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 Test Cricket - Player Records and Statistics
Players Playing Most Test Matches
  Player Country Career Tests Batting Bowling
Runs Avg Wkts Avg
1 S R Tendulkar India 1989-2013 200 15921 53.79 46 54.17
2 R T Ponting Australia 1995-2012 168 13378 51.85 5 55.20
3 S R Waugh Australia 1985-2004 168 10927 51.06 92 37.45
4 J H Kallis South Africa 1995-2013 166 13289 55.37 292 32.65
5 J M Anderson* England 2003- 166 1249 9.32 632 26.63
6 R Dravid India 1996-2012 164 13288 52.31 1 39.00
7 S Chanderpaul West Indies 1994-2015 164 11867 51.37 9 98.11
8 A N Cook England 2006-2018 161 12472 45.35 1 7.00
9 A R Border Australia 1978-1994 156 11174 50.56 39 39.10
10 D P M D Jayawardene Sri Lanka 1997-2014 149 11814 49.85 6 51.67
11 S C J Broad* England 2007- 149 3370 18.52 524 27.84
12 M V Boucher South Africa 1997-2012 147 5515 30.30 1 6.00
13 S K Warne Australia 1992-2007 145 3154 17.33 708 25.42
14 K C Sangakkara Sri Lanka 2000-2015 134 12400 57.41 0  
15 V V S Laxman India 1996-2012 134 8781 45.97 2 63.00
16 A J Stewart England 1990-2003 133 8463 39.55 0  
17 M Muralitharan Sri Lanka 1992-2010 133 1261 11.68 800 22.73
18 A Kumble India 1990-2008 132 2506 17.77 619 29.65
19 C A Walsh West Indies 1984-2001 132 936 7.55 519 24.44
20 B C Lara West Indies 1990-2006 131 11953 52.89 0  
21 Kapil Dev India 1978-1994 131 5248 31.05 434 29.65
22 M E Waugh Australia 1991-2002 128 8029 41.82 59 41.17
23 S M Gavaskar India 1971-1987 125 10122 51.12 1 206.00
24 G D McGrath Australia 1993-2007 124 641 7.37 563 21.64
25 H M Amla South Africa 2004-2019 124 9282 46.64 0  
26 Javed Miandad Pakistan 1976-1993 124 8832 52.57 17 40.12
27 I V A Richards West Indies 1974-1991 121 8540 50.24 32 61.38
28 Inzamam-ul-Haq Pakistan 1992-2007 120 8830 49.61 0  
29 I A Healy Australia 1988-1999 119 4356 27.40 0  
30 G A Gooch England 1975-1995 118 8900 42.58 23 46.48
31 I R Bell England 2004-2015 118 7727 42.69 1 76.00
32 Younis Khan Pakistan 2000-2017 118 10099 52.06 9 54.56
33 D I Gower England 1978-1992 117 8231 44.25 1 20.00
34 G C Smith South Africa 2002-2014 117 9265 48.26 8 110.63
35 D B Vengsarkar India 1976-1992 116 6868 42.13 0  
36 D L Haynes West Indies 1978-1994 116 7487 42.30 1 8.00
37 M A Atherton England 1989-2001 115 7728 37.70 2 151.00
38 M J Clarke Australia 2004-2015 115 8643 49.11 31 38.19
39 A B de Villiers South Africa 2004-2018 114 8765 50.66 2 52.00
40 M C Cowdrey England 1954-1975 114 7624 44.07 0  
41 D L Vettori New Zealand 1997-2014 113 4531 30.01 362 34.37
42 S C Ganguly India 1996-2008 113 7212 42.18 32 52.53
43 S P Fleming New Zealand 1994-2008 111 7172 40.07 0  
44 W P U J C Vaas Sri Lanka 1994-2009 111 3089 24.32 355 29.58
45 C H Lloyd West Indies 1966-1984 110 7515 46.68 10 62.20
46 S T Jayasuriya Sri Lanka 1991-2007 110 6973 40.07 98 34.35
47 J E Root* England 2012- 109 9278 50.15 39 44.69
48 C G Greenidge West Indies 1974-1991 108 7558 44.72 0  
49 G Boycott England 1964-1982 108 8114 47.73 7 54.57
50 L R P L Taylor* New Zealand 2007- 108 7564 45.84 2 24.00
51 S M Pollock South Africa 1995-2008 108 3781 32.32 421 23.12
52 D C Boon Australia 1984-1996 107 7422 43.66 0  
53 J L Langer Australia 1993-2007 105 7696 45.27 0  
54 I Sharma* India 2007- 104 785 8.35 311 32.23
55 K P Pietersen England 2005-2014 104 8181 47.29 10 88.60
56 M A Taylor Australia 1989-1999 104 7525 43.50 1 26.00
57 V Sehwag India 2001-2013 104 8586 49.34 40 47.35
58 Wasim Akram Pakistan 1985-2002 104 2898 22.64 414 23.62
59 C H Gayle West Indies 2000-2014 103 7214 42.19 73 42.74
60 Harbhajan Singh India 1998-2015 103 2225 18.24 417 32.46
61 M L Hayden Australia 1994-2009 103 8625 50.74 0  
62 Saleem Malik Pakistan 1982-1999 103 5768 43.70 5 82.80
63 C L Hooper West Indies 1987-2002 102 5762 36.47 114 49.43
64 I T Botham England 1977-1992 102 5200 33.55 383 28.40
65 B B McCullum New Zealand 2004-2016 101 6453 38.64 1 88.00
66 G Kirsten South Africa 1993-2004 101 7289 45.27 2 71.00
67 M Ntini South Africa 1998-2009 101 699 9.85 390 28.83
68 A J Strauss England 2004-2012 100 7037 40.91 0  
69 G P Thorpe England 1993-2005 100 6744 44.66 0  
70 N M Lyon* Australia 2011- 100 1101 12.23 399 32.12

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