Test Match Records| Highest Runs in Test| Team Records in Test Matches

By | November 14, 2013

Sachin Tendulkar is the leading run-scorer and century maker in Test cricket. Sachin Tendulkar is the only cricketer played 200 test matches.

Most career runs| Highest Runs in Test Cricket by cricketer 
RunsPlayerPeriod 
15,837 (327 innings)Sachin Tendulkar†1989– 
13,378 (287 innings)Ricky Ponting1995–2012 
13,288 (286 innings)Rahul Dravid1996–2012 
13,128 (274 innings)Jacques Kallis†1995– 
11,953 (232 innings)Brian Lara1990–2006 
Highest individual score in Test Cricket
RunsPlayerOpponentVenueSeason
400*Brian Larav EnglandAntigua Recreation Ground, St. John’s2003–04
380Matthew Haydenv ZimbabweWACA Ground, Perth2003–04
375Brian Larav EnglandAntigua Recreation Ground, St. John’s1993–94
374Mahela Jayawardene†v South AfricaSinhalese Sports Club Ground, Colombo2006
365*Garfield Sobersv PakistanSabina Park, Kingston1957–58

Most Test centuries

CenturiesPlayerMatchesInningsInns/Century
51Sachin Tendulkar†1983276.4
44Jacques Kallis†1622746.2
41Ricky Ponting1682877.0
36Rahul Dravid1642867.9
34Sunil Gavaskar1252146.3
34Brian Lara1312326.8
33Kumar Sangakkara†1172006.0
32Steve Waugh1682608.1
31Mahela Jayawardene†1382327.4
30Matthew Hayden1031846.1
29Don Bradman52802.8
Most Test triple centuries
Triple centuriesPlayerMatches
2Donald Bradman52
Virender Sehwag†102
Chris Gayle†95
Brian Lara131

Team wins, losses and draws

TeamFirst Test match

Matches

Won

Lost

Tied

Drawn

% Won

 England15 March 1877

933

331

268

0

334

35.47

 Australia15 March 1877

754

353

199

2

200

46.81

 West Indies23 June 1928

490

160

162

1

167

32.65

 India25 June 1932

472

119

149

1

203

25.21

 New Zealand10 January 1930

382

72

156

0

154

18.84

 South Africa12 March 1889

377

137

126

0

114

36.33

 Pakistan16 October 1952

373

115

104

0

154

27.88

 Sri Lanka17 February 1982

222

66

80

0

76

29.72

 Zimbabwe18 October 1992

91

10

55

0

26

10.98

 Bangladesh10 November 2000

79

4

67

0

8

5.06

ICC World XI14 October 2005

1

0

1

0

0

0.00

Most runs in an innings | Highest Runs in Test
RunsTeamsVenueSeason
952-6 d Sri Lanka (v India)Ranasinghe Premadasa Stadium, Colombo1997
903-7 d England (v Australia)The Oval, London1938
849 England (v West Indies)Sabina Park, Kingston1929–30
790–3 d West Indies (v Pakistan)Sabina Park, Kingston1957–58
765–6 d Pakistan (v Sri Lanka)National Stadium, Karachi2008–09
Fewest runs in a completed innings| Least Score in Test
RunsTeamsVenueDate
26 New Zealand (v England)Eden Park, Auckland25 March 1955
30 South Africa (v England)St. George’s Park, Port Elizabeth13 February 1896
 South Africa (v England)Edgbaston Cricket Ground, Birmingham14 June 1924
35 South Africa (v England)Newlands Cricket Ground, Cape Town1 April 1899
36 Australia (v England)Edgbaston Cricket Ground, Birmingham29 May 1902
 South Africa (v Australia)Melbourne Cricket Ground12 February 1932

 Most Test Matches Played by Individuals

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