He is the last batter who has retired with a century in his first and last match. Alastair Cook made 104* against India in his first test in March 2006 and 147 against India on September 2018.
He is the only Indian player in this list. Azharuddin made 110 against England in his first Test in December 1984 and 102 against South Africa in March 2000.
This was the third Australian player to score a century in their last match and that also nearly 46 years later. Greg Chappell made 108 runs on his Test debut against England in December 1970 and 182 against Pakistan in January 1984.
Former Australian batter Ponsford joined the list as the second Australian to score a century in the first and last match in the Test. Bill Ponsford made 110 on his Test debut against England in December 1924 and 266 against the same side in August 1934.
Former Australian cricketer Reggie Duff was the first player who scored a century in his first and last Test match before retirement. He made 104* against England in January 1902 and 146 against the same side in August 1905.
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