5 unbreakable records of Test Cricket

5 unbreakable records of Test cricket
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Test cricket has given many great batsmen, bowlers and captains.

Till now, many records have been made and have been broken in Test cricket, but there are some records which have remained intact for many years.

Here’s the list of 5 such unbreakable records of Test cricket, which is almost impossible to break.

Brian Lara

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The left-handed West Indies batsman Brian Lara holds the record for the most runs scored in an innings of a match in the history of Test cricket.

He set a record against England on 12 April 2004 by scoring a personal score of 400 runs at the ground of Antigua, which is still standing today.

Brian Lara then breaks the record of Australian batsman Matthew Hayden’s 380-run knock and announced the end of the team’s innings as soon as he completed his 400 runs.

He was also the captain of the West Indies in that Test. Brian Lara faced 582 balls in this innings, in which he hit 43 fours and four sixes.

During this historic innings, Lara completed her 400th run with a single. Breaking this record of Bryan Lara is almost impossible.

Len Hutton

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On August 20, 1938, in the historic Test match against Australia played on the ground of Owell, England’s legendary batsman Len Hutton set a unique record.

This record was the record for playing the most balls in an innings, he became the first batsman in the world to have played the most balls in a Test match.

Hutton set this record by playing 844 balls in this match. He returned to the pavilion after scoring 364 runs.

Brendon McCullum

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McCullum is the world’s number one batsman in terms of making the fastest century in Test cricket.

In 2016, Brendon McCullum scored the fastest century in Test cricket history against Australia in Christchurch.

This was also the last innings of his career. McCullum had completed his century in just 54 balls. McCullum scored 145 runs off 79 balls in this Test, in which he scored 21 fours and 6 sixes.

Breaking the record of Brendon’s fastest century in Test cricket is also impossible.

Irfan Pathan

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The historic day of January 29, 2006, Pakistan and India teams were fielded for the Karachi Test.

This was the third and decisive test of the series. Captain Saurav Ganguly handed over the ball to Irfan Pathan.

Irfan Pathan troubled Salman Butt on the first three balls and the fourth ball was swinging out and the ball took the outer edge of the bat of Bat, in the first slip, in the hands of Rahul Dravid.

Now veteran batsman Yunus Khan came to the ground. Pathan bowled him a fast-inswing ball, the ball hit his pad and the umpire raised his finger.

Now was the moment that everyone was waiting for. This time there was Younis Khan in great form. Pathan once again bowled the inswing ball and also gave Yusuf a clean bowled.

With this, Irfan Pathan created history. Irfan Pathan became the world’s number one bowler taking a hat-trick in the first over. Irfan’s record is yet to be broken.

Anil Kumble

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Fans of former legendary leg-spinner Anil Kumble and Indian cricket can never forget the moment when India defeated Pakistan in the second Test of the 1999 series.

The second Test match played at the Ferozeshah Kotla Stadium in Delhi between February 4 and 7, 1999 was very special for Anil Kumble and the Indian team.

Kumble set a record in this Test by taking all 10 wickets in the second innings against arch-rivals Pakistan.

He became the second bowler in the world after Jim Laker of England to take all 10 wickets in a Test innings.

This record is special because this is recorded in the names of Laker and Kumble will be comparable but it will not be broken.

For this reason, we can say with great confidence about this record of Kumble that this record will never be broken.

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