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Player Opposition Ground Match Date Debut Time Mat Inns Scorecard
KC Sangakkara (SL) v Pakistan Sharjah 3 Nov 2011 20 Jul 2000 11y 106d 103 172 Test # 2014
R Dravid (ICC/India) v West Indies Kingston 30 Jun 2006 20 Jun 1996 10y 10d 104 176 Test # 1808
BC Lara (WI) v South Africa Cape Town 2 Jan 2004 6 Dec 1990 13y 27d 101 177 Test # 1681
RT Ponting (Aus) v England Brisbane 23 Nov 2006 8 Dec 1995 10y 350d 106 177 Test # 1817
DPMD Jayawardene (SL) v India Ahmedabad 16 Nov 2009 2 Aug 1997 12y 106d 108 178 Test # 1933
SR Tendulkar (India) v Australia Sydney 2 Jan 2004 15 Nov 1989 14y 48d 111 179 Test # 1680
JH Kallis (ICC/SA) v New Zealand Johannesburg 8 Nov 2007 14 Dec 1995 11y 329d 110 188 Test # 1846
SM Gavaskar (India) v Australia Adelaide 13 Dec 1985 6 Mar 1971 14y 282d 110 192 Test # 1032
GC Smith (ICC/SA) v Pakistan Dubai (DSC) 23 Oct 2013 8 Mar 2002 11y 229d 112 195 Test # 2100
AR Border (Aus) v West Indies Kingston 1 Mar 1991 29 Dec 1978 12y 62d 121 207 Test # 1166
SR Waugh (Aus) v England Birmingham 5 Jul 2001 26 Dec 1985 15y 191d 136 216 Test # 1550
S Chanderpaul (WI) v Sri Lanka Galle 15 Nov 2010 17 Mar 1994 16y 243d 127 216 Test # 1977

Time is based on the start of the debut match and the start of the match in which the milestone was achieved
Batsmen within a maximum of 225 innings shown

Records include the following recent matches:
Australia v India at Adelaide, 1st Test, Dec 9-13, 2014 [Test # 2148]
New Zealand v Pakistan at Sharjah, 3rd Test, Nov 26-30, 2014 [Test # 2147]
New Zealand v Pakistan at Dubai (DSC), 2nd Test, Nov 17-21, 2014 [Test # 2146]

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