Four Batsmen With Eight Test Centuries Against India

India is the cricketing nation, and they are filled with cricket lovers in every part of the state. Cricket was played in India because of the British, and they played the first test match in 1932. Now India is ranked second in the ICC Test ranking, and they have reached the finals of the World Test Championship final against New Zealand.

India has produced some great bowlers and batsmen in Test Cricket, so they are a team to beat in this format and the limited-overs games. The overseas players have dominated against India over the years, and they have scored centuries in test cricket against India.

Today we shall name those four players with the most number of Test centuries against India, and those are two players each from Australia and West Indies –

Steve Smith – The former Aussie captain loves to play against India. He has the most Test centuries against this cricket-loving nation. In 14 test matches against India, Steve Smith has scored 1742 runs at an average of 72.58. with eight centuries and five half-centuries to his name.

His highest test score of 192 runs came against India. Overall, Smith has scored 27 centuries and 31 half-centuries in his Test career, and he has scored 7540 runs at an average of 61.80 from 139 innings of his career.

Gary Sobers – The former batsman from the Windies nation is placed second on this list. He has also scored eight Test centuries against India, and he has scored 1920 runs in 30 test innings at 83.47 with seven half-centuries to his name.

Sobers’s best score against India was 198, and the all-rounder also claimed 59 Indian wickets. Gary played 93 test matches, and in 159 innings, he scored 7999 runs at an average of 34.03, and he also took 235 wickets in his career of Test Cricket.

Viv Richards – The legendary cricketer from West Indies, Viv Richards also has scored eight centuries. He played when West Indies ruled the cricketing world. Richards had played 41 innings against India and scored 1927 runs at an average of 50.71. he also smashed seven fifties, and his best score was unbeaten 191 runs against India.

Viv Richards
Viv Richards

Overall, Viv played 182 matches, and Viv scored 8540 runs at an average of 5023. And he scored 45 fifties and 24 centuries in his career, and he was also the captain of the West Indies. Richards had captained the Windies team for 121 matches.  

Ricky Pointing – This list ends with another Aussie captain who loved to play against India. Ricky Pointing was the successful captain of Australia, and he was also a most dangerous batsman who played well against India. In 29 matches and 51 innings, he has scored 2555 runs at an average of 54.36 with eight test hundreds and 12 fifties against India.

Ricky PointingRicky Pointing
Ricky Pointing

His best score was 257 runs against the men in the blue team. In his overall Test career, Pointing has played 168 matches and 287 innings. He has scored 13,378 runs at an average of 51.85 with 41 centuries and 62 fifties.   

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