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Top Ten Test and ODI Match Scores in Cricket

by on January 23, 2011
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Famous cricket players of West Indies cricket team: Brian Lara

Top Ten Test Match Scores in Cricket

Having a couple of centuries in a cricket career is a big milestone for any international player. One has to put in lots of effort and consistent hard work to reach that level to make history on the top ten centuries board. Brian Charles Lara is of the finest Test players in cricket history who has made an unbeatable record of a 400(not out) score in 2004. Most certainly, he is the only player in the history of the top ten world’s centuries whose name is in top three positions twice. Here is the list of all the top ten players of the world in test cricket with their score of centuries.

Player

Runs Country Year
Brian Lara 400* West Indies 10 Apr 2004
Matthew Hayden 380 Australia 9 Oct 2003
Brian Lara 375 West Indies 16 Apr 1994
Mahela Jayawardene 374 Sri Lanka 27 Jul 2006
Sir Garry Sobers 365* West Indies 26 Feb 1958
L Hutton 364 England 20 Aug 1938
Sanat Jayasuriya 340 Sri Lanka 2 Aug 1997
Hanif Mohammad 337 Pakistan 17 Jan 1958
Wally Hammond 336* England 31 Mar 1933
Mark Taylor 334* Australia 15 Oct 1998

Top Ten ODI Match Scores in Cricket  

A century in an ODI career is not only a big achievement in itself but it also tests the mettle of a player. One has to understand all the tactics and strategy of game play to reach that distinguished position. Sachin Tendulkar of India’s team is the one of the world class players who understands all the twists and turns of the ball on the pitch. His recent achievement of top century in 2010 is the proof of his love and competency as a dedicated and motivated ODI player. Here is the list of all top class ODI players with top ten centuries in their ODI career.

Player

Runs Country Year
Sachin Tendulkar 200* India 24 Feb 2010
CK Coventry 194* Zimbabwe 16 Aug 2009
Saeed Anwar 194 Pakistan 21 May 1997
IVA Richards 189* West Indies 31 May 1984
ST Jayasuriya 189 Sri Lanka 29 Oct 2000
G Kirsten 188* South Africa 16 Feb 1996
Sachin Tendulkar 186* India 8 Nov 1999
MS Dhoni 183* India 31 Oct 2005
SC Ganguly 183 India 26 May 1999
ML Hayden 181* Australia 20 Feb 2007

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