England captains scoring centuries in a test innings against West Indies

JE Root of England scored 111 not out at the end of the third day of the ongoing test against West Indies at Gros Islet to provide the 28th occasion of an England captain scoring a century against West Indies. All such occasions are tabulated below

No Player Runs Inns Opposition Ground Start Date
1 DR Jardine 127 2 v West Indies Manchester 22 Jul 1933
2 WR Hammond 138 3 v West Indies The Oval 19 Aug 1939
3 L Hutton 169 1 v West Indies Georgetown 24 Feb 1954
4 L Hutton 205 2 v West Indies Kingston 30 Mar 1954
5 PBH May 285* 3 v West Indies Birmingham 30 May 1957
6 PBH May 104 1 v West Indies Nottingham 04 Jul 1957
7 MC Cowdrey 119 1 v West Indies Port of Spain 25 Mar 1960
8 MC Cowdrey 101 1 v West Indies Kingston 08 Feb 1968
9 MC Cowdrey 148 2 v West Indies Port of Spain 14 Mar 1968
10 R Illingworth 113 2 v West Indies Lord’s 26 Jun 1969
11 AW Greig 116 2 v West Indies Leeds 22 Jul 1976
12 AJ Lamb 119 2 v West Indies Bridgetown 05 Apr 1990
13 GA Gooch 154* 3 v West Indies Leeds 06 Jun 1991
14 MA Atherton 144 1 v West Indies Georgetown 17 Mar 1994
15 MA Atherton 135 2 v West Indies St John’s 16 Apr 1994
16 MA Atherton 113 1 v West Indies Nottingham 10 Aug 1995
17 MP Vaughan 140 3 v West Indies St John’s 10 Apr 2004
18 MP Vaughan 103 1 v West Indies Lord’s 22 Jul 2004
19 MP Vaughan 101* 3 v West Indies Lord’s 22 Jul 2004
20 MP Vaughan 103 1 v West Indies Leeds 25 May 2007
21 AJ Strauss 169 1 v West Indies St John’s 15 Feb 2009
22 AJ Strauss 142 1 v West Indies Bridgetown 26 Feb 2009
23 AJ Strauss 142 1 v West Indies Port of Spain 06 Mar 2009
24 AJ Strauss 122 2 v West Indies Lord’s 17 May 2012
25 AJ Strauss 141 2 v West Indies Nottingham 25 May 2012
26 AN Cook 105 1 v West Indies Bridgetown 01 May 2015
27 JE Root 136 1 v West Indies Birmingham 17 Aug 2017
28 JE Root 111* 3 v West Indies Gros Islet 09 Feb 2019

JE Root of England scored 111 not out at the end of the third day of the ongoing test against West Indies at Gros Islet to provide the 14th occasion of an England captain scoring a century against West Indies in West Indies.. All such occasions are tabulated below

No Player Runs Inns Opposition Ground Start Date
1 L Hutton 169 1 v West Indies Georgetown 24 Feb 1954
2 L Hutton 205 2 v West Indies Kingston 30 Mar 1954
3 MC Cowdrey 119 1 v West Indies Port of Spain 25 Mar 1960
4 MC Cowdrey 101 1 v West Indies Kingston 08 Feb 1968
5 MC Cowdrey 148 2 v West Indies Port of Spain 14 Mar 1968
6 AJ Lamb 119 2 v West Indies Bridgetown 05 Apr 1990
7 MA Atherton 144 1 v West Indies Georgetown 17 Mar 1994
8 MA Atherton 135 2 v West Indies St John’s 16 Apr 1994
9 MP Vaughan 140 3 v West Indies St John’s 10 Apr 2004
10 AJ Strauss 169 1 v West Indies St John’s 15 Feb 2009
11 AJ Strauss 142 1 v West Indies Bridgetown 26 Feb 2009
12 AJ Strauss 142 1 v West Indies Port of Spain 06 Mar 2009
13 AN Cook 105 1 v West Indies Bridgetown 01 May 2015
14 JE Root 111* 3 v West Indies Gros Islet 09 Feb 2019

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