The 1996 Cricket World Cup, also called the Wills World Cup 1996 after its official sponsors, ITC's Wills brand, was the sixth Cricket World Cup, organised by the International Cricket Council (ICC). It was the second World Cup to be hosted by Pakistan and India, and for the first time by Sri Lanka. The tournament was won by Sri Lanka, who defeated Australia in the final at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore, Punjab.List of centuries in Twenty20 International cricket
A Twenty20 International (T20I) is an international cricket match between two teams, each having T20I status, as determined by the International Cricket Council. In a T20I, the two teams play a single innings each, which is restricted to a maximum of 20 overs. The format was originally introduced by the England and Wales Cricket Board for the county cricket competition with the first matches contested on 13 June 2003 between the English counties in the Twenty20 Cup. The first T20I took place on 17 February 2005 when Australia defeated New Zealand by 44 runs at Eden Park in Auckland, with Australian captain Ricky Ponting finishing not out on 98.A century is a score of one hundred or more runs by a batsman in a single innings. This is regarded as a notable achievement. The first century in a T20I match was scored by Chris Gayle of the West Indies who made 117 against South Africa at the inaugural ICC World Twenty20 in 2007. South Africa won the match, one of only seven occurrences which did not result in a victory to the team with the player scoring the century. The most recent century, as of February 2019, was scored by Glenn Maxwell of Australia against India at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in February 2019.India's Rohit Sharma leading the list with four T20I centuries, then New Zealand's Colin Munro and Australia's Glenn Maxwell's three, followed by New Zealand's Martin Guptill and Brendon McCullum, West Indians Chris Gayle and Evin Lewis, India's K. L. Rahul and Australia's Aaron Finch with two each. Lewis' first century came during the 2016 series against India at the Central Broward Regional Park in Lauderhill, Florida. In reply, India's Rahul finished on 110 not out, the only occasion where two T20I centuries were scored in the same match. Rahul's innings was one of the eleven instances where a batsman scored a century in the second innings of a T20I match. In July 2018, Finch posted 172 from 76 balls against Zimbabwe during the 2018 Zimbabwe Tri-Nation Series to break his own record for the highest score in a T20I match, elipsing the 156 he set in August 2013. Rohit Sharma and David Miller of South Africa share the record for the fastest century, both reaching the milestone from 35 deliveries. Miller was also the first player to score a T20I century batting at number five or lower.As of February 2019, 39 centuries have been scored by 26 different players over 700 T20I matches. Players from all teams except Ireland and Zimbabwe that are Full Members and of the teams that are Associate Members only Scotland, Hong Kong, Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates have had a player reach triple figures. New Zealand and India lead the list with seven centuries, followed by Australia, six. Centuries have been scored at 33 different grounds, with Pallekele International Cricket Stadium in Kandy, Sri Lanka, leading the list with three.List of centuries in women's One Day International cricket
A women's One Day International (WODI) is an international cricket match between two teams, each having WODI status, as determined by the International Cricket Council (ICC). In a WODI match, the two teams play a single innings, each of which is restricted to a maximum of fifty overs. The first WODI matches were played as part of the Women's Cricket World Cup in 1973 held in England, two years after the first men's One Day International was contested between Australia and England in January 1971. A century is a score of one hundred or more runs by a batsman in a single innings. This is regarded as a notable achievement. As of February 2019, 205 centuries have been scored by 86 different players from 1,145 WODI matches.The first two centuries in WODIs were scored as part of the opening round in the 1973 Women's World Cup. England's Lynne Thomas and Enid Bakewell both achieved the feat as part of their team's victory over the International XI. Thomas and Bakewell are two of only five players to score a century during their WODI debut, the others being Nicole Bolton of Australia, and India's Reshma Gandhi and Mithali Raj. Raj and Gandhi centuries came in a match against Ireland in 1999 which saw Raj become the youngest player to score a century, aged 16 years 205 days. The match is one of twenty-six occurrences where two or more centuries have been scored in a WODI. The oldest player to score a WODI century is New Zealand's Barbara Bevege who was aged 39 years and 48 days when she reached 101 against the International XI during the 1982 Women's World Cup.The most recent century as of February 2019, was scored by Ellyse Perry of Australia against New Zealand at the Karen Rolton Oval in Adelaide, Australia in February 2019. Meg Lanning of Australia tops the list with twelve centuries. She is followed by Suzie Bates, the former skipper of New Zealand, with ten centuries and Charlotte Edwards of England, with nine. New Zealand's Amelia Kerr holds record for the highest individual score in a WODI with 232 not out scored against Ireland in June 2018, eclipsing Belinda Clark's of Australia longstanding record of 229 not out scored against Denmark in 1997, becoming the youngest cricketer, male or female, to score a double century in One Day International cricket. As this was Kerr's first time reaching the milestone, the innings was also the highest maiden WODI century scored breaking Deepti Sharma of India's mark of 188 against Ireland during the 2017 South Africa Quadrangular Series. Amy Satterthwaite of New Zealand has scored four consecutive WODI centuries, the sole player to do so. Nineteen centuries have been scored by a player in a losing side, the highest score being 178 not out by Sri Lanka's Chamari Atapattu whose team lost to Australia during the 2017 Women's World Cup. A further three centuries have been scored in matches that have ended in a no result.Players from every team which currently holds WODI status – with the exception of Bangladesh – have scored centuries. Of the teams that are still active but no longer hold WODI status only the Netherlands have had a player reach triple figures in an innings. No players from teams that previously competed in WODIs but are no longer active have achieved the feat. Both Australia and England top the list with 51 centuries each followed by New Zealand with 42. Bert Sutcliffe Oval in Lincoln, New Zealand, leads the list of where the most centuries have been scored with fourteen, ahead of the Bristol County Ground and Senwes Park with seven.List of centuries in women's Test cricket
Test cricket is the longest version of the sport of cricket. Test matches are played between international teams of eleven players each over four innings; each team bats twice. In the women's variant, the game is scheduled to last four days of play. The Women's Cricket Association was formed in England in 1926, and the first women's Test was played between England and Australia in 1934. The English team were on a tour of Australia and New Zealand, arranged by the WCA. The International Women's Cricket Council was formed in 1958 as the governing body for women's cricket. In 2005, women's cricket was brought under the International Cricket Council along with men's cricket; at that time 89 of the council's 104 members had started developing women's cricket. As of January 2016, a total of ten teams have played a total of 138 women's Test matches and 2 matches were abandoned. England have played the most matches (93) while Sri Lanka, Ireland and the Netherlands have played only one Test each.A century is a score of a hundred or more runs in an innings. The first century in women's Test cricket was scored in 1935 by Myrtle Maclagan, who made 119 runs for England against Australia. Since then, a total of 101 centuries, including six double centuries, have been scored. Betty Snowball of England (189 runs) held the record for the highest individual score for over 51 years. She was the second cricketer to hold the record after Maclagan, a record which stood until Sandhya Agarwal of India surpassed it by a single run in 1986. Following Agarwal the record was held by Denise Annetts (Australia, 1987), Kirsty Flavell (New Zealand, 1996), Karen Rolton (Australia, 2001), Mithali Raj (India, 2002), and the current record holder Kiran Baluch of Pakistan who, in 2004, scored 242 runs against the West Indies. Janette Brittin of England has scored five centuries in a Test career spanning 27 matches and 44 innings, the most hundreds in women's Test match history. Flavell scored the first double century in women's Test cricket in 1996; over the next eight years five more double centuries were scored, by Joanne Broadbent (Australia, 1998), Michelle Goszko (Australia, 2001), Karen Rolton (Australia, 2001), Mithali Raj (India, 2002), and Kiran Baluch (Pakistan, 2004). As of January 2016, Australia have the most centurions (22 players) while English players have scored the most centuries (41 times).The first part of this list includes all players who have scored a Test century. The list is organised in chronological order; in cases where more than one player has scored a century in the same match or innings, the player who started batting earlier is listed first. The second part of the list provides an overview of century scores by Test playing teams. Teams are listed in the order of debut; in cases where two teams played their first match together, the host team is listed first.List of centuries in women's Twenty20 International cricket
In the sport of cricket, a century is a score of one hundred or more runs by a batsman in a single innings. A women's Twenty20 International (WT20I) is an international cricket match between two teams, each having WT20I status, as determined by the International Cricket Council (ICC). In a women's Twenty20 match, the two teams play a single innings, each of which is restricted to a maximum of 20 overs. The Twenty20 format was originally introduced by the England and Wales Cricket Board for the men's county cricket competition with the first matches contested on 13 June 2003 between the English counties in the Twenty20 Cup. The first women's Twenty20 International match took place on 5 August 2004 when New Zealand defeated England by nine runs at the County Cricket Ground in Hove. This match was held six months before the first men's Twenty20 International, contested between Australia and New Zealand in February 2005.The first century in a WT20I match was scored by Deandra Dottin of the West Indies who scored 112 not out against South Africa in the opening match of the 2010 ICC Women's World Twenty20 at Warner Park in Basseterre. In October 2017, Dottin became the first player to score two centuries in WT20Is, when she made 112 against Sri Lanka. The most recent century, as of November 2018, was scored by India’s Harmanpreet Kaur against New Zealand during the 2018 ICC Women's World Twenty20 in November. England's Danielle Wyatt was the second women to score two centuries in the format when she 124 against India during 2017–18 India women's Tri-Nation Series in March 2018. There has been one instance where two centuries have been scored in the same match. During the final WT20I of the 2017–18 Women's Ashes series Beth Mooney of Australia posted 117 not out in the first innings, while Wyatt reached triple figures in second to secure victory for the England. In March 2014, Australia's Meg Lanning posted the highest score in a WT20I match with 126 while Dottin holds the record for the fastest century, reaching the milestone from 38 deliveries.As of November 2018, 10 centuries have been scored by 8 different players from 509 WT20I matches. Centuries have been scored by players from six teams. England leads the list with three, followed by Australia and the West Indies with two centuries each. Centuries have scored at eight different grounds, with Manuka Oval in Canberra, Australia and the County Ground in Taunton, England both leading the list with two each.List of centuries scored on One Day International cricket debut
A cricketer scoring a century (100 runs or more) on his One Day International (ODIs) debut is regarded by critics as a significant achievement. As of August 2018, 14 players from 9 different international teams have accomplished this feat. Players representing eight of the twelve teams that have full member status have scored an ODI century on debut.England's Dennis Amiss was the first debutant to score a century in ODIs; he scored 103 runs off 134 balls against Australia during the first match of the Prudential Trophy in 1972. His total was surpassed by Desmond Haynes of West Indies when he made 148 against Australia in 1978. As of 2018, this remains the highest individual score by a debutant in ODIs. In a 1992 World Cup game against Sri Lanka, Andy Flower made 115 not out while making his first ODI appearance, representing Zimbabwe. It remains the only World Cup century by a debutant as of the 2015 tournament. In September 1995, Pakistan's Saleem Elahi set a record for becoming the youngest player to achieve the feat; aged 18, he was yet to play first-class cricket then. Between 1972 and 1995 only four players had scored a century on their ODI debut. However, since 2009, ten players have achieved the feat. South African Reeza Hendricks holds the record of fastest century by a batsman on ODI debut (88 balls). Of the 14 occasions a cricketer has scored a century on ODI debut, their team has lost only 2 times.List of centuries scored on Test cricket debut
For a cricketer to score a century (100 runs or more) on his Test match debut is considered a notable achievement, and as of November 2018, it has been accomplished 107 times by 105 players. Two of those players, Lawrence Rowe and Yasir Hameed, have scored centuries in both innings of their debut match. Players representing eleven of the Test-playing nations have scored centuries on Test debut; cricketers playing for Australia have achieved the feat the most often, doing so on twenty occasions, while only two Zimbabwean players have managed it.In the first Test match played, between Australia and England in March 1877, Charles Bannerman became the first player to score a century in Test cricket. In a match in which no other player scored more than 20 runs in either innings for Australia, Bannerman scored 165 not out. That score remained the highest on debut until R. E. Foster scored 287 for England against Australia in 1903. Foster's innings was the highest score in Test cricket until 1930, and remains the highest score amongst Test debutants. His double-century is one of five made on Test debut, the other four were scored by Rowe, Brendon Kuruppu, Mathew Sinclair and Jacques Rudolph. Eight players (Bill Ponsford, Doug Walters, Alvin Kallicharran, Mohammad Azharuddin, Greg Blewett, Sourav Ganguly, Rohit Sharma, and James Neesham) went on to make centuries in the second test as well. Mohammad Azharuddin is the only player to score centuries in his first three tests.When he scored his debut hundred, Bangladesh's Mohammad Ashraful became the youngest player to score a century in Test cricket, at the age of 17 years and 61 days. Adam Voges is the oldest player to have done so, aged 35 years and 243 days when he scored 130 not out for Australia against the West Indies in June 2015. The 100th player to score a century on Test debut is South African Stiaan van Zyl, who scored 101* against Westindies in Centurion in December 2014. The most recent player to score a century on debut is the English wicketkeeper Ben Foakes who scored 107 from 202 balls on 6 November 2018 against Sri Lanka.
David Hopps asks "Why is it that 100 Test batsmen, previously unchosen, have now trodden this path?" He notes, "There is often an advantage that bowlers have had no time to explore their deficiencies, but most influential of all must be the hunger that runs through their veins."List of international cricket centuries at Manuka Oval
The Manuka Oval (MCP) is a sports stadium in Canberra. The ground hosted only One Day International matches, with the first ODI being played on 10 March 1992 between South Africa and Zimbabwe as a pool match of 1992 Cricket World Cup.The Australian Shane Watson scored the first century at the ground in 2013 with 122 against West Indies. Up to 6 December 2016 in 9 ODIs, the ground has witnessed 11 ODI centuries by four nations - Australia, South Africa, India and West Indies. South African Hashim Amla and Australian Aaron Finch has scored two centuries each at the venue, which is most at the venue. The highest score at the venue is 215 runs, scored by West Indian Chris Gayle against Zimbabwe during a pool match of 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup.List of international cricket centuries at Sophia Gardens
Sophia Gardens is a cricket ground in Cardiff, Wales, it was established in 1967 and currently has a capacity of 15,643. The ground has hosted 3 Test matches, the first of these was played in 2009 between England and Australia in the first Ashes Test. Sophia Gardens has also staged 17 One Day Internationals (ODIs), the first was played between Australia and New Zealand in the 1999 Cricket World Cup.Nine Test centuries have been scored at the venue. The first of 9 Test centuries made at the ground was scored by the Australian Simon Katich against England in 2009. The South-African born Englishman Jonathan Trott holds the record for the highest Test innings at Sophia Gardens. Trott's innings of 203, scored in 2011, was also the first and only double century at the ground up to date. Nobody has scored more than one century at the ground to date.Seven ODI centuries have been scored at the ground, the first was by the Bangladeshi Mohammad Ashraful in 2005 against Australia, during their historic win against the Aussies. The Englishman Jason Roy holds the record for the highest ODI innings at the ground, when he scored 120 against Australia in June 2018. This is the only century made by an Englishman to date.List of international cricket centuries at the Central Broward Regional Park
Broward County's Central Broward Regional Park, also known as Central Broward Stadium, is the only international cricket stadium in the United States of America situated in Lauderhill, Florida. The ground is certified by the ICC for One Day International cricket, but until December 2016, the turf has hosted Twenty20 Internationals only. The first T20I match was played there between Sri Lanka and New Zealand on 22 may 2010. Up to 30 December 2016, the ground has staged 6 Twenty20 Internationals.West Indian opener Evin Lewis became the first player to score a T20I century at the ground when he made quick 100 from 49 balls against India in August 2016. At the same match, Indian opener Lokesh Rahul scored the highest score at the ground by scoring 110* from 51 balls, eventually lost the match by a single run to Windies.List of international cricket centuries at the Galle International Stadium
The Galle International Stadium is a cricket stadium in Galle, Sri Lanka. The ground staged its first Test in 1998 Sri Lanka against New Zealand. The first One Day International was played in 1998 Sri Lanka against India.List of international cricket centuries at the Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium
The Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium or abbreviately MRIC Stadium, is a cricket stadium in Hambantota, Sri Lanka. The ground staged its first One Day International was in 2011, when hosts Sri Lanka against Canada. The first Twenty20 International was played in 2012 Sri Lanka against Pakistan.The first player to score a century at MRIC Stadium is Sri Lanka maestro Mahela Jayawardene who scored 100 from 81 deliveries against Canada in 2011 Cricket World Cup pool match. The highest score achieved at the ground is 133 made by Sri Lanka's Kumar Sangakkara against India in 2012.List of international cricket centuries at the Paikiasothy Saravanamuttu Stadium
The Paikiasothy Saravanamuttu Stadium is a cricket stadium in Colombo, Sri Lanka. It hosted Sri Lanka's first test match in 1982. The venue is the home ground of the Tamil Union Cricket and Athletic Club.List of international cricket centuries at the Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium
The Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium is an international cricket stadium situated in Matale District. The ground staged only One Day Internationals, where the first ODI was held in 2001 Sri Lanka against England.
The first man to score an ODI century at the ground was Indian great Rahul Dravid against United Arab Emirates in 2004.List of international cricket centuries at the Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium
The Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium is a cricket stadium at Abu Dhabi, U.A.E. The first ever Test match hosted in this ground was in 2010, held between Pakistan & South Africa.List of international cricket centuries by Rahul Dravid
Rahul Dravid is a retired Indian international cricketer. in both Test and One Day International (ODI) cricket in matches organised by the International Cricket Council (ICC). Nicknamed "The Wall" for his ability of "... fending off the fiercest, the fastest and the wiliest of bowlers around the world", he scored 36 centuries (scores of 100 runs or more) in Test cricket and 12 in One Day Internationals (ODI) between his debut in 1996 and retirement in 2011. He was named as one of the five Wisden Cricketers of the Year in 2000, as well as the ICC Test Player of the Year and ICC Player of the Year in 2004.Dravid scored his first Test century in January 1997 against South Africa. In a man-of-the-match performance, he made 148 runs spanning nine hours and took India to their only draw of the series. He made centuries in both innings of a match when he scored 190 and 103 not out in the final Test of the 1998–99 series against New Zealand. He repeated the feat in March 2005 when he scored 110 and 135 against Pakistan in another man-of-the-match performance, leading India to victory in the second of the three-match series. Scoring 180 in a fifth-wicket partnership of 376 with VVS Laxman, in the Second Test of the Border-Gavaskar Trophy in 2001, Dravid helped lead India to victory by 171 runs despite being asked to follow-on by the Australians. His partnership with Laxman was the third-highest for the fifth wicket in Test cricket history. Dravid's highest Test score of 270, achieved in April 2004 in Rawalpindi, helped India to an innings victory against Pakistan. The performance was the fourth-highest score by an Indian batsman in Test cricket. He scored centuries against all Test playing nations and was the first cricketer to score centuries in all 10 Test playing nations.
Dravid's first ODI century was made against Pakistan in May 1997. He followed that with six centuries in 1999, including two in the 1999 World Cup (against Kenya and Sri Lanka); in the latter he was involved in a then-record 318-run partnership with Sourav Ganguly. His highest score of 153 was made the same year against New Zealand. His total came as part of a record second-wicket partnership of 331 with Sachin Tendulkar and led India to the second-highest ODI total at that time.List of international cricket centuries by Sachin Tendulkar
Sachin Tendulkar is a retired Indian cricketer. Widely acknowledged as the greatest batsman of his generation, he is the most prolific run-scorer in international cricket. Tendulkar has scored most number of centuries (100 or more runs) in Test matches and One Day International (ODI) matches, organised by the International Cricket Council. His total of 51 centuries in Test matches and 49 in ODIs are world records for highest number of centuries by a batsman. He became the first and only cricketer to score 100 international centuries when he made 114 against Bangladesh in March 2012.After making his Test debut in 1989, Tendulkar achieved his first century against England at Old Trafford, Manchester in 1990; he made 119 not out. In Test matches, Tendulkar has scored centuries against all the Test cricket playing nations, and is the second batsman to score 150 against each of them. He has scored a century in at least one cricket ground of all Test cricket playing nations, except Zimbabwe. In October 2010, Tendulkar went past Brian Lara's record of 19 scores of 150 or more by hitting his 20th against Australia in Bangalore. He made his highest score in 2004, when he made 248 not out against Bangladesh at the Bangabandhu National Stadium, Dhaka. Tendulkar has scored six double centuries and remained unbeaten on 15 occasions. His centuries have come in 30 different cricket grounds, with 27 of them being scored in venues outside India. Tendulkar has been dismissed nine times between scores of 90 and 99.Although Tendulkar made his ODI debut in 1989 it was only after five years he made his first century in the format. He made 110 against Australia in the third match of the Singer World Series at the R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo in September 1994. In ODIs, Tendulkar has scored centuries against 11 different opponents. He has scored centuries against all cricketing nations that have permanent One Day International status. He was the first batsman to score a double century in ODIs, which he scored against South Africa at the Captain Roop Singh Stadium, Gwalior in 2010. He has scored 19 ODI centuries in India, compared to 30 in away or neutral venues. Seven of these centuries were hit at the Sharjah Cricket Association Stadium. He has been dismissed 18 times between the score of 90 and 99 and 17 times between the score of 80 and 89.List of years in philosophy
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