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Kallis overtakes Bradman in most centuries list

Ahmedabad, Apr 4: South African middle-order batsman Jacques Kallis today overtook the great Don Bradman notching up his 30th century in Tests on the second day of the second Test against India being played at Motera here today.

Kallis passed the great Don Bradman's mark of 29 centuries with an extra cover drive for four off Sourav Ganguly. He was at the wicket for 292 minutes and faced 229 balls which included 12 fours and one six. With this century Kallis also moved up to the joint sixth place in the list of top century makers along with Matthew Hayden.

Sachin Tendulkar, Sunil Gavaskar, Brian Lara, Ricky Ponting and Steve Waugh are ahead of him in the centuries list with the Indian master blaster on top with a total of 39 centuries.

Kallis made his 30th century in his 118th Test.


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Story first published: Friday, April 4, 2008, 13:04 [IST]
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