Stats: Most Variety of Centuries in One Take a look at Match


Solely twice within the historical past of cricket, 8 centuries had been scored in a Take a look at match. One ought to really feel sorry for the bowlers because the batting-friendly circumstances that stayed on for the complete 5 days made issues simple for the batters from either side to take full benefit.

Seven instances Take a look at cricket has seen seven triple-digit knocks showing in a solitary Take a look at scorecard. The current addition to this listing is the Rawalpindi Take a look at match between England and Pakistan in December 2022.

This text will listing all of the Exams the place seven or extra centuries had been scored in a Take a look at match.

Most Centuries in One Take a look at Match

8 West Indies vs South Africa St. John’s 2005 Chris Gayle (WI) – 317 Drawn
8 Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh Galle 2013 Mushfiqur Rahim (BAN) – 200 Drawn
7 England vs Australia Nottingham 1938 Stan McCabe (AUS) -232 Drawn
7 West Indies vs Australia Kingston 1955 Neil Harvey (AUS) – 204 AUS Gained
7 South Africa vs West Indies Cape City 2004 Herschelle Gibbs (SA) – 142 Drawn
7 West Indies vs England Port of Spain 2009 Paul Collingwood (ENG) – 161 Drawn
7 India vs Sri Lanka Ahmedabad 2009 Mahela Jayawardene (SL) – 275 Drawn
7 India vs South Africa Eden Gardens 2010 Virender Sehwag (IND) -165 IND Gained
7 Pakistan vs England Rawalpindi 2022 Harry Brook (ENG) – 153 Ongoing

Key Stats

It’s in 1938 Take a look at cricket noticed its first incident of seven 100s being scored inside a Take a look at match. It took 15 years for the cricket world to see it repeated.


And it took 65 years for the file to be damaged when the batters from the touring South African and host West Indian nations took full benefit of St. John’s circumstances. 4 batters from either side scored century-plus of their respective first innings of the Take a look at match, which noticed solely little or no of the 2nd innings. Certainly one of the 4 two-times triple centurions in Exams, Chris Gayle batted one in all his life-changing knocks of 317 in that sport, his first Take a look at 300.

Solely two instances, the above-mentioned Exams have seen outcomes as the remainder of these video games resulted in a draw.

England, West Indies, & South Africa are a part of three matches within the above listing.

Learn Now: Which batsmen has scored ‘Centuries in Each Innings of a Take a look at Match’ most instances?

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