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Laxman’s Grand Run In Kolkata

 

 

VVS
Laxman became the fourth Indian batsman to score five Test hundreds at a single
venue.

 

His
176 not out against West Indies at Kolkata's Eden Gardens was his fifth there.

 

The
other Indians with five Test hundreds at a venue:

 

M AZHARUDDIN

No

Runs

Opposition

Ground

Mon/Year

1

110

England

Kolkata

Dec 1984

2

141

Pakistan

Kolkata

Feb 1987

3

182

England

Kolkata

Jan 1993

4

109

South Africa

Kolkata

Nov 1996

5

163*

Australia

Kolkata

Mar 1998

SM GAVASKAR

No

Runs

Opposition

Ground

Mon/Year

1

119

New Zealand

Mum-WS

Nov 1976

2

108

England

Mum-WS

Feb 1977

3

205

West Indies

Mum-WS

Dec 1978

4

123

Australia

Mum-WS

Nov 1979

5

103

Australia

Mum-WS

Oct 1986

VVS LAXMAN

No

Runs

Opposition

Ground

Mon/Year

1

281

Australia

Kolkata

Mar 2001

2

154*

West Indies

Kolkata

Oct 2002

3

112*

Pakistan

Kolkata

Nov 2007

4

143*

South Africa

Kolkata

Feb 2010

5

176*

West Indies

Kolkata

Nov 2011

SR TENDULKAR

No

Runs

Opposition

Ground

Mon/Year

1

165

England

Chennai

Feb 1993

2

155*

Australia

Chennai

Mar 1998

3

136

Pakistan

Chennai

Jan 1999

4

126

Australia

Chennai

Mar 2001

5

103*

England

Chennai

Dec 2008

 

Overall, Test
cricket has witnessed 29 occasions of a batman scoring five or more tons at
a venue.

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