Mike procter: It is difficult to score three centuries in a row in any format of cricket. Sri Lankan legend Kumar Sangakkara has scored four centuries in a row in ODI cricket.
Mike procter: It is difficult to score three centuries in a row in any format of cricket. Sri Lankan legend Kumar Sangakkara has scored four centuries in a row in ODI cricket. This is the world record set so far. But the South African cricketer has scored six centuries in six matches in a row. He achieved this feat in first-class cricket. He is South Africa all-rounder Mike Proctor.
Mike Proctor did this on March 5, 1971, the same day. Mike Proctor scored his historic century against the Western Province while playing for Rhodesia. He equaled two leading cricketers in scoring six centuries in six matches in a row. In fact, Sir Dan Bradman and CB Fry also scored six centuries in six matches in a row. Born on 15 September 1946, Proctor was named Wisden Cricketer of the Year in 1970. Following his retirement from cricket, he was appointed match referee by the International Cricket Council. However, his tenure has been marked by controversy.
South African batsman Mike Proctor has played 7 Test matches for the country. He scored just 226 runs at an average of 25.11. Mike failed to score a half-century in 10 innings. His highest score was 48. However, he took 41 wickets in these 7 Tests and gave his best performance by taking 6 for 73 in the innings. Apart from this Mike also played 401 first class matches. He scored 21936 runs at an average of 36.01 with 48 centuries and 109 half centuries. He also took 1417 wickets in first-class matches. In addition to scoring 6624 runs in 271 List A matches, Proctor also took 344 wickets. In this format, he averaged 5 centuries, 36 fifties and averaged 27.94. He played his highest innings of 154 not out on the list.
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