Opening batsmen collecting pairs in a test – DA Warner of Australia joins the list

DA Warner of Australia collected a “Pair” in the ongoing test against England at Manchester to provide the 65th occasion of an opening batsman collecting a pair in the annals of test cricket. All such occasions are tabulated below

No Batsman FI  SI Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 AC Bannerman 0 0 Aus Eng Lord’s 16 Jul 1888
2 LJ Tancred 0 0 SAF Eng Leeds 29 Jul 1907
3 VT Trumper 0 0 Aus Eng Melbourne 07 Feb 1908
4 LJ Tancred 0 0 SAF Eng The Oval 12 Aug 1912
5 GAL Hearne 0 0 SAF Eng Cape Town 01 Jan 1923
6 P Holmes 0 0 Eng SAF Durban 04 Feb 1928
7 JHW Fingleton 0 0 Aus Eng Adelaide 13 Jan 1933
8 VY Richardson 0 0 Aus Eng Sydney 23 Feb 1933
9 CA Roach 0 0 Win Eng Lord’s 24 Jun 1933
10 J Moroney 0 0 Aus Eng Brisbane 01 Dec 1950
11 P Roy 0 0 Ind Eng Manchester 17 Jul 1952
12 DJ McGlew 0 0 SAF Eng Lord’s 23 Jun 1955
13 TE Bailey 0 0 Eng Aus Melbourne 13 Feb 1959
14 G Pullar 0 0 Eng Pak Lahore 21 Oct 1961
15 BW Luckhurst 0 0 Eng Pak Leeds 08 Jul 1971
16 R Edwards 0 0 Aus Eng Leeds 27 Jul 1972
17 TW Jarvis 0 0 NZL Pak Wellington 02 Feb 1973
18 KR Stackpole 0 0 Aus NZl Auckland 22 Mar 1974
19 FM Engineer 0 0 Ind Win Mumbai 23 Jan 1975
20 DL Amiss 0 0 Eng Aus Adelaide 25 Jan 1975
21 CG Greenidge 0 0 Win Aus Brisbane 28 Nov 1975
22 Majid Khan 0 0 Pak Aus Perth 24 Mar 1979
23 BA Edgar 0 0 NZl Aus Perth 12 Dec 1980
24 GM Wood 0 0 Aus NZl Perth 12 Dec 1981
25 Mudassar Nazar 0 0 Pak Eng Birmingham 29 Jul 1982
26 KR Rutherford 0 0 NZl Win Port of Spain 29 Mar 1985
27 JG Wright 0 0 NZl Eng Lord’s 24 Jul 1986
28 W Larkins 0 0 Eng Win Bridgetown 05 Apr 1990
29 Saeed Anwar 0 0 Pak Win Faisalabad 23 Nov 1990
30 BR Hartland 0 0 NZl Eng Auckland 30 Jan 1992
31 Aamer Sohail 0 0 Pak NZl Hamilton 02 Jan 1993
32 GW Flower 0 0 Zim Pak Rawalpindi 09 Dec 1993
33 MA Taylor 0 0 Aus Pak Karachi 28 Sep 1994
34 GJ Rennie 0 0 Zim NZl Auckland 26 Feb 1998
35 DP Viljoen 0 0 Zim Pak Bulawayo 14 Mar 1998
36 MA Atherton 0 0 Eng Aus Melbourne 26 Dec 1998
37 RG Twose 0 0 NZl Eng Birmingham 01 Jul 1999
38 MA Atherton 0 0 Eng SAF Johannesburg 25 Nov 1999
39 AFG Griffith 0 0 Win Zim Port of Spain 16 Mar 2000
40 GW Flower 0 0 Zim Ind Delhi 18 Nov 2000
41 MS Atapattu 0 0 Srl Eng Colombo (SSC) 15 Mar 2001
42 G Kirsten 0 0 SAF Win Bridgetown 29 Mar 2001
43 Saleem Elahi 0 0 Pak Eng Lord’s 17 May 2001
44 CH Gayle 0 0 Win Srl Colombo (SSC) 29 Nov 2001
45 Taufeeq Umar 0 0 Pak Aus Sharjah 11 Oct 2002
46 RP Arnold 0 0 Srl SAF Johannesburg 08 Nov 2002
47 DS Smith 0 0 Win Aus Port of Spain 19 Apr 2003
48 MA Vermeulen 0 0 Zim Eng Ch-le-St 05 Jun 2003
49 MS Atapattu 0 0 Srl Pak Faisalabad 20 Oct 2004
50 WU Tharanga 0 0 Srl Eng Birmingham 25 May 2006
51 CH Gayle 0 0 Win Ind Kingston 30 Jun 2006
52 HH Gibbs 0 0 SAF Ind Johannesburg 15 Dec 2006
53 W Jaffer 0 0 Ind Ban Chattogram 18 May 2007
54 Javed Omar 0 0 Ban Ind Dhaka 25 May 2007
55 HH Gibbs 0 0 SAF Win Port Elizabeth 26 Dec 2007
56 TG McIntosh 0 0 NZl Ind Ahmedabad 04 Nov 2010
57 V Sehwag 0 0 Ind Eng Birmingham 10 Aug 2011
58 H Masakadza 0 0 Zim NZl Napier 26 Jan 2012
59 Khurram Manzoor 0 0 Pak SAF Dubai (DSC) 23 Oct 2013
60 BB Chari 0 0 Zim Ban Chattogram 12 Nov 2014
61 R Chandrika 0 0 Win Aus Kingston 11 Jun 2015
62 S Dhawan 0 0 Ind SAF Mohali 05 Nov 2015
63 KOA Powell 0 0 Win NZl Hamilton 09 Dec 2017
64 M Vijay 0 0 Ind Eng Lord’s 09 Aug 2018
65 DA Warner 0 0 Aus Eng Manchester 04 Sep 2019

DA Warner of Australia collected a “Pair” in the ongoing test against England at Manchester to provide the tenth occasion of a Australian opening batsman collecting a pair in the annals of test cricket. All such occasions are tabulated below

No Batsman FI  SI Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 AC Bannerman 0 0 Aus Eng Lord’s 16 Jul 1888
2 VT Trumper 0 0 Aus Eng Melbourne 07 Feb 1908
3 JHW Fingleton 0 0 Aus Eng Adelaide 13 Jan 1933
4 VY Richardson 0 0 Aus Eng Sydney 23 Feb 1933
5 J Moroney 0 0 Aus Eng Brisbane 01 Dec 1950
6 R Edwards 0 0 Aus Eng Leeds 27 Jul 1972
7 KR Stackpole 0 0 Aus NZl Auckland 22 Mar 1974
8 GM Wood 0 0 Aus NZl Perth 12 Dec 1981
9 MA Taylor 0 0 Aus Pak Karachi 28 Sep 1994
10 DA Warner 0 0 Aus Eng Manchester 04 Sep 2019

DA Warner of Australia collected a “Pair” in the ongoing test against England at Manchester to provide the 24th occasion of an opening batsman collecting a pair against England in the annals of test cricket. All such occasions are tabulated below

No Batsman FI  SI Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 AC Bannerman 0 0 Aus Eng Lord’s 16 Jul 1888
2 LJ Tancred 0 0 SAF Eng Leeds 29 Jul 1907
3 VT Trumper 0 0 Aus Eng Melbourne 07 Feb 1908
4 LJ Tancred 0 0 SAF Eng The Oval 12 Aug 1912
5 GAL Hearne 0 0 SAF Eng Cape Town 01 Jan 1923
7 JHW Fingleton 0 0 Aus Eng Adelaide 13 Jan 1933
8 VY Richardson 0 0 Aus Eng Sydney 23 Feb 1933
9 CA Roach 0 0 Win Eng Lord’s 24 Jun 1933
10 J Moroney 0 0 Aus Eng Brisbane 01 Dec 1950
11 P Roy 0 0 Ind Eng Manchester 17 Jul 1952
12 DJ McGlew 0 0 SAF Eng Lord’s 23 Jun 1955
13 R Edwards 0 0 Aus Eng Leeds 27 Jul 1972
14 Mudassar Nazar 0 0 Pak Eng Birmingham 29 Jul 1982
15 JG Wright 0 0 NZl Eng Lord’s 24 Jul 1986
16 BR Hartland 0 0 NZl Eng Auckland 30 Jan 1992
17 RG Twose 0 0 NZl Eng Birmingham 01 Jul 1999
18 MS Atapattu 0 0 Srl Eng Colombo (SSC) 15 Mar 2001
19 Saleem Elahi 0 0 Pak Eng Lord’s 17 May 2001
20 MA Vermeulen 0 0 Zim Eng Ch-le-St 05 Jun 2003
21 WU Tharanga 0 0 Srl Eng Birmingham 25 May 2006
23 V Sehwag 0 0 Ind Eng Birmingham 10 Aug 2011
23 M Vijay 0 0 Ind Eng Lord’s 09 Aug 2018
24 DA Warner 0 0 Aus Eng Manchester 04 Sep 2019

DA Warner of Australia collected a “Pair” in the ongoing test against England at Manchester to provide the seventh occasion of a Australian opening batsman collecting a pair against England in the annals of test cricket. All such occasions are tabulated below

No Batsman FI  SI Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 AC Bannerman 0 0 Aus Eng Lord’s 16 Jul 1888
2 VT Trumper 0 0 Aus Eng Melbourne 07 Feb 1908
3 JHW Fingleton 0 0 Aus Eng Adelaide 13 Jan 1933
4 VY Richardson 0 0 Aus Eng Sydney 23 Feb 1933
5 J Moroney 0 0 Aus Eng Brisbane 01 Dec 1950
6 R Edwards 0 0 Aus Eng Leeds 27 Jul 1972
7 DA Warner 0 0 Aus Eng Manchester 04 Sep 2019

CH Gayle, GW Flower, HH Gibbs, LJ Tancred, MA Atherton and MS Atapattu are the six opening batsmen in the annals of test cricket to collect pairs on two occasions. All such occasions are furnished below

No No Batsman FI  SI Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 1 CH Gayle 0 0 Win Srl Colombo (SSC) 29 Nov 2001
  2 CH Gayle 0 0 Win Ind Kingston 30 Jun 2006
                 
2 1 GW Flower 0 0 Zim Pak Rawalpindi 09 Dec 1993
  2 GW Flower 0 0 Zim Ind Delhi 18 Nov 2000
                 
3 1 HH Gibbs 0 0 SAF Ind Johannesburg 15 Dec 2006
  2 HH Gibbs 0 0 SAF Win Port Elizabeth 26 Dec 2007
                 
4 1 LJ Tancred 0 0 SAF Eng Leeds 29 Jul 1907
  2 LJ Tancred 0 0 SAF Eng The Oval 12 Aug 1912
                 
5 1 MA Atherton 0 0 Eng Aus Melbourne 26 Dec 1998
  2 MA Atherton 0 0 Eng SAF Johannesburg 25 Nov 1999
                 
6 1 MS Atapattu 0 0 Srl Eng Colombo (SSC) 15 Mar 2001
  2 MS Atapattu 0 0 Srl Pak Faisalabad 20 Oct 2004
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