Test Cricket

Top Best Bowling Figures in Test Cricket History
Top Best Bowling Figures in Test Cricket History
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The best part about Test cricket is the fact that it’s an evenly balanced contest between bat and ball. For batsmen playing in the Test format, application of ability and an undeterred concentration is what allows them to excel whereas, for bowlers, it’s all about the relentless pursuit of line and length. Below, we’ve put […]

Best Test Batsmen of All Time: Top Six Names
Best Test Batsmen of All Time: Top Six Names
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Test cricket is one of the toughest and longest formats of the game. Thus, it is understandable that cricketers consider their Test achievements so highly in their career. Test cricket is also the oldest format of the game, and several stalwarts have left their mark in this format. On that note, here are the greatest […]

Captains with Most Test Runs
Captains with Most Test Runs
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There is no denying that the longest format of cricket is the toughest one in terms of the consistency, patience, and skills it needs. Now, to be the captain of a Test cricket team and still manage to hold on to an excellent form – that’s simply praiseworthy! The players in the list of the […]

Batsmen with Most Test Runs in a Calendar Year
Batsmen with Most Test Runs in a Calendar Year
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In its glorious and long history, Test cricket has shown us some outstanding performances. This is the most challenging format of the game that has made legends out of many players, depending on how they performed in the longest format of cricket. Batsmen who have done well in Tests are highly rated because it is […]

Top Run-Scorers in Test Cricket 2018
Top Run-Scorers in Test Cricket 2018
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In this article, we consider a list of top run-scorers in Test cricket in 2018. The list features a veritable who’s who of cricket. All 10 players continue to remain active in international cricket. They include such star players as Kohli, Mendis, Pujara, Root, Buttler, Karunaratne, Khawaja, Mominul Haque, Markram and Elgar. Virat Kohli (1322 […]

Cricketers Who Scored the Fastest 11000 Runs in Test Cricket
Cricketers Who Scored the Fastest 11000 Runs in Test Cricket
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Test cricket is truly a test of the stamina and skills of a cricketer. Thus, the ones who have got scores as high as 11,000 and above deserve a special mention for the fans of the game. And on that note, we have brought you a list of names who have crossed the 11,000 in […]

Top Longest Innings in Test Cricket History
Top Longest Innings in Test Cricket History
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There have been certain innings in the history of Test cricket that have been defiant and resilient. Such innings demand the utmost concentration and technical ability as the slightest lapse in concentration can lead to the dismissal of the batter’s wicket. Below, we’ve put together some of the longest innings by a batsman in Test […]

Top Run-Scorers in Test Cricket 2017
Top Run-Scorers in Test Cricket 2017
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In this article, we find out who was the best run-scorer in Test cricket in 2017. Of the 10 batters we have listed, eight are still active in international cricket.  Steve Smith Former Australia skipper Steve Smith scored the most Test runs in 2017. Smith played 11 matches during the year, in which he made […]

Most Sixes in an Innings in Test Cricket History
Most Sixes in an Innings in Test Cricket History
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In this article, we look at players who have scored the most sixes in a Test innings. Legendary Pakistan cricketer Wasim Akram leads the pack that contains such names as Astle, Hayden, McCullum, Stokes, Hammond, Cairns, Inzamam and Gayle. The record has remained unbroken since it was set over 25 years ago. Wasim Akram (12) […]

Who Made It to 800 Wickets in Test Cricket?
Who Made It to 800 Wickets in Test Cricket?
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Still revered by many as the purest form of the game, Test cricket continues to wow the world over. The advent of the ICC World Test Championship in 2021 has once again elevated the longest form of the game to an international audience, with 5-day cricket as prominent as ever. Taking wickets in the longest […]

Players with the Lowest Strike Rate in Test Cricket (Min 150+ balls)
Players with the Lowest Strike Rate in Test Cricket (Min 150+ balls)
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Test cricket is that format of the game in which solely outscoring the opponent is not enough to win the game. Certain situations demand the batsman to consume an ample number of deliveries and to not lose their wicket to earn their team a draw. This aspect of Test cricket is what makes the game […]

Most Runs in a Test Series
Most Runs in a Test Series
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In this article, we look at batsmen who have scored most runs in a Test series. As Test series vary in length, we have considered the most runs in Test series comprising 6 matches, 5 matches, 4 matches and 3 matches respectively. Batsmen with Most Runs Scored in a 6-Match Test Series MA Taylor (839 […]

First Centurion in Test Cricket History
First Centurion in Test Cricket History
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In this article, we look at the first century in Test cricket. It was a feat accomplished by Australian opener Bannerman in the first ever Test match between Australia and England played in Melbourne between March 15 and 19, 1877. The knock helped Australia win the match by 45 runs. Australia off to Poor Start […]

Top Slowest Innings in Test Cricket History (50+ balls)
Top Slowest Innings in Test Cricket History (50+ balls)
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Sometimes in Test cricket, such situations arise that require the batsman to stay at the batting crease and negotiate with the opposition bowling attack. Such situations demand a lot of patience and game awareness that are seldom displayed by batsmen during their Test innings. In the list below, we’ve put together some of the slowest […]

Players with Most Fours in Test Cricket Career
Players with Most Fours in Test Cricket Career
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Test cricket is often marked by great resilience and an ability to concentrate for long periods. In the history of Test cricket, there have been many phenomenal batsmen that have made Test batsmanship look easy and have gone on to amass a huge number of runs. In this article, we’ve put together a list of […]