List of international cricket centuries by Viv Richards

Sir Viv Richards is an international cricketer and captain of the West Indies cricket team . He has scored centuries (100 runs or more) in both Test and One Day International (ODI) matches. In 2000 He Was knighted For His services to cricket and DURING THE Sami year named as one of five Wisden Cricketers of the Century . [1] He is Generally regarded one of the greatest batsmen of all time, and in 2002 He Was Honored by Wisden , Who named _him_ have the greatest ODI batsman of all time, [2] [3] and the third greatest Test batsman. [4]Four years later, he was given the Most Exalted Order of National Hero in his native Antigua . [5]

Richards made his test debut against India in November 1974, [6] and scored his maiden Test century during the second test of the same tower, scoring an unbeaten 192 in the first-innings of the match. In 1976, he scored seven test centuries in a calendar year, passing Garfield Sobers ‘ record of six which had been set in 1958. [note 1] [7] He scored his maiden double century in the first At Trent Bridge , Nottingham making 232. After scoring a century in the third test, he once again scored a double century in the fifth test, accumulating his highest score, 291 at The Oval , London. These centuries, And a total of 1,710 Wisden Cricketers of the Year in 1977. [8] In 1986, facing England at the Antigua Recreation Ground , Richards scored the fastest century in Test Cricket, reaching his twentieth Test hundred in 56 balls. [9] Richards has the third-highest number of centuries for the West Indies, behind Brian Lara’s 34 and Sobers’ 26. [10] Facing England at the Antigua Recreation Ground , Richards scored the fastest century in Test cricket, reaching his twentieth Test hundred in 56 balls. [9] Richards has the third-highest number of centuries for the West Indies, behind Brian Lara’s 34 and Sobers’ 26. [10] Facing England at the Antigua Recreation Ground , Richards scored the fastest century in Test cricket, reaching his twentieth Test hundred in 56 balls. [9] Richards has the third-highest number of centuries for the West Indies, behind Brian Lara’s 34 and Sobers’ 26. [10]

In Cricket World Cup in England. [11] He scored his first century in the same country, during the first ODI match of the tour, remaining 119 not out . He holds the two highest scores by a West Indian batsman in ODI cricket, 181 against Sri Lanka in 1987 and 189 not out against England in 1984. [12] His score of 189 was not high enough by any ODI batsman for just Under 13 years, until it was surpassed by Saeed Anwar’s 194. [note 3] [14] This innings was also named by Wisden as the best ODI innings of all-time in a 2002 list. [15] In total, seven of Richards’ eleven centuries were in the top 100, and his 1979 unbeaten 138 against England at Lord’s ranked second. [15]

Key

  • * Denotes that he is not out .
  •  Denotes that he was the captain of the West Indian team in that match.
  • Pos. Denotes his position in the batting order.
  • Test denotes the number of the test.
  • Inn. Denotes the number of the innings in the match.
  • H / A / N denotes if the venue is home ( West Indies ), away (opposition’s home) or neutral.
  • Lost in the West Indies .
  • Won denotes that the match was won by West Indies.
  • BF denotes the number of balls faced by Richards in his innings.
  • S / R denotes strike rate .

Test cricket centuries

No. Score Against Pos. Inn. Test arrival HA Dated result
1 192 *  india 5 2 2/5 Feroz Shah Kotla , Delhi Away 11 December 1974 Won [16]
2 101  australia 2 4 5/6 Adelaide Oval , Adelaide Away 23 January 1976 Lost [17]
3 142  india 3 2 1/4 Kensington Oval , Bridgetown Home 10 March 1976 Won [18]
4 130  india 3 1 2/4 Queen’s Park Oval , Port of Spain Home 24 March 1976 Draw [19]
5 177  india 3 1 3/4 Queen’s Park Oval , Port of Spain Home 7 April 1976 Lost [20]
6 232  England 3 1 1/5 Trent Bridge , Nottingham Away 3 June 1976 Draw [21]
7 135  England 3 3 3/5 Old Trafford , Manchester Away 8 July 1976 Won [22]
8 291  England 3 1 5/5 The Oval , London Away 12 August 1976 Won [23]
9 140  australia 3 2 1/2 Brisbane Cricket Ground , Brisbane Away 1 December 1979 Draw [24]
10 145  England 3 2 2/5 Lord’s , London Away 19 June 1980 Draw [25]
11 120 *  Pakistan 3 1 4/4 Ibn-e-Qasim Bagh Stadium , Multan Away 30 December 1980 Draw [26]
12 182 *  England 4 3 3/5 Kensington Oval , Bridgetown Home 13 March 1981 Won [27]
13 114  England 3 2 4/5 Antigua Recreation Ground , St. John’s Home 27 March 1981 Draw [28]
14 109  india 3 1 3/5 Bourda , Georgetown Home 31 March 1983 Draw [29]
15 120  india 4 2 4/6 Wankhede Stadium , Mumbai Away 24 November 1983 Draw [30]
16 178  australia 4 2 4/5 Antigua Recreation Ground , St. John’s Home 7 April 1984 Won [31]
17 117  England 4 2 1/5 Edgbaston , Birmingham Away 14 June 1984 Won [32]
18 208  australia 5 1 4/5 Melbourne Cricket Ground , Melbourne Away 22 December 1984 Draw [33]
19 105  New Zealand 6 2 3/4 Kensington Oval , Bridgetown Home 26 April 1985 Won [34]
20 110 *  England 3 3 5/5 Antigua Recreation Ground , St. John’s Home 11 April 1986 Won [35]
21 109 *  india 5 4 1/4 Feroz Shah Kotla , Delhi Away 25 November 1987 Won [36]
22 123  Pakistan 5 3 2/3 Queen’s Park Oval , Port of Spain Home 14 April 1988 Draw [37]
23 146  australia 5 1 2/5 WACA Ground , Perth Away 2 December 1988 Won [38]
24 110  india 5 2 4/4 Sabina Park , Kingston Home 28 April 1989 Won [39]

ODI centuries

No. Score Against Pos. Inn. BF S / R arrival H / A / N Dated result
1 119 *  England 3 2 133 89.47 North Marine Road , Scarborough Away 26 August 1976 Won [40]
2 138 *  England 3 1 157 87.89 Lord’s , London Away 23 June 1979 Won [41]
3 153 *  australia 3 1 130 117.69 Melbourne Cricket Ground , Melbourne Away 9 December 1979 Won [42]
4 119  india 3 1 146 81.50 The Oval , London Neutral 15 June 1983 Won [43]
5 149  india 3 1 99 150.50 Keenan Stadium , Jamshedpur Away 7 December 1983 Won [44]
6 106  australia 4 1 95 111.57 Melbourne Cricket Ground , Melbourne Away 22 January 1984 Won [45]
7 189 *  England 4 1 170 111.17 Old Trafford , Manchester Away 31 May 1984 Won [46]
8 103 *  australia 4 2 122 84.42 Sydney Cricket Ground , Sydney Away 15 January 1985 Won [47]
9 119  New Zealand 5 1 113 105.30 Carisbrook , Dunedin Away 18 March 1987 Won [48]
10 181  Sri Lanka 4 1 125 144.80 National Stadium, Karachi Neutral 13 October 1987 Won [49]
11 110  india 4 2 77 142.85 Municipal Stadium , Rajkot Away 5 January 1988 Won [50]

Notes

  1. Jump up^ Richards’ record has since been equated byAravinda de Silva(1997) andRicky Ponting(2006) and surpassed byMohammad Yousuf(2006). [7]
  2. Jump up^ Although Richards’ century was the fastest in terms of balls, it was only the fifth fastest in terms of time, 11 minutes slower than the 70-minute record held byJack Gregory. [9]
  3. Jump up^ In addition to Saeed Anwar’s194,Charles Coventry’ s 194 * andSachin’sTendulkar’ s 200 * have since exceeded Richards’ score. [13]

References

  1. Jump up^ “Master blaster” . The Observer . 3 June 2007 . Retrieved 2010-03-19 .
  2. Jump up^ “Sir Viv reaches milestone” . BBC Sport. 7 March 2002 . Retrieved 2010-03-19 .
  3. Jump up^ Tennant, Ivo (24 October 2008). “Viv Richards’ top 10 places in Antigua” . The Times . Retrieved 2010-03-19 .
  4. Jump up^ “Tendulkar second-best ever: Wisden” . rediff.com. 14 December 2002 . Retrieved 2009-12-24 .
  5. Jump up^ Smith, Gary (4 November 2006). “West Indies legend Sir Vivian honored by Antigua-Barbuda” . Caribbean Net News . Retrieved 2010-03-19 .
  6. Jump up^ “Test Matches played by Viv Richards (121)” . CricketArchive . Retrieved 2010-03-19 .
  7. ^ Jump up to:a b “Records / Test matches / Battle records / Most hundreds in a calendar year” . Cricinfo . Retrieved 2010-03-19 .
  8. Jump up^ “Cricket of the Year – 1977: Viv Richards” . Wisden . 1977 . Retrieved 2010-03-19 .
  9. ^ Jump up to:a b “Records / Test matches / Battle records / Fastest hundreds” . Cricinfo . Retrieved 2010-03-19 .
  10. Jump up^ “Records / West Indies / Test matches / Most hundreds” . Cricinfo . Retrieved 2010-03-19 .
  11. Jump up^ “One-Day International Matches played by Viv Richards (187)”. CricketArchive . Retrieved 2010-03-20 .
  12. Jump up^ “Records / West Indies / One-Day Internationals / High scores”. Cricinfo . Retrieved 2010-03-20 .
  13. Jump up^ “Records / One-Day Internationals / Battle records / Most runs in an innings” . Cricinfo . Retrieved 2010-03-27 .
  14. Jump up^ “Records / One-Day Internationals / Batting records / Most runs in an innings (progressive record holder)” . Cricinfo . Retrieved 2010-03-20 .
  15. ^ Jump up to:a b “Innings Top 100 of all time” . Rediff.com . Retrieved 2010-03-20 .
  16. Jump up^ “2nd Test: India v West Indies at Delhi, Dec 11-15, 1974” . Cricinfo . Retrieved 2009-12-20 .
  17. Jump up^ “5th Test: Australia v West Indies at Adelaide, Jan 23-28, 1976” . Cricinfo . Retrieved 2009-12-20 .
  18. Jump up^ “1st Test: India v West Indies at Bridgetown, March 10-13, 1976” . Cricinfo . Retrieved 2009-12-20 .
  19. Jump up^ 2nd Test: West Indies v India at Port of Spain, Mar 24-29, 1976 ” . Cricinfo . Retrieved 2009-12-20 .
  20. Jump up^ 3rd Test: West Indies v India at Port of Spain, Apr 7-12, 1976 “. Cricinfo . Retrieved 2009-12-20 .
  21. Jump up^ “1st Test: England v West Indies at Nottingham, Jun 3-8, 1976” . Cricinfo . Retrieved 2009-12-20 .
  22. Jump up^ “3rd Test: England v West Indies at Manchester, Jul 8-13, 1976” . Cricinfo . Retrieved 2009-12-20 .
  23. Jump up^ “5th Test: England v West Indies at The Oval, Aug 12-17, 1976” . Cricinfo . Retrieved 2009-12-20 .
  24. Jump up^ “1st Test: Australia v West Indies at Brisbane, Dec 1-5, 1976”. Cricinfo . Retrieved 2009-12-20 .
  25. Jump up^ “2nd Test: England v West Indies at Lord’s, Jun 19-24, 1980” . Cricinfo . Retrieved 2009-12-20 .
  26. Jump up^ “4th Test: Pakistan v West Indies at Multan, Dec 30, 1980 – Jan 4, 1981” . Cricinfo . Retrieved 2009-12-20 .
  27. Jump up^ “3rd Test: England v West Indies at Bridgetown, March 13-18, 1981” . Cricinfo . Retrieved 2009-12-20 .
  28. Jump up^ 4th Test: West Indies v England at St John’s, Mar 27 – Apr 1, 1981 ” . Cricinfo . Retrieved 2009-12-20 .
  29. Jump up^ 3rd Test: West Indies v India at Georgetown, Mar 31 – Apr 5, 1983 ” . Cricinfo . Retrieved 2009-12-20 .
  30. Jump up^ “4th Test: India v West Indies at Mumbai, Nov 24-29, 1983” . Cricinfo . Retrieved 2009-12-20 .
  31. Jump up^ “4th Test: Australia v West Indies at St John’s, May 7-11, 1984” . Cricinfo . Retrieved 2009-12-20 .
  32. Jump up^ “1st Test: England v West Indies at Birmingham, Jun. 14-18, 1984” . Cricinfo . Retrieved 2009-12-20 .
  33. Jump up^ “4th Test: Australia v West Indies at Melbourne, December 22-27, 1984” . Cricinfo . Retrieved 2009-12-20 .
  34. Jump up^ 3rd Test: West Indies v New Zealand at Georgetown, Apr 26 – May 1, 1985 ” . Cricinfo . Retrieved 2009-12-20 .
  35. Jump up^ “5th Test: West Indies v England at St John’s, May 11-16, 1986” . Cricinfo . Retrieved 2009-12-20 .
  36. Jump up^ “1st Test: India v West Indies at Delhi, Nov. 25-29, 1987” . Cricinfo . Retrieved 2009-12-20 .
  37. Jump up^ “2nd Test: Pakistan v West Indies at Port of Spain, May 14-19, 1988” . Cricinfo . Retrieved 2009-12-20 .
  38. Jump up^ “2nd Test: Australia v West Indies at Perth, Dec 2-6, 1988” . Cricinfo . Retrieved 2009-12-20 .
  39. Jump up^ “4th Test: West Indies v India at Kingston, Apr 28 – May 3, 1989” . Cricinfo . Retrieved 2009-12-20 .
  40. Jump up^ “1st ODI: England v West Indies at Scarborough, Aug. 26, 1976” . Cricinfo . Retrieved 2009-12-20 .
  41. Jump up^ “Final: England v West Indies at Lord’s, Jun 23, 1979” . Cricinfo . Retrieved 2009-12-20 .
  42. Jump up^ “4th Match: Australia v West Indies at Melbourne, Dec 9, 1979” . Cricinfo . Retrieved 2009-12-20 .
  43. Jump up^ “14th Match: India v West Indies at The Oval, Jun 15, 1983” . Cricinfo . Retrieved 2009-12-20 .
  44. Jump up^ 4th ODI: India v West Indies at Jamshedpur, Dec 7, 1983 ” . Cricinfo . Retrieved 2009-12-20 .
  45. Jump up^ “9th Match: Australia v West Indies at Melbourne, Jan. 22, 1984” . Cricinfo . Retrieved 2009-12-20 .
  46. Jump up^ “1st ODI: England v West Indies at Manchester, May 31, 1984” . Cricinfo . Retrieved 2009-12-20 .
  47. Jump up^ “6th Match: Australia v West Indies at Sydney, Jan 15, 1985” . Cricinfo . Retrieved 2009-12-20 .
  48. Jump up^ “1st ODI: New Zealand v West Indies at Dunedin, Mar 18, 1987” . Cricinfo . Retrieved 2009-12-20 .
  49. Jump up^ “7th Match: Sri Lanka v West Indies at Karachi, Oct 13, 1987”. Cricinfo . Retrieved 2009-12-20 .
  50. Jump up^ 4th ODI: India v West Indies at Rajkot, Jan. 5, 1988 ” . Cricinfo . Retrieved 2009-12-20 .

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