Saturday, 14 June 2014

Players scoring 175+ in consecutive innings at a particular venue in Test Cricket

Joe Root scored 180 against Australia in 2013 and 200* vs Sri Lanka in 2014 in two consecutive test innings at Lord's. He became the first player in the history of test cricket to score 175+ in consecutive test innings at Lord's, Meeca of Cricket.

First player to score 175+ in consecutive test innings at Lord's.


Before Joe Root, there are 13 occasions of a batsman scoring 175+ in consecutive test innings at a particular venue. Sir Donald Bradman is the only player to do so at more than one venue, he did at three venues. Complete detail is provided in the table below.

Players scoring 175+ in consecutive innings at a particular venue in Test Cricket

Batsman
Venue
1st
2nd
Sir Don Bradman
Leeds, England **
334 vs Eng, 1930
304 vs Eng, 1934
Sir Don Bradman
The Oval, England
232 vs Eng, 1930
244 vs Eng, 1934
George Headley
Kingston, West Indies
223 vs Eng, 1930
270* vs Eng, 1935
Sir Don Bradman
Brisbane, Australia
187 vs Eng, 1946
185 vs Ind, 1947
Sir Len Hutton
The Oval, England
206 vs NZ, 1949
202* vs WI, 1950
Sir Frank Worrell
Nottingham, England **
261 vs Eng, 1950
191* vs Eng, 1957
Dennis Amiss
The Oval, England
183 vs Pak, 1974
203 vs WI, 1976
Qasim Umar
Faisalabad, Pakistan
210 vs Ind, 1984
206 vs SL, 1985
Richie Richardson
Georgetown, West Indies
194 vs Ind, 1989
182 vs Aus, 1991
Gary Kirsten
Durban, South Africa
275 vs Eng, 1999
180 vs SL, 2000
Sachin Tendulkar
Nagpur, India
201* vs Zim, 2000
176 vs Zim, 2002
Marvan Atapattu
Bulawayo, Zimbabwe **
216* vs Zim, 1999
249 vs Zim, 2004
Kumar Sangakkara
Colombo (SSC), Sri Lanka
185 vs Pak, 2006
287 vs SA, 2006
Joe Root
Lord's, England
180 vs Aus, 2013
200* vs SL, 2014
** denotes that the player achieve the feat in an away ground


No batsman scored 3 consecutive 175+ scores at any venue. Mohammad Yousuf was very near to do so at Lahore in Pakistan. He scored 223 vs Eng, 173 vs Ind and 192 vs WI from 2005 to 2006. 

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