List of international cricket centuries by Garfield Sobers

Sir Garfield Sobers (Also Known As Gary Sobers) is to form international cricketer Who Represented the West Indies cricket team entre 1954 and 1974. He Scored centuries(100 or more runs in an innings ) on 26 occasions. Widely acknowledged as the “greatest all-rounder “, [1] [2] [3] he was described by Australian cricketer Don Bradman as a “five-in-one cricketer”. [N 1] Sobers played 93 Tests , aggregating 8,032 runs at a batting average of 57.78, and claimed 235 wickets as a bowler.Sobers made his test debut against Pakistan in 1954, and scored his first century against the same team years later. [8] He became the youngest player to complete a triple century when he made 365 not out in that match. [9] It remains the highest individual score in Test cricket for 36 years until transcended by Brian Lara in 1994. [10] The innings is also the highest maiden century by a batsman in Tests. [11] In the fourth Test of the same series Sobers went on to score in both the innings, ending the series with 824 runs at an average of 137.33. [12] He was most successful against England , Scoring 10 centuries. [13] Sobers made scores of 150 or more in a Test match innings is thirteen times, and five times Was Dismissed entre scores of 90 and 99. [8] [14] As of January 2013, he is fourteenth in the all-time Century-makers in Test cricket, and third in the West Indies. [15]

Sobers made his solitary One Day International (ODI) appearance in a match against England in September 1973; [16] he was dismissed for a duck . [16]

Key

Key
symbol Meaning
* Remained not out
Captained the West Indies cricket team
Pos. Position in the batting order
Inn. The innings of the match
Test The number of the test
H / A / N Venue was at home (West Indies), away or neutral
Dated Date the match was held, or the starting date of match for Match matches
Lost The match was lost by West Indies.
Won The game was won by West Indies.
Drawn The match was drawn .
Tied The match was tied .

Test cricket centuries

List of Test Centuries scored by Garfield Sobers
No. Score Against Pos. Inn. Test arrival H / A / N Dated result
1 365 *  Pakistan 3 2 3/5 Sabina Park , Kingston Home 26 February 1958 Won [17]
2 125  Pakistan 2 2 4/5 Bourda , George Town Home 13 March 1958 Won [18]
3 109 *  Pakistan 3 4 4/5 Bourda , George Town Home 13 March 1958 Won [18]
4 142 *  india 1 3 1/5 Brabourne Stadium , Bombay Away 28 November 1958 Drawn [19]
5 198  india 4 3 2/5 Green Park Stadium , Kanpur Away 12 December 1958 Won [20]
6 106 *  india 6 1 3/5 Eden Gardens , Calcutta Away 31 December 1958 Won [21]
7 226  England 4 2 1/5 Kensington Oval , Bridgetown Home 6 January 1960 Drawn [22]
8 147  England 4 2 3/5 Sabina Park , Kingston Home 17 February 1960 Drawn [23]
9 145  England 4 2 4/5 Bourda , George Town Home 9 March 1960 Drawn [24]
10 132  australia 4 1 1/5 Brisbane Cricket Ground , Brisbane Away 9 December 1960 Tied [25] [N 3]
11 168  australia 4 1 3/5 Sydney Cricket Ground , Sydney Away 13 January 1961 Won [27]
12 153  india 5 2 2/5 Sabina Park , Kingston Home 7 March 1962 Won [28]
13 104  india 5 1 5/5 Sabina Park , Kingston Home 13 April 1962 Won [29]
14 102  England 6 1 4/6 Headingley , Leeds Away 25 July 1963 Won [30]
15 161  England 6 3 1/5 Old Trafford Cricket Ground , Manchester Away 2 June 1966 Won [31]
16 163 *  England 6 1 2/5 Lord’s Cricket Ground , London Away 16 June 1966 Drawn [32]
17 174  England 6 1 4/5 Headingley , Leeds Away 4 August 1966 Won [33]
18 113 *  England 6 3 2/5 Sabina Park , Kingston Home 8 February 1968 Drawn [34]
19 152  England 5 1 1/3 Bourda , George Town Home 28 March 1968 Drawn [35]
20 110  australia 6 1 4/5 Adelaide Cricket Ground , Adelaide Away 24 January 1969 Drawn [36]
21 113  australia 5 4 3/5 Sydney Cricket Ground , Sydney Away 14 February 1969 Lost [37]
22 108 *  india 5 3 3/5 Bourda , George Town Home 19 March 1971 Drawn [38]
23 178 *  india 5 1 4/5 Kensington Oval , Bridgetown Home 1 April 1971 Drawn [39]
24 132  india 6 2 5/5 Queens Park Oval , Port of Spain Home 13 April 1971 Drawn [40]
25 142  New Zealand 7 3 3/5 Kensington Oval , Bridgetown Home 23 March 1972 Drawn [41]
26 150 *  England 6 1 3/3 Lord’s Cricket Ground , London Away 23 August 1973 Won [42]

Notes

  1. Jump up^ In addition to batting and fielding, Sobers could bowl three different types of deliveries-left-armseamandswing,slow left-arm orthodoxandleft-arm wrist spin. [4]
  2. Jump up^ Sobers scored 8,032 runs before retiring in 1974, a feat which stood for nine years beforeGeoffrey Boycottsurpassed his record. [1] [5]
  3. Jump up^ As of 2013, this is the first of two occasions where aTest match in a tie. [26]

References

  1. ^ Jump up to:a b c “Gary Sobers: Cricket’s greatest genius” . Rediff.com . 28 July 2010 . Retrieved 20 January 2013 .
  2. Jump up^ “Sobers’ sporting tales” . BBC Sport . 28 May 2002 . Retrieved 29 January 2013 .
  3. ^ Jump up to:a b “Sir Garry Sobers – profile” . ESPNcricinfo . Retrieved 29 December 2012 .
  4. Jump up^ S, Rajesh (13 December 2010). “An allrounder like no other” . ESPNcricinfo . Retrieved 29 December 2012 .
  5. Jump up^ Finlay, Ric (29 October 2008). “Record-holders for most number of test runs” . ESPNcricinfo . Retrieved 29 January 2013 .
  6. Jump up^ “How they were chosen, 2000 – Five cricketers of the century”. Wisden . ESPNcricinfo. 2000 . Retrieved 31 December 2012 .
  7. Jump up^ “Hanif, Imran and Miandad in ICC Hall of Fame” . Dawn . Retrieved 31 December 2012 .
  8. ^ Jump up to:a b “Statistics / Statsguru / GS Sobers / Test matches / Test centuries” . ESPNcricinfo . Retrieved 29 December 2012 .
  9. Jump up^ “Records / Test matches / Battle records / Young player to score a triple hundred” . ESPNcricinfo . Retrieved 1 January 2013 .
  10. Jump up^ “There is … for the first time – Lara scales a mountain” . ESPNcricinfo . Retrieved 20 January 2013 .
  11. Jump up^ “Records / Test matches / Battle records / Highest maiden hundred” . ESPNcricinfo . Retrieved 29 December 2012 .
  12. Jump up^ “Records / Test matches / Battle records / Most runs in a series” . ESPNcricinfo . Retrieved 29 December 2012 .
  13. Jump up^ “Records / Test matches / Battle records / Most hundreds against one team” . ESPNCricinfo . Retrieved 20 January 2013 .
  14. Jump up^ “Records / Test matches / Battle records / Most nineties in career” . ESPNcricinfo . Retrieved 31 December 2012 .
  15. Jump up^ “Records / Test matches / Battle records / Most hundreds in a career” . ESPNcricinfo . Retrieved 31 December 2012 .
  16. ^ Jump up to:a b “Statistics / Statsguru / GS Sobers / One-Day Internationals / Match by match list” . ESPNcricinfo . Retrieved 20 January 2013.
  17. Jump up^ “3rd Test: West Indies v Pakistan at Kingston, Feb 26 – Mar 4, 1958” . ESPNcricinfo . Retrieved 29 December 2012 .
  18. ^ Jump up to:a b “4th Test: West Indies v Pakistan at Georgetown, Mar 13-19, 1958” . ESPNcricinfo . Retrieved 29 December 2012 .
  19. Jump up^ “1st Test: India v West Indies at Mumbai (BS), Nov 28 – Dec 3, 1958” . ESPNcricinfo . Retrieved 29 December 2012 .
  20. Jump up^ “2nd Test: India v West Indies at Kanpur, Nov 12-17, 1958” . ESPNcricinfo . Retrieved 29 December 2012 .
  21. Jump up^ “3rd Test: India v West Indies at Kolkata, Dec 31, 1958 – Jan 4, 1959” . ESPNcricinfo . Retrieved 29 December 2012 .
  22. Jump up^ “1st Test: West Indies v England at Bridgetown, Jan 6-12, 1960” . ESPNcricinfo . Retrieved 29 December 2012 .
  23. Jump up^ “3rd Test: England v West Indies at Kingston, Feb 17-23, 1960” . ESPNcricinfo . Retrieved 29 December 2012 .
  24. Jump up^ 4th Test: West Indies v England at Georgetown, Mar 9-15, 1960 ” . ESPNcricinfo . Retrieved 29 December 2012 .
  25. Jump up^ “1st Test: Australia v West Indies at Brisbane, Dec 9-14, 1960” . ESPNcricinfo . Retrieved 29 December 2012 .
  26. Jump up^ “The second tied test” . ESPNcricinfo . Retrieved 27 December 2012 .
  27. Jump up^ “3rd Test: Australia v West Indies at Sydney, Jan 13-18, 1961”. ESPNcricinfo . Retrieved 29 December 2012 .
  28. Jump up^ “2nd Test: India v West Indies at Kingston, March 7-12, 1962”. ESPNcricinfo . Retrieved 29 December 2012 .
  29. Jump up^ “5th Test: India v West Indies at Kingston, May 13-18, 1962” . ESPNcricinfo . Retrieved 29 December 2012 .
  30. Jump up^ “4th Test: England v West Indies at Leeds, Aug 25-29, 1963” . ESPNcricinfo . Retrieved 29 December 2012 .
  31. Jump up^ “1st Test: England v West Indies at Manchester, Jun 2-4, 1966” . ESPNcricinfo . Retrieved 29 December 2012 .
  32. Jump up^ “2nd Test: England v West Indies at Lord’s, Jun 16-21, 1966” . ESPNcricinfo . Retrieved 29 December 2012 .
  33. Jump up^ “4th Test: England v West Indies at Leeds, Aug 4-8, 1966” . ESPNcricinfo . Retrieved 29 December 2012 .
  34. Jump up^ “2nd Test: England v West Indies at Kingston, Feb 8-14, 1968” . ESPNcricinfo . Retrieved 29 December 2012 .
  35. Jump up^ 5th Test: West Indies v England at Georgetown, Mar 28 – Apr 3, 1968 ” . ESPNcricinfo . Retrieved 29 December 2012 .
  36. Jump up^ 4th Test: Australia v West Indies at Adelaide, Jan. 24-29, 1969 ” . ESPNcricinfo . Retrieved 29 December 2012 .
  37. Jump up^ “5th Test: Australia v West Indies at Sydney, Feb 14-20, 1969”. ESPNcricinfo . Retrieved 29 December 2012 .
  38. Jump up^ “3rd Test: West Indies v India at Georgetown, March 19-24, 1971” . ESPNcricinfo . Retrieved 29 December 2012 .
  39. Jump up^ “4th Test: India v West Indies at Bridgetown, May 1-6, 1971” . ESPNcricinfo . Retrieved 29 December 2012 .
  40. Jump up^ “5th Test: India v West Indies at Port of Spain, May 13-19, 1971” . ESPNcricinfo . Retrieved 29 December 2012 .
  41. Jump up^ “3rd Test: West Indies v New Zealand at Bridgetown, March 23-28, 1972” . ESPNcricinfo . Retrieved 29 December 2012 .
  42. Jump up^ “3rd Test: England v West Indies at Lord’s, Aug 23-27, 1973” . ESPNcricinfo . Retrieved 29 December 2012 .

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