Mudassar Nazar hold the record of Slowest Test Century (Balls Faced), 419 Balls
Mudassar Nazar hold the record of Slowest Test Century (Balls Faced), 419 Balls

Mudassar Nazar hold the record of Slowest Test Century in terms of Balls Faced. He took 419 Balls to complete his century.

Nazar held the batting crease for a mammoth 591 minutes, completing his ton in 419 deliveries. The right-handed batsmen was Geoff Miller’s one of three victims, perishing in his 491st delivery.

About Mudassar Nazar (from Wikipedia Page)

Mudassar Nazar is a Pakistani cricket coach and former cricketer with a career in Test cricket for Pakistan and in league cricket in Pakistan and England. He was an opening batsman who played 76 test and 122 one-day matches for Pakistan.

Mudassar made his debut in Test cricket for Pakistan against Australia in Adelaide on 24 December 1976. The son of Test cricketer Nazar Mohammad, he followed in his father’s footsteps to open Pakistan’s opening batting.

Mudassar now resides in Bolton, England. He played for many prominent league teams in Pakistan, and played his last Test match against New Zealand at Auckland on 28 February 1989, but he continued playing first-class cricket until 1993.

He became the second Pakistani after his father to carry the bat as an opener in the fifth Test of the 1982–83 series against India.

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