Australian captain Michael Clarke on December 10th broke Ricky Ponting’s record of most number of centuries by a batsman at Adelaide. 

During the first day of the first Test of the Border-Gavaskar Trophy, Michael Clarke retired hurt on 60 due to his chronic back problem, but came out strongly on the second day of the match and scored his 28th hundred in overall and 7th hundred in Adelaide, surpassing Ricky Ponting’s record of 6 hundreds. 

Clarke is also the 3rd highest run-getter in Adelaide. In his 10 Tests at Adelaide, he has scored 1407 runs at an average of 106.76 with the highest score of 230. The highest run-getter in Adelaide is the former Australian World Cup winning captain Ricky Ponting, with 1743 runs in 17 Tests at an average of 60.10.  

Stats: Most hundreds by a batsman at Adelaide in Tests

Player

Matches

100s

Runs

Best

Michael Clarke (Aus)

10*

7

1407

230

Ricky Ponting (Aus)

17

6

1743

242

David Boon (Aus)

12

4

920

135

Allan Border (Aus)

16

4

1415

205

Justin Langer (Aus)

11

3

1051

215

 

*Michael Clarke is currently playing his 10th Test at Adelaide

*Stats Updated till December 10th, 2014

 

Image Courtesy: cricketcountry

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