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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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

 

Youngest to score 15 test centuries

Alister Cook has been outstanding through out the ashes and scored important centuries to keep England in the winning side.

In the process he crossed 15 test centuries in no time.  He is still young and may well end up with more test centuries..

Here is a list of players who have achieved that feat in young age..

Youngest to score 15 Test centuries
Player Span Mat Inns Runs HS Ave 100 Match End Age
SR Tendulkar (India) 1989-1998 59 89 4265 179 53.31 15 Mar 10, 1998 24y 320d
AN Cook (Eng) 2006-2010 62 111 4814 235* 46.28 15 Dec 7, 2010 25y 347d
DG Bradman (Aus) 1928-1934 28 42 3849 334 98.69 15 Aug 22, 1934 25y 360d
RN Harvey (Aus) 1948-1955 39 67 3766 205 61.73 15 Jun 17, 1955 26y 252d
GC Smith (ICC/SA) 2002-2008 67 118 5507 277 48.73 15 Jul 14, 2008 27y 164d
JH Kallis (SA) 1995-2004 75 123 5486 189* 53.26 15 Jan 20, 2004 28y 96d
RT Ponting (Aus) 1995-2003 65 103 4423 197 49.14 15 Apr 13, 2003 28y 115d
KP Pietersen (Eng) 2005-2008 45 83 4039 226 50.48 15 Dec 23, 2008 28y 179d
RR Sarwan (WI) 2000-2009 81 142 5671 291 42.32 15 May 18, 2009 28y 329d
DPMD Jayawardene (SL) 1997-2006 82 134 6114 374 49.30 15 Jul 31, 2006 29y 65d
SM Gavaskar (India) 1971-1978 40 77 3673 220 51.73 15 Nov 19, 1978 29y 132d
V Sehwag (ICC/India) 2001-2008 59 100 5102 319 53.14 15 Aug 3, 2008 29y 288d
GS Sobers (WI) 1954-1966 53 90 4611 365* 57.63 15 Jun 4, 1966 29y 311d
Younis Khan (Pak) 2000-2007 57 103 4736 267 49.33 15 Dec 4, 2007 30y 5d
KC Sangakkara (SL) 2000-2007 68 112 5741 287 55.73 15 Nov 20, 2007 30y 24d
Javed Miandad (Pak) 1976-1987 86 133 6251 280* 54.35 15 Aug 11, 1987 30y 60d
MD Crowe (NZ) 1982-1992 63 106 4591 299 47.82 15 Dec 9, 1992 30y 78d
AR Border (Aus) 1978-1985 73 129 5485 196 51.74 15 Nov 12, 1985 30y 108d
R Dravid (India) 1996-2003 70 120 5909 222 55.22 15 Oct 12, 2003 30y 274d
MP Vaughan (Eng) 1999-2005 60 107 4399 197 44.43 15 Aug 15, 2005 30y 290d

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2010 Cricket Records – A complete list of most runs, wickets, centuries

Today is New year eve and we are going to step up into 2011..

World cup is around the corner and two fantastic test matches just concluded.

Now we look back for the year 2010 and here is a list of most runs , wickets, centuries in all forms of cricket .

  • TEST
Record Player country Stats Against
Most runs Sachin tendulkar India 1562 runs
Most Centuries Sachin tendulkar India 7
Most wickets G Swann England 64
Best bowling figures DW Steyn South Africa 7/51 India @ Nagpur
High score in an innings CH Gayle West Indies 333 Srilanka @ Galle
Most catches PD Collingwood England 22

 

  • ODI
Record Player country Stats Against
Most runs HM Amla South Africa 1058 runs
Most Centuries HM Amla South Africa 5
Most wickets Shakib Al Hasan Bangladesh 46
Best bowling figures Umar Gul Pakistan 6/42 England @ The Oval
High score in an innings Sachin Tendulkar India 200* South Africa @ Gwalior
Most catches Ross Taylor Newzealand 16

 

  • T20I
Record Player country Stats Against
Most runs Uamr Akmal Pakistan 441 runs
Most wickets Dirk Nannes Australia 27
Best bowling figures Tim Southee Newzealand 5/18 Pakistan @ Auckland
High score in an innings B McCullum Newzealand 116 Australia @ Christchurch
Most catches S Smith Australia 12

The only team that missed out is Srilanka, they haven’t had any top performers this year.