Sir Garfield Sobers (also known as Gary or Garry Sobers) is a former international cricketer who represented the West Indies cricket team between 1954 and 1974.
He scored centuries (100 or more runs in an innings) on 26 occasions. Widely acknowledged as the “greatest all-rounder” he was described by Australian cricketer Don Bradman as a “five-in-one cricketer”.
In 93 Tests, Sobers scored 8,032 runs at a batting average of 57.78and claimed 235 wickets.
He held the record for most runs by a player in Test cricket until 1981. Sobers was named one of the five Wisden Cricketers of the Year in 1964, and one of the five Wisden Cricketers of the Century in 2000.
How many times has West Indies won when Garfield Sobers scored a hundred?
1- 365 score Against-Pakistan. H/A- Home. Date- 26 February 1958
2- 125 score. Against- Pakistan. H/A- Home. Date- 13 March 1958
3- 109 score. Against- Pakistan. H/A- Home. Date- 13 March 1958
4- 198 score. Against- India. H/A- Away Date- 12 December 1958
5- 106 score Against- India. H/A- Away Date – 31 December 1958
6- 168 score. Against- Australia. H/A – Away Date- 13 January 1961
7- 153 score Against- India. H/A- Home Date- 7 March 1962
8- 104 score Against- India. H/A- Home Date- 13 April 1962
9- 102 score. Against- England. H/A- Away Date-25 July 1963
10- 161 score Against- England. H/A- Away Date-2 Jun 1966
11- 174 score Against-England. H/A- Away Date- 4 August 1966
12 – 150 score. Against- England. H/A- Away Date- 23 August 1973
The above information shows that Team West Indies won twelve (12) test cricket matches when Garfield Sobers scored a century.
Who scored the fastest 300 in Test cricket?
Here is the list of three players who scored 300 in minimum balls played, And the minimum balls taken to score 300 is by Virendra Sehwag.
|278||Virender Sehwag||India v South Africa||Chennai||2007-08|
|362||Matthew Hayden||Australia v Zimbabwe||Perth||2003-04|
|364||Virender Sehwag||India v Pakistan||Multan||2003-04|
Source: ESPN Cric Info
Who scored the fastest 15000 runs in the test?
Sachin Tendulkar While playing the 182nd test match with West Indies on 6 Nov 1989 created history to be the first and the only person to score 15000 runs in International test cricket.
When was the last time Virat Kohli scored 100?
The last time Virat Kohli scored an international century was in November of 2019 – more than two years ago, but Sehwag in a recent June month Interview said “I think his bad days are over for Virat, I think now his better days will come”.