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

 

India vs SA 2nd ODI- Final overs highlights

Here is the video highlights of the final overs of the India Vs South Africa 2nd ODI held in Johannesburg..

India won the match by 1 run and leveled the series 1-1.

South africa vs India 2011 1st ODI Presentation ceremony

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