan 2018

 

 

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