• Shaun Marsh of
    Australia entered record books by scoring a century on his Test debut. He made
    141 in the ongoing second Test against Sri Lanka at Pallekele International
    Stadium. He is the 19th Australian and 83rd overall to
    achieve this feat.

     

    The 19
    Australians are:

     

     

    No

    Batsmen

    Runs

    Opposition

    Ground

    Mon/Year

    1

    C Bannerman

    *165

    England

    Melbourne

    Mar 1877

    2

    H Graham

    107

    England

    Lord's

    Jul 1893

    3

    RA Duff

    104

    England

    Melbourne

    Jan 1902

    4

    MJ Hartigan

    116

    England

    Adelaide

    Jan 1908

    5

    HL Collins

    104

    England

    Sydney

    Dec 1920

    6

    WH Ponsford

    110

    England

    Sydney

    Dec 1924

    7

    A Jackson

    164

    England

    Adelaide

    Feb 1929

    8

    JW Burke

    *101

    England

    Adelaide

    Feb 1951

    9

    KD Walters

    155

    England

    Brisbane

    Dec 1965

    10

    GS Chappell

    108

    England

    Perth

    Dec 1970

    11

    GJ Cosier

    109

    West
    Indies

    Melbourne

    Dec 1975

    12

    DM Wellham

    103

    England

    The Oval

    Aug 1981

    13

    KC

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  • MS Dhoni
    scored 69 in the third ODI against England at The Oval on 09.09.11 providing
    his 25th half century while leading India. He became the eleventh
    captain in ODIs to score 25 fifties or more. The detailed list is furnished
    below.

     

    Dhoni has made 4 of his 7 ODI hundreds as captain. Interestingly, his batting average as captain remains above 50 (51.83), even as his overall average has slipped to 48.48.

     

     

    No

    Captain

    Team

    Mat

    Inns

    NO

    Runs

    HS

    Ave

    HCs

    1

    RT Ponting

    Aus

    228

    218

    22

    8488

    164

    43.30

    51

    2

    SP Fleming

    NZl

    218

    208

    16

    6295

    134*

    32.78

    38

    3

    GC Smith

    RSA

    150

    148

    9

    5416

    141

    38.96

    37

    4

    M Azharuddin

    Ind

    174

    162

    29

    5239

    153*

    39.39

    37

    5

    SC Ganguly

    Ind

    147

    143

    11

    5104

    144

    38.66

    30

    6

    A Ranatunga

    Srl

    193

    183

    34

    5608

    131*

    37.63

    37

    7

    ST Jayasuriya

    Srl

    118

    118

    5

    4377

    189

    38.73

    25

    8

    WJ Cronje

    RSA

    138

    128

    20

    4070

    94

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  • Rahul Dravid
    was dismissed run out for 2 in the third ODIagainst England at The Oval on
    09.09.11 providing the 40th occasion of his being run out.

     

    He became
    the third batsman in ODIs to be run out on 40 or more occasions. The others are
     Marvan Atapattu {41} and Inzamam-ul-Haq
    {40}

     

    Dravid's 40
    run outs are listed below:

     

    No

    Opposition

    Ground

    Dismissal

    Runs

    Date

    1

    Pakistan

    Singapore

    run out

    4

    05 Apr 1996

    2

    South Africa

    Rajkot

    run out

    21

    29 Oct 1996

    3

    South Africa

    Mumbai

    run out

    16

    14 Dec 1996

    4

    Zimbabwe

    Paarl

    run out

    23

    27 Jan 1997

    5

    South Africa

    East London

    run out

    53

    04 Feb 1997

    6

    Sri Lanka

    Col-RPS

    run out

    1

    17 Aug 1997

    7

    Pakistan

    Toronto

    run out

    14

    14 Sep 1997

    8

    Pakistan

    Toronto

    run out

    1

    19 Sep 1998

    9

    Australia

    Dhaka

    run out

    48

    28 Oct 1998

    10

    England

    Sharjah

    run out

    63

    11 Apr 1999

    11

    Pakistan

    Sharjah

    run out

    81

    13 Apr 1999

    12

    Sri

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