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Top ten Individual Highest Score in a Test match

 
At present, the duration of a Test match is five days, but in the past history of Test matches, it ranged from three days to unlimited days, in which each team is required to play two innings in each Test match, If the play of both innings is not completed within the stipulated time, then the Test match is considered a draw.

The individual performance of any cricketer in both innings of a test match is considered very important, so here is the list of the top ten Individual highest score in a test match in which they have scored in the combined total of both innings of a test match is given below.



10. Hanif Mohammad


Hanif Mohammad's individual highest score in a Test match is 354 runs.


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  • Full name                            Hanif Mohammad   
  • Date of birth                       December 21, 1934                                 
  • Born territory                     Junagadh State, Gujarat, British India         
  • Date of death                    11 August 2016 at Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan   
  • Height                                   1.70 m           
  • Main Role in the team     As a Batsman      
  • Batting genre                     Right Handed Bat                              
  • Bowling  genre                   Right-arm off break

  • Test debut vs India at Arun Jaitley Stadium, October 16, 1952.
  • Last Test vs New Zealand at National Stadium, October 24, 1969. 

 

  • Hanif Mohammad has scored a total aggregate of 354 runs in the first Test match, which was played at the Kensington Oval, Bridgetown, Barbados in the West Indies from 17 January to 23 January of the year 1958, during Pakistan's tour of West Indies. In the first inning of that test match, he has scored 17 runs and 337 runs in the second innings respectively. The details of his performance in this test match are the following.
table Top ten Individual Highest Score in a Test match
Hanif Mohammad
Ing Stats R B Min 4s 6s S/R
1st b ES Atkinson 17 na na na na 00
2nd c Francois b Blanckenberg 337 na 970 24 na 00
Total
354 00 970 24 na --



09. Len Hutton


Len Hutton's individual highest score in a Test match is 364 runs.

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  • Full name                           Sir Leonard Hutton           
  • Date of birth                      June 23, 1916                                        
  • Born territory                     Fulneck Pudsey, Leeds, Yorkshire, England      
  • Date of death                    Sep 06, 1990  at  Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, England  
  • Height                                  --            
  • Main Role in the team    As an  Opening batsman     
  • Batting genre                    Right Handed Bat                                
  • Bowling  genre                  Right-arm legbreak

  • Test debut vs New Zealand at Lord's, June 26, 1937.
  • Last Test vs New Zealand at Eden Park, March 25, 1955. 

 

  • Leonard Hutton has scored a total aggregate of 364 runs in the 5th Test match which was played at the Kennington Oval, London in England from 20 August to 24 August of the year 1938, during the Australia tour of England. In the first innings of that Test match, Leonard Hutton had scored 364 runs and did not get the chance to bat in the second innings because Australia got the follow-on, and they lost the test by an innings and 579 runs. The following are the details of his performance in this test match.  
Len Hutton
Ing Stats R B Min 4s 6s S/R
1st c Hassett b O'Reilly 364 847 797 35 na 42.98
2nd Did not bat 00 na 00 00 na 00
Total
364 847 797 35 00 42.98



08. Garry Sobers  


Garry Sobers's individual highest score in a Test match is 365 runs.

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  • Full name                            Garfield St Aubrun Sobers         
  • Date of birth                      Jul 28, 1936                                
  • Born territory                     Chelsea Road, Bay Land, St Michael, Barbados, West Indies                         
  • Height                                   1.80 m                 
  • Main Role in the team     As an All-rounder    
  • Batting genre                     Left Handed Bat                               
  • Bowling  genre                   Left-arm fast-medium

  • Test debut vs England at Sabina Park, March 30, 1954.
  • Last Test vs England at Queen's Park Oval, March 30, 1.974. 

 

  • Garry Sobers has scored a total aggregate of 365 runs in the 3rd Test match which was played at the Sabina Park, Kingston, Jamaica in West Indies from 26 February to 04 march of the year 1958, during the Pakistan tour of West Indies. In the first innings of that Test match, he had scored 365 runs and did not get the chance to bat in the second innings because Pakistan lost the Test by one inning and 174 runs. The details of his performance in this test match are the following.
Garry Sobers
Ing Stats R B Min 4s 6s S/R
1st not out 365 na 614 38 na 00
2nd Did not bat 00 na 00 00 na 00
Total
365 00 614 38 00 00



07. Mahela Jayawardene


Mahela Jayawardene's individual highest score in a Test match is 374 runs.

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  • Full name                           Denagamage Proboth Mahela de Silva Jayawardene       
  • Date of birth                      May 27, 1977                                          
  • Born territory                    Colombo, Sri Lanka                               
  • Height                                  1.70 m                  
  • Main Role in the team    As a Batsman    
  • Batting genre                    Right Handed Bat                                         
  • Bowling  genre                  Right-arm medium
  • Test debut vs India at R.Premadasa Stadium, August 02, 1997.
  • Last Test vs Pakistan at Sinhalese Sports Club, August 14, 2014. 

 

  • Mahela Jayawardene has scored a total aggregate of 374 runs in the first Test match, which was played at the Sinhalese Sports Club Ground, Colombo in Sri Lanka from 27 July to 31 July of the year 2006, during the South Africa tour of Sri Lanka. In the first innings of that Test match, he had scored 374 runs and did not get a chance to bat in the second innings because South Africa lost the Test by one inning and 153 runs. The details of his performance in this test match are the following.
M. Jayawardene
Ing Stats R B Min 4s 6s S/R
1st b Andre Nel 374 572 752 43 01 65.38
2nd Did not bat 00 00 00 00 oo 00
Total
374 572 752 43 01 65.38


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06. Andy Sandham  


Andy Sandham's individual highest score in a Test match is 375 runs.

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  • Full name                            Andrew Sandham England         
  • Date of birth                       Jul 06, 1890, at Westminster, London, England.                                     
  • Born territory                     Streatham, London        
  • Date of death                    Apr 20, 1982    
  • Height                                   --          
  • Main Role in the team     As a Batsman   
  • Batting genre                     Right Handed Bat                                      
  • Bowling  genre                   --
  • Test debut vs Australia at Kennington Oval, August 13, 1921.
  • Last Test vs West Indies at Sabina Park, April 03, 1930. 

 

  • Andy Sandham has scored a total aggregate of 375 runs in the 4rth Test match which was played at the Sabina Park, Kingston, Jamaica in West Indies from  03 April to 12 April of the year1930, during the England tour of West Indies. In the first inning of that test match, he has scored 325 runs and 50 runs in the second innings respectively. The details of his performance in this test match are the following.
Andy Sandham
Ing Stats R B Min 4s 6s S/R
1st b Herman Griffith 325 640 600 28 00 50.78
2nd bw b Herman Griffith 50 62 55 06 oo 80.65
Total
375 702 655 34 00 65.72


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05. Matthew Hayden


Matthew Hayden's individual highest score in a Test match is 380 runs.

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  • Full name                          Matthew Lawrence Hayden       
  • Date of birth                     Oct 29, 1971                                       
  • Born territory                    Kingaroy, Queensland, Australia                            
  • Height                                  1.88 m             
  • Main Role in the team    As a Batsman       
  • Batting genre                    Left Handed Bat                                  
  • Bowling  genre                  Right-arm  leg spin
  • Test debut vs South Africa at The Wanderers Stadium, March 04, 1994.
  • Last Test vs South Africa at Sydney Cricket Ground, January 03, 2009. 

 

  • Matthew Hayden has scored a total aggregate of 380 runs in the first Test match which was played at the Western Australian Cricket Association Ground, Perth in Australia from 09 October to 13 October of the year 2003, during the Zimbabwe tour of Australia. In the first innings of that Test match, he had scored 380 runs and did not get the chance to bat in the second innings because Zimbabwe got the follow-on. The details of his performance in this test match are the following.
Matthew Hayden
Ing Stats R B Min 4s 6s S/R
1st c Carlisle b Gripper 380 437 622 38 11 86.96
2nd Did not bat 00 00 00 00 oo 00
Total
380 437 622 38 11 86.96

  

05. Greg Chappell:

 
Greg Chappell's individual highest score in a Test match is 380 runs
 
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  • Full name                           Gregory Stephen Chappell      
  • Date of birth                      07 August, 1948                                      
  • Born territory                    Unley, Adelaide, South Australiaa                            
  • Height                                  1.87 m             
  • Main Role in the team    As a Batsman       
  • Batting genre                    Right Handed Bat                                  
  • Bowling  genre                  Right-arm medium
  • Test debut vs England at W.A.C.A. Ground, Dec 11, 1970.
  • Last Test vs Pakistan at Sydney Cricket Ground, Jan 02, 1984. 

 

  • Greg Chappell has scored a total aggregate of 380 runs in the first Test match which was played at the Basin Reserve cricket ground, Wellington, in New Zealand from 01 march to 05 march of the year 1974, during the Australia tour of New Zealand. In the first inning of that test match, he has scored 247 runs and 133 runs in the second innings respectively. The details of his performance in this test match are the following.
Greg Chappell
Ing Stats R B Min 4s 6s S/R
1st not out 247 356 410 30 01 69.38
2nd c Wadsworth b Collinge 133 175 186 18 oo 76.00
Total
380 531 596 48 01 145.38


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Top ten Individual Highest Score in a Test match

04. Brian Lara  


Brian Lara's individual highest score in a Test match is 400 runs and 375 runs respectively.

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  • Full name                           Brian Charles Lara    
  • Date of birth                      May 02, 1969                                   
  • Born territory                    Cantaro, Santa Cruz, Trinidad, and Tobago                            
  • Height                                  1.73 m                
  • Main Role in the team    As a Batsman     
  • Batting genre                    Left Handed Bat                                   
  • Bowling  genre                  Right-arm leg-break               
  • Test debut vs Pakistan at Gaddafi Stadium, December 06, 1990.
  • Last Test vs Pakistan at National Stadium, November 27, 2006. 

 

  • Brian Lara has scored a total aggregate of 400 runs in the 4th Test match which was played at the Antigua Recreation Ground, St John's, Antigua in West Indies from 10 April to 14 April of the year 2004, during England's tour of West Indies. In the first innings of that Test match, he was remaining not out after scoring 400 runs and did not get the chance to bat in the second innings because England got the follow-on. The details of his performance in this test match are the following.
Top ten Individual Highest Score in a Test match. Brian Lara
Ing Stats R B Min 4s 6s S/R
1st not out 400 582 778 43 04 68.73
2nd Did not bat 00 00 00 00 oo 00
Total
400 582 778 43 04 68.73

  • Brian Lara has scored a total aggregate of 375 runs in the 5th Test match which was played at the Antigua Recreation Ground, St John's, Antigua in West Indies from 16 April to 21 April of the year 1994, during England's tour of West Indies. In the first innings of this Test match, he has scored 375 runs and did not get the chance to bat in the second innings because this test match was drawn due to all the days scheduled for the Test were completed. The details of his performance in this test match are the following.
Brian Lara
Ing Stats R B Min 4s 6s S/R
1st c Russell b Caddick 375 538 766 45 00 69.70
2nd Did not bat 00 00 00 00 oo 00
Total
375 538 766 45 00 69.70


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3. K. Sangakkara  


Sangakkara's individual highest score in a Test match is 424 runs.

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  • Full name                           Kumar Chokshanada Sangakkara                 
  • Date of birth                      27 October 1977                               
  • Born territory                     Matale, Sri Lanka                      
  • Height                                  1.8m            
  • Main Role in the team    Wicket-keeper, Batsman      
  • Batting genre                    Left Handed Bat                                    
  • Bowling  genre                  Right-arm off-spin
  • Test debut vs South Africa at Galle International Stadium, July 20, 2000.
  • Last Test vs India at P Sara Oval, August 20, 2015.  

 

  • Kumar Sangakkara has scored a total aggregate of 424 runs in the second Test match which was played at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chattogram in  Bangladesh from 04 February to o8 February of the year 2014, during Sri Lanka's tour of Bangladesh. In the first inning of that test match, he has scored 319 runs and 105 runs in the second innings respectively. The details of his performance in this test match are the following.
K. Sankgakkara
Ing Stats R B Min 4s 6s S/R
1st c Sohag Gazi b N Hossain 319 482 551 32 08 66.18
2nd b Sohag Gazi 105 144 176 11 o2 72.92
Total
424 626 727 43 10 69.55


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02. Mark Taylor


Mark Taylor's individual highest score in a Test match is 426 runs.

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  • Full name                          Mark Anthony Taylor             
  • Date of birth                     Oct 27, 1964                                        
  • Born territory                    Leeton, New South Wales Australia                               
  • Height                                 --             
  • Main Role in the team   As an  Opening batsman      
  • Batting genre                   Left Handed Bat                                   
  • Bowling  genre                 Right-arm medium
  • Test debut   vs West Indies at Sydney Cricket Ground, January 26, 1989.
  • Last Test   vs England at Sydney Cricket Ground, January 02, 1999.   

 

  • Mark Taylor has scored a total aggregate of 426 runs in the second Test match which was played at the Arbab Niaz Stadium, Peshawar in Pakistan from 15 October to 19 October of the year1998, during Australia's tour of Pakistan. In the first inning of that test match, he has scored 334 runs and 92 runs in the second innings respectively. The details of his performance in this test match are the following.
Mark Taylor
Ing Stats R B Min 4s 6s S/R
1st not out 334 564 720 32 01 59.22
2nd b Aamer Sohail 92 159 218 11 o0 57.86
Total
426 723 938 43 01 117.08


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01. Graham Gooch


Graham Gooch's individual highest score in a Test match is 456 runs.

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  • Full name                          Graham Alan Gooch     
  • Date of birth                     Jul 23, 1953                                       
  • Born territory                    Whipps Cross, Leytonstone, Essex,  England                              
  • Height                                  1.83 m                      
  • Main Role in the team    As a Batsman
  • Batting genre                    Right Handed Bat                                    
  • Bowling  genre                  Right-arm medium
  • Test debut    vs Australia at Edgbaston, July 10, 1975.
  • Last Test   vs Australia at W.A.C.A. Ground, February 03, 1995

 

Top ten Individual Highest Score in a Test match


  • Graham Gooch has scored a total aggregate of 456 runs in the first Test match which was played at the Lord's Cricket Ground in England from 26 July to 31 July of the year1990, during India's tour of England. In the first inning of that test match, he has scored 333 runs and 123 runs in the second innings respectively. The details of his performance in this test match are the following.
Graham Gooch
Ing Stats R B Min 4s 6s S/R
1st b M Prabhakar 333 485 628 43 03 68.66
2nd c Azharuddin b Sharma 123 113 150 13 04 108.85
Total
456 598 778 56 07 88.76


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