List of international cricket centuries by Sourav Ganguly

List of international cricket centuries by Sourav Ganguly

This list shows all instances in which the Indian cricketer, Sourav Ganguly has scored 100 runs or more in Test matches and One Day International (ODI) matches, organised by the International Cricket Council. Ganguly has scored a total of 15 centuries in Test matches and 22 centuries in ODIs. He is yet to score a century in a Twenty20 international cricket match. [cite web| title=Player Profile:Sourav Ganguly|url=| work= [ Cricinfo] |accessdate=2008-02-20]

In Test matches, Ganguly has scored centuries against all the Test-cricket playing nations except West Indies and South Africa. He is sixth in the list of leading test century makers for India. [cite web| title=Records – Test matches: Most hundreds in a career for India|url=;id=6;type=team| work= [ Cricinfo] |accessdate=2008-02-20] He made a test century on debut, scoring 131 against England in the Test match played at Lord's, London in 1996, 10th Indian player to score a century in his debut test [cite web|url=|title=Cricinfo - 2nd Test: England v India at Lord's, Jun 20-24, 1996|publisher=Cricinfo|accessdate=2008-05-23] , and only the third player ever, and the first since John Hampshirein 1969, to score a century on debut at Lord's . [The first was Harry Graham in 1893, Andrew Strauss and Matt Prior have since accomplished this feat, but his 131 still remains the highest by any batsman on his debut at Lord's.cite web|url=;debut_or_last=1;filter=advanced;ground=10;orderby=high_score;runsmin1=100;runsval1=runs;template=results;type=batting
title=Statsguru - List of test centuries on debut at Lord's|publisher=Cricinfo|accessdate=2008-05-19
] In his next Test match at Trent Bridge he made 136, thus becoming only the 3rd batsman to make a century in each of his first two innings. [(after Lawrence Rowe and Alvin Kallicharran)cite web|url=|title=Cricinfo - 3rd Test: England v India at Nottingham, Jul 4-9, 1996||accessdate=2008-05-19|last=|first=] His highest score is 239, against Pakistan in 2007 at M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore. This has been his only double century. His centuries have come in 14 different cricket grounds with 9 of them being scored in venues outside India. Just short of a century, he has been dismissed four times above the score of 90, including 2 occasions on which he was dismissed on 99. [cite web| title=Sourav Ganguly Test matches: Batting analysis|url=;filter=advanced;orderby=batted_score;runsmax1=99;runsmin1=90;runsval1=runs;template=results;type=batting;view=innings| work= [ Cricinfo] |accessdate=2008-02-20]

In ODIs, Ganguly has scored centuries against 10 different opponents. He has scored centuries against all cricketing nations that have permanent One Day International status, except West Indies. His first ODI century was against Sri Lanka at the R. Premadasa Stadium at Colombo in 1997. His highest ODI score is 183 not out, which he scored against Sri Lanka at the County Ground, Taunton in 1999. He is 4th in the list of leading century makers in ODIs , behind Sachin Tendulkar who has Sachin-stats|ODI-Centuries, Ricky Ponting with 27 and Sanath Jayasuriya with 26.cite web|url=|title=One day International: Most hundreds in a career||accessdate=2008-02-20] He has scored 5 centuries at home grounds and 17 centuries at away or neutral venues. He has been dismissed 6 times between the score of 90 and 100.cite web|title=Sourav Ganguly|url=;filter=advanced;orderby=batted_score;runsmax1=99;runsmin1=90;runsval1=runs;template=results;type=batting;view=innings||accessdate=2008-02-20]

List of Test cricket centuries

Key::* denotes that he remained not out.: denotes that he was the captain of the Indian team in that match.:Test denotes the number of the Test match played in that series.:Inn. denotes the number of the Indian innings in the Test match.:H/A denotes whether the venue was in home (India) or away.:Lost denotes that the match was lost by India.:Won denotes that the match was won by India.

List of ODI centuries

Key::* denotes that he was not out.: denotes that he was the captain of the Indian team in that match.:Pos. denotes his position in the batting order.:Inn. denotes innings in the match.:S/R denotes strike rate.:H/A/N denotes whether the venue is home (India), away (opposition's home) or neutral.

See also

* Sourav Ganguly


External links

* [ Sourav Ganuly's profile on Cricinfo]
* [;orderby=batted_score;template=results;type=batting;view=innings His high scores in tests]
* [;orderby=batted_score;template=results;type=batting;view=innings His high scores in ODIs]

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