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Ashton Agar holds the record pf scoring Highest Test score by a number 11 batsman. Agar registered a score of 98 runs.

He shattered the record of Tino Best, who had scored 95 against England.

About Ashton Agar (from Wikipedia Page)

Agar was selected to tour England, Scotland, and Ireland with Australia A in June 2013.

Along with Fawad Ahmed, a Pakistani refugee who was granted Australian citizenship in early July 2013, he was generally considered to be competing for a final position in Australia’s squad for the 2013 Ashes series in England.

A spot in the squad for a second spinner, behind Nathan Lyon, had been kept open to be given to one of the two spinners, based on form in the lead-up to the tour.

Following his good form for Australia A, Agar was named to make his Test debut in the first Test of the series (played at Trent Bridge, Nottingham), replacing Lyon in the side from the previous tour.

Aged 19 years and 269 days, he became the twelfth-youngest Australian Test player, as well as the youngest Australian since Archie Jackson (during the 1928–29 series) to make his Test debut in the Ashes.

On debut, he scored 98 runs from 101 balls batting eleventh in Australia’s first innings, breaking several Test records, including first player to ever score a half-century as a number eleven batsman on debut, highest score by a number eleven batsman, and, with Phillip Hughes, highest partnership (163 runs) for the tenth wicket.

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