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A Hundred & Ninety In The Same Test

 

In the third Test between Sri Lanka and Australia,
Mike Hussey provided the 43rd instance of a batsman making a ninety and
a hundred in the same match. He had made 118 and 93.

 

He's the ninth Australian to do it. The list:

 

No

Batsmen

1st

2nd

Team

Opposition

Ground

Mon/Year

1

RM Cowper

92

108

Australia

India

Adelaide

Dec 1967

2

PM Toohey

122

97

Australia

West Indies

Kingston

Apr 1978

3

AR Border

98*

100*

Australia

West Indies

Port of Spain

Mar 1984

4

MA Taylor

334*

92

Australia

Pakistan

Peshawar

Oct 1998

5

DR Martyn

114

97

Australia

India

Nagpur

Oct 2004

6

JL Langer

191

97

Australia

Pakistan

Perth

Dec 2004

7

RT Ponting

101

99

Australia

South Africa

Melbourne

Dec 2008

8

SR Watson

93

120*

Australia

Pakistan

Melbourne

Dec 2009

9

MEK Hussey

118

93

Australia

Sri Lanka

Col-SSC

Sep 2011

 

Hussey is the third batsman to do so against Sri
Lanka. The list:

 

Batsmen

1st

2nd

Team

Opposition

Ground

Mon/Year

Saeed Anwar

94

136

Pakistan

Sri Lanka

Col-PSS

Aug 1994

AN Cook

96

106

England

Sri Lanka

Lord's

Jun 2011

MEK Hussey

118

93

Australia

Sri Lanka

Col-SSC

Sep 2011

 

He's the fourth batsman to do it in Sri Lanka, and
the first visiting batsman since Anwar in 1994.  

 

Batsmen

1st

2nd

Team

Opposition

Ground

Mon/Year

Saeed Anwar

94

136

Pakistan

Sri Lanka

Col-PSS

Aug 1994

KC Sangakkara

92

152

Sri Lanka

England

Kandy

Dec 2007

TM Dilshan

92

123*

Sri Lanka

New Zealand

Galle

Aug 2009

MEK Hussey

118

93

Australia

Sri Lanka

Col-SSC

Sep 2011

 

 

The following interesting statistics are unearthed
when we go through the list of those 43 instances.

 

Shivnarine Chanderpaul of West Indies and Alastair
Cook of England are the only ones to do it twice.

 

 

Batsmen

1st

2nd

Team

Opposition

Ground

Mon/Year

AN Cook

94

139*

England

West Indies

Bridgetown

Feb 2009

AN Cook

96

106

England

Sri Lanka

Lord's

Jun 2011

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

S Chanderpaul

128*

97*

West Indies

England

Lord's

Jul 2004

S Chanderpaul

92

153*

West Indies

Pakistan

Bridgetown

May 2005

 

Australia's Allan Border and Chanderpaul are the
only ones to remain unbeaten in both innings.

 

 

Batsmen

1st

2nd

Team

Opposition

Ground

Mon/Year

AR Border

98*

100*

Australia

West Indies

Port of Spain

Mar 1984

S Chanderpaul

128*

97*

West Indies

England

Lord's

Jul 2004

 

Mark Taylor of Australia is the only batsman with
a triple hundred and ninety. Scores of 150+ and 90 in the same game:

 

No

Batsmen

1st

2nd

Team

Opposition

Ground

Mon/Year

1

MA Taylor

334*

92

Australia

Pakistan

Peshawar

Oct 1998

2

SC Ganguly

239

91

India

Pakistan

Bangalore

Dec 2007

3

JL Langer

191

97

Australia

Pakistan

Perth

Dec 2004

4

G Gambhir

179

97

India

England

Mohali

Dec 2008

5

Zaheer Abbas

176

96

Pakistan

India

Faisalabad

Oct 1978

6

HH Gibbs

161

98

South Africa

England

Johannesburg

Jan 2005

7

GS Sobers

152

95*

West Indies

England

Georgetown

Mar 1968

8

SM Nurse

95

168

West Indies

New Zealand

Auckland

Feb 1969

9

ND McKenzie

94

155*

South Africa

India

Chennai

Mar 2008

10

S Chanderpaul

92

153*

West Indies

Pakistan

Bridgetown

May 2005

11

KC Sangakkara

92

152

Sri Lanka

England

Kandy

Dec 2007

 

Lord's - the mecca of cricket - has witnessed four
of those 43 instances. Auckland's Eden Park also has four instances, the
maximum for any ground.

 

Batsmen

1st

2nd

Team

Opposition

Ground

Mon/Year

LRD Mendis

111

94

Sri Lanka

England

Lord's

Aug 1984

MH Richardson

93

101

New Zealand

England

Lord's

May 2004

S Chanderpaul

128*

97*

West Indies

England

Lord's

Jul 2004

AN Cook

96

106

England

Sri Lanka

Lord's

Jun 2011

 

Batsmen

1st

2nd

Team

Opposition

Ground

Mon/Year

SM Nurse

95

168

West Indies

New Zealand

Auckland

Feb 1969

APE Knott

101

96

England

New Zealand

Auckland

Mar 1971

PA de Silva

96

123

Sri Lanka

New Zealand

Auckland

Mar 1991

Younis Khan

91

149*

Pakistan

New Zealand

Auckland

Mar 2001

 

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