David Warner makes it to an elite list after scoring a double-century in his 100th test

David Warner creates history by becoming only the second player to score a double-century in his 100th test after England’s former skipper Joe Root. Warner, with his century, has also become the second Australian after Ricky Ponting and the 10th batsman overall to achieve the three-figure mark in his 100th Test. It was his first Test century since January 2020.

List of players with a century in their 100th test:

Player Team Opposition Score Year
Colin Cowdrey England Australia 104 1968
Javed Miandad Pakistan India 145 1989
Gordon Greenidge West Indies England 149 1990
Alex Stewart England West Indies 105 2000
Inzimam Ul Haq Pakistan India 184 2005
Ricky Ponting Australia South Africa 120 and 143* 2006
Graeme Smith South Africa England 131 2012
Hashim Amla South Africa Sri Lanka 134 2017
Joe Root England India 218 2021
David Warner Australia South Africa 200 2022

Most Hundreds as a opener in Tests:

Player 100’s Innings
Sunil Gavaskar 33 203
Alaistair Cook 31 278
Matthew Hayden 30 184
Graeme Smith 27 196
David Warner 25 181

Also, Warner equalled the record with legendary batsman Sachin Tendulkar for most 100’s as a opener across formats in International cricket.

Player 100’s
David Warner 45
Sachin Tendulkar 45
Chris Gayle 42
Sanath Jayasuriya 41
Matthew Hayden 40
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