Conversions from 50 to 100

In comments at Kartikeya’s blog there was a little aside about Samit Patel’s conversion rate – he has only 10 first-class centuries, despite reaching fifty 34 times. Kartikeya said that such a low conversion rate was typical of players who bat at 6 or 7, and gave the example of VVS Laxman. (From the few scorecards I’ve checked, Patel seems to often bat at 4 for Notts.) The breakdown of Laxman’s record is indeed stark:…

"Conversions from 50 to 100"