Rival Skippers scoring centuries in the same Test.

JE Root of England and KS Williamson of New Zealand scored 226 and 104 not out respectively in the just concluded Test between New Zealand and England at Hamilton to provide the 52nd occasion of rival skippers scoring centuries in a Test in the annals of Test cricket. All such occasions are tabulated below

No Team1 Captain Score Team2 Captain Score Ground Date
1 SAF Taylor HW 109 Eng Douglas JWH 119 Durban 13/12/1913
2 Eng Chapman APF 121 Aus Woodfull WM 155 Lord’s 27/06/1930
3 Eng Hammond WR 240 Aus Bradman DG 102* Lord’s 24/06/1938
4 SAF Melville A 103 Eng Hammond WR 140 Durban 03/03/1939
5 Eng Hutton L 145 Aus Hassett AL 104 Lord’s 25/06/1953
6 Eng May PBH 117 SAF McGlew DJ 104* Manchester 07/07/1955
7 SAF McGlew DJ 120 NZl Reid JR 142 Johannesburg 02/02/1962
8 Eng Dexter ER 174 Aus Simpson RB 311 Manchester 23/07/1964
9 Win Sobers GSA 113* Eng Cowdrey MC 101 Kingston 08/02/1968
10 Aus Lawry WM 151 Win Sobers GSA 113 Sydney 14/02/1969
11 Win Sobers GSA 142 NZl Congdon BE 126 Bridgetown 23/03/1972
22 Win Kanhai RB 105 Aus Chappell IM 106* Bridgetown 09/03/1973
13 NZl Congdon BE 132 Aus Chappell IM 145,121                       Wellington 01/03/1974
14 Ind Gavaskar SM 205 Win Kallicharran AI 187 Mumbai 01/12/1978
15 Pak Javed Miandad 106* Aus Chappell GS 235 Faisalabad 06/03/1980
16 Pak Imran Khan 117 Ind Gavaskar SM 127* Faisalabad 03/01/1983
17 Win Lloyd CH 143 Ind KapilDev 100* Port of Spain 11/03/1983
18 Ind KapilDev 119 Aus Border AR 106 Chennai 18/09/1986
29 Aus Border AR 100* Eng Gatting MW 100 Adelaide 12/12/1986
20 Eng Gatting MW 150* Pak Imran Khan 118 The Oval 06/08/1987
21 Ind Vengsarkar DB 102 Win Richards IVA 109* Delhi 25/11/1987
22 Pak Javed Miandad 107 Aus Border AR 113* Faisalabad 23/09/1988
23 Eng Gooch GA 333,123                                       Ind Azharuddin M 121 Lord’s 26/07/1990
24 Eng Gooch GA 116 Ind Azharuddin M 179 Manchester 09/08/1990
25 Win Lara BC 213 Aus Waugh SR 100 Kingston 13/03/1999
26 Win Lara BC 153* Aus Waugh SR 199 Bridgetown 26/03/1999
27 Eng Hussain N 110 Ind Ganguly SC 128 Leeds 22/08/2002
28 Srl Tillakaratne HP 144 NZl Fleming SP 274* Col-(PSS) 25/04/2003
29 SAF Smith GC 132 Win Lara BC 202 Johannesburg 12/12/2003
30 Win Lara BC 400* Eng Vaughan MP 140 St John’s 10/04/2004
31 Win Chanderpaul S 127 SAF Smith GC 126 St John’s 29/04/2005
32 Eng Vaughan MP 166 Aus Ponting RT 156 Manchester 11/08/2005
33 Pak Inzamam-ul-Haq 119 Ind Dravid R 103 Faisalabad 21/01/2006
34 Win Lara BC 120 Ind Dravid R 146 Gros Islet 10/06/2006
35 Ban Mohd Ashraful 101 Srl Jayawardene M 166 Dhaka 26/12/2008
36 Pak YounisKhan 313 Srl Jayawardene M 240 Karachi 21/02/2009
37 Win Gayle CH 102 Eng Strauss AJ 142 Port of Spain 06/03/2009
38 Srl Sangakkara KC 109 NZl Vettori DL 140 Col-(SSC) 26/08/2009
39 Ind Dhoni MS 100* Srl Sangakkara KC 137 Mumbai (BS) 02/12/2009
40 SAF Smith GC 101* Aus Clarke MJ 151 Cape Town 09/11/2011
41 Eng Strauss AJ 141 Win Sammy DJG 106 Nottingham 25/05/2012
42 Aus Clarke MJ 230 SAF Smith GC 122 Adelaide 22/11/2012
43 Ind Dhoni MS 224 Aus Clarke MJ 130 Chennai 22/02/2013
44 Pak Misbah-ul-Haq 135 Srl Mathews AD* 157* Abu Dhabi 31/12/2013
45 Aus Clarke MJ 128 Ind Kohli V* 115 141 Adelaide 09/12/2014
46 Aus Smith SPD 117 Ind Kohli V* 147 Sydney 06/01/2015
47 NZl McCullum BB 145 Aus Smith SPD* 138 Christchurch 20/02/2016
48 NZl Williamson KS 104* Ban Mushfiqur Rahim 159 Wellington 12/01/2017
49 Ind Kohli V 204 Ban Mushfiqur Rahim 127 Hyd-RGS 09/02/2017
50 Ind Kohli V 243 Srl Chandimal LD 164 Delhi 02/12/2017
51 NZl Williamson KS 200* Ban Mahmudullah 146 Hamilton 28/02/2019
52 NZl Williamson KS 104* Eng Root JE* 226 Hamilton 29/11/2019
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