History of Centuries at Eden Gardens

Eden Gardens have been observing many centuries in 40tests, sometimes 4 in an innings and even two centuries by the same batsmen in the same test, although it is yet to witness a triple century. Here are the facts about centuries at Eden Gardens.

Indian Test Record at Eden Gardens
Batting Records At Eden Gardens
Highest and Lowest Scores at Eden Gardens
Bowling Records at Eden Gardens
Biggest and Narrowest Test Victories at Eden Gardens
Biggest Test Partnerships at Eden Gardens

Four Centuries in an innings

    2010 Sehwag (165), Tendulkar (106), Laxman (143*), Dhoni (132*) vs SA

Three Centuries in an innings

    1958 Kanhai (256), Butcher (103), Sobers (106*) of WI
    1987 Greenidge (141), Logie (101), Carl Hooper (100*) of WI
    2002 Hinds (100), Chanderpaul (140), Samuels (104) of WI
    2007 Wasim Jaffer (202), Ganguly (102), Laxman (112*) of Ind vs Pak
    2011 207 Dravid, 176* Laxman, 144 Dhoni (Ind) vs WI

Azharuddin and Laxman have hit maximum 5 centuries on this historical ground. Azhar’s first century was on debut.

281 by Laxman in the epic test against Australia is the highest individual score at Eden Gardens. Besides Laxman, 256 by Kanhai (WI), 207 by Dravid (2011), 202 by Jaffer (Ind) are the only other double centurions at Kolkata ground.

Among foreign players Younis Khan (Pak), Everton Weekes (WI), Hashim Amla and Gary Kirsten (South Africa) have scored the maximum 2 centuries at this historical ground.

Two centuries in a Test
Everton Weekes was the first batsman to achieve the feat.

    162 & 101 Weekes (WI) vs Ind, 1948 (Test Drawn)
    107 & 182* Gavaskar (Ind) vs WI, 1978
    102 & 133 Kirsten (SA) vs Ind, 1996
    110 & 135 Dravid (Ind) vs Pak, 2005
    114 & 123 Amla (SA) vs Ind, 2010 (Lost)

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