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List of international cricket centuries at Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium

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Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium is a sports ground in Uppal, Hyderabad, India. It has a capacity of 55,000. The ground hosted Test cricket for the first time in 2010 when India played New Zealand.[1] 4 Test matches have been played at the ground[2] along with 5 One Day Internationals (ODIs), the first of which was in 2005 when India played South Africa.[3]

Kiwi batsman Tim McIntosh became the first man to score a Test century at Rajiv Gandhi Stadium when he made 102 against India in 2010. The highest Test individual score at the ground was scored by another kiwi batsman Brendon McCullum, who scored 225 runs at the same match. Two double centuries have been scored at the venue. Overall, there are 8 Test centuries have been scored at the ground.[4]

Five ODI centuries have been scored at Rajiv Gandhi Stadium, and the first by Indian batsman Yuvraj Singh who scored 103 from 122 deliveries against South Africa in 2005. The highest score achieved at the ground is 175 made by Sachin Tendulkar against Australia in 2009.[5]

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 Rajiv Gandhi 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 Rajiv Gandhi Stadium.

No. Score Player Team Balls Inns. Opposing team Date Result
1 102 Tim McIntosh  New Zealand 254 1  India 12 November 2010 Drawn
2 111* Harbhajan Singh  India 116 2  New Zealand 12 November 2010 Drawn
3 225 Brendon McCullum  New Zealand 208 3  India 12 November 2010 Drawn
4 159 Cheteshwar Pujara (1/2)  India 306 1  New Zealand 23 August 2012 Won
5 167 Murali Vijay (1/2)  India 361 2  Australia 2 March 2013 Won
6 204 Cheteshwar Pujara (2/2)  India 341 2  Australia 2 March 2013 Won
7 112 Murali Vijay (2/2)  India 160 1  Bangladesh 9 February 2017 Won
8 204 Virat Kohli  India 246 1  Bangladesh 9 February 2017 Won
9 106* Wriddhiman Saha  India 155 1  Bangladesh 9 February 2017 Won
10 127 Mushfiqur Rahim  Bangladesh 262 2  India 9 February 2017 Lost
11 106 Roston Chase  West Indies 189 1  India 13 October 2018 Lost

One Day International centuries[edit]

The following table summarises the One Day International centuries scored at Rajiv Gandhi Stadium.

No. Score Player Team Balls Inns. Opposing team Date Result
1 103 Yuvraj Singh (1/2)  India 122 1  South Africa 16 November 2005 Lost
2 121 Yuvraj Singh (2/2)  India 115 2  Australia 5 October 2007 Lost
3 112 Shaun Marsh  Australia 112 1  India 5 November 2009 Won
4 175 Sachin Tendulkar  India 141 2  Australia 5 November 2009 Lost
5 118 Mahela Jayawardene  Sri Lanka 124 1  India 9 November 2014 Lost

References[edit]

  1. "Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium — Cricinfo profile". Cricinfo. ESPN. Retrieved 9 February 2017.
  2. "Records / Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Uppal, Hyderabad / Test matches / Match results". Cricinfo. ESPN. Archived from the original on 23 November 2016. Retrieved 9 February 2017. Unknown parameter |url-status= ignored (help)
  3. "Records / Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Uppal, Hyderabad / Test matches / Match results". Cricinfo. ESPN. Retrieved 9 February 2017.
  4. "Statistics / Statsguru / Test matches / Batting records". Cricinfo. ESPN. Retrieved 9 February 2017.
  5. "Statistics / Statsguru / One-Day Internationals / Batting records". Cricinfo. ESPN. Retrieved 9 February 2017.


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