Batsmen batting at number ten scoring fifties in a test innings

Batsmen batting at number ten scoring fifties in a test innings

SCJ Broad of England scored 62 in the ongoing test at Manchester to provide the 74th occasion of a batsman batting at number ten scoring a fifty in the annals of test cricket. It also provides the 42nd occasion of a batsman batting at number ten scoring a fifty in the annals of test cricket at home and the second such occasion at Manchester

SCJ Broad of England scored 62 in the ongoing test at Manchester to provide the fifth occasion of a batsman batting at number ten scoring a fifty against West Indies in the annals of test cricket. It also provides the fifth occasion of a England batsman batting at number ten scoring a fifty against West Indies at home and the first such occasion at Manchester.

SCJ Broad of England scored 62 in the ongoing test at Manchester to provide the second occasion of his scoring a fifty while batting at number ten. Prior to this he had scored 56 against Australia at Melbourne in Dec 2017. He became the seventh batman in the annals of test cricket to score fifties on two occasions while batting at number ten. The following table lists all the seven batsmen with their performances.

No No Player Runs I Team Opp Ground Mon/Year
1 1 SCJ Broad 56 2 Eng Aus Melbourne Dec 2017
  2 SCJ Broad 62 1 Eng Win Manchester Jul 2020
                 
2 1 MA Holding 58* 2 Win Eng St John’s Mar 1981
  2 MA Holding 69 2 Win Eng Birmingham Jun 1984
                 
3 1 ACB Langton 73* 1 SAF Eng The Oval Aug 1935
  2 ACB Langton 64* 2 SAF Eng Jo’burg Dec 1938
                 
4 1 GAR Lock 56 3 Eng Win Birmingham Jul 1963
  2 GAR Kock 53 2 Eng Win Leeds Jul 1963
                 
5 1 SarfrazNawaz 53 1 Pak Eng Leeds Jul 1974
  2 SarfrazNawaz 90 2 Pak Eng Lahore Mar 1984
                 
6 1 IS Sodhi 58 2 NZl Ban Dhaka Oct 2013
  2 IS Sodhi 63 4 NZl Pak Abu Dhabi Nov 2014
                 
7 1 H Verity 55* 1 Eng Ind Kolkata Jan 1934
  2 H Verity 60* 1 Eng Aus Manchester Jul 1934

He became the third batman in the annals of test cricket to score fifties on two occasions while batting at number ten after GAR Lock and H Verity. The following table lists all the seven batsmen with their performances.

No No Player Runs I Team Opp Ground Mon/Year
1 1 SCJ Broad 56 2 Eng Aus Melbourne Dec 2017
  2 SCJ Broad 62 1 Eng Win Manchester Jul 2020
                 
2 1 GAR Lock 56 3 Eng Win Birmingham Jul 1963
  2 GAR Kock 53 2 Eng Win Leeds Jul 1963
                 
3 1 H Verity 55* 1 Eng Ind Kolkata Jan 1934
  2 H Verity 60* 1 Eng Aus Manchester Jul 1934
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