List of international cricket centuries by Graeme Smith

Graeme Smith is a retired South African cricketer Who played international cricket entre 2002 and 2014. [1] In a career spanning 12 years, he made centuries (100 or more runsin a single innings ) are 27 and 10 occasions in Test and One Day International (ODI) matches respectively. His tally of 37 international centuries places him only behind Jacques Kallis (62), AB de Villiers and Hashim Amla (both with 44) among his countrymen, as of October 2015. [2]Smith made his Test and ODI debuts against Australia during the 2001-02 home series . [3] [4] His maiden century-200 contre Bangladesh -came in October 2002. During South Africa’s tour of England in 2003 , he double-centuries-Scored 277 at Edgbaston and 259 at Lord’s -in consecutive Tests. [5] Smith’s performance in the season led to _him_ being white named one of the five Wisden Cricketers of the Year in 2004. [6] His three centuries in consecutive Tests Were instrumental in Ensuring South Africa’s series win Against the West Indies in 2005. In tests, Smith made centuries against all teams except India and Sri Lanka . He was most successful against England with seven centuries. [7]With five double-centuries he leads the list Among South African cricketers as of May 2014. [8] As of October 2015, Smith’s four centuries in the fourth innings of a Test match is the second Highest By Any player, only behind Younus Khan , who has scored five centuries in the fourth innings of a test. [9] Of his 27 Test centuries, 25 while while captaining the side, and South Africa lost none of its matches on any such instance. [10] He was most successful against England with seven centuries. [7] With five double-centuries he leads the list Among South African cricketers as of May 2014. [8] As of October 2015, Smith’s four centuries in the fourth innings of a Test match is the second Highest By Any player, only behind Younus Khan , who has scored five centuries in the fourth innings of a test. [9] Of his 27 Test centuries, 25 while while captaining the side, and South Africa lost none of its matches on any such instance. [10] He was most successful against England with seven centuries. [7] With five double-centuries he leads the list Among South African cricketers as of May 2014. [8] As of October 2015, Smith’s four centuries in the fourth innings of a Test match is the second Highest By Any player, only behind Younus Khan , who has scored five centuries in the fourth innings of a test. [9] Of his 27 Test centuries, 25 while while captaining the side, and South Africa lost none of its matches on any such instance. [10] Younus Khan , who has scored five centuries in the fourth innings of a test. [9] Of his 27 Test centuries, 25 while while captaining the side, and South Africa lost none of its matches on any such instance. [10] Younus Khan , who has scored five centuries in the fourth innings of a test. [9] Of his 27 Test centuries, 25 while while captaining the side, and South Africa lost none of its matches on any such instance. [10]

Smith’s first ODI century came in 2005, three years after his international debut. [11] He went on to score four more centuries by the South African. [A] Smith’s highest score in ODIs was 141, which he made against England in September 2009. In ODIs, he made centuries against eight different opponents, with three of them scored at venues outside South Africa. [11] Between his debut Twenty20 International and final one in 2005, Smith played 33 matches in the format without scoring a century; His highest score of 89 was not made in Australia in February 2006. [13]

Key

symbol Meaning
* Remained not out
Man of the match
Captained the South African 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 (South Africa), away or neutral
Dated Date the match was held, or the starting date of match for Match matches
Lost The match was lost by South Africa.
Won The game was won by South Africa.
Drawn The match in a draw .
S / R Strike rate during the innings

Test centuries

Centuries in Test cricket
No. Score Against Pos. Inn. Test arrival H / A / N Dated result Ref
1 200  bangladesh 1 1 1/2 Buffalo Park , East London Home 18 October 2002 Won [14]
2 151  Pakistan 1 1 2/2 Newlands Cricket Ground , Cape Town Home 2 January 2003 Won [15]
3 277  England 1 1 1/5 Edgbaston , Birmingham Away 24 July 2003 Drawn [16]
4 259  England 1 2 2/5 Lord’s , London Away 1 August 2003 Won [17]
5 132  West Indies 1 1 1/4 New Wanderers , Johannesburg Home 12 December 2003 Won [18]
6 139  West Indies 1 1 4/4 SuperSport Park , Centurion Home 16 January 2004 Won [19]
7 125 *  New Zealand 1 4 3/3 Basin Reserve , Wellington Away 30 March 2004 Won [20]
8 121  Zimbabwe 1 2 1/2 Newlands Cricket Ground , Cape Town Home 4 March 2005 Won [21]
9 148  West Indies 1 2 2/4 Queen’s Park Oval , Port of Spain , Trinidad Away 10 April 2005 Won [22]
10 104  West Indies 1 2 3/4 Kensington Oval , Bridgetown , Barbados Away 22 April 2005 Won [23]
11 126  West Indies 2 1 4/4 Antigua Recreation Ground , St. John’s , Antigua Away 29 April 2005 Drawn [24]
12 133  Pakistan 1 3 2/2 Gaddafi Stadium , Lahore Away 8 October 2007 Drawn [25]
13 147  West Indies 1 2 3/3 Sahara Stadium Kingsmead , Durban Home 10 January 2008 Won [26]
14 232  bangladesh 2 1 2/2 Chittagong Divisional Stadium , Chittagong Away 29 February 2008 Won [27]
15 107  England 1 3 1/4 Lord’s , London Away 13 July 2008 Drawn [28]
16 154 *  England 1 4 3/4 Edgbaston , Birmingham Away 2 August 2008 Won [29]
17 157  bangladesh 1 1 1/2 Chevrolet Park , Bloemfontein Home 19 November 2008 Won [30]
18 108  australia 1 4 1/3 WACA Ground , Perth Away 20 December 2008 Won [31]
19 183  England 2 3 3/4 Newlands Cricket Ground , Cape Town Home 5 January 2010 Drawn [32]
20 105  England 1 2 4/4 Wanderers Stadium , Johannesburg Home 15 January 2010 Won [33]
21 132  West Indies 1 1 2/3 Warner Park , Basseterre , St. Kitts and Nevis Away 18 June 2010 Drawn [34]
22 100  Pakistan 1 1 1/2 DSC Cricket Stadium , Dubai Neutral 12 November 2010 Drawn [35]
23 101 *  australia 1 4 1/2 Newlands Cricket Ground , Cape Town Home 11 November 2011 Won [36]
24 115  New Zealand 2 3 1/3 University Oval , Dunedin Away 9 March 2012 Drawn [37]
25 131  England 1 2 1/3 Kennington Oval , London Away 19 July 2012 Won [38]
26 122  australia 1 2 2/3 Adelaide Oval , Adelaide Away 24 November 2012 Drawn [39]
27 234  Pakistan 2 2 2/2 DSC Cricket Stadium , Dubai Neutral 24 October 2013 Won [40]

One-Day International centuries

Centuries in One Day Internationals
No. Score Against Pos. Inn. S / R arrival H / A / N Dated result Ref
1 105  England 1 2 80.15 Sahara Oval St George’s , Port Elizabeth Home 4 February 2005 Won [41]
2 115 *  England 1 1 87.78 Buffalo Park , East London Home 9 February 2005 Won [42]
3 117  Zimbabwe 1 1 90.69 Sahara Stadium Kingsmead , Durban Home 27 February 2005 Won [43]
4 103  West Indies 1 2 100.98 Sabina Park , Kingston , Jamaica Away 7 May 2005 Won [44]
5 134 *  india 1 2 108.06 Eden Gardens , Kolkata Away 25 November 2005 Won [45]
6 119 *  australia 1 2 95.96 SuperSport Park , Centurion Home 26 February 2006 Won [46]
7 103 *  bangladesh 2 2 87.28 Chittagong Divisional Stadium , Chittagong Away 9 March 2008 Won [47]
8 141  England 1 2 105.22 SuperSport Park , Centurion Home 27 September 2009 Lost [48]
9 125  Sri Lanka 1 1 87.41 New Wanderers Stadium , Johannesburg Home 22 January 2012 Lost [49]
10 116  New Zealand 2 2 89.23 Senwes Park , Potchefstroom Home 25 January 2013 Won [50]

Footnotes

  1. Jump up^ The position is jointly held withAB of VilliersandHashim Amla. [12]

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