Highest individual Score in Test
As the name suggests, the test game tests the skills of the cricket players, and the nature of the game allows some large-scale games. To emphasize this point, let’s look at the highest individual score in test cricket.
So far, Sachin Tendulkar has the record in a test match with the highest score in his career. He scored 15921 in 200 test matches and 329 innings. Ricky Ponting and Jacques Kallis ranked second and third with 13378 and 13289 runs, respectively.
Sachin Tendulkar also has a 51-century record in test cricket. He also has a record of 68 half-centuries.
Mohammad Yusuf from Pakistan recorded the most tests runs in a calendar year. In 2006, he scored 1788 in 11 matches and 19 innings, with an average score of 99.33.
South Africa records four centuries in a test match played against West Indies in 2005, and they held 588 scores in St. John’s, and they must be confident of winning, but West Indies’ first game Chris Gaill defeated them with an incredible 317 runs. This excellent match ended with the highest score in the test.
Arunabha Sengupta remembers the day when the legendary left-hander batsman Brian Lara became the first person ever to retake the world record for the highest score in Test cricket.
When Brian Lara went out to toss, he was very contemplative. Judging from the increasing thoughts on his face, he was approaching his 35th birthday, which was more evident than ever.
Brian Lara is at the top and has the Highest Individual Score in Test. In 2004 against England, Brian Lara scored unbeaten 400 runs, and he batted 778 minutes. He scores 43 fours and four sixes in this excellent match. From the last 16 years, Brian Lara is at the top of the highest test match score record.