Sir Donald Bradman
Sir Donald Bradman
3 batsmen have scored 6 successive first-class centuries, in eras 30 to 40 years apart:
C.B. Fry (Sussex and Rest of England) 1901
D.G. Bradman (South Australia and D.G. Bradman's XI) 1938-39
M.J. Procter (Rhodesia) 1970-71
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1st wicket
413 runs
M.H. Mankad/
Pankaj Roy
I v NZ 1955-56 Madras
2nd wicket
576 runs
S.T. Jayasuriya/
R.S. Mahanama
SL v I 1997 Colombo
3rd wicket
467 runs
A.H. Jones/
M.D. Crowe
NZ v SL 1990-91 Wellington
4th wicket
411 runs
P.B.H. May/
M.C. Cowdrey
E v WI 1957 Birmingham
5th wicket
405 runs
S.G. Barnes/
D.G. Bradman
A v E 1946-47 Sydney
6th wicket
346 runs
J.H.W. Fingleton/
D.G. Bradman
A v E 1936-37 Melbourne
7th wicket
347 runs
D. St Atkinson/
C.C. Depeiza
WI v A 1954-55 Bridgetown
8th wicket
313 runs
Wasim Akram/
Saqlain Mushtaq
P v Z 1996-97 Sheikhupura
9th wicket
190 runs
Asif Iqbal/
Intikhab Alam
P v E 1967 The Oval
10th wicket
151 runs
B.F. Hastings/
R.O. Collinge
NZ v P 1972-73 Auckland
equal 10th
151 runs

M.Ahmed
P v SA 1997 Rawilpindi
(A) Australia; (E) England; (I) India; (NZ) New Zealand; (P) Pakistan; (SA) South Africa; (SL) Sri Lanka; (WI) West Indies; (Z) Zimbabwe
 
The 30 highest-ever individual Test scores are each represented by a drawing of a batsmanin the chart below. Only three players appear more than once: B.C. Lara (WI) and Javed Miandad (P), each twice and D.G. Bradman (A), four times.
 
375 334 304   299* 280*   277 271   270
Lara
1993-94
Bradman
1930
Bradman
1934
  Bradman
  1931-32
Miandad
1982-83
  Lara
  1992-93
Miandad
1988-89
  Bradman
  1936-37
 
   x centuries
   x double centuries
 
S.M. Gavaskar (I) D.G. Bradman (A) A.R. Border (A) G. St A. Sobers (WI) G.S. Chappell (A) I.V.A. Richards (WI) Javed Miandad (P)
 
Number of Innings
214 80 265 160 151 182 189
 
974 905 839 834 829 827 824 810 806
D.G. Bradman
1930
W.R. Hammond
1928-29
M.A. Taylor
1989
R.N. Harvey
1952-53
I.V.A. Richards
1976
C.L. Walcott
1954-55
G. St A. Sobers
1957-58
D.G. Bradman
1936-37
D.G. Bradman
1931-32
Bradman's Career Record
1927/28  NSW v S Aus Adelaide 118 c 33 b
  NSW v Vic Melbourne 31 lbw 5 b
  NSW v Qld Sydney 0 b 13 c wk
  NSW v S Aus Sydney 2 c & b 73 st
  NSW v Vic Sydney 7 st 134 *
 
1928/29 Rest v Aus XI Melbourne 14 c wk 5 b
  NSW v Qld Brisbane 131 c wk 133 *
  NSW v MCC Sydney 87 b 132 *
  Aus XI v MCC Sydney 58 * 18 lbw
  AUS v ENG Brisbane 18 lbw 1 c
  NSW v Vic Melbourne 1 b 71 *
  AUS v ENG Melbourne 79 b 112 c wk
  NSW v S Aus Adelaide 5 c 2 b
  NSW v Vic Sydney 340 *    
  AUS v ENG Adelaide 40 c 58 ro
  NSW v MCC Sydney 15 c    
  NSW v S Aus Sydney 35 c wk 175 c wk
  AUS v ENG Melbourne 123 c 37 *
 
1929/30 NSW v Qld Brisbane 48 ro 66 c wk
  NSW v MCC Sydney 157 b    
  Woodfull's XI v
Ryder's XI
Sydney 124 c 225 lbw
  NSW v S Aus Adelaide 2 ro 84 b
  NSW v Vic Melbourne 89 b 26 *
  NSW v Qld Sydney 3 c wk 452 *
  NSW v S Aus Sydney 47 c    
  NSW v Vic Sydney 77 c    
  Aus XI v Tas Launceston 20 lbw    
  Aus XI v Tas Hobart 139 c    
  Aus XI v WA Perth 27 c    
 
1930 Aus v Worcs Worcester 236 c    
  Aus v Leics Leicester 185 *    
  Aus v Yorks Sheffield 78 c & b      
  Aus v Lancs Liverpool 9 b 48 *
  Aus v MCC Lord's 66 b 4 lbw
  Aus v Derbys Chesterfield 44 c wk    
  Aus v Surrey The Oval 252 *    
  Aus v OU Oxford 32 b    
  Aus v Hants Southhampton 191 c    
  Aus v Middx Lord's 35 b 18 b
  Aus v CU Cambridge 32 c    
  AUS v ENG Nottingham 8 b 131 b
  Aus v Surrey The Oval 5 c    
  Aus v Lancs Manchester 38 c wk 23 *
  AUS v ENG Lord's 254 c 1 c
  Aus v Yorks Bradford 1 lbw    
  AUS v ENG Leeds 334 c wk    
  Aus v Scotland Edinburgh -    
  AUS v ENG Manchester 14 c    
  Aus v Somerset Taunton 117 c & b    
  Aus v Glam Swansea 58 b 19 *
  Aus v Northants Northampton 22 b 35 c
  AUS v ENG The Oval 232 c wk    
  Aus v Glos Bristol 42 c 14 b
  Aus v Kent Canterbury 18 lbw 205 *
  Aus v Eng XI Folkestone 63 lbw    
  Aus v Leveson-
Gower's XI
carborough 96 b    
 
1930/31 NSW v S Aus Sydney 61 c 121 c  
  Aus XI v Rest Sydney 73 b 29 c & b
  NSW v WI Sydney 73 c wk 22 c
  AUS v WI Adelaide 4 c    
  NSW v S Aus Adelaide 258 b      
  NSW v Vic Melbourne 2 c    
  AUS v WI Sydney 25 c wk    
  AUS v WI Brisbane 223 c    
  NSW v Vic Sydney 33 c wk 220 c
  AUS v WI Melbourne 152 c    
  NSW v WI Sydney 10 b 73 lbw
  AUS v WI Sydney 43 c 0 b
 
1931/32 NSW v Qld Brisbane 0 c wk    
  NSW v SA Sydney 30 c & b 135 c
  AUS v SA Brisbane 226 lbw    
  NSW v SA Sydney 219 c    
  AUS v SA Sydney 112 c    
  AUS v SA Melbourne 2 c wk 167 lbw
  NSW v Vic Sydney 23 c 167 b
  AUS v SA Adelaide 299 *    
  AUS v SA Melbourne - abs ht  
  NSW v S Aus Sydney 23 b 0 b  
 
1932/33 Aus XI v MCC Perth 3 c 10 c
  NSW v Vic Sydney 238 c 52 *
  Aus XI v MCC Melbourne 36 lbw 13 b
  NSW v MCC Sydney 18 lbw 23 b
  NSW v Vic Melbourne 157 c    
  AUS v ENG Melbourne 0 b 103 *
  AUS v ENG Adelaide 8 c 66 c & b
  NSW v MCC Sydney 1 b 71 c
  NSW v S Aus Sydney 56 c 97 lbw
  AUS v ENG Brisbane 76 b 24 c
  AUS v ENG Sydney 48 b 71 b
 
1933/34 NSW v Qld Brisbane 200 c    
  Richardson's XI
v Woodfull's XI
Melbourne 55 c 101 c
  NSW v Rest Sydney 22 c wk 92 b
  NSW v S Aus Adelaide 1 b 76 c
  NSW v Vic Melbourne 187 * 77 *
  NSW v Qld Sydney 253 b    
  NSW v Vic Sydney 128 c    
 
1934 Aus v Worcs Worcester 206 b    
  Aus v Leics Leicester 65 b    
  Aus v CU Cambridge 0 b    
  Aus v MCC Lord's 5 c & b    
  Aus v OU Oxford 37 lbw    
  Aus v Hants Southampton 0 c    
  Aus v Middx Lord's 160 c    
  Aus v Surrey The Oval 77 c    
  AUS v ENG Nottingham 29 c 25 c wk
  Aus v Northants Northampton 65 c 25 b
  AUS v ENG Lord's 36 c & b 13 c wk
  Aus v Somerset Taunton 17 c wk    
  Aus v Surrey The Oval 27 c wk 61 *
  AUS v ENG Manchester 30 c wk    
  Aus v Derbys Chesterfield 71 c wk 6 *
  Aus v Yorks Sheffield 140 b    
  AUS v ENG Leeds 304 b    
  AUS v ENG The Oval 244 c wk 77 b
  Aus v Sussex Hove 19 b    
  Aus v Kent Canterbury -      
  Aus v Eng XI Folkestone 149 *    
  Aus v Leveson-
Gower's XI
Scarborough 132 st    
 
1935/36 S Aus v MCC Adelaide 15 lbw 50 lbw
  S Aus v NSW Adelaide 117 c & b    
  S Aus v Qld Adelaide 233 c    
  S Aus v Vic Melbourne 357 c wk    
  S Aus v Qld Brisbane 31 c    
  S Aus v NSW Sydney 0 c    
  S Aus v Vic Adelaide 1 c    
  S Aus v Tas Adelaide 369 c & b    
 
1936/37 Bradman's XI v
Richardson's XI
Sydney 212 c 13 c
  S Aus v Vic Melbourne 192 c    
  Aus XI v MCC Sydney 63 b    
  AUS v ENG Brisbane 38 c 0 c
  AUS v ENG Sydney 0 c 82 b
  AUS v ENG Melbourne 13 c 270 c
  S Aus v MCC Adelaide 38 c wk    
  AUS v ENG Adelaide 26 b 212 c & b
  S Aus v Qld Brisbane 123 st    
  S Aus v NSW Sydney 24 lbw 38 *
  AUS v ENG Melbourne 169 b    
  S Aus v Vic Adelaide 31 c 8 c
             
1937/38 S Aus v NZ XI Adelaide 11 c wk    
  Bradman's XI v Richardson's XI Adelaide 17 b    
  S Aus v WA Adelaide 101 c    
  S Aus v NSW Adelaide 91 c 61  
  S Aus v Qld Adelaide 246 c 39 *
  S Aus v Vic Melbourne 54 c 35 c
  S Aus v Qld Brisbane 107 c wk 113 c
  S Aus v NSW Sydney 44 c 104 *
  S Aus v Vic Adelaide 3 b 85 c
  Aus XI v Tas XI Launceston 79 c    
  Aus XI v Tas Hobart 144V b    
  Aus XI v WA Perth 102 st    
             
1938 Aus v Worcs Worcester 258 c    
  Aus v OU Oxford 58 lbw    
  Aus v CU Cambridge 137 c    
  Aus v MCC Lord's 278 c    
  Aus v Northants Northampton 2 c wk    
  Aus v Surrey The Oval 143 c wk    
  Aus v Hants Southampton 145 *    
  Aus v Middx Lord's 5 c 30 *
  AUS v ENG Nottingham 51 c wk 144 *
  Aus v Gentlemen Lord's 104 c    
  Aus v Lancs Manchester 12 c 101 *
  AUS v ENG Lord's 18 b 102 *
  Aus v Yorks Sheffield 59 st 42 c
  Aus v Warks Burmingham 135 c    
  Aus v Notts Nottingham 56 lbw 144 c
  AUS v ENG Leeds 103 b 16 c
  Aus v Somerset Taunton 202 b    
  Aus v Glam Swansea 17 st    
  Aus v Kent Canterbury 67 c    
  AUS v ENG The Oval ? abs ht    
 
1938/39 Bradman's XI
v Rigg's XI
Melbourne 118 b    
  S Aus v NSW Adelaide 143 b    
  S Aus v Qld Adelaide 225 c    
  S Aus v Vic Melbourne 107 c    
  S Aus v Qld Brisbane 186 c    
  S Aus v NSW Sydney 135 *    
  S Aus v Vic Adelaide 5 c    
 
1939/40 S Aus v Vic Adelaide 76 ro 64 lbw
  S Aus v NSW Adelaide 251 * 90 *
  S Aus v Qld Adelaide 138 c    
  S Aus v Vic Melbourne 267 c    
  S Aus v Qld Brisbane 0 c 97 c wk
  S Aus v NSW Sydney 39 lbw 40 c
  S Aus v WA Perth 42 c wk 209 *
  S Aus v WA Perth 135 c    
  Rest v NSW Sydney 25 c 2 c
 
1940/41 S Aus v Vic Adelaide 0 c 6 b
  Bradman's XI v McCabe's XI Melbourne 0 c 12 b
 
1945/46 S Aus v Qld Adelaide 68 c wk 52 *
  S Aus v Services Adelaide 112 c    
 
1946/47 S Aus v MCC Adelaide 76 c & b 3 c
  Aus XI v MCC Melbourne 106 c    
  S Aus v Vic Adelaide 43 st 119 st
  AUS v ENG Brisbane 187 b    
  AUS v ENG Sydney 234 lbw    
  AUS v ENG Melbourne 79 b 49 c & b
  S Aus v MCC Adelaide 5 c    
  AUS v ENG Adelaide 0 b 56 *
  AUS v ENG Sydney 12 b 63 c
 
1947/48 S Aus v Ind Adelaide 156 c 12 st
  S Aus v Vic Adelaide 100 lbw    
  Aus XI v Ind Sydney 172 c 26 c
  AUS v IND Brisbane 185 hw    
  AUS v IND Sydney 13 b    
  AUS v IND Melbourne 132 lbw 127 *
  AUS v IND Adelaide 201 b    
  AUS v IND Melbourne 57 * (rh)  
  Aus XI v WA Perth 115 c    
 
1948 Aus v Worcs Worcester 107 b    
  Aus v Leics Leicester 81 c wk    
  Aus v Surrey The Oval 146 b    
  Aus v Essex Southend 187 b    
  Aus v MCC Lord's 98 c    
  Aus v Lancs Manchester 11 b 43 st
  Aus v Notts Nottingham 86 b    
  Aus v Sussex Hove 109 b    
  AUS v ENG Nottingham 138 c 0 c
  Aus v Yorks Sheffield 54 c 86 c
  AUS v ENG Lord's 38 c 89 c
  Aus v Surrey The Oval 128 c    
  AUS v ENG Manchester 7 lbw 30 *
  Aus v Middx Lord's 6 c    
  AUS v ENG Leeds 33 b 173 *
  Aus v Derbys Derby 62 b    
  Aus v Warks Birmingham 31 b 13 *
  Aus v Lancs Manchester 28 c wk 133 *
  AUS v ENG The Oval 0 b    
  Aus v Kent Canterbury 65 c    
  Aus v Gentlemen Lord's 150 c    
  Aus v South Hastings 143 c    
  Aus v Leveson-
Gower's XI
Scarborough 153 c    
 
1948/49 Bradman's XI
v Hassett's XI
Melbourne 123 c 10 c
  Morris's XI
v Hassett's XI
Sydney 53 c    
  S Aus v Vic Adelaide 30 b ? abs ht