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Top Ten Big Innings by Pakistani and Indian Cricketers in Test and ODI Matches

Top Ten Big Innings by Pakistani Cricketers in Test and ODI Matches

Hanif Mohammad walks back after his epic 337, West Indies v Pakistan, 1st Test, Barbados, January 23, 1958

Top Ten Big Innings by Pakistani Cricketers in Test Matches  

A test match century tests the stamina of a cricket player. It is a glorious moment in the career of any player to achieve top class century in test matches. Hanif Mohammad is amongst those players of Pakistan who are still ranked amongst the world’s top ten centuries in test matches. Younis Khan, on other hand, has managed to get his name twice on the list of top ten centuries of Pakistani players in test matches. Here is the list of the top ten players who have made centuries in test matches in their careers.

Player

Score Year
Hanif Mohammad 337 17 Jan 1958
Inzamam-ul-Haq 329 1 May 2002
Younis Khan 313 21 Feb 2009
Javed Miandad 280* 14 Jan 1983
Zaheer Abbas 274 3 Jun 1971
Javed Miandad 271 24 Feb 1989
Younis Khan 267 24 Mar 2005
Javed Miandad 260 6 Aug 1987
Wasim Akram 257* 17 Oct 1996
Zaheer Abbas 240 22 Aug 1974

Top Ten Big Innings by Pakistani Cricketers in ODI Matches  

Pakistan’s cricket team is one of the finest One Day International teams in the world. It has the marvelous history of winning the World Cup of 1992 under captaincy of Imran Khan. Pakistan’s cricket team has a good mix of bowlers and batsmen. Wasim Akram and Waqar Younis were known to be the best swingers and fastest bowlers in the world. The batting line of Pakistan is also considered second to none. There are many centurions in the history of Pakistan’s cricket team. This article covers the top ten Pakistani players having ODI centuries in their careers.

Player

Score Year
Saeed Anwar 194 21 May 1997
Imran Nazir 160 21 Mar 2007
Younis Khan 144 18 Jul 2004
Shoaib Malik 143 25 Jul 2004
Yousuf Youhana 141* 23 Nov 2002
Saeed Anwar 140 18 Jan 1998
Ijaz Ahmed 139* 2 Oct 1997
Inzamam-ul-Haq 137* 20 Apr 1994
Ijaz Ahmed 137 7 Apr 1999
Salman Butt 136 19 Apr 2008

India’s cricket team is one of the best international cricket teams in Test matches. Many of their players have centuries in their Test match careers. Verander Sehwag is one the players of India’s team who has the top three centuries in the test match history of the Indian cricket team. He is one of the most refined and extraordinary test match cricket players of the Indian team. Sachin Tendulkar is another player of India’s team who has a good record of Test match centuries in his career. Here is the list of top ten centuries of Indian players in Test matches.

Player

Score Year
Verandar Sehwag 319 26 Mar 2008
Verandar Sehwag 309 28 Mar 2004
Verandar Sehwag 293 2 Dec 2009
VVS Laxman 281 11 Mar 2001
Rahul Dravid 270 13 Apr 2004
Verandar Sehwag 254 13 Jan 2006
Sachin Tendulkar 248* 10 Dec 2004
Sachin Tendulkar * 241 2 Jan 2004
Saruv Ganguly 239 8 Dec 2007
Sunil Gavaskar * 236 24 Dec 1983

Top Ten Big Innings of Indian Cricketers in Test Matches  

Indian Cricket team has produced some of the greatest test cricket batsmen of all time. Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid and Virender Sehwag are to name a few. Sehwag has proven his batting skills time and again. He has a consistency in his batting style which very few can claim. The above list shows Sehwag has scored more than 250 runs in an innings 4 times by now.

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