The earliest form of cricket is test cricket. Test Cricket is a format that helps batsmen learn the skills needed to promote themselves in the world of cricket. Correct points are the key to winning the game. This game has seen many good players in its most interesting form of play. Let’s take a look at the Test Cricket high scores on the star cricket news list.
|S Tendulkar (IND)||200||329||15921||53.78||248*||68||51|
|R Ponting (AUS)||168||287||13378||51.85||257||62||41|
|J Kallis (SA)||166||280||13289||55.37||224||58||45|
|R Dravid (IND)||164||286||13288||52.31||270||63||36|
|A Cook (ENG)||161||291||12472||45.35||294||57||33|
|K Sangakkara (SL)||134||233||12400||57.40||319||52||38|
|B Lara (WI)||131||232||11953||52.88||400*||48||34|
|S Chanderpaul (WI)||164||280||11867||51.37||203*||66||30|
|M Jayawardene (SL)||149||252||11814||49.84||374||50||34|
|A Border (AUS)||156||265||11174||50.56||205||63||27|
|S Waugh (AUS)||168||260||10927||51.06||200||50||32|
|J Root (ENG)||124||228||10504||50.01||254||54||28|
Sachin Tendulkar is the top scorer in the history of Test Cricket and India (15,921). Making his Test debut against Pakistan at the age of 16, he was part of India in Test cricket for 24 years (1989-2013). Sachin is known as one of the greatest cricketers of all time. It has recorded 51 centuries and 58 half-centuries in the longest form of the game.
Ricky Ponting finished second in Test cricket with 13,378 runs from 168 games. Ponting was one of the best drummers of his time and a great leader. He made his test debut against Sri Lanka in 1995. Sachin represented Australia in Tests for 17 years (1995-2012). He is also Australia’s top scorer in all formats.
Former Proteas all-rounder Jacques Kallis ranks third on the list for most points scored in the test (13,289 points). Kallis is one of the best all-around players to ever play the game. He also holds the record for the most goals scored by South Africa in international competitions. Kallis played his first game against England in 1995. The right-hander holds 292 wickets in Tests. He has a long career of 18 years (1995-2013).
Rahul Dravid scored 13,288 runs, the 4th most in Test cricket history. He has been called one of the greatest players to ever play the game. It is very difficult to get him out because the world calls him “The Wall” due to his great punching power. He first appeared in Test against England in 1996 and played 16 years of Test cricket for India (1996-2012).
Alastair Cook is one of the best openers in the history of Test cricket. He is the only British drummer on the list. Cook scored 12,472 goals in 161 appearances for England with a bang. He represented England in Test cricket for 12 years (2006-2018). His first game was against India in 2006. England won when he was in the squad.
Kumar Sangakkara is the 6th top scorer in Test cricket (12400). He is one of the best wicketkeeper batsmen to ever be part of the game. The Lankan legend made his debut against South Africa in 2000. He was in Test cricket (2000-2015) for 15 years. Sanga has the highest batting average (57.40) among players who have played 100 Tests.
Brain Lara should be on this list. Lara is considered one of the top 3 players in the game. Lara made her test debut against Pakistan in 1990, 30 years ago. He is the most stylish striker to play the game. He has a long career of 16 years (1990-2006). The Caribbean legend scored 400* in a game against England in 2004. The southpaw with an average of 52.88 scored 11953 points.
Shivnarine Chanderpaul ranks 8th in the matter for having accumulated the most tests of 11867 in 164 games. He is a professional Test batsman with a good box office presence every day in Test matches. Chanderpaul first played against England in 1994. His career spanned 21 years (1994-2015).
The name of Mahela Jayawardene on this subject is not surprising. The Lankan legend remains among the top 10 scorers in ODI cricket. Mahela made his Test debut against India in 1997. During his 17-year career (1997-2014) as a cricketer, he performed very well. Jayawardene’s record was 374 against South Africa in 2006.
The legendary Allan Boeder was one of the best hitters of the 90s. He is the second Australian on the list and has held the record for 26 years. His first match was against England in 1978. In his day, he completely dominates the bowlers and the bowlers will look ignorant in front of him. His career spanned 16 years (1978-1994), scoring 11,174 points in 156 games.