Did you know which Indian bowlers scored a Century in International Test Matches

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Overseas test century by Indian bowlers – India has produced some great batsmen in the longer version of the game. The batsmen generally have an upper hand in all the formats of the game and when we look at the records, it’s the batsmen who have dominated most of them. But some of the Indian bowlers have been great with the bat too. Batting and scoring tons in overseas test series is not an easy job at all, more so for the bowlers. But, some of the Indian bowlers have proved that they can handle batting as efficiently as they can the bowling.

overseas test century by indian bowlers

Overseas test century by Indian bowlers – India Overseas test Records

Today in this segment we shall let our cricket fans know about those three bowlers who have scored a hundred in India’s Overseas Test tours. These batters had the batting talent but they got very limied exposure as the top order batsmen did most of the scoring. Still, they proved their capabilities whenever given a chance.

Ajit Agarkarajit agarkar

Ajit was India’s premier fast bowler at one time, but whenever he got a chance to bat he got out pretty early a lot of times. Agarkar has a recorded 5 ducks in back to back test matches against Australia. His ability to bat in overseas conditions was questioned too. But, he answered his critics in style as Agarkar scored a ton at Lords in 2002. Agarkar played a brilliant knock of 109 runs off 190 balls. However, India still lost the test match by 170 runs against England.

Overseas test century by Indian bowlers

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Anil Kumble
anil kumble
The former Indian Captain, Head Coach and the most successful spinner, Anil Kumble, has been featured at the second position in this list. Jumbo has taken the most number of wickets for India in the longer version of the game and in limited over formats. Jumbo waited for 21 years to achieve a century and finally did it when India toured England in the year 2007. Kumble scored an unbeaten ton when he played the inning of 110 runs at The Oval. He took 193 deliveries to score a magical hundred to his name and also hit 16 boundaries and 1 six during his inning.

Overseas test century by Indian bowlers

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Ravichandran Ashwin
ravichandran ashwin
Ravi Ashwin has been seen as a proper spin bowling all-rounder in all the three formats for Team India. Everyone knew about Ashwin’s batting talent through the runs he scored in the domestic cricket arena. Ashwin has scored 4 test centuries and all those tons have come against West Indies. His first overseas test century came in the year 2016 in July at North Sound Cricket Stadium when he played a magical knock of 113 runs against West Indies. Ashwin’s second and the last overseas ton again came against the same opposition when he scored 118 runs at Gros Islet in the year of 2016 in August.

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