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Highest Runscorers, Highest Number Of Centuries And Highest Wicket Takers In Test Cricket

PTI 23 Aug 2011, 16:51:48 IST
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London, Aug 23: Leading runscorers in test cricket (x-active):

14,965--x-Sachin Tendulkar, India (181 tests)

12,775--x-Rahul Dravid, India (157)

12,363--x-Ricky Ponting, Australia (152)

11,953--Brian Lara, West Indies (131)

11,947--x-Jacques Kallis, South Africa (145)

11,174--Allan Border, Australia (156)

10,927--Steve Waugh, Australia (168)

10,122--Sunil Gavaskar, India (125)

9,630--x-Mahela Jayawardene, Sri Lanka (119)

9,367--x-Shivnarine Chanderpaul, West Indies (133)

8,900--Graham Gooch, England (118)

Leading scorers of centuries in test cricket (x-active):

51--x-Sachin Tendulkar, India (181 matches)

40--x-Jacques Kallis, South Africa (145)

39--x-Ricky Ponting, Australia (152)

35--x-Rahul Dravid, India (157)

34--Sunil Gavaskar, India (125)

34--Brian Lara, West Indies (131)

32--Steve Waugh, Australia (168)

30--Matthew Hayden, Australia (103)

29--Sir Donald Bradman, Australia (52)

28--x-Mahela Jayawardene, Sri Lanka (119)

27--Allan Border, Australia (156)

26--Sir Garfield Sobers, West Indies (93)

25--x-Kumar Sangakkara, Sri Lanka (97)

25--Inzamam-ul-Haq, Pakistan (120)

Leading wicket-takers in test cricket (x-active):

800--Muttiah Muralitharan, Sri Lanka (133 matches)

708--Shane Warne, Australia (145)

619--Anil Kumble, India (132)

563--Glenn McGrath, Australia (124)

519--Courtney Walsh, West Indies (132)

434--Kapil Dev, India (131)

431--Sir Richard Hadlee, New Zealand (86)

421--Shaun Pollock, South Africa (108)

414--Wasim Akram, Pakistan (104)

406--x-Harbhajan Singh, India (98)

405--Curtly Ambrose, West Indies (98). AP