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All Records of Test Cricket Including Most Runs, Most Wickets, Most 100 and Most Sixes

All Records of Test Cricket Including Most Runs, Most Wickets, Most 100 and Most Sixes: In today’s time, many fans do not give much importance to Test cricket, which is the biggest and longest format of cricket. But this format of the game still holds sway over the hearts of fans. Not only in the hearts of fans but also for many players, this format is the most important and significant.

Through this article today, we are going to talk about some stalwarts of Test cricket who have excelled in this game. So let’s learn about the players who have scored the most runs in Test cricket, taken the most wickets in Test cricket, and scored the most centuries in Test cricket one by one.

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Records of Test Cricket

Most Runs in Test Cricket

In Test cricket, former Indian cricket team legend Sachin Tendulkar tops the list of batsmen with the most runs, having made a record of 15,921 runs in 329 innings out of 200 matches. During this time, he has also scored 51 centuries and 68 half-centuries. It is known that he is the only batsman to have crossed the milestone of 15,000 runs in Test cricket.

Player (Country)MatchesInningsRuns100s50s
Sachin Tendulkar (IND)200329159215168
Ricky Ponting (AUS)168287133784162
Jacques Kallis (SA)166280132894558
Rahul Dravid (IND)164286132883663
Alastair Cook (ENG)161291124723357
Kumar Sangakkara (SL)134233124003852
Brian Lara (WI)131232119533448
Shivnarine Chanderpaul (WI)164280118673066
Mahela Jayawardene (SL)49252118143450
Joe Root (ENG)40257117363161
Most Runs in Test Cricket

Most 100s in Test Cricket

In this format that lasts for 5 days, the record for the most centuries is also held by former Indian cricketing great Sachin Tendulkar, who has scored 51 centuries and 68 half-centuries. He is the only batsman to have crossed the milestone of 50 centuries in Test format.

Player (Country)MatchesInningsRuns100s50s
Sachin Tendulkar (IND)200329159215168
Jacques Kallis (SA)166280132894558
Ricky Ponting (AUS)168287133784162
Kumar Sangakkara (SL)134233124003852
Rahul Dravid (IND)164286132883663
Younis Khan (PAK)118213100993433
Sunil Gavaskar (IND)125214101223445
Brian Lara (WI)131232119533448
Mahela Jayawardene (SL)49252118143450
Alastair Cook (ENG)161291124723357
Most 100s in Test Cricket

Most Wickets in Test Cricket

The record for taking the most wickets in Test cricket belongs to former Sri Lankan team veteran spin bowler Muthiah Muralidaran, who has taken 800 wickets in 133 matches and 230 innings.

Player (Country)MatchesInningsMaidensWicketsBBI4w5w
Muthiah Muralidaran (SL)13323017948009/514567
Shane Warne (AUS)14527317617088/714837
James Anderson (ENG)18734817207007/423232
Anil Kumble (IND)132236157661910/743135
Stuart Broad (ENG)16730913046048/152820
Glenn McGrath (AUS)12424314705638/242829
Nathan Lyon (AUS)12924210445308/502424
Courtney Walsh13224211445197/373222
Ravichandran Ashwin (IND)1001898895167/592536
Dale Steyn (SA)931716604397/512726
Most Wickets in Test Cricket

Most 6s in Test Cricket

The record for hitting the most sixes in Test cricket is held by current England cricket team captain Ben Stokes, who has hit 128 sixes in 185 innings across 102 Tests. During this time, he has also scored 6,316 runs, including 13 centuries and 31 half-centuries.

Player (Country)MatchesInningsRuns100s50s4s6s
Ben Stokes (ENG)10218563161331735128
Brendon McCullum (NZ)10117664531231776107
Adam Gilchrist (AUS)9613755701726677100
Chris Gayle (WI)10318272141537104698
Jacques Kallis (SA)166280132894558148897
Virender Sehwag (IND)10418085862332123391
Tim Southee (NZ)10014320980620488
Brian Lara (WI)131232119533448155988
Chris Cairns (NZ)62104332052236587
Angelo Mathews (SL)1091937608164178286
Most 6s in Test Cricket

Most runs in an innings of test

The record for scoring the most runs in a single innings in Test cricket is held by former West Indies cricket team legend, Brian Lara, who scored 400 runs to achieve this record.

Player (Country)RunsBalls4s6sSROpposition
Brian Lara (WI)400*58243468.72England
Matthew Hayden (AUS)380437381186.95Zimbabwe
Brian Lara (WI)37553845069.7England
Mahela Jayawardene (SL)37457243165.38South Africa
Garry Sobers (WI)365*NF380NFPakistan
Leonard Hutton (ENG)36484735042.97Australia
Sanath Jayasuriya (SL)34057836258.82India
Hanif Mohammad (PAK)337NF240NFWest Indies
Wally Hammond (ENG)336*NF3410NFNew Zealand
David Warner (AUS)335*41839180.14Pakistan
Most runs in an innings of test

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