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Reaching century with a six

December 14, 2003 21:49 IST
Rahul Dravid scored his first century in Australia on Sunday.

Dravid reached the three figure mark in style with a six (off Gillespie).

Dravid, in the course, became only the fifth Indian batsman to complete his century with a six. Polly Umrigar was the first to perform this feat.

Kapil Dev did so while reaching his maiden century. Sachin Tendulkar, alongwith England's Ken Barrington, holds the world record of completing the century with a six on four occsions.

The details:

Batsman (Score) Bowler Vs Venue Season
Polly Umrigar (130) Sonny Ramadhin WI Port-of-Spain 1952-53
Kapil Dev (126*) Norbert Phillip WI Delhi 1978-79
Sachin Tendulkar (179) Courtney Walsh WI Nagpur 1994-95
Sachin Tendulkar (122) Min Patel Eng Birmingham 1996
M Azharuddin (163*) Gavin Robertson Aus Calcutta 1997-98
Sachin Tendulkar (113) Daniel Vettori NZ Wellington 1998-99
Sachin Tendulkar (126) Colin Miller Aus Chennai 2000-01
Rahul Dravid (199*) Jason Gillespie Aus Adelaide 2003-04

Rajneesh Gupta