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The Highest Individual Score In Test Cricket: A List Of Amazing Records

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To make the highest individual score in test, the batsman has to play with a lot of patience. The batsman’s skill, patience, technique, and real ability to score runs are known in Test cricket only. In Test cricket, the batsman has the opportunity to score long innings and big scores. So let’s have a look at the batsmen who played the highest individual innings in Test cricket.

West Indies batsman Brian Lara is at number one in the list of highest individual score in test cricket. Lara played an unbeaten inning of 400 runs against England at St John’s in 2004. Brian Lara is the only batsman to score 400 runs in Test cricket. Lara hit 43 fours and four sixes in his innings.

Brian Lara is the only batsman to have scored 400 runs in an innings. But apart from this, there were many batsmen who have scored more than 350 runs.

Former Australia left-handed opener Matthew Hayden is at second place in the list of highest individual score in test. Matthew Hayden broke Lara’s record of 375 runs against Zimbabwe on 9 October 2003 by scoring 380 runs.

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Highest Individual Score In Test

Player Runs Mins Balls 4s 6s Team Opposition Match Date
BC Lara 400* 778 582 43 4 West Indies v England 10 Apr 2004
ML Hayden 380 622 437 38 11 Australia v Zimbabwe 9 Oct 2003
BC Lara 375 766 538 45 0 West Indies v England 16 Apr 1994
DPMD Jayawardene 374 752 572 43 1 Sri Lanka v South Africa 27 Jul 2006
GS Sobers 365* 614 38 0 West Indies v Pakistan 26 Feb 1958
L Hutton 364 797 847 35 0 England v Australia 20 Aug 1938
ST Jayasuriya 340 799 578 36 2 Sri Lanka v India 2 Aug 1997
Hanif Mohammad 337 970 24 0 Pakistan v West Indies 17 Jan 1958
WR Hammond 336* 318 34 10 England v New Zealand 31 Mar 1933
DA Warner 335* 554 418 39 1 Australia v Pakistan 29 Nov 2019
MA Taylor 334* 720 564 32 1 Australia v Pakistan 15 Oct 1998
DG Bradman 334 383 448 46 0 Australia v England 11 Jul 1930
GA Gooch 333 628 485 43 3 England v India 26 Jul 1990
CH Gayle 333 653 437 34 9 West Indies v Sri Lanka 15 Nov 2010
MJ Clarke 329* 609 468 39 1 Australia v India 3 Jan 2012
Inzamam-ul-Haq 329 579 436 38 9 Pakistan v New Zealand 1 May 2002
A Sandham 325 600 640 28 0 England v West Indies 3 Apr 1930
V Sehwag 319 530 304 42 5 India v South Africa 26 Mar 2008
KC Sangakkara 319 551 482 32 8 Sri Lanka v Bangladesh 4 Feb 2014
CH Gayle 317 630 483 37 3 West Indies v South Africa 29 Apr 2005
Younis Khan 313 760 568 27 4 Pakistan v Sri Lanka 21 Feb 2009
HM Amla 311* 790 529 35 0 South Africa v England 19 Jul 2012
RB Simpson 311 762 743 23 1 Australia v England 23 Jul 1964
JH Edrich 310* 532 450 52 5 England v New Zealand 8 Jul 1965
V Sehwag 309 531 375 39 6 India v Pakistan 28 Mar 2004
RM Cowper 307 727 589 20 0 Australia v England 11 Feb 1966
DG Bradman 304 430 473 43 2 Australia v England 20 Jul 1934
KK Nair 303* 565 381 32 4 India v England 16 Dec 2016
Azhar Ali 302* 658 469 23 2 Pakistan v West Indies 13 Oct 2016
LG Rowe 302 612 430 36 1 West Indies v England 6 Mar 1974
BB McCullum 302 775 559 32 4 New Zealand v India 14 Feb 2014
DG Bradman 299* 396 23 0 Australia v South Africa 29 Jan 1932
MD Crowe 299 610 523 29 3 New Zealand v Sri Lanka 31 Jan 1991
AN Cook 294 773 545 33 0 England v India 10 Aug 2011
V Sehwag 293 366 254 40 7 India v Sri Lanka 2 Dec 2009
IVA Richards 291 472 386 38 0 West Indies v England 12 Aug 1976
RR Sarwan 291 698 452 30 2 West Indies v England 26 Feb 2009
LRPL Taylor 290 567 374 43 0 New Zealand v Australia 13 Nov 2015
RE Foster 287 419 37 0 England v Australia 11 Dec 1903
KC Sangakkara 287 675 457 35 0 Sri Lanka v South Africa 27 Jul 2006
PBH May 285* 600 25 2 England v West Indies 30 May 1957
VVS Laxman 281 631 452 44 0 India v Australia 11 Mar 2001
Javed Miandad 280* 696 460 19 1 Pakistan v India 14 Jan 1983
AB de Villiers 278* 601 418 23 6 South Africa v Pakistan 20 Nov 2010
DCS Compton 278 287 34 1 England v Pakistan 1 Jul 1954
BC Lara 277 474 372 38 0 West Indies v Australia 2 Jan 1993
GC Smith 277 541 373 35 0 South Africa v England 24 Jul 2003
DJ Cullinan 275* 658 490 27 2 South Africa v New Zealand 27 Feb 1999
G Kirsten 275 878 642 26 0 South Africa v England 26 Dec 1999
DPMD Jayawardene 275 610 435 27 1 Sri Lanka v India 16 Nov 2009
SP Fleming 274* 653 476 28 1 New Zealand v Sri Lanka 25 Apr 2003
RG Pollock 274 417 401 43 0 South Africa v Australia 5 Feb 1970
Zaheer Abbas 274 544 467 38 0 Pakistan v England 3 Jun 1971
Javed Miandad 271 558 465 28 5 Pakistan v New Zealand 24 Feb 1989
GA Headley 270* 495 30 0 West Indies v England 14 Mar 1935
DG Bradman 270 458 375 22 0 Australia v England 1 Jan 1937
R Dravid 270 740 495 34 1 India v Pakistan 13 Apr 2004
KC Sangakkara 270 468 365 36 2 Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe 14 May 2004
AC Voges 269* 410 285 33 0 Australia v West Indies 10 Dec 2015
GN Yallop 268 716 517 29 0 Australia v Pakistan 26 Dec 1983
BA Young 267* 605 422 37 0 New Zealand v Sri Lanka 7 Mar 1997
PA de Silva 267 509 380 40 0 Sri Lanka v New Zealand 31 Jan 1991
Younis Khan 267 690 504 32 1 Pakistan v India 24 Mar 2005
Z Crawley 267 541 393 34 1 England v Pakistan 21 Aug 2020
WH Ponsford 266 460 422 27 0 Australia v England 18 Aug 1934
DL Houghton 266 675 541 30 3 Zimbabwe v Sri Lanka 20 Oct 1994
TWM Latham 264* 694 489 21 1 New Zealand v Sri Lanka 15 Dec 2018
AN Cook 263 836 528 18 0 England v Pakistan 13 Oct 2015
DL Amiss 262* 570 563 40 1 England v West Indies 16 Feb 1974
SP Fleming 262 576 423 31 2 New Zealand v South Africa 27 Apr 2006
RR Sarwan 261* 573 402 32 0 West Indies v Bangladesh 4 Jun 2004
FMM Worrell 261 335 35 2 West Indies v England 20 Jul 1950
CC Hunte 260 28 1 West Indies v Pakistan 26 Feb 1958
Javed Miandad 260 617 521 28 1 Pakistan v England 6 Aug 1987
MN Samuels 260 618 455 31 3 West Indies v Bangladesh 21 Nov 2012
MJ Clarke 259* 582 398 26 0 Australia v South Africa 9 Nov 2012
GM Turner 259 704 759 22 0 New Zealand v West Indies 6 Apr 1972
GC Smith 259 574 370 34 0 South Africa v England 31 Jul 2003
TW Graveney 258 471 30 0 England v West Indies 4 Jul 1957
SM Nurse 258 476 34 1 West Indies v New Zealand 13 Mar 1969
BA Stokes 258 338 198 30 11 England v South Africa 2 Jan 2016
Wasim Akram 257* 490 363 22 12 Pakistan v Zimbabwe 17 Oct 1996
RT Ponting 257 590 458 25 0 Australia v India 26 Dec 2003
RB Kanhai 256 400 42 0 West Indies v India 31 Dec 1958
KF Barrington 256 683 624 26 0 England v Australia 23 Jul 1964
DJ McGlew 255* 534 19 0 South Africa v New Zealand 6 Mar 1953
V Kohli 254* 336 33 2 India v South Africa 10 Oct 2019
DG Bradman 254 341 376 25 0 Australia v England 27 Jun 1930
V Sehwag 254 328 247 47 1 India v Pakistan 13 Jan 2006
JE Root 254 614 406 27 0 England v Pakistan 22 Jul 2016
HM Amla 253* 675 473 22 0 South Africa v India 6 Feb 2010
ST Jayasuriya 253 490 348 33 4 Sri Lanka v Pakistan 20 Oct 2004
DA Warner 253 409 286 24 2 Australia v New Zealand 13 Nov 2015
WR Hammond 251 461 605 30 0 England v Australia 14 Dec 1928
KS Williamson 251 624 412 34 2 New Zealand v West Indies 3 Dec 2020
KD Walters 250 394 342 30 2 Australia v New Zealand 18 Feb 1977
SFAF Bacchus 250 510 33 0 West Indies v India 2 Feb 1979
JL Langer 250 578 407 30 1 Australia v England 26 Dec 2002

Data Source: Espncricinfo

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Virender Sehwag is the first name from India in the list of players who have scored the highest individual scores in test matches. Opener Sehwag’s highest individual score in Test matches is 319 runs.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Who scored the highest 401 in the Test match?

Ans- West Indies batsman Brian Lara has scored the highest individual runs in test. Brian Lara has scored 401 runs which is the highest score in Test cricket.

  • Who scored the highest individual score in test by Indian?

Ans- If we talk about the Indian batsman who scored the most runs in Test cricket, then the first name is Virender Sehwag. Sehwag scored 319 runs against South Africa in 2008, which was his highest innings in test cricket.

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