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Highest Individual Score in Test Cricket

Test Cricket is the longest format of the game and scoring a hundred, has never been easy for a batsman. Records have been created and broken day by day as the game progresses. West Indies star left-handed legendary batsman Brian Charles Lara is having the record of highest individual test score as he smashed 400 runs in an innings against England during a test match played in Antigua in 2004. 

Highest Individual Score in Test Cricket

The second biggest test cricket hundred is against the name of Australian left-handed batsman Matthew Hayden who scored 380 runs against Zimbabwe at WACA ground in Perth. Third highest test score was also scored by Brian Lara against England in 1994.

Let’s have a look at the highest individual runs in test cricket.

Highest Individual Test Cricket Scores

Score Batsman Team Against Venue Date
400* Brian Lara West Indies England Antigua Recreation Ground, St John’s 10 April, 2004
380 Matthew Hayden Australia Zimbabwe WACA Ground, Perth 9 October, 2003
375 Brian Lara West Indies England Antigua Recreation Ground, St John’s 16 April, 1994
374 Mahela Jayawardene Sri Lanka South Africa Sinhalese S.C., Colombo 27 July, 2006
365* Garfield Sobers West Indies Pakistan Sabina Park, Kingston 26 February, 1958
364 Len Hutton England Australia The Oval, London 20 August, 1938
340 Sanath Jayasuriya Sri Lanka India R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo 2 August, 1997
337 Hanif Mohammad Pakistan West Indies Kensington Oval, Bridgetown 17 January, 1958
336* Wally Hammond England New Zealand Eden Park, Auckland 31 March, 1933
334* Mark Taylor Australia Pakistan Arbab Niaz Stadium, Peshawar 15 October, 1998
334 Donald Bradman Australia England Headingley, Leeds 11 July, 1930
333 Chris Gayle West Indies Sri Lanka Galle International Stadium 15 November, 2010
333 Graham Gooch England India Lord’s Cricket Ground, London 26 July, 1990
329* Michael Clarke Australia India Sydney Cricket Ground 3 January, 2012
329 Inzamam-ul-Haq Pakistan New Zealand Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore 1 May, 2002
325 Andy Sandham England West Indies Sabina Park, Kingston 3 April, 1930
319 Kumar Sangakkara Sri Lanka Bangladesh Zohur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chittagong 5 February, 2014
319 Virender Sehwag India South Africa M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai 26 March, 2008
317 Chris Gayle West Indies South Africa Antigua Recreation Ground, St John’s 29 April, 2005
313 Younis Khan Pakistan Sri Lanka National Stadium, Karachi 21 February, 2009
311* Hashim Amla South Africa England The Oval, London 19 July, 2012
311 Bob Simpson Australia England Old Trafford, Manchester 23 July, 1964
310* John Edrich England New Zealand Headingley, Leeds 8 July, 1965
309 Virender Sehwag India Pakistan Multan Cricket Stadium 28 March, 2004
307 Bob Cowper Australia England Melbourne Cricket Ground 11 February, 1966
304 Donald Bradman Australia England Headingley, Leeds 20 July, 1934
303* Karun Nair India England M Chidambaram Stadium 19 December, 2016
302* Azhar Ali Pakistan West Indies Dubai International Cricket Stadium 13 October, 2016
302 Brendon McCullum New Zealand India Basin Reserve, Wellington 18 February, 2014
302 Lawrence Rowe West Indies England Kensington Oval, Bridgetown 6 March, 1974

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