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*