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Century (cricket)

Index Century (cricket)

In the sport of cricket, a century is a score of 100 or more runs in a single innings by a batsman. [1]

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A. P. Lucas

Alfred Perry (“Bunny”) Lucas (20 February 1857 – 12 October 1923) was an English first-class cricketer from 1874 to 1907, playing for Cambridge University, Surrey, Middlesex and Essex.

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Arthur Haygarth

Arthur Haygarth (4 August 1825 – 1 May 1903) was a noted amateur cricketer who became one of cricket's most significant historians.

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Ashley Mote

Ashley Mote (born 25 January 1936) is a former Member of the European Parliament (MEP) for South East England from 2004 to 2009.

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Batting (cricket)

In the sport of cricket, batting is the act or skill of hitting the cricket ball with a cricket bat to score runs or prevent the loss of one's wicket.

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Bowling (cricket)

Bowling, in cricket, is the action of propelling the ball toward the wicket defended by a batsman.

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Brendon McCullum

Brendon Barrie "Baz" McCullum, (born 27 September 1981) is a former New Zealand international cricketer, who played all formats, and also a former captain in all forms.

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Broadhalfpenny Down

Broadhalfpenny Down is a historic cricket ground in Hambledon, Hampshire.

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Charles Bannerman

Charles Bannerman (3 July 1851 – 20 August 1930) was an Australia cricketer.

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Chris Gayle

Christopher Henry Gayle, OD (born 21 September 1979) is a Jamaican cricketer who plays international cricket for the West Indies.

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Colin Munro

Colin Munro (born 11 March 1987) is a South-African born New Zealand international cricketer, who plays limited overs formats of the game.

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Cricket is a bat-and-ball game played between two teams of eleven players each on a cricket field, at the centre of which is a rectangular pitch with a target at each end called the wicket (a set of three wooden stumps upon which two bails sit).

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Cricket statistics

Cricket is a sport that generates a large number of statistics.

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David Hookes

David William Hookes (3 May 1955 – 19 January 2004) was a South Australian and Australian cricketer, broadcaster and coach of the Victorian cricket team.

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Dennis Amiss

Dennis Leslie Amiss MBE (born 7 April 1943, Harborne, Birmingham, Warwickshire) is a former English cricketer and cricket administrator.

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Edward "Curry" Aburrow

Edward Aburrow (1747 – 6 October 1835), known as Curry Aburrow, was an English cricketer who played for Hampshire county cricket teams organised by the Hambledon Club in the 18th century.

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First-class cricket

First-class cricket is an official classification of the highest-standard international or domestic matches in the sport of cricket.

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G. B. Buckley

George Bent Buckley (1885 – 26 April 1962) was an English surgeon and a celebrated cricket historian and an authority on the early days of the game.

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George Leer

George Leer (1748 at Hambledon, Hampshire – 1 February 1812 at Petersfield, Hampshire) was a famous English cricketer who played for Hampshire in the time of the Hambledon Club.

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H. T. Waghorn

Henry Thomas Waghorn (11 April 1842 – 30 January 1930), was a cricket statistician and historian.

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Hagley Oval

Hagley Oval is a cricket ground located in Hagley Park in the central city of Christchurch, New Zealand.

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Hambledon Club

The Hambledon Club was a social club that is famous for its organisation of 18th century cricket matches.

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ICC World Twenty20

The ICC World Twenty20 (also referred to as the World T20, and colloquially as the T20 World Cup) is the international championship of Twenty20 International cricket.

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Indian Premier League

The Indian Premier League (IPL), officially Vivo Indian Premier League for sponsorship reasons, is a professional Twenty20 cricket league in India contested during April and May of every year by teams representing Indian cities and some states.

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An innings is one of the divisions of a cricket match during which one team takes its turn to bat.

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Jack Hobbs

Sir John Berry Hobbs (16 December 1882 – 21 December 1963), always known as Jack Hobbs, was an English professional cricketer who played for Surrey from 1905 to 1934 and for England in 61 Test matches between 1908 and 1930.

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John Minshull

John Minshull (c.1741 – 23 October 1793), also known as John Minchin, was a famous English cricketer during the 1770s.

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John Small (cricketer)

John Small (19 April 1737 – 31 December 1826) was an English professional cricketer who played in important matches from c.1756 to 1798, one of the longest careers on record.

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List of cricketers by number of international centuries scored

This list is a compilation of total centuries scored by international cricketers, split between different formats, and presents a good view to compare performance of batsmen in different formats of the game.

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List of first-class cricket quadruple centuries

A quadruple century (an individual score of 400 runs or more) has been scored ten times in first-class cricket by eight different players.

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Melbourne Cricket Ground

The Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), also known simply as "The G", is an Australian sports stadium located in Yarra Park, Melbourne, Victoria.

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Misbah-ul-Haq Khan Niazi (مصباح الحق خان نیازی) (born 28 May 1974), or Misbah-ul-Haq, is a former Pakistani cricketer who captained the Pakistani team in all three formats of the game.

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Nervous nineties

The nervous nineties is a commonly used term in cricket.

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One Day International

A One Day International (ODI) is a form of limited overs cricket, played between two teams with international status, in which each team faces a fixed number of overs, usually 50.

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Run (cricket)

In cricket, a run is running the length of the pitch, and is a basic means of scoring, as the team with the most runs wins.

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Sachin Tendulkar

Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar (born 24 April 1973) is a former Indian international cricketer and a former captain of the Indian national team, regarded as one of the greatest batsmen of all time.

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Sheffield Shield

The Sheffield Shield is the domestic first-class cricket competition of Australia.

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Test cricket

Test cricket is the longest form of the sport of cricket and is considered its highest standard.

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The Oval

The Oval, currently known for sponsorship reasons as the Kia Oval, is an international cricket ground in Kennington, in the London Borough of Lambeth, South London.

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Tom Sueter

Thomas Sueter (17 April 1750 at Hambledon, Hampshire – 17 February 1827 at Hambledon) was an English cricketer who represented Hampshire as a member of the Hambledon Club.

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Twenty20 International

A Twenty20 International (T20I) is a form of cricket, played between two of the international members of the International Cricket Council (ICC), in which each team faces twenty overs.

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Variations in published cricket statistics

Variations in published cricket statistics have come about because there is no official view of the status of cricket matches played in Great Britain before 1895 or in the rest of the world before 1947.

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Vine Cricket Ground

The Vine Cricket Ground, also known as Sevenoaks Vine, is one of the oldest cricket venues in England.

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Viv Richards

Sir Isaac Vivian Alexander Richards, KNH, OBE (born 7 March 1952), known as Viv Richards, is a former Antiguan cricketer, who represented the West Indies at test and international levels.

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W. G. Grace

William Gilbert "W.

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In the sport of cricket, the wicket is one of the two sets of three stumps and two bails at either end of the pitch.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Century_(cricket)

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