V. Mankad (105),  L. Amarnath (106), Nawab of Pataudi (110 not out), V. M. Merchant (205)
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Against Sussex at Hove on July 29, 1946 the first four batsmen of the Indian team completed centuries. The board shows the position just before the fall of the third wicket. The players from left to right are: V. Mankad who scored 105, L. Amarnath (106), Nawab of Pataudi (110 not out), V. M. Merchant (205). The score-board was presented to Sussex by the most famous of all Indian cricketers, K. S. Ranjitsinhji

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