Cricket

Batsmen holding a record of  appearing in less than 100 Tests

Record Holder

Every batsman dreams of getting its name pinned with the tag of a top scorer, but one needs to play lots of matches to be a huge scorer. Here we present the top scorers of the Test Cricket Match with less than 100 Test Matches played.

 Wally Hammond – 7249 runs – 85 matches

Wally Hammond was one of the most exciting cricketers. In his Test career ,he played around 85 matches and scored 7,249 runs and took almost 83 wickets. Captained England in 20 of those Tests, Hammond won four, lost three, and drew 13 of the test matches. Until surpassed by Colin Cowdrey in 1970,he held the highest career aggregate of runs .Additionally, the English record of making 22 Test centuries remained in his court until it was surpassed by Alastair Cook in December 2012. He scored 167 centuries and 50,551 runs in all first-class crickets, which is the seventh and third highest totals respectively by a first-class cricketer as of 2013.

AB de Villiers – 7296 runs – 95 matches

A batsman of breathtaking enterprise and chutzpah and as well as the skills this right-handed batsman, who is a quick short span of time, accumulated a huge number of runs in Tests including 32 fifties and 16 centuries. He still has the record for making most Test innings before being dismissed in Nov 2008, for making none against Bangladesh. Plus,he is also the second-highest individual scorer in an innings by a South African batsman.

Mohammad Yousuf – 7530 runs – 90 matches

Watching Yousuf bat is a tranquil experience. This awesome Pakistani player has the score of  over 9,000 One Day International runs in its name at an average over 40 and more than 7,000 Test runs at an average of over 50. He owns the record of scoring maximum runs with a total of 405 runs against Zimbabwe in 2002–2003. In Test matches, he has the record of scoring a 27-ball fifty in its name; which is third fastest scored by any player.

Younis Khan – 7610 runs – 91 matches

Player One of  modern batting greats of Pakistan, is a player having  played an average of more than 50 test matches, a famous double-hundred,a triple-hundred against India. Particularly on foreign grounds, his performance has been quite good, which includes the tours of Australia, England ,Sri Lanka and India. Six of the test matches played by him were  against India. Younus also scored 147 runs at Kolkata  , 267 at Banglore in 2005 and two centuries in 2006.

Garfield Sobers – 8032 runs – 93 matches

Initially playing as a bowler, Garfield was soon promoted to the position of  the batsman. Garry Sobers is a cricket genius and excelled at all the aspects of the game. According to few, he is regarded as the finest all-rounder in modern cricket. In his first-class matches, he scored more than 28,000 runs taking 1000 wickets, having spent time with Nottinghamshire and South Australia while seeking-off his career in cricket. For his services to the sport, Queen Elizabeth II knighted Sobers in 1975.

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