List of international cricket centuries by Sunil Gavaskar

Sunil Gavaskar is an international cricketer who represents and captains the Indian cricket team . In a career spanning over 16 years he made 35 centuries (100 or more runs ) at the international level. [2] Described as one of the greatest opening batsmen in cricket history, [3] [4] Gavaskar played 125 Test matches and 10.122 Scored runs. [3] He was the first batsman to score 10,000 Test runs and held the record for all runs until Allan Border surpassed it. [5] Gavaskar ‘s record of 34 Tests for storms for almost two decades before Tendulkar surpassed it in December 2005. [6] In February 2012, the International Cricket Council (ICC) inducted him into the ICC [3] [7 ] He was named the Indian Cricketer of the Year in 1971 and as one of the Wisden Cricketers of the Year in 1980 Cricket Hall of Fame . [2] [8] [9] As of 2012, he is the third-highest run scorer for India in Cricket Test , after Sachin Tendulkar and Rahul Dravid . [1] [3] [7] In February 2012, the International Cricket Council (ICC) inducted him into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame . [2] [8] [9] As of 2012, he is the third-highest run scorer for India in Cricket Test , after Sachin Tendulkar and Rahul Dravid . [1] [3] [7] In February 2012, the International Cricket Council (ICC) inducted him into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame . [2] [8] [9] As of 2012, he is the third-highest run scorer for India in Cricket Test , after Sachin Tendulkar and Rahul Dravid . [1] After Sachin Tendulkar and Rahul Dravid . [1] After Sachin Tendulkar and Rahul Dravid . [1]

Making his Test debut against the West Indies in March 1971 , [10] Gavaskar scored his first century in the third Test of the same series. [11] In the final Test at Port of Spain he Scored centuries in Both innings of the match with scores of 124 and 220, Becoming The second Indian player to perform the feat. [12] He est devenu the first player to score two centuries in a Test match for the third time, When He made 107 and 182 not out in a match Against the West Indies in December 1978. [12] [13] Gavaskar’s Highest score Test of 236 not out cam Against the West Indies at Chennai in 1983 [5] [N 1] an Indian record at that time. [5] [14] He has scored 150 or more runs in a test. [14] Gavaskar was most successful against the West Indies and Australia scoring 13 and 8 centuries respectively. [14]

Gavaskar made his One Day International (ODI) debut against England at Headingley in 1974. [13] Unlike his test career, his ODI career was less illustrious scoring 3,092 runs at an average of 35.13. [13] Gavaskar’s solitary century in ODIs in the penultimate innings of his career-against New Zealand -during the 1987 Cricket World Cup where he scored 103 runs in 88 balls; The performance ensured India’s victory, which earned him a man of the match award. [15]

Key

Gavaskar scored five of his Test Centuries at the Wankhede Stadium , Mumbai .
Key
symbol Meaning
* Remained not out .
Gavaskar was named ” Man of the match “.
Captained the Indian cricket team.
Pos. Position in the batting order
Inn. The innings of the match.
Test The number of the test match played in that series.
S / R. Strike rate during the innings
H / A / N Venue was at home (India), away or neutral.
Dated Date the match was held, or the starting date of match for Test matches.
Lost The match was lost by India.
Won The match was won by India.
Drawn The match was drawn .

Test cricket centuries

List of Test Centuries scored by Sunil Gavaskar
No. Score Against Pos. Inn. Test arrival H / A / N Dated result
1 116  West Indies 2 2 3/5 Bourda , Georgetown Away 19 March 1971 Draw [16]
2 117 *  West Indies 2 4 4/5 Kensington Oval , Bridgetown Away 1 April 1971 Draw [17]
3 124 [N 2]  West Indies 2 1 5/5 Queen’s Park Oval , Port of Spain Away 13 April 1971 Draw [18]
4 220 [N 3]  West Indies 2 3 5/5 Queen’s Park Oval , Port of Spain Away 13 April 1971 Draw [18]
5 101  England 1 2 1/3 Old Trafford , Manchester Away 6 June 1974 Lost [19]
6 116  New Zealand 1 2 1/3 Eden Park , Auckland Away 24 January 1976 Won [20]
7 156  West Indies 1 2 2/4 Queen’s Park Oval , Port of Spain Away 24 March 1976 Draw [21]
8 102  West Indies 1 4 3/4 Queen’s Park Oval , Port of Spain Away 7 April 1976 Won [22]
9 119  New Zealand 1 1 1/3 Wankhede Stadium , Bombay [N 4] Home 10 November 1976 Won [23]
10 108  England 1 1 5/5 Wankhede Stadium , Bombay [N 4] Home 11 February 1977 Draw [24]
11 113  australia 1 4 1/5 Brisbane Cricket Ground , Brisbane Away 2 December 1977 Lost [25]
12 127  australia 1 3 2/5 Western Australia Cricket Association Ground , Perth Away 16 December 1977 Lost [26]
13 118  australia 1 3 3/5 Melbourne Cricket Ground , Melbourne Away 30 December 1977 Won [27]
14 111 [N 2]  Pakistan 1 1 3/3 National Stadium , Karachi Away 14 November 1978 Lost [28]
15 137 [N 3]  Pakistan 1 3 3/3 National Stadium , Karachi Away 14 November 1978 Lost [28]
16 205  West Indies 1 1 1/6 Wankhede Stadium , Bombay [N 4] Home 1 December 1978 Draw [29]
17 107 [N 2]  West Indies 1 1 3/6 Eden Gardens , Calcutta [N 5] Home 29 December 1978 Draw [30]
18 182 * [N 3]  West Indies 1 3 3/6 Eden Gardens , Calcutta [N 5] Home 29 December 1978 Draw [30]
19 120  West Indies 1 1 5/6 Feroz Shah Kotla Ground , Delhi Home 24 January 1979 Draw [31]
20 221  England 1 4 4/4 Kennington Oval , London Away 30 August 1979 Draw [32]
21 115  australia 1 1 4/6 Feroz Shah Kotla Ground , Delhi Home 13 October 1979 Draw [33]
22 123  australia 1 1 6/6 Wankhede Stadium , Bombay [N 4] Home 3 November 1979 Won [34]
23 166  Pakistan 1 2 5/6 MA Chidambaram Stadium , Madras [N 1] Home 15 January 1980 Won [35]
24 172  England 1 2 2/6 Karnataka State Cricket Association Stadium , Bangalore Home 9 December 1981 Draw [36]
25 155  Sri Lanka 1 2 1/1 MA Chidambaram Stadium , Madras [N 1] Home 17 September 1982 Draw [37]
26 127 *  Pakistan 1 3 3/6 Iqbal Stadium , Faisalabad Away 3 January 1983 Lost [38]
27 147 *  West Indies 1 2 3/5 Bourda , Georgetown Away 31 March 1983 Draw [39]
28 103 *  Pakistan 1 3 1/3 Karnataka State Cricket Association Stadium , Bangalore Home 14 September 1983 Draw [40]
29 121  West Indies 1 1 2/6 Feroz Shah Kotla Ground , Delhi Home 29 October 1983 Draw [41]
30 236 *  West Indies 4 2 6/6 MA Chidambaram Stadium , Madras [N 1] Home 28 December 1983 Draw [42]
31 166 *  australia 1 2 1/3 Adelaide Oval , Adelaide Away 15 December 1985 Draw [43]
32 172  australia 1 1 3/3 Sydney Cricket Ground , Sydney Away 2 January 1986 Draw [44]
33 103  australia 1 2 3/3 Wankhede Stadium , Bombay [N 4] Home 15 October 1986 Draw [45]
34 176  Sri Lanka 1 2 1/3 Green Park Stadium , Kanpur Home 17 December 1986 Draw [46]

ODI centuries

List of ODI centuries scored by Sunil Gavaskar
No. Score Against Pos. Inn. S / R arrival H / A / N Dated result
1 103  [N 6]  New Zealand 2 2 117.04 Vidarbha Cricket Association Ground , Nagpur Home 31 October 1987 Won [47]

Notes

  1. ^ Jump up to:d Madras was renamed as Chennai in 1996.
  2. ^ Jump up to:c Gavaskar made centuries in both innings of the match.
  3. ^ Jump up to:c Gavaskar’s second century in the match.
  4. ^ Jump up to:e Bombay was renamed as Mumbai in 1995.
  5. ^ Jump up to:b Calcutta was renamed as Kolkata in 2001.
  6. Jump up^ Theman of the matchaward was shared between Gavaskar andChetan Sharma.

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  17. Jump up^ “West Indies v. India at Bridgetown, May 1-6, 1971” . ESPNcricinfo . Retrieved 19 December 2011 .
  18. ^ Jump up to:a b “West Indies v. India at Port of Spain, Apr. 13-19, 1971” . ESPNcricinfo . Retrieved 19 December 2011 .
  19. Jump up^ “England v. India at Manchester, Jun 6-11, 1974” . ESPNcricinfo . Retrieved 19 December 2011 .
  20. Jump up^ “New Zealand v. India at Auckland, Jan 24-28, 1976” . ESPNcricinfo . Retrieved 19 December 2011 .
  21. Jump up^ “West Indies v. India at Port of Spain, March 24-29, 1976” . ESPNcricinfo . Retrieved 19 December 2011 .
  22. Jump up^ “West Indies v. India at Port of Spain, May 7-12, 1976” . ESPNcricinfo . Retrieved 19 December 2011 .
  23. Jump up^ “India v. New Zealand at Mumbai, Nov 10-15, 1976” . ESPNcricinfo . Retrieved 19 December 2011 .
  24. Jump up^ “India v. England at Mumbai, Feb 11-16, 1977” . ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 19 December 2011 .
  25. Jump up^ “Australia v. India at Brisbane, Dec 2-6, 1977” . ESPNcricinfo . Retrieved 19 December 2011 .
  26. Jump up^ “Australia v. India at Perth, Dec 16-21, 1977” . ESPNcricinfo . Retrieved 19 December 2011 .
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  31. Jump up^ “India v. West Indies at Delhi, Jan 24-29, 1979” . ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 19 December 2011 .
  32. Jump up^ “England v. India at London, Aug. 30, 1979 – Sep. 4, 1979” . ESPNcricinfo . Retrieved 19 December 2011 .
  33. Jump up^ “India v. Australia at New Delhi, Oct 13-18, 1979” . ESPNcricinfo . Retrieved 19 December 2011 .
  34. Jump up^ “India v. Australia, November 3-7, 1979” . ESPNcricinfo . Retrieved 19 December 2011 .
  35. Jump up^ “India v. Pakistan at Chennai, Jan 15-20, 1980” . ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 19 December 2011 .
  36. Jump up^ “India v. England at Bangalore, Dec 9-14, 1981” . ESPNcricinfo . Retrieved 19 December 2011 .
  37. Jump up^ “India v. Sri Lanka at Madras, Sep 17-22, 1982” . ESPNcricinfo . Retrieved 19 December 2011 .
  38. Jump up^ “Pakistan v. India at Faisalabad, Jan 3-8, 1983” . ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 19 December 2011 .
  39. Jump up^ “. West Indies v India at Georgetown, March 31, 1983 – April 4, 1983” . ESPNcricinfo . Retrieved 19 December 2011 .
  40. Jump up^ “India v. Pakistan at Bangalore, Sep 14-19, 1983” . ESPNcricinfo . Retrieved 19 December 2011 .
  41. Jump up^ “India v. West Indies at New Delhi, Oct 29, 1983 – Nov 3, 1983”. ESPNcricinfo . Retrieved 19 December 2011 .
  42. Jump up^ “India v. West Indies at Madras, December 24-29, 1983” . ESPNcricinfo . Retrieved 19 December 2011 .
  43. Jump up^ “Australia v. India at Oval, Dec 13-17, 1985” . ESPNcricinfo . Retrieved 19 December 2011 .
  44. Jump up^ “Australia v. India at Sydney, Jan 2-6, 1986” . ESPNcricinfo . Retrieved 19 December 2011 .
  45. Jump up^ “India v. Australia at Bombay, October 15-19, 1986” . ESPNcricinfo . Retrieved 19 December 2011 .
  46. Jump up^ “India v. Sri Lanka at Kanpur, Nov 17-22, 1986” . ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 19 December 2011 .
  47. Jump up^ “India v. New Zealand at Nagpur, 31 October 1987” . ESPNcricinfo . Retrieved 19 December 2011 .

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