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List of international cricket centuries at the Sinhalese Sports Club Ground

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A Test match in March 2001 between Sri Lanka and England.

The Sinhalese Sports Club Ground is one of the most famous cricket grounds of Sri Lanka.[1] It is the headquarters of Sri Lanka Cricket, the controlling body of cricket in Sri Lanka.[2] The ground staged its first Test in 1984 against New Zealand. The first One Day International was played in 1982 against England.

100 Test centuries have been scored at the ground by players from all 10 of the Test nations. The first of these was made by Roy Dias in 1984. Mahela Jayawardene's 374 is the highest score made at the ground, it is also the fourth highest Test score of all time.[3] Mahela Jayawardene also holds the record for most Test centuries at the ground with 11. The highest score by an overseas player is 221 made by Brian Lara in 2001.[4]

18 One Day International centuries have been scored at the ground. The Pakistan player Younis Khan has made the highest score with 144 against Hong Kong in 2004.[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 the Sinhalese Sports Club Ground.
  • The column title Date refers to the date the match started.
  • The column title Result refers to whether the player's team won[6][7] lost[8][9] or if the match was drawn[10] or a no result.[11]

List of centuries[edit]

Test centuries[edit]

The following table summarises the Test centuries scored at the Sinhalese Sports Club Ground.[4]

No. Score Player Team Balls Inns. Opposing team Date Result
1 108 Roy Dias  Sri Lanka 215 3  New Zealand 16 March 1984 Drawn
2 103 Ranjan Madugalle  Sri Lanka NR 2  India 30 August 1985 Drawn
3 111 Arjuna Ranatunga (1/2)  Sri Lanka NR 2  India 30 August 1985 Drawn
4 137 Asanka Gurusinha  Sri Lanka 399 2  Australia 17 August 1992 Lost
5 127 Arjuna Ranatunga (2/2)  Sri Lanka 192 2  Australia 17 August 1992 Lost
6 132* Romesh Kaluwitharana  Sri Lanka 158 2  Australia 17 August 1992 Lost
7 109 Roshan Mahanama  Sri Lanka 154 1  New Zealand 6 December 1992 Won
8 107 Martin Crowe  New Zealand 121 3  Sri Lanka 6 December 1992 Lost
9 128 Robin Smith  England 338 1  Sri Lanka 13 March 1993 Lost
10 125 Vinod Kambli  India 220 1  Sri Lanka 27 July 1993 Won
11 104 Navjot Sidhu  India 268 3  Sri Lanka 27 July 1993 Won
12 104* Sachin Tendulkar (1/4)  India 161 3  Sri Lanka 27 July 1993 Won
13 122 Hansie Cronje  South Africa 295 2  Sri Lanka 6 September 1993 Won
14 126* Hashan Tillakaratne (1/3)  Sri Lanka 326 2  Zimbabwe 18 September 1996 Won
15 138* Aravinda de Silva (1/5)  Sri Lanka 208 1  Pakistan 26 April 1997 Drawn
16 113 Sanath Jayasuriya (1/2)  Sri Lanka 212 3  Pakistan 26 April 1997 Drawn
17 103* Aravinda de Silva (2/5)  Sri Lanka 99 3  Pakistan 26 April 1997 Drawn
18 155 Saleem Malik  Pakistan 240 4  Sri Lanka 26 April 1997 Drawn
19 146 Aravinda de Silva (3/5)  Sri Lanka 226 1  India 9 August 1997 Drawn
20 139 Sachin Tendulkar (2/4)  India 266 2  Sri Lanka 9 August 1997 Drawn
21 147 Sourav Ganguly  India 312 2  Sri Lanka 9 August 1997 Drawn
22 199 Sanath Jayasuriya (2/2)  Sri Lanka 226 3  India 9 August 1997 Drawn
23 120 Aravinda de Silva (4/5)  Sri Lanka 198 3  India 9 August 1997 Drawn
24 108* Mohammad Azharuddin  India 174 4  Sri Lanka 9 August 1997 Drawn
25 105* Andy Flower  Zimbabwe 238 3  Sri Lanka 14 January 1998 Lost
26 143* Aravinda de Silva (5/5)  Sri Lanka 310 4  Zimbabwe 14 January 1998 Won
27 143 Sadagoppan Ramesh  India 214 1  Sri Lanka 24 February 1999 Drawn
28 107 Rahul Dravid  India 218 1  Sri Lanka 24 February 1999 Drawn
29 242 Mahela Jayawardene (1/11)  Sri Lanka 465 2  India 24 February 1999 Drawn
30 124* Sachin Tendulkar (3/4)  India 235 3  Sri Lanka 24 February 1999 Drawn
31 105* Ricky Ponting  Australia 171 1  Sri Lanka 30 September 1999 Drawn
32 101* Mahela Jayawardene (2/11)  Sri Lanka 183 4  South Africa 6 August 2000 Drawn
33 113* Graham Thorpe  England 267 2  Sri Lanka 15 March 2001 Won
34 108 Marvan Atapattu (1/3)  Sri Lanka 228 2  India 29 August 2001 Won
35 139 Mahela Jayawardene (3/11)  Sri Lanka 216 2  India 29 August 2001 Won
36 136* Hashan Tillakaratne (2/3)  Sri Lanka 214 2  India 29 August 2001 Won
37 103* Thilan Samaraweera (1/5)  Sri Lanka 175 2  India 29 August 2001 Won
38 201 Marvan Atapattu (2/3)  Sri Lanka 259 2  Bangladesh 6 September 2001 Won
39 150 Mahela Jayawardene (4/11)  Sri Lanka 115 2  Bangladesh 6 September 2001 Won
40 114 Mohammad Ashraful  Bangladesh 212 3  Sri Lanka 6 September 2001 Lost
41 221 Brian Lara (1/2)  West Indies 354 1  Sri Lanka 29 November 2001 Lost
42 204* Hashan Tillakaratne (3/3)  Sri Lanka 343 2  West Indies 29 November 2001 Won
43 130 Brian Lara (2/2)  West Indies 215 3  Sri Lanka 29 November 2001 Lost
44 128 Kumar Sangakkara (1/8)  Sri Lanka 186 1  Zimbabwe 27 December 2001 Won
45 123* Thilan Samaraweera (2/5)  Sri Lanka 166 1  Zimbabwe 27 December 2001 Won
46 140 Michael Vandort (1/3)  Sri Lanka 185 3  Bangladesh 28 July 2002 Won
47 142 Thilan Samaraweera (3/5)  Sri Lanka 408 2  England 18 December 2003 Won
48 134 Mahela Jayawardene (5/11)  Sri Lanka 246 2  England 18 December 2003 Won
49 153 Darren Lehmann  Australia 269 1  Sri Lanka 24 March 2004 Won
50 118 Marvan Atapattu (3/3)  Sri Lanka 219 2  Australia 24 March 2004 Lost
51 166 Justin Langer  Australia 295 3  Sri Lanka 24 March 2004 Won
52 232 Kumar Sangakkara (2/8)  Sri Lanka 357 1  South Africa 11 August 2004 Won
53 185 Kumar Sangakkara (3/8)  Sri Lanka 326 3  Pakistan 26 March 2006 Drawn
54 148* Shoaib Malik (1/2)  Pakistan 369 4  Sri Lanka 26 March 2006 Drawn
55 287 Kumar Sangakkara (4/8)  Sri Lanka 457 2  South Africa 27 July 2006 Won
56 374 Mahela Jayawardene (6/11)  Sri Lanka 572 2  South Africa 27 July 2006 Won
57 117 Michael Vandort (2/3)  Sri Lanka 189 2  Bangladesh 25 June 2007 Won
58 127 Mahela Jayawardene (7/11)  Sri Lanka 159 2  Bangladesh 25 June 2007 Won
59 120* Prasanna Jayawardene  Sri Lanka 191 2  Bangladesh 25 June 2007 Won
60 100* Chaminda Vaas  Sri Lanka 169 2  Bangladesh 25 June 2007 Won
61 138 Michael Vandort (3/3)  Sri Lanka 259 2  England 9 December 2007 Drawn
62 195 Mahela Jayawardene (8/11)  Sri Lanka 422 2  England 9 December 2007 Drawn
63 115 Malinda Warnapura  Sri Lanka 202 1  India 23 July 2008 Won
64 136 Mahela Jayawardene (9/11)  Sri Lanka 259 1  India 23 July 2008 Won
65 127 Thilan Samaraweera (4/5)  Sri Lanka 224 1  India 23 July 2008 Won
66 125* Tillakaratne Dilshan (1/2)  Sri Lanka 170 1  India 23 July 2008 Won
67 134 Shoaib Malik (2/2)  Pakistan 240 3  Sri Lanka 20 July 2009 Drawn
68 130* Kumar Sangakkara (5/8)  Sri Lanka 303 4  Pakistan 20 July 2009 Drawn
69 143 Thilan Samaraweera (5/5)  Sri Lanka 240 1  New Zealand 26 August 2009 Won
70 109 Kumar Sangakkara (6/8)  Sri Lanka 175 3  New Zealand 26 August 2009 Won
71 140 Daniel Vettori  New Zealand 189 4  Sri Lanka 26 August 2009 Lost
72 100 Tharanga Paranavitana  Sri Lanka 221 1  India 26 July 2010 Drawn
73 219 Kumar Sangakkara (7/8)  Sri Lanka 335 1  India 26 July 2010 Drawn
74 174 Mahela Jayawardene (10/11)  Sri Lanka 244 1  India 26 July 2010 Drawn
75 203 Sachin Tendulkar (4/4)  India 347 2  Sri Lanka 26 July 2010 Drawn
76 120 Suresh Raina  India 228 2  Sri Lanka 26 July 2010 Drawn
77 118 Michael Hussey  Australia 178 1  Sri Lanka 16 September 2011 Drawn
78 105* Angelo Mathews (1/2)  Sri Lanka 269 2  Australia 16 September 2011 Drawn
79 126 Phillip Hughes  Australia 220 3  Sri Lanka 16 September 2011 Drawn
80 112 Michael Clarke  Australia 178 3  Sri Lanka 16 September 2011 Drawn
81 196 Mohammad Hafeez  Pakistan 331 1  Sri Lanka 30 June 2012 Drawn
82 157 Azhar Ali  Pakistan 295 1  Sri Lanka 30 June 2012 Drawn
83 121 Tillakaratne Dilshan (2/2)  Sri Lanka 195 2  Pakistan 30 June 2012 Drawn
84 192 Kumar Sangakkara (8/8)  Sri Lanka 351 2  Pakistan 30 June 2012 Drawn
85 165 Mahela Jayawardene (11/11)  Sri Lanka 284 1  South Africa 24 July 2014 Drawn
86 139* Hashim Amla  South Africa 382 2  Sri Lanka 24 July 2014 Drawn
87 103 Sarfraz Ahmed  Pakistan 127 2  Sri Lanka 14 August 2014 Lost
88 145* Cheteshwar Pujara (1/2)  India 289 1  Sri Lanka 28 August 2015 Won
89 110 Angelo Mathews (2/2)  Sri Lanka 240 4  India 28 August 2015 Lost
90 129 Dhananjaya de Silva  Sri Lanka 280 1  Australia 13 August 2016 Won
91 132 Dinesh Chandimal  Sri Lanka 356 1  Australia 13 August 2016 Won
92 130 Shaun Marsh  Australia 281 2  Sri Lanka 13 August 2016 Lost
93 119 Steve Smith  Australia 218 2  Sri Lanka 13 August 2016 Lost
94 115 Kaushal Silva  Sri Lanka 269 3  Australia 13 August 2016 Won
95 133 Cheteshwar Pujara (2/2)  India 225 1  Sri Lanka 3 August 2017 Won
96 132 Ajinkya Rahane  India 168 1  Sri Lanka 3 August 2017 Won
97 110 Kusal Mendis  Sri Lanka 135 3  India 3 August 2017 Lost
98 141 Dimuth Karunaratne  Sri Lanka 309 3  India 3 August 2017 Lost
99 101 Theunis de Bruyn  South Africa 232 4  Sri Lanka 20 July 2018 Lost
100 110 Jonny Bairstow  England 186 1  Sri Lanka 23 November 2018 Won

One Day International centuries[edit]

The following table summarises the One Day International centuries scored at the Sinhalese Sports Club Ground.[5]

No. Score Player Team Balls Inns. Opposing team Date Result
1 127* Aravinda de Silva (1/2)  Sri Lanka 123 2  Zimbabwe 3 September 1996 Won
2 108 Sanath Jayasuriya (1/2)  Sri Lanka 83 1  Bangladesh 22 July 1997 Won
3 100 Robin Singh  India 102 1  Sri Lanka 23 August 1997 No result
4 104 Aravinda de Silva (2/2)  Sri Lanka 117 1  India 24 August 1997 Won
5 112 Grant Flower  Zimbabwe 138 1  Sri Lanka 26 January 1998 Lost
6 102 Sanath Jayasuriya (2/2)  Sri Lanka 100 2  Zimbabwe 26 January 1998 Won
7 102 Arjuna Ranatunga  Sri Lanka 98 1  New Zealand 5 July 1998 Won
8 120 Sachin Tendulkar  India 141 1  Sri Lanka 29 August 1999 Won
9 102* Romesh Kaluwitharana  Sri Lanka 117 2  England 27 March 2001 Won
10 108 Nathan Astle  New Zealand 143 1  India 2 August 2001 Lost
11 100 Virender Sehwag  India 70 2  New Zealand 2 August 2001 Won
12 111 Brian Lara  West Indies 120 1  Kenya 17 September 2002 Won
13 102 Yasir Hameed  Pakistan 123 1  Bangladesh 17 July 2004 Won
14 118 Shoaib Malik  Pakistan 110 1  Hong Kong 18 July 2004 Won
15 144 Younis Khan  Pakistan 122 1  Hong Kong 18 July 2004 Won
16 101 Jacques Kallis  South Africa 127 2  Sri Lanka 31 August 2004 Lost
17 113 Adrian Barath  West Indies 129 1  Sri Lanka 31 January 2011 No result
18 101* Upul Tharanga  Sri Lanka 143 2  West Indies 3 February 2011 Won

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. "Sinhalese Sports Club Ground (Maitland Place)". cricket.yahoo.com. Yahoo Cricket. Retrieved 2009-03-23.
  2. "Sinhalese Sports Club". www.cricinfo.com. Cricinfo. Retrieved 2009-03-23.
  3. Cricinfo Most runs in an innings
  4. 4.0 4.1 Statsguru, Cricinfo, 28 March 2010.
  5. 5.0 5.1 Statsguru, Cricinfo, 29 March 2010.
  6. "Statsguru: Test matches / Batting records / Innings by innings list / Match result : Won". Cricinfo. ESPN. Retrieved 24 August 2011.
  7. "Statsguru: One Day International matches / Batting records / Innings by innings list / Match result : Won". Cricinfo. ESPN. Retrieved 24 August 2011.
  8. "Statsguru: Test matches / Batting records / Innings by innings list / Match result : Lost". Cricinfo. ESPN. Retrieved 24 August 2011.
  9. "Statsguru: One Day International matches / Batting records / Innings by innings list / Match result : Lost". Cricinfo. ESPN. Retrieved 24 August 2011.
  10. "Statsguru: Test matches / Batting records / Innings by innings list / Match result : Drawn". Cricinfo. ESPN. Retrieved 24 August 2011.
  11. "Statsguru: One Day International matches / Batting records / Innings by innings list / Match result : No Result". Cricinfo. ESPN. Retrieved 24 August 2011.


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