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Reaching hundred with a six

Rajneesh Gupta | December 09, 2007 19:52 IST

Irfan Pathan [Images] reached his maiden Test hundred on Sunday in style - hitting Danish Kaneria for a six to move from 96 to 102. He, in the course, became only the seventh Indian to reach the three-figure mark with a six. Tendulkar has performed this feat as many as four times!

The following table lists Indian batsmen reaching the three figure mark with a six. Pathan follows into the foot-steps of Kapil Dev [Images], who also performed this feat while scoring his maiden Test hundred. Sehwag also reached his triple hundred with a six.

BatsmanBowlerOpponentVenueSeason
Polly Umrigar (130) Sonny Ramadhin West Indies [Images]Port-of-Spain 1952-53
Kapil Dev (126*) Norbert Phillip West IndiesDelhi 1978-79
Sachin Tendulkar [Images] (179) Courtney Walsh [Images] West IndiesNagpur 1994-95
Sachin Tendulkar (122) Min Patel England [Images]Birmingham 1996
M Azharuddin (163*)Gavin RobertsonAustraliaCalcutta1997-98
Sachin Tendulkar (113)Daniel Vettori [Images]New Zealand [Images]Wellington1998-99
Sachin Tendulkar (126)Colin MillerAustraliaChennai 2000-01
Rahul Dravid [Images] (233)Jason GillespieAustraliaAdelaide 2003-04
Virender Sehwag [Images] (309)Shoaib Akhtar [Images]PakistanMultan2003-04
Irfan Pathan (102)Danish KaneriaPakistanBangalore2007-08




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