Test Cricket: The trend of watching Test cricket in cricket fans has diminished significantly over the last few years. Due to which people do not know much about the records made in Test cricket history.
To promote Test cricket, the ICC has organized two years of ICC Test Championship this year. Which cricket fans are also very much liked.
Whatever be the format of cricket, you must have noticed one thing that every batsman in his cricketing career makes more fifties than centuries.
But today we are going to show you the records of those players through this article. Those who have scored half-centuries in their Test careers and have more centuries. These figures are as of 29 September 2019.
Younis Khan, one of the best batsmen of Pakistan cricket team, played 118 matches in his Test career. He scored 10999 runs in 213 innings at an average of 52.6.
In his Test career, Younis Khan had scored 34 centuries, while scoring 33 half-centuries. His highest score in Test career is 313 runs. Which he made against Sri Lanka in 2009.
Australia opener Matthew Hayden has been one of the best Test players in the world. Hayden’s Test career was also a great one. Talking about Hayden’s test career, he scored 30 centuries and 29 half-centuries in his career.
Hayden scored 8685 runs in 184 innings of 103 Tests at an impressive average of 50.74. Hayden scored 380 against Zimbabwe, the highest score in a Test career. Let me tell you, this is the second-highest personal score in the history of Test cricket that a batsman has made.
Sir Don Bradman achieved the position in Test cricket. Rarely will any other batsman in the world reach that point? The Australian batsman played just 52 matches in his Test career. In which he scored 6996 runs at an excellent average of 99.94.
In his career, Bradman had scored 29 centuries and 13 half-centuries. His highest score in Test career was 342, which was made against England in 1930.
Former Australian cricket team captain Michael Clarke is also on our list. Clarke had scored 28 centuries and 27 half-centuries in his Test career.
Talking about his test career, Clarke scored 8643 runs in 198 innings of 115 Tests at an average of 48.83. Clarke’s highest score in the Test is 329, which was made against India in 2012 in Sydney.
Virat Kohli, the captain of the Indian cricket team, is the king of records in every format of cricket. In his Test career, Kohli has so far managed to score 6749 runs in 135 innings of 79 Tests at an average of 53.14.
Test Kohli has so far scored 25 centuries and 22 half-centuries. Virat’s highest score in the Test is 243 runs. Which Kohli made in 2017 against Sri Lanka in Delhi.