Stats: Batters to Score Centuries in Most Consecutive Test Matches

Scoring centuries in Test cricket is an arduous task for any batter. However, some prominent batters notch up hundreds through their skill and resilience on the pitch.

But a few batters manage to hammer centuries in back-to-back Tests, displaying their extraordinary talent and endurance to tackle the tough conditions.

In this article, we’ll look at the batters who have scored centuries in the most consecutive Test matches.

Batters with Centuries in Most Consecutive Test Matches

PlayerMatchesInns 1Inns 2AgainstDate
Don Bradman (AUS)613270England1 Jan 1937
26212England29 Jan 1937
169England26 Feb 1937
51144*England10 Jun 1938
18102*England24 Jun 1938
10316England22 Jul 1938
Jacques Kallis (SA)515844West Indies12 Dec 2003
177West Indies26 Dec 2003
73130*West Indies2 Jan 2004
130*DNBWest Indies16 Jan 2004
92150*New Zealand10 Mar 2004
Mohammad Yousuf (PAK)51928England4 Aug 2006
128England17 Aug 2006
192DNBWest Indies11 Nov 2006
56191West Indies19 Nov 2006
102124West Indies27 Nov 2006
Gautam Gambhir (IND)516137New Zealand26 Mar 2009
23167New Zealand3 Apr 2009
1114Sri Lanka16 Nov 2009
167Sri Lanka24 Nov 2009
23116Bangladesh17 Jan 2010
Don Bradman (AUS)412337*England8 Mar 1929
8131England13 Jun 1930
2541England27 Jun 1930
334England11 Jul 1930
Don Bradman (AUS)4226South Africa27 Nov 1931
112South Africa18 Dec 1931
2167South Africa31 Dec 1931
299*DNBSouth Africa29 Jan 1932
Jack Fingleton (AUS)4112South Africa1 Jan 1936
108South Africa15 Feb 1936
118South Africa28 Feb 1936
1000England4 Dec 1936
Everton Weekes (WI)4141DNBEngland27 Mar 1948
128India10 Nov 1948
194India9 Dec 1948
162101India31 Dec 1948
Neil Harvey (AUS)417823*South Africa31 Dec 1949
2151*South Africa20 Jan 1950
56*100South Africa10 Feb 1950
116South Africa3 Mar 1950
Clyde Walcott (WI)412451*England17 Mar 1954
50116England30 Mar 1954
10839Australia26 Mar 1955
126110Australia11 Apr 1955

Key Insights

6: Don Bradman holds the record for scoring centuries in 6 consecutive Test matches. The legendary batter hammered 6 centuries in 6 back-to-back Tests played against England between January 1937 and July 1938.

4: Bradman is the only batter to notch up hundreds in 4 or more consecutive Test matches three times. Apart from his world record, the Australian batter garnered tons in 4 successive matches two times, once each against England (March 1929-July 1930) and against South Africa (November 1931-January 1932).

6: Across his 3 streaks, Bradman whacked half of his double centuries (12), with the highest score being 334. In the 4th Test against South Africa, Bradman remained not out on 299, making him the only batter to be unbeaten on that score.

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5: Everton Weekes scored 5 centuries in 4 consecutive matches, with all 5 coming in successive innings — the most hundreds in consecutive Test innings.

3: India’s Mohammad Azharuddin is the only batter to smash 3 centuries in his career’s first 3 consecutive matches. The Hyderabad batter scored 110 on his Test debut at Eden Garden on December 31, 1931. In his next 2 Tests, Azharuddin brought up scores of 105 and 122, with all 3 coming against England.

2: Don Bradman and Wally Hammond are the only 2 batters to score a hundred, a double hundred, and a triple hundred in 3 consecutive Test matches.

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