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

Slowest Test Century record, Mudassar Nazar, 419 balls

Mudassar Nazar hold the record of Slowest Test Century in terms of Balls Faced. He took 419 Balls to complete his century. At the age of 21, Mudassar, the son of former Test opener and current Pakistan national coach Nazar Mohammad, broke the record for the slowest century in Test cricket. He took 9 hours and 17 minutes to reach the milestone, which was 12 minutes slower than the previous record held by D.J. McGlew for South Africa against Australia in the 1957-58 series.

Slowest Test Century record, Mudassar Nazar, 419 balls

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.

Slowest Test Century by Minutes in Test Matches

PlayerMinutesMatchLocationYear
Mudassar Nazar557Pakistan v EnglandLahore1977-78
DJ McGlew545South Africa v AustraliaDurban1957-58
AP Gurusinha535Sri Lanka v ZimbabweHarare1994-95
JJ Crowe516New Zealand v Sri LankaColombo (CCC)1986-87
SV Manjrekar500India v ZimbabweHarare1992-93
PE Richardson488England v South AfricaJohannesburg1956-57
KWR Fletcher458England v PakistanThe Oval1974

Mudassar Nazar’s another exceptional record

Mudassar Nazar 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. This father-son record is also an exceptional record.

Mudassar Nazar, the record of Slowest Test Century

Mudassar Nazar, the stylish Pakistani Crickter

Mudassar Nazar is a former Pakistani cricketer who played as a right-handed batsman and occasional off-spin bowler. He is considered one of Pakistan’s finest batsmen of all time, and is widely regarded as one of the greatest batsmen in the history of cricket.

Nazar made his international debut for Pakistan in 1976, and quickly established himself as a key player for the national team. He was known for his aggressive and flamboyant style of batting, which made him a fan favorite in Pakistan and around the world. He was particularly strong against fast bowlers, and was able to score runs at a rapid pace.

Slowest Test Century record, Mudassar Nazar, 419 balls

After his retirement, Nazar has been involved in coaching and mentoring young cricketers in Pakistan. He also served as a national selector and chief selector for the Pakistan national cricket team, and as a commentator on Pakistan’s domestic and international cricket matches.

Nazar’s contributions to Pakistani cricket are immeasurable. His aggressive and flamboyant style of play and his ability to score runs at a rapid pace made him one of the most exciting cricketers to watch. He is considered one of the greatest batsmen in the history of cricket and his legacy continues to inspire future generations of Pakistani cricketers.

FAQs

What is the slowest century in Test cricket?

At the age of 21, Mudassar, the son of former Test opener and current Pakistan national coach Nazar Mohammad, broke the record for the slowest century in Test cricket. He took 9 hours and 17 minutes to reach the milestone, which was 12 minutes slower than the previous record held by D.J. McGlew for South Africa against Australia in the 1957-58 series.

How many Test matches did Mudassar Nazar play for Pakistan?

Mudassar Nazar represented Pakistan in 76 Test matches. He scored a total of 4114 runs at an avg of 38.09 and 10 centuries and 17 half centuries. His highest score was 231 in Test Matches.

What was Mudassar Nazar’s role after his retirement from cricket?

After his retirement, Mudassar Nazar has been involved in coaching and mentoring young cricketers in Pakistan. He also served as a national selector and chief selector for the Pakistan national cricket team, and as a commentator on Pakistan’s domestic and international cricket matches.

How many ODI matches did Mudassar Nazar play for Pakistan?

Mudassar Nazar played in 122 One Day Internationals (ODIs) for Pakistan.

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