Most runs scored in a day by a batsman, 309 runs
Test cricket has witnessed many magnificent innings by great batsmen. Some breathtaking innings are part of cricket’s folklore and have set a benchmark for attacking batsman ship. Sir Don Bradman is the only player to score 300 or more runs in a single day of a Test match. He scored 309 runs against England on 11 July 1930. This is most runs scored in a day by a batsman. Often it is seen that a team doesn’t score 300 plus runs in a day and a player alone has done it.
Most runs in a day
|Don Bradman||309||0||309*||Australia||v England||Leeds||11-Jul-30|
|WR Hammond||295||41*||336||England||v New Zealand||Auckland||31-Mar-33|
|Virendra Sehwag||284||0||284*||India||v Sri Lanka||Brabourne||02-Dec-09|
|DCS Compton||273||5*||278||England||v Pakistan||Nottingham||01-Jul-54|
|Don Bradman||271||0||271*||Australia||v England||Leeds||20-Jul-34|
|Virendra Sehwag||257||52*||309*||India||v South Africa||Chennai||26-Mar-08|
|Don Bradman||244||0||244||Australia||v England||The Oval||18-Aug-34|
|David Warner||244||0||244*||Australia||v New Zealand||Perth||13-Nov-15|
|FMM Worrell||239||0||239*||West Indies||v England||Nottingham||20-Jul-50|
|Karun Nair||232||71*||303||India||v England||Chennai||16-Dec-16|
Sir Donald Bradman, an institution of cricket
In the world of cricket, one of the most coveted records for a batsman is the most runs scored in a single day of play. This record is a testament to a player’s skill and endurance, as it requires not only a high level of technical proficiency but also the ability to maintain focus and concentration over the course of an entire day’s play.
Sir Donald Bradman, widely considered as one of the greatest batsmen of all time, holds the record for the most runs scored by a batsman in a single day of play. This record was set on January 29, 1930, during a Test match between Australia and England at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.
On that historic day, Bradman scored an astonishing 309 runs, which included 33 fours and one six, from just 330 balls. He reached his triple century in just 365 minutes, at that time it was the fastest ever, a record that still stands today. This innings was a testament to Bradman’s unparalleled skill and precision as a batsman, as he effortlessly dispatched the English bowlers with a display of precision, power, and finesse.
Bradman’s 309 runs in a day was a world record that stood for more than 80 years, and it is a testament to his greatness as a batsman. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest cricketers of all time, and his record for most runs scored in a single day of play is just one of many records that he holds in the sport of cricket.
Bradman’s innings in that match was one of the defining moments of his career, and it is a testament to his skill, determination, and longevity as a batsman. His record for most runs scored in a single day of play will forever be remembered as one of the greatest achievements in the sport of cricket, and it is a testament to the enduring legacy of Sir Donald Bradman.
Sir Donald Bradman holds the record for the highest career Test batting average of 99.94 which is considered as one of the greatest achievements in the sports world.
What is Sir Donald Bradman’s most runs in a day record?
Sir Donald Bradman holds the record for the most runs scored by a batsman in a single day of play. He scored 309 runs on January 29, 1930, during a Test match between Australia and England at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.
How many balls did Bradman face to score 309 runs?
Bradman faced 330 balls to score 309 runs in a day.
How many fours and sixes did Bradman hit in his innings?
Bradman hit 46 fours and zero six in his innings.
Is Bradman’s record of most runs in a day still standing?
Yes, Bradman’s record for most runs scored in a single day of play still stands today. 309 runs in a single day.
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