Ind vs WI: History of Centuries

Gavaskar

Gavaskar is the front-runner for all individual century related records in Ind-WI bilateral Test Series. Here is a record of the maximum number of centuries and double centuries by batsmen and team in a series, test and innings.

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Highest Number of Centuries

    13 Gavaskar
    8 Richards, Sobers
    7 Lloyd, Weekes
    6 Vengasarkar, Chanderpaul
    5 Greenidge, Hooper

List of Double Centuries
Gavaskar hit 3 double centuries, the only batsmen to have hit more than one double century in Ind-WI Test Series history.

    237 Worrell in 1952
    207 Weekes in 1952
    256 Kanhai in 1958-59
    212 Sardesai in 1970-71
    220 Gavaskar in 1970-71
    242* Lloyd in 1974-75
    250 Bacchus in 1978-79
    205 Gavaskar in 1978-79
    236 Gavaskar in 1983-84
    201 Navjot Sidhu 1996-97
    233 Carl Hooper 2002
    212 Wasim Jaffer 2006

Centuries in Both Innings

    3rd Test 1948-49 – Weekes (162 & 101)
    5th Test 1970-71 – Gavaskar (124 & 220)
    3rd Test 1978-79 – Gavaskar (107 & 182*)

Highest Centuries in a Series by Batsmen

    4 – Weekes (1948-49)
    4- Gavaskar (1970-71)
    4- Gavaskar (1978-79)

Highest Centuries in a Series

    15- 1948 (WI 10, Ind 5)
    13- 1952 (WI 9, Ind 4)
    13 – 1970-71 (Ind 7, WI 6)
    13 – 1978-79 (Ind 10, WI 3)

Highest Centuries in a Test

    6- 5th Test 1952
    6- 5th Test 1982
    5- 1st Test 1948
    5-4th Test 2002
    5- 3rd Test 2002-03

Highest Centuries in an Innings

    4- 1st Test 1948 (WI)
    4-5th Test 1952 (WI)
    4- 5th Test 1982 (WI)

Lowest Centuries in a Series

    4 1966-67 (Ind 3, WI 1)
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