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List of international cricket centuries at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium

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Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium is a multi-purpose sports ground in Chennai, India. It has a capacity of 55,000. The ground hosted Test cricket since its first match in 1956 when India played New Zealand.[1] 9 Test matches have been played at the ground until its closure to international cricket in 1965.[2]

Indian batsman Vinoo Mankad became the first man to score a Test century at Nehru Stadium when he made 231 against New Zealand in 1956. This stands as the highest Test individual score and only double century scored at the ground. Overall, 13 Test centuries have been scored at the ground.[3]

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 Nehru Stadium.
  • 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 Nehru Stadium.

No. Score Player Team Balls Inns. Opposing team Date Result
1 231 Vinoo Mankad  India NA 1  New Zealand 6 January 1956 Won
2 173 Pankaj Roy  India NA 1  New Zealand 6 January 1956 Won
3 142 Basil Butcher  West Indies NA 1  India 21 January 1959 Won
4 101 Les Favell  Australia NA 1  India 13 January 1960 Won
5 135 Imtiaz Ahmed  Pakistan NA 1  India 13 January 1961 Drawn
6 103 Saeed Ahmed  Pakistan NA 1  India 13 January 1961 Drawn
7 103 Polly Umrigar  India NA 2  Pakistan 13 January 1961 Drawn
8 177* Chandu Borde  India NA 2  Pakistan 13 January 1961 Drawn
9 103 Nawab of Pataudi (1/2)  India NA 1  England 10 January 1962 Won
10 192 Budhi Kunderan  India NA 1  England 10 January 1964 Drawn
11 108 Vijay Manjrekar (1/2)  India NA 1  England 10 January 1964 Drawn
12 128* Nawab of Pataudi (2/2)  India NA 1  Australia 2 October 1964 Lost
13 102* Vijay Manjrekar (2/2)  India NA 1  Australia 2 October 1964 Lost

References[edit]

  1. "Nehru Stadium — Cricinfo profile". Cricinfo. ESPN. Retrieved 9 February 2017.
  2. "Records / Nehru Stadium, Madras / Test matches / Match results". Cricinfo. ESPN. Retrieved 9 February 2017.
  3. "Statistics / Statsguru / Test matches / Batting records". Cricinfo. ESPN. Retrieved 9 February 2017.


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