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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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.