Batsmen’s Lollypop grounds

Some batsmen would have liking to some grounds and they seem to score every-time when they bat at that ground.

Here we look at some of the Batsmen who scored lots of runs in consecutive innings at a particular venue in both Tests and ODI.

Most consecutive fifties at the same ground – Tests
Player Inns Ground From To List
H Sutcliffe (Eng) 8 The Oval Aug 14, 1926 Jul 29, 1931 76, 161, 63, 104, 109*, 161, 54, 117
RT Ponting (Aus) 8 Brisbane Dec 4, 2003 Nov 8, 2007 54, 50, 51, 149, 104*, 196, 60*, 56
M Azharuddin (India) 7 Kolkata Dec 31, 1984 Mar 18, 1998 110, 141, 60, 182, 109, 52, 163*
H Sutcliffe (Eng) 6 Melbourne Jan 1, 1925 Dec 30, 1932 176, 127, 143, 58, 135, 52
WM Lawry (Aus) 6 Melbourne Dec 30, 1965 Jan 21, 1971 88, 78, 108, 100, 205, 56
GS Chappell (Aus) 6 Melbourne Feb 8, 1975 Jan 1, 1977 102, 52, 68, 54*, 121, 67
GS Chappell (Aus) 6 Brisbane Nov 29, 1974 Dec 1, 1979 58, 71, 123, 109*, 74, 124
DJ Cullinan (SA) 6 Cape Town Jan 2, 1996 Jan 2, 1999 62, 77, 55, 113, 68, 168
DPMD Jayawardene (SL) 6 Colombo (SSC) Mar 26, 2006 Jul 20, 2009 82, 374, 127, 195, 136, 79
JB Hobbs (Eng) 5 Durban Jan 21, 1910 Feb 14, 1914 53, 70, 82, 64, 97
WR Hammond (Eng) 5 Sydney Dec 14, 1928 Dec 18, 1936 251, 112, 101, 75*, 231*
GM Turner (NZ) 5 Christchurch Feb 25, 1971 Feb 5, 1976 76, 101, 110*, 98, 117
SM Gavaskar (India) 5 Port of Spain Mar 6, 1971 Mar 24, 1976 65, 67*, 124, 220, 156
KD Walters (Aus) 5 Adelaide Jan 26, 1974 Dec 24, 1976 94, 55, 71*, 107, 51
RB Simpson (Aus) 5 Adelaide Jan 28, 1966 Jan 28, 1978 225, 55, 103, 100, 51
Javed Miandad (Pak) 5 Hyderabad (Sind) Jan 2, 1978 Nov 25, 1984 88*, 61*, 280*, 104, 103*
Shoaib Mohammad (Pak) 5 Karachi Sep 15, 1988 Nov 15, 1990 94, 67, 95, 203*, 86
A Flower (Zim) 5 Delhi Mar 13, 1993 Feb 28, 2002 115, 62*, 183*, 70, 92
TT Samaraweera (SL) 5 Colombo (SSC) Aug 29, 2001 Dec 18, 2003 103*, 87, 123*, 58, 142
ST Jayasuriya (SL) 5 Colombo (SSC) Dec 27, 2001 Mar 24, 2004 92, 85, 85, 71, 51
JH Kallis (SA) 5 Cape Town Jan 2, 2004 Mar 4, 2005 73, 130*, 149, 66, 54
Kamran Akmal (Pak) 5 Lahore Nov 29, 2005 Oct 8, 2007 154, 102*, 78, 52, 71
ML Hayden (Aus) 5 Melbourne Dec 26, 2004 Dec 26, 2007 56*, 65, 137, 153, 124
S Chanderpaul (WI) 5 Bridgetown May 26, 2005 Feb 26, 2009 92, 153*, 79*, 50, 70
Most consecutive fifties at the same ground – ODIs
Player Inns Ground From To List
Mohammad Yousuf (Pak) 7 Karachi Apr 21, 2002 Jan 21, 2008 125, 52, 73, 107*, 68, 67, 72
Javed Miandad (Pak) 6 Sharjah Apr 3, 1987 Oct 22, 1988 74*, 60, 52*, 79, 52, 76
RT Ponting (Aus) 5 Melbourne Jan 23, 2000 Feb 9, 2001 53, 50, 73, 68, 63
R Dravid (India) 5 Nagpur Mar 22, 1999 Jan 21, 2007 116, 79, 51, 85*, 54*
Younis Khan (Pak) 5 Karachi Feb 19, 2006 Jun 26, 2008 74*, 79, 69, 67, 59
Zaheer Abbas (Pak) 4 Lahore Mar 29, 1982 Mar 9, 1984 123, 109, 105, 59*
SM Gavaskar (India) 4 Melbourne Jan 11, 1981 Jan 31, 1986 80, 54, 59, 72
IVA Richards (WI) 4 Sydney Feb 6, 1985 Jan 28, 1987 68, 76, 51, 70
DL Haynes (WI) 4 Port of Spain Apr 17, 1985 Mar 18, 1988 85*, 53, 77*, 142*
Saleem Malik (Pak) 4 Sharjah Mar 23, 1989 Oct 15, 1989 71, 100*, 74, 68*
DC Boon (Aus) 4 Sharjah Apr 3, 1987 Apr 26, 1990 71, 62, 73, 92*
DL Haynes (WI) 4 Georgetown Mar 21, 1989 Apr 3, 1993 152*, 50, 58, 82
Basit Ali (Pak) 4 Sharjah Nov 5, 1993 Oct 13, 1995 127*, 75*, 57, 64
SV Manjrekar (India) 4 Sharjah Oct 25, 1991 Apr 14, 1996 52, 50, 59, 53
M Azharuddin (India) 4 Colombo (RPS) Aug 28, 1996 Aug 17, 1997 58, 81*, 81, 111*
ST Jayasuriya (SL) 4 Colombo (RPS) Jul 26, 1997 Jan 24, 1998 63, 73, 66, 50
A Flower (Zim) 4 Dhaka Oct 24, 1998 Mar 23, 1999 77, 83, 79, 73
ME Waugh (Aus) 4 Adelaide Dec 7, 1997 Jan 26, 2000 104, 57, 65, 116
Saeed Anwar (Pak) 4 Sharjah Oct 22, 1999 Apr 13, 2001 53, 90, 81*, 88
NJ Astle (NZ) 4 Dunedin Feb 14, 1999 Feb 26, 2002 95, 81, 119, 122*
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Yusuf Pathan’s Century agains SA – video highlights

Yusuf Pathan 8 sixes against South africa – video highlights

Yusuf pathan smacked 8 sixes and 8 fours en route to a splendid hundred  against South africa in the 5 ODI of the MTN ODI Series.

He scored 105 runs in 70 balls but india lost the match by 33 runs..

Fastest ODI Hundreds

Yusuf Pathan scored an astonishing hundred against South africa in the final ODI of the MTN ODI Series but India lost the match by 33 runs (D/L Method).

His hundred  is the second fastest hundred by an Indian outside sub-continent.

Here is the list of fastest ODI centuries,

Fastest hundreds

Runs Balls 6s 4s Player Match Venue Year
102 37 11 6 Shahid Afridi Pakistan v Sri Lanka Nairobi 04/10/1996
147* 44 10 8 M Boucher South Africa v Zimbabwe Potchefstroom 20/09/2006
117 45 4 18 B Lara West Indies v Bangladesh Dhaka 09/10/1999
102 45 9 10 Shahid Afridi Pakistan v India Kanpur 15/04/2005
134 48 11 11 S Jayasuriya Sri Lanka v Pakistan Singapore 02/04/1996
124 53 4 17 Shahid Afridi Pakistan v Bangladesh Dambulla 21/06/2010
130 55 6 16 S Jayasuriya Sri Lanka v Bangladesh Karachi 30/06/2008
102 58 3 11 AB de Villiers South Africa v India Ahmedabad 27/02/2010
125* 60 6 14 V Sehwag India v New Zealand Hamilton 11/03/2009
108 62 3 10 M Azharuddin India v New Zealand Baroda 17/12/1988
104 63 4 8 Shakib Al Hasan Bangladesh v Zimbabwe Bulawayo 11/08/2009
157 64 1 23 S Jayasuriya Sri Lanka v Netherlands Amstelveen 04/07/2006
138* 64 6 16 Yuvraj Singh India v England Rajkot 14/11/2008
101 66 4 14 M Hayden Australia v South Africa St Kitts 24/03/2007
101 66 5 7 S Raina India v Hong Kong Karachi 25/06/2008
146 66 6 17 V Sehwag India v Sri Lanka Rajkot 15/12/2009
111 67 7 6 J Davison Canada v West Indies Centurion 23/02/2003
127* 67 5 12 Basit Ali Pakistan v West Indies Sharjah 05/11/1993
122 67 4 13 A Gilchrist Australia v Sri Lanka Brisbane 14/02/2006
117 67 5 13 C McMillan New Zealand v Australia Hamilton 20/02/2007
139* 68 9 10 Ijaz Ahmed Pakistan v India Lahore 02/10/1997
100* 68 2 8 Mohammad Yousuf Pakistan v Zimbabwe Harare 27/11/2002
105* 68 3 14 Shakib Al Hasan Bangladesh v Zimbabwe Mirpur 29/10/2009
109 68 7 8 Shahid Afridi Pakistan v Sri Lanka Dambulla 15/06/2010
105 68 8 8 Y Pathan India v South Africa Centurion 23/01/2011
100 69 1 19 V Sehwag India v New Zealand Colombo 02/08/2001
112* 69 2 17 C Gayle West Indies v Zimbabwe Harare 30/11/2003
100* 69 4 7 K Pietersen England v South Africa East London 09/02/2005
117 70 1 14 T Dilshan Sri Lanka v Netherlands Amstelveen 04/07/2006
110 70 6 14 C Gayle West Indies v Canada King City 24/08/2008
109* 70 10 7 Abdul Razzaq Pakistan v South Africa Abu Dhabi 31/10/2010
124* 71 6 12 S Tendulkar India v Zimbabwe Sharjah 13/11/1998
164 71 9 13 R Ponting Australia v South Africa Johannesburg 12/03/2006
101* 71 6 4 J Oram New Zealand v Australia Perth 28/01/2007
102* 71 5 4 Umar Akmal Pakistan v Sri Lanka Colombo (RPS) 07/08/2009
118 72 4 10 Zaheer Abbas Pakistan v India Multan 17/12/1982
175* 72 6 16 Kapil Dev India v Zimbabwe Tunbridge Wells 18/06/1983
149 72 3 20 V Richards West Indies v India Jamshedpur 07/12/1983
108 72 3 14 S Jayasuriya Sri Lanka v Bangladesh Colombo 22/07/1997
124 72 8 9 R Powell West Indies v India Singapore 08/09/1999
152 72 4 20 S Jayasuriya Sri Lanka v England Leeds 01/07/2006
149 72 8 13 A Gilchrist Australia v Sri Lanka Barbados 28/03/2007
105 72 4 12 J Ryder New Zealand v India Christchurch 08/03/2009
101* 72 5 5 AB de Villiers South Africa v Zimbabwe Potchefstroom 17/10/2010
119* 73 5 6 Javed Miandad Pakistan v India Lahore 31/12/1982
108* 73 5 11 M Samuels West Indies v India Vijayawada 24/11/2002
103 73 4 8 A Gilchrist Australia v ICC World XI Melbourne (DS) 07/10/2005
103 73 3 10 Yuvraj Singh India v England Goa 03/04/2006
160 73 4 3 T Dilshan Sri Lanka v India Rajkot 15/12/2009
110* 75 7 7 V Richards West Indies v India Rajkot 05/01/1988
115 75 7 7 C Cairns New Zealand v India Christchurch 19/01/1999
104* 75 5 6 C McMillan New Zealand v Pakistan Christchurch 25/02/2001
114* 75 2 17 V Sehwag India v West Indies Rajkot 12/11/2002
116 75 0 17 V Sehwag India v Sri Lanka Colombo (RPS) 03/02/2009
121 75 0 14 AB de Villiers South Africa v England Cape Town 27/11/2009

 

World cup 2011 schedule

World Cup  2011 schedule

# Date & Time Match Venue
1 Sat 19 Feb 02:00 PM IST IND vs BAN Shere Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur
2 Sun 20 Feb 09:30 AM IST NZ vs KEN MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai
3 Sun 20 Feb 02:30 PM IST SL vs CAN Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium, Hambantota
4 Mon 21 Feb 02:30 PM IST AUS vs ZIM Sardar Patel Gujarat Stadium, Motera
5 Tue 22 Feb 02:30 PM IST ENG vs NED Vidarbha Cricket Association Ground, Nagpur
6 Wed 23 Feb 02:30 PM IST PAK vs KEN Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium, Hambantota
7 Thu 24 Feb 02:30 PM IST SA vs WI Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi
8 Fri 25 Feb 09:30 AM IST AUS vs NZ Vidarbha Cricket Association Ground, Nagpur
9 Fri 25 Feb 02:00 PM IST BAN vs IRE Shere Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur
10 Sat 26 Feb 02:30 PM IST PAK vs SL R.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo
11 Sun 27 Feb 02:30 PM IST IND vs ENG Eden Gardens, Kolkata
12 Mon 28 Feb 09:30 AM IST ZIM vs CAN Vidarbha Cricket Association Ground, Nagpur
13 Mon 28 Feb 02:30 PM IST WI vs NED Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi
14 Tue 01 Mar 02:30 PM IST SL vs KEN R.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo
15 Wed 02 Mar 02:30 PM IST ENG vs IRE M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru (Bangalore)
16 Thu 03 Mar 09:30 AM IST SA vs NED Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, Mohali
17 Thu 03 Mar 02:30 PM IST PAK vs CAN R.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo
18 Fri 04 Mar 09:30 AM IST NZ vs ZIM Sardar Patel Gujarat Stadium, Motera
19 Fri 04 Mar 02:00 PM IST BAN vs WI Shere Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur
20 Sat 05 Mar 02:30 PM IST AUS vs SL R.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo
21 Sun 06 Mar 09:30 AM IST SA vs ENG MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai
22 Sun 06 Mar 02:30 PM IST IND vs IRE M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru (Bangalore)
23 Mon 07 Mar 02:30 PM IST CAN vs KEN Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi
24 Tue 08 Mar 02:30 PM IST PAK vs NZ Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Kandy
25 Wed 09 Mar 02:30 PM IST IND vs NED Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi
26 Thu 10 Mar 02:30 PM IST SL vs ZIM Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Kandy
27 Fri 11 Mar 09:30 AM IST WI vs IRE Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, Mohali
28 Fri 11 Mar 02:00 PM IST BAN vs ENG Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chittagong
29 Sat 12 Mar 02:30 PM IST IND vs SA Vidarbha Cricket Association Ground, Nagpur
30 Sun 13 Mar 09:30 AM IST NZ vs CAN Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
31 Sun 13 Mar 02:30 PM IST AUS vs KEN M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru (Bangalore)
32 Mon 14 Mar 09:00 AM IST BAN vs NED Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chittagong
33 Mon 14 Mar 02:30 PM IST PAK vs ZIM Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Kandy
34 Tue 15 Mar 02:30 PM IST SA vs IRE Eden Gardens, Kolkata
35 Wed 16 Mar 02:30 PM IST AUS vs CAN M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru (Bangalore)
36 Thu 17 Mar 02:30 PM IST ENG vs WI MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai
37 Fri 18 Mar 09:30 AM IST NED vs IRE Eden Gardens, Kolkata
38 Fri 18 Mar 02:30 PM IST NZ vs SL Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
39 Sat 19 Mar 09:00 AM IST BAN vs SA Shere Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur
40 Sat 19 Mar 02:30 PM IST AUS vs PAK R.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo
41 Sun 20 Mar 09:30 AM IST ZIM vs KEN Eden Gardens, Kolkata
42 Sun 20 Mar 02:30 PM IST IND vs WI MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai
43 Wed 23 Mar 02:00 PM IST A1 vs B4 (1st Quarter Final, C) Shere Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur
44 Thu 24 Mar 02:30 PM IST A2 vs B3 (2nd Quarter Final, D) Sardar Patel Gujarat Stadium, Motera
45 Fri 25 Mar 02:00 PM IST A3 vs B2 (3rd Quarter Final, E) Shere Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur
46 Sat 26 Mar 02:30 PM IST A4 vs B1 (4th Quarter Final, F) R.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo
47 Tue 29 Mar 02:30 PM IST Winner C vs Winner E (1st Semi Final) R.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo
48 Wed 30 Mar 02:30 PM IST Winner D vs Winner F (2nd Semi Final) Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, Mohali
49 Sat 02 Apr 02:30 PM IST SF1 vs SF2 (Final) Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai

ICC World Cup 2011 – Squads of all countries

ICC World cup 2011 is going to kick start with the match of India vs Bangladesh on Feb 19.

As per the rules of the ICC all the nations started announcing their 15 member squads for the world cup campaign.

Here is a complete list of squads of  South africa, India, Australia, Zimbabwe, Netherlands, Srilanka, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Kenya, England, NewZealand ..

 

South Africa

Graeme Smith (c)
Hashim Amla
Johan Botha
AB de Villiers (wk)
Jean-Paul Duminy
Faf du Plessis
Imran Tahir
Colin Ingram
Jacques Kallis
Morne Morkel
Wayne Parnell
Robin Peterson
Dale Steyn
Lonwabo Tsotsobe
Morne van Wyk (wk)

Netherlands

Peter Borren (c)
Adeel Raja
Wesley Barresi (wk)
Mudassar Bukhari
Atse Buurman (wk)
Tom Cooper
Tom de Grooth
Alexei Kervezee
Bradley Kruger
Bernard Loots
Pieter Seelaar
Eric Szwarczynski
Ryan ten Doeschate
Berend Westdijk
Bas Zuiderent

Srilanka

Kumar Sangakkara (c/wk)
Mahela Jayawardene (vc)
Tillakaratne Dilshan
Dilhara Fernando
Rangana Herath
Chamara Kapugedera
Nuwan Kulasekara
Lasith Malinga
Angelo Mathews
Ajantha Mendis
Muttiah Muralitharan
Thisara Perera
Thilan Samaraweera
Chamara Silva
Upul Tharanga

Zimbabwe

Elton Chigumbura (c)
Regis Chakabva
Charles Coventry
Graeme Cremer
Craig Ervine
Sean Ervine
Greg Lamb
Shingirai Masakadza
Chris Mpofu
Ray Price
Ed Rainsford
Tatenda Taibu (wk)
Brendan Taylor
Prosper Utseya
Sean Williams

India

MS Dhoni (c/wk)
Virender Sehwag (vc)
Ravichandran Ashwin
Piyush Chawla
Gautam Gambhir
Harbhajan Singh
Zaheer Khan
Virat Kohli
Praveen Kumar
Ashish Nehra
Munaf Patel
Yusuf Pathan
Suresh Raina
Sachin Tendulkar
Yuvraj Singh

Australia

Ricky Ponting (c)
Michael Clarke (vc)
Doug Bollinger
Brad Haddin (wk)
John Hastings
Nathan Hauritz
David Hussey
Michael Hussey
Mitchell Johnson
Brett Lee
Tim Paine (wk)
Steven Smith
Shaun Tait
Shane Watson
Cameron White

Pakistan

Abdul Razzaq
Abdur Rehman
Ahmed Shehzad
Asad Shafiq
Kamran Akmal (wk)
Misbah-ul-Haq
Mohammad Hafeez
Saeed Ajmal
Shahid Afridi
Shoaib Akhtar
Sohail Tanvir
Umar Akmal (wk)
Umar Gul
Wahab Riaz
Younis Khan

Bangladesh

Shakib Al Hasan (c)
Tamim Iqbal (vc)
Abdur Razzak
Imrul Kayes
Junaid Siddique
Mahmudullah
Mohammad Ashraful
Mushfiqur Rahim (wk)
Naeem Islam
Nazmul Hossain
Raqibul Hasan
Rubel Hossain
Shafiul Islam
Shahriar Nafees
Suhrawadi Shuvo

England

Andrew Strauss (c)
James Anderson
Ian Bell
Tim Bresnan
Stuart Broad
Paul Collingwood
Eoin Morgan
Kevin Pietersen
Matt Prior (wk)
Ajmal Shahzad
Graeme Swann
James Tredwell
Jonathan Trott
Luke Wright
Michael Yardy

Kenya

Jimmy Kamande (c)
Tanmay Mishra
James Ngoche
Shem Ngoche
Alex Obanda
Collins Obuya
David Obuya
Nehemiah Odhiambo
Thomas Odoyo
Peter Ongondo
Elijah Otieno
Maurice Ouma (wk)
Rakep Patel
Steve Tikolo
Seren Waters

NewZeland

Daniel Vettori (c)
Hamish Bennett
James Franklin
Martin Guptill
Jamie How
Brendon McCullum (wk)
Nathan McCullum
Kyle Mills
Jacob Oram
Jesse Ryder
Tim Southee
Scott Styris
Ross Taylor
Kane Williamson
Luke Woodcock

 

ICC World cup 2011 – Team Australia announced

The final squad of 15 players have been selected for the World cup 2011 campaign of Australia..

Ricky Ponting (c)
Michael Clarke (vc)
Doug Bollinger
Brad Haddin (wk)
John Hastings
Nathan Hauritz
David Hussey
Michael Hussey
Mitchell Johnson
Brett Lee
Tim Paine (wk)
Steven Smith
Shaun Tait
Shane Watson
Cameron White