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Highest match aggregate in a test match, 1,981 runs
In a match between England and South Africa in March 1939 South Africa Scored 530 and 481 and England Scored 316 and 654. This Total of 1981 Runs in a Test Match is still the Highest match aggregate.
South Africa Scores – 530 + 481 = 1011 and England Scores – 316 + 654 = 970. Total 1981 Runs in a Test Match.
In a match between England and South Africa in March 1939, South Africa scored handsome 530 runs in their first inning and in reply, England managed to score 316 in their first inning. South Africa in their second inning again batted wonderfully and scored 481. England facing the target of 696 to win the match, played brilliantly in their second innings and reached to the score of 654 for 6 wickets. Making the match aggregate to 1981 runs which is still the highest match aggregate record.
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The Timeless Test, which lasted for over 10 days (some 46 hours of cricket), surprisingly ended in a draw. Unfortunately, the match was at its most exciting when rain interrupted play with England on the verge of victory, only 42 runs away with 5 wickets remaining.
Highest match aggregates in Test Matches
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Which is the longest test match in history?
The “Timeless Test” between England and South Africa in Mar’1939 is reportedly the longest ever test match, which lasted for over 10 days (46 hours of cricket).
What is the biggest aggregate of runs in any test match?
The “Timeless Test” between England and South Africa in Mar’1939 is the biggest aggregate of runs in any first-class match, 1,981
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