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List of international cricket centuries at Bourda

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Bourda is a sports ground in Georgetown, Guyana, it has a capacity of 25,000. The ground have been hosted 30 Test cricket since 1930 when West Indies played England for the first time.[1] 11 One Day Internationals (ODIs) have been hosted, where the first of which was in 1988 when West Indies played Pakistan.[2]

England opener Clifford Roach became the first man to score a Test century at Bourda when he made 209 against England in 1930. The score of 259 by Kiwi Glenn Turner against Windies in 1972 still stands as the highest score seen at the ground. Overall, there are 61 Test centuries have been scored at the ground, including 4 double hundreds. Garfield Sobers and Shivnarine Chanderpaul of West Indies become the successful batsmen at the venue, with 4 centuries each.[3]

Four ODI centuries have been scored at Bourda, and the first by Pakistani batsman Javed Miandad who scored 100 not out from 99 deliveries against West Indies in 1988. The highest score achieved at the ground is unbeaten 152 made by West Indies maestro Desmond Haynes against India in 1989.[4]

Shivnarine Chanderpaul has scored 4 centuries at the venue

Key[edit]

  • * denotes that the batsman was not out.
  • Inns. denotes the number of the innings in the match.
  • Balls denotes the number of balls faced in an innings.
  • NR denotes that the number of balls was not recorded.
  • Parentheses next to the player's score denotes his century number at Bourda.
  • The column title Date refers to the date the match started.
  • The column title Result refers to whether the player's team won

Test centuries[edit]

The following table summarises the Test centuries scored at Bourda.

No. Score Player Team Balls Inns. Opposing team Date Result
1 209 Clifford Roach  West Indies NA 1  England 21 February 1930 Won
2 114 George Headley (1/2)  West Indies NA 1  England 21 February 1930 Won
3 114 George Headley (2/2)  West Indies NA 3  England 21 February 1930 Won
4 123 Patsy Hendren  England NA 4  West Indies 21 February 1930 Lost
5 131* Frank Worrell  West Indies NA 1  England 3 March 1948 Won
6 125 Clyde Walcott (1/2)  West Indies NA 2  India 11 March 1953 Drawn
7 169 Leonard Hutton  England NA 1  West Indies 24 February 1954 Won
8 150 Saeed Ahmed  Pakistan NA 1  West Indies 13 March 1958 Lost
9 125 Garfield Sobers (1/4)  West Indies NA 2  Pakistan 13 March 1958 Won
10 145 Clyde Walcott (2/2)  West Indies NA 2  Pakistan 13 March 1958 Won
11 114 Conrad Hunte  West Indies NA 4  Pakistan 13 March 1958 Won
12 109* Garfield Sobers (2/4)  West Indies NA 4  Pakistan 13 March 1958 Won
13 145 Garfield Sobers (2/4)  West Indies NA 2  Pakistan 9 March 1960 Drawn
14 110 Ted Dexter  England NA 3  West Indies 9 March 1960 Drawn
15 145 Raman Subba Row  England NA 3  West Indies 9 March 1960 Drawn
16 150 Rohan Kanhai  West Indies 301 1  England 28 March 1968 Drawn
17 150 Garfield Sobers (3/4)  West Indies 362 1  England 28 March 1968 Drawn
18 116 Geoff Boycott  West Indies 254 2  England 28 March 1968 Drawn
19 116 Sunil Gavaskar (1/2)  India NA 2  West Indies 19 March 1971 Drawn
20 125* Charlie Davis  West Indies NA 3  India 19 March 1971 Drawn
21 108* Garfield Sobers (4/4)  West Indies NA 3  India 19 March 1971 Drawn
22 100* Alvin Kallicharran  West Indies NA 1  New Zealand 6 April 1972 Drawn
23 259 Glenn Turner  New Zealand 759 2  West Indies 6 April 1972 Drawn
24 182 Terry Jarvis  New Zealand 555 2  West Indies 6 April 1972 Drawn
25 178 Clive Lloyd  West Indies NA 1  Australia 6 April 1972 Drawn
26 109 Ian Chappell  Australia NA 2  West Indies 6 April 1972 Drawn
27 118 Dennis Amiss  England 246 1  West Indies 22 March 1974 Drawn
28 121 Tony Greig  England 254 1  West Indies 22 March 1974 Drawn
29 120 Irvine Shillingford  West Indies NA 2  Pakistan 18 March 1977 Drawn
30 167 Majid Khan  Pakistan NA 3  West Indies 18 March 1977 Drawn
31 100 Basil Williams  West Indies 118 3  Australia 31 March 1978 Lost
32 101 Larry Gomes  West Indies NA 3  Australia 31 March 1978 Lost
33 126 Graeme Wood  Australia NA 4  West Indies 31 March 1978 Won
34 124 Craig Serjeant  Australia NA 4  West Indies 31 March 1978 Won
35 109 Vivian Richards  West Indies NA 1  India 31 March 1983 Drawn
36 147* Sunil Gavaskar (2/2)  India NA 2  West Indies 31 March 1983 Drawn
37 120* Gordon Greenidge  West Indies 189 4  Australia 2 March 1984 Drawn
38 103* Desmond Haynes (1/2)  West Indies 184 4  Australia 2 March 1984 Drawn
39 185 Richie Richardson (1/3)  West Indies 346 1  New Zealand 6 April 1985 Drawn
40 188 Martin Crowe  New Zealand 462 2  West Indies 6 April 1985 Drawn
41 114 Javed Miandad  Pakistan 235 2  West Indies 2 April 1988 Won
42 194 Richie Richardson (2/3)  West Indies 367 1  India 25 March 1989 Drawn
43 111 Desmond Haynes (2/2)  West Indies 223 1  Australia 23 March 1991 Won
44 182 Richie Richardson (3/3)  West Indies 260 2  Australia 23 March 1991 Won
45 144 Michael Atherton  England 296 1  West Indies 17 March 1994 Lost
46 167 Brian Lara (1/2)  West Indies 210 2  England 17 March 1994 Won
47 137 Jimmy Adams  West Indies 262 2  England 17 March 1994 Won
48 118 Shivnarine Chanderpaul (1/4)  West Indies 263 1  England 27 February 1998 Won
49 135 Inzamam-ul-Haq  Pakistan 254 1  West Indies 5 May 2000 Drawn
50 150 Gary Kirsten  South Africa 338 2  West Indies 9 March 2001 Drawn
51 150 Carl Hooper  West Indies 402 1  India 11 April 2002 Drawn
52 140 Shivnarine Chanderpaul (2/4)  West Indies 290 1  India 11 April 2002 Drawn
53 144* Rahul Dravid  India 290 2  West Indies 11 April 2002 Drawn
54 100 Shivnarine Chanderpaul (3/4)  West Indies 72 1  Australia 10 April 2003 Lost
55 146 Justin Langer  Australia 270 2  West Indies 10 April 2003 Won
56 117 Ricky Ponting  Australia 195 2  West Indies 10 April 2003 Won
57 113 Daren Ganga  West Indies 225 3  Australia 10 April 2003 Lost
58 110 Brian Lara (2/2)  West Indies 157 3  Australia 10 April 2003 Lost
59 213 Wavell Hinds  West Indies 297 1  South Africa 31 March 2005 Drawn
60 203* Shivnarine Chanderpaul (4/4)  West Indies 370 1  South Africa 31 March 2005 Drawn
61 109* Jacques Kallis  South Africa 346 3  West Indies 31 March 2005 Drawn

One Day International centuries[edit]

The following table summarises the One Day International centuries scored at Bourda.

No. Score Player Team Balls Inns. Opposing team Date Result
1 100* Javed Miandad  Pakistan 99 1  West Indies 30 March 1988 Lost
2 152* Desmond Haynes  West Indies 126 1  India 21 March 1989 Won
3 100 Carlisle Best  West Indies 119 2  England 7 March 1990 Won
4 106* Geoff Marsh  Australia 158 2  West Indies 20 March 1991 Won

References[edit]

  1. "Records / Bourda, Georgetown, Guyana / Test matches / Match results". Cricinfo. ESPN. Retrieved 1 January 2017.
  2. "Records / Bourda, Georgetown, Guyana / One-Day Internationals / Match results". Cricinfo. ESPN. Retrieved 1 January 2017.
  3. "Statistics / Statsguru / Test matches / Batting records". Cricinfo. ESPN. Retrieved 1 January 2017.
  4. "Statistics / Statsguru / One-Day Internationals / Batting records". Cricinfo. ESPN. Retrieved 1 January 2017.


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