List of international cricket centuries by Gordon Greenidge

Gordon Greenidge is a West Indies cricketer who played as an opener. He Represented the team in Both Test cricket and One Day International (ODI) matches, making centuries (100 or more runs in a single innings ) are 19 and 11 respectivement occasions. Described by ESPNcricinfo as “Brooding and massively destructive”, [1] Greenidge was well known for his aggressive batting. He was named one of the five Wisden Cricketers of the Year in 1977, [2] and was among the first 55 inductees of the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame in 2009. [3] Together with Desmond Haynes , one of the most formidable opening partnerships. [4]

Greenidge made his Test debut on 22 November 1974 against India at the Karnataka State Cricket Association Stadium , Bangalore , scoring a century . [5] His 214 not outcontre England in 1984 remains the fifth-highest total in the individual fourth innings of a Test match as of August 2015. [6] His Highest score of 226-his final century-was made contre Australia in April 1991. Three of his double-centuries feature in the Wisden’s top 100 performance battles of all-time in a 2002 release. [7] Greenidge holds the record for most centuries scored at Old Trafford .

Greenidge made his ODI debut against Pakistan in the 1975 Cricket World Cup . It took four years to score a century when he made 106 not out against India at Edgbaston Cricket Ground , Birmingham . His highest score of 133 was made against the 1983 Cricket World Cup . All but two of his ODI centuries were match-winning ones.

Key

symbol Meaning
* Remained not out
Pos. Position in the batting order
Inn. The innings of the match in which he scored his century.
Test The number of the test matches in which series (for example, (1/3) denotes the first test in a three match series).
H / A / N Whether the venue is home (West Indies) or away (opponent’s home) or neutral.
Dated The date on which the match began.
S / R Strike rate during the innings
symbol Meaning
Lost The match was lost by the West Indies.
Won The game was won by the West Indies.
Drawn The match was drawn .
One of two centuries scored by Greenidge in the match.
C He was the captain of the West Indies team in that match.
M He was named man of the match .

Test cricket centuries

Test centuries scored by Gordon Greenidge [8]
No. Score Against Pos. Inn. Test arrival HA Dated result Notes Ref
1 107  india 1 3 1/5 Karnataka State Cricket Association Stadium , Bangalore Away 22 November 1974 Won [9]
2 134  England 2 1 3/5 Old Trafford , Manchester Away 8 July 1976 Won [10]
3 101  England 2 3
4 115  England 2 1 4/5 Headingley , Leeds Away 22 July 1976 Won [11]
5 100  Pakistan 2 1 3/4 Sabina Park , Kingston Home 15 April 1977 Won [12]
6 154 *  india 1 2 5/5 Antigua Recreation Ground , St. John’s Home 28 April 1983 Drawn M [13]
7 194  india 1 1 1/6 Green Park Stadium , Kanpur Away 21 October 1983 Won [14]
8 120 *  australia 1 4 1/5 Bourda , Georgetown Home 2 March 1984 Drawn [15]
9 127  australia 1 2 5/5 Sabina Park , Kingston Home 28 April 1984 Won M [16]
10 214 *  England 1 4 2/5 Lord’s , London Away 28 June 1984 Won M [17]
11 223  England 1 1 4/5 Old Trafford , Manchester Away 26 July 1984 Won M [18]
12 100  New Zealand 1 1 1/4 Queen’s Park Oval , Port of Spain Home 29 March 1985 Drawn [19]
13 213  New Zealand 1 1 2/3 Eden Park , Auckland Away 27 February 1987 Won M [20]
14 141  india 1 1 3/4 Eden Gardens , Kolkata Away 26 December 1987 Drawn [21]
15 103  England 1 3 2/5 Lord’s , London Away 16 June 1988 Won [22]
16 104  australia 1 4 5/5 Adelaide Oval , Adelaide Away 3 February 1989 Drawn [23]
17 117  india 1 2 2/4 Kensington Oval , Bridgetown Home 7 April 1989 Won [24]
18 149  England 1 2 5/5 Antigua Recreation Ground , St. John’s Home 12 April 1990 Won [25]
19 226  australia 1 3 4/5 Kensington Oval , Bridgetown Home 19 April 1991 Won M [26]

One Day International centuries

ODI centuries scored by Gordon Greenidge [27]
No. Score Against Pos. Inn. S / R arrival HA Dated result Notes Ref
1 106 *  india 1 2 61.27 Edgbaston Cricket Ground , Birmingham Neutral 9 June 1979 Won M [28]
2 103  New Zealand 2 1 75.18 Lancaster Park , Christchurch Away 6 February 1980 Lost [29]
3 103  Pakistan 1 1 63.97 Melbourne Cricket Ground , Melbourne Neutral 21 November 1981 Won M [30]
4 105 *  Zimbabwe 1 2 71.42 New Road , Worcester Neutral 13 June 1983 Won M [31]
5 115  india 2 1 85.82 Keenan Stadium , Jamshedpur Away 7 December 1983 Won [32]
6 110 *  Sri Lanka 1 2 85.93 Adelaide Oval , Adelaide Neutral 26 January 1985 Won M [33]
7 100  australia 1 1 84.03 WACA Ground , Perth Away 4 January 1987 Won M [34]
8 104  New Zealand 1 2 104.00 Eden Park , Auckland Away 21 March 1987 Won M [35]
9 133  New Zealand 1 2 95.00 Lancaster Park , Christchurch Away 28 March 1987 Won M [36]
10 102 *  Pakistan 1 2 66.23 Sharjah Cricket Association Stadium , Sharjah Neutral 18 October 1988 Lost C [37]
11 117  india 1 2 95.12 Antigua Recreation Ground , St. John’s Home 18 March 1989 Won M [38]

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