International Cricket Centuries at the Sinhalese Sports Club Ground

International Cricket Centuries at the Sinhalese Sports Club Ground

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Sinhalese Sports Club Ground is one the most famous cricket grounds of Sri Lanka. It is the headquarters of Sri Lanka Cricket, the controlling body of cricket in Sri Lanka. The ground staged its first Test in 1984 against New Zealand. The first One Day International was played in 1982 against England. 76 Test centuries have been scored at the ground by players from all 10 of the Test nations. The first of these was made by Roy Dias in 1984. Mahela Jayawardene's 374 is the highest score made at the ground, it is also the fourth highest Test score of all time. Mahela Jayawardene also holds the record for most Test centuries at the ground with 10. The highest score by an overseas player is 221 made by Brian Lara in 2001.show more

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  • Paperback | 112 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 177g
  • Equ Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135879235
  • 9786135879230