List of international cricket centuries at Eden Gardens

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Eden Gardens before the start of a match.

Eden Gardens is a cricket ground in Kolkata, India. It is the home of the Bengal cricket team and the Indian Premier League's Kolkata Knight Riders, as well as being a Test and One Day International ground. It has a capacity of 90,000. The ground has held Test matches since 1934 and hosted its first One Day International in 1987.[1]

The first Test century scored at the ground was in 1948 by the West Indian Everton Weekes. 68 Test centuries have been scored at the ground in total. VVS Laxman's 281, scored against Australia in 2001, is the highest Test innings achieved at the ground. The record highest Test score by an overseas player is 256 which was made in 1958 by the West Indian Rohan Kanhai. Mohammad Azharuddin and VVS Laxman have scored the equal number of the most Test centuries at the ground, with five centuries each.[2]

Rohit Sharma broke the record for the highest individual innings in an ODI when he scored 264 against Sri Lanka in November 2014 at Eden Gardens.[3]

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 Eden Gardens.
  • The column title Date refers to the date the match started.
  • The column title Result refers to whether the player's team won[4][5] lost[6][7] or if the match was drawn.[8]

Test centuries[edit]

India's VVS Laxman has the highest individual Test score by any batsman at this ground, with a score of 281.

The following table summarises the Test centuries scored at Eden Gardens.[2]

No. Score Player Team Balls Inns. Opposing team Date Result
1 162 Weekes, EvertonEverton Weekes (1/2)  West Indies NR 1  India 31 December 1948 Drawn
2 101 Weekes, EvertonEverton Weekes (2/2)  West Indies NR 3  India 31 December 1948 Drawn
3 108 Clyde|Wal}  West Indies NR 3  India 31 December 1948 Drawn
4 106 Ali, MushtaqMushtaq Ali  India NR 4  West Indies 31 December 1948 Drawn
5 115 Phadkar, DattuDattu Phadkar  India NR 2  England 30 December 1951 Drawn
6 110 Shodhan, DeepakDeepak Shodhan  India NR 2  Pakistan 12 December 1952 Drawn
7 120 Reid, JohnJohn Reid  New Zealand NR 2  India 28 December 1955 Drawn
8 100 Roy, PankajPankaj Roy  India NR 3  New Zealand 28 December 1955 Drawn
9 106* Ramchand, GulabraiGulabrai Ramchand  India NR 3  New Zealand 28 December 1955 Drawn
10 256 Kanhai, RohanRohan Kanhai  West Indies NR 1  India 31 December 1958 Won
11 103 Butcher, BasilBasil Butcher  West Indies NR 1  India 31 December 1958 Won
12 106* Sobers, GarryGarry Sobers  West Indies NR 1  India 31 December 1958 Won
13 113 O'Neill, NormNorm O'Neill  Australia NR 2  India 23 January 1960 Drawn
14 107 Cowdrey, ColinColin Cowdrey  England NR 2  India 29 January 1964 Drawn
15 129 Jaisimha, MotganhalliMotganhalli Jaisimha  India NR 3  England 29 January 1964 Drawn
16 151* Sutcliffe, BertBert Sutcliffe  New Zealand NR 1  India 5 March 1965 Drawn
17 105 Taylor, BruceBruce Taylor  New Zealand NR 1  India 5 March 1965 Drawn
18 153 Nawab of Pataudi, Nawab of Pataudi  India NR 2  New Zealand 5 March 1965 Drawn
19 100 Fredericks, RoyRoy Fredericks  West Indies NR 2  India 27 December 1974 Lost
20 139 Viswanath, GundappaGundappa Viswanath  India 263 3  West Indies 27 December 1974 Won
21 103 Greig, TonyTony Greig  England 347 2  India 1 January 1977 Won
22 107 Gavaskar, SunilSunil Gavaskar (1/2)  India NR 1  West Indies 29 December 1978 Drawn
23 111 Williams, BasilBasil Williams  West Indies NR 2  India 29 December 1978 Drawn
24 182* Gavaskar, SunilSunil Gavaskar (2/2)  India NR 3  West Indies 29 December 1978 Drawn
25 157* Vengsarkar, DilipDilip Vengsarkar (1/2)  India NR 3  West Indies 29 December 1978 Drawn
26 167 Yallop, GrahamGraham Yallop  Australia 392 1  India 26 October 1979 Drawn
27 161* Lloyd, CliveClive Lloyd  West Indies 290 2  India 10 December 1983 Won
28 110 Azharuddin, MohammadMohammad Azharuddin (1/5)  India 322 1  England 31 December 1984 Drawn
29 111 Shastri, RaviRavi Shastri  India 357 1  England 31 December 1984 Drawn
30 141 Azharuddin, MohammadMohammad Azharuddin (2/5)  India NR 1  Pakistan 11 February 1987 Drawn
31 141 Greenidge, GordonGordon Greenidge  West Indies 265 1  India 26 December 1987 Drawn
32 101 Logie, GusGus Logie  West Indies 136 1  India 26 December 1987 Drawn
33 100* Hooper, CarlCarl Hooper  West Indies 171 1  India 26 December 1987 Drawn
34 102* Vengsarkar, DilipDilip Vengsarkar (2/2)  India 266 2  West Indies 26 December 1987 Drawn
35 182 Azharuddin, MohammadMohammad Azharuddin (3/5)  India 197 1  England 29 January 1993 Won
36 146 Hudson, AndrewAndrew Hudson  South Africa 244 1  India 27 November 1996 Won
37 102 Kirsten, GaryGary Kirsten (1/2)  South Africa 170 1  India 27 November 1996 Won
38 109 Azharuddin, MohammadMohammad Azharuddin (4/5)  India 77 2  South Africa 27 November 1996 Lost
39 133 Kirsten, GaryGary Kirsten (2/2)  South Africa 196 3  India 27 November 1996 Won
40 153* Cullinan, DaryllDaryll Cullinan  South Africa 261 3  India 27 November 1996 Won
41 163* Azharuddin, MohammadMohammad Azharuddin (5/5)  India 246 2  Australia 18 March 1998 Won
42 188* Anwar, SaeedSaeed Anwar  Pakistan 259 3  India 16 February 1999 Won
43 110 Waugh, SteveSteve Waugh  Australia 203 1  India 11 March 2001 Lost
44 281 Laxman, VVSVVS Laxman (1/5)  India 452 3  Australia 11 March 2001 Won
45 180 Dravid, RahulRahul Dravid (1/4)  India 353 3  Australia 11 March 2001 Won
46 100 Hinds, WavellWavell Hinds  West Indies 200 2  India 30 October 2002 Drawn
47 140 Chanderpaul, ShivnarineShivnarine Chanderpaul  West Indies 258 2  India 30 October 2002 Drawn
48 104 Samuels, MarlonMarlon Samuels  West Indies 182 2  India 30 October 2002 Drawn
49 176 Tendulkar, SachinSachin Tendulkar (1/2)  India 298 3  West Indies 30 October 2002 Drawn
50 154* Laxman, VVSVVS Laxman (2/5)  India 396 3  West Indies 30 October 2002 Drawn
51 121 Kallis, JacquesJacques Kallis  South Africa 259 1  India 28 November 2004 Lost
52 110 Dravid, RahulRahul Dravid (2/4)  India 222 1  Pakistan 16 March 2005 Won
53 147 Khan, YounisYounis Khan (1/2)  Pakistan 258 2  India 16 March 2005 Lost
54 104 Yousuf, MohammadMohammad Yousuf  Pakistan 179 2  India 16 March 2005 Lost
55 135 Dravid, RahulRahul Dravid (3/4)  India 283 3  Pakistan 16 March 2005 Won
56 202 Jaffer, WasimWasim Jaffer  India 274 1  Pakistan 30 November 2007 Drawn
57 102 Ganguly, SouravSourav Ganguly  India 156 1  Pakistan 30 November 2007 Drawn
58 112* Laxman, VVSVVS Laxman (3/5)  India 178 1  Pakistan 30 November 2007 Drawn
59 161* Misbah-ul-Haq  Pakistan 351 2  India 30 November 2007 Drawn
60 119 Akmal, KamranKamran Akmal  Pakistan 210 2  India 30 November 2007 Drawn
61 107* Khan, YounisYounis Khan (2/2)  Pakistan 182 4  India 30 November 2007 Drawn
62 100 Petersen, AlviroAlviro Petersen  South Africa 164 1  India 14 February 2010 Lost
63 114 Amla, HashimHashim Amla (1/2)  South Africa 166 1  India 14 February 2010 Lost
64 165 Sehwag, VirenderVirender Sehwag  India 174 2  South Africa 14 February 2010 Won
65 106 Tendulkar, SachinSachin Tendulkar (2/2)  India 206 2  South Africa 14 February 2010 Won
66 143* Laxman, VVSVVS Laxman (4/5)  India 260 2  South Africa 14 February 2010 Won
67 132* Dhoni, MSMS Dhoni (1/2)  India 187 2  South Africa 14 February 2010 Won
68 123* Amla, HashimHashim Amla (2/2)  South Africa 394 3  India 14 February 2010 Lost
69 119 Dravid, RahulRahul Dravid (4/4)  India 207 1  West Indies 14 November 2011 Won
70 176* Laxman, VVSVVS Laxman (5/5)  India 280 1  West Indies 14 November 2011 Won
71 144 Dhoni, MSMS Dhoni (2/2)  India 175 1  West Indies 14 November 2011 Won
72 136 Bravo, DarrenDarren Bravo  West Indies 230 3  India 14 November 2011 Lost
73 190 Cook, AlastairAlastair Cook  England 377 2  India 5 December 2012 Won
74 177 Sharma, RohitRohit Sharma  India 301 2  West Indies 6 November 2013 Won
75 124 Ashwin, RavichandranRavichandran Ashwin  India 210 2  West Indies 6 November 2013 Won
76 104* Kohli, ViratVirat Kohli  India 119 3  Sri Lanka 16 November 2017 Drawn

One Day International centuries[edit]

The following table summarises the One Day International centuries scored at Eden Gardens.[3]

No. Score Player Team Balls Inns. Opposing team Date Result
1 123 Srikkanth, KrisKris Srikkanth  India 103 1  Pakistan 18 February 1987 Lost
2 107* Haynes, DesmondDesmond Haynes  West Indies 137 1  Pakistan 1 November 1989 Lost
3 100* Tendulkar, SachinSachin Tendulkar  India 103 2  Kenya 31 May 1998 Won
4 121 Trescothick, MarcusMarcus Trescothick  England 109 2  India 19 January 2002 Lost
5 108* Butt, SalmanSalman Butt  Pakistan 130 2  India 13 November 2004 Won
6 134* Smith, GraemeGraeme Smith  South Africa 124 2  India 25 November 2005 Won
7 118 Tharanga, UpulUpul Tharanga  Sri Lanka 128 1  India 24 December 2009 Lost
8 150* Gambhir, GautamGautam Gambhir  India 137 2  Sri Lanka 24 December 2009 Won
9 107 Kohli, ViratVirat Kohli  India 114 2  Sri Lanka 24 December 2009 Won
10 106 ten Doeschate, RyanRyan ten Doeschate  Netherlands 108 1  Ireland 18 March 2011 Lost
11 101 Stirling, PaulPaul Stirling  Ireland 72 2  Netherlands 18 March 2011 Won
12 106 Jamshed, NasirNasir Jamshed  Pakistan 124 1  India 3 January 2013 Won
13 264 Sharma, RohitRohit Sharma  India 173 1  Sri Lanka 13 November 2014 Won

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