Wicket keeper batsmen scoring a century in a test innings against Sri Lanka

BT Foakes of England scored 107 in the ongoing test against Sri Lanka at Galle to provide the 18th occasion of a wicket keeper batsman scoring a century in a test innings against Sri Lanka. All such occasions are tabulated below. It also provides the 218th occasion of a wicket keeper batsman scoring a century in a test innings in the annals of test cricket.

No Player Runs Inns Team Opp Ground Start Date
1 Moin Khan 117* 4 Pak Srl Sialkot 22 Sep 1995
2 A Flower 105* 3 Zim Srl Col-SSC 14 Jan 1998
3 A Flower 129 3 Zim Srl Harare 26 Nov 1999
4 AJ Stewart 123 1 Eng Srl Manchester 13 Jun 2002
5 AC Gilchrist 144 3 Aus Srl Kandy 16 Mar 2004
6 Kamran Akmal 158* 2 Pak Srl Karachi 21 Feb 2009
7 MS Dhoni 110 1 Ind Srl Ahmedabad 16 Nov 2009
8 MS Dhoni 100* 2 Ind Srl Mum-BS 02 Dec 2009
9 MJ Prior 126 1 Eng Srl Lord’s 03 Jun 2011
10 MS Wade 102* 2 Aus Srl Sydney 03 Jan 2013
11 Mushfiqur Rahim 200 2 Ban Srl Galle 08 Mar 2013
12 Sarfraz Ahmed 103 2 Pak Srl Col-SSC 14 Aug 2014
13 BJ Watling 142* 3 NZl Srl Wellington 03 Jan 2015
14 JM Bairstow 140 1 Eng Srl Leeds 19 May 2016
15 JM Bairstow 167* 1 Eng Srl Lord’s 09 Jun 2016
16 Q de Kock 101 1 SAF Srl Cape Town 02 Jan 2017
17 SO Dowrich 125* 1 Win Srl Port of Spain 06 Jun 2018
18 BT Foakes 107 1 Eng Srl Galle 06 Nov 2018

BT Foakes of England scored 107 in the ongoing test against Sri Lanka at Galle to provide the fifth occasion of a England wicket keeper batsman scoring a century in a test innings against Sri Lanka. All such occasions are tabulated below.

No Player Runs Inns Team Opp Ground Start Date
1 AJ Stewart 123 1 Eng Srl Manchester 13 Jun 2002
2 MJ Prior 126 1 Eng Srl Lord’s 03 Jun 2011
3 JM Bairstow 140 1 Eng Srl Leeds 19 May 2016
4 JM Bairstow 167* 1 Eng Srl Lord’s 09 Jun 2016
5 BT Foakes 107 1 Eng Srl Galle 06 Nov 2018

A Flower of Zimbabwe, JM Bairstow of England and MS Dhoni of India are the three wicket keeper batsmen who have scored centuries on two occasions against Sri Lanka. The performance of these three wicket keepers is tabulated below

No Player Runs Inns Team Opp Ground Start Date
1 A Flower 105* 3 Zim Srl Col-SSC 14 Jan 1998
2 A Flower 129 3 Zim Srl Harare 26 Nov 1999
               
1 JM Bairstow 140 1 Eng Srl Leeds 19 May 2016
2 JM Bairstow 167* 1 Eng Srl Lord’s 09 Jun 2016
               
1 MS Dhoni 110 1 Ind Srl Ahmedabad 16 Nov 2009
2 MS Dhoni 100* 2 Ind Srl Mum-BS 02 Dec 2009

A Flower, AC Gilchrist, Mushfiqur Rahim, Sarfraz Nawaz, and BT Foakes are five wicket keeper batsmen who have scored centuries against Sri Lanka in Sri Lanka. The following table lists the performance of these five wicket keeper batsmen.

No Player Runs Inns Team Opp Ground Start Date
1 A Flower 105* 3 Zim Srl Col-SSC 14 Jan 1998
2 AC Gilchrist 144 3 Aus Srl Kandy 16 Mar 2004
3 Mushfiqur Rahim 200 2 Ban Srl Galle 08 Mar 2013
4 Sarfraz Ahmed 103 2 Pak Srl Col-SSC 14 Aug 2014
5 BT Foakes 107 1 Eng Srl Galle 06 Nov 2018
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