Sachin Tendulkar, most fours in test matches, 2058 fours
In the history of Test cricket, there have been many batsmen who have hit a large number of fours in their careers. However, four batsmen stand out as having hit the most fours in Test matches.
First on the list is Sachin Tendulkar of India, who hit 2058 fours in his career. He is widely considered one of the greatest batsmen of all time and holds numerous records in international cricket. Sachin Tendulkar leads the list of players to hit most fours in test matches with more than 2058 fours in 329 innings.
He is followed by Rahul Dravid with 1654 fours and Brian Lara with 1559 fours.
Most fours in test matches
|Sachin Tendulkar (IND)||1989-2013||200||329||15921||53.78||51||68||14||2058+||69|
|R Dravid (ICC/IND)||1996-2012||164||286||13288||52.31||36||63||8||1654||21|
|BC Lara (ICC/WI)||1990-2006||131||232||11953||52.88||34||48||17||1559||88|
|RT Ponting (AUS)||1995-2012||168||287||13378||51.85||41||62||17||1509||73|
|KC Sangakkara (SL)||2000-2015||134||233||12400||57.4||38||52||11||1491||51|
|JH Kallis (ICC/SA)||1995-2013||166||280||13289||55.37||45||58||16||1488||97|
|AN Cook (ENG)||2006-2018||161||291||12472||45.35||33||57||9||1442||11|
|DPMD Jayawardene (SL)||1997-2014||149||252||11814||49.84||34||50||15||1387||61|
|S Chanderpaul (WI)||1994-2015||164||280||11867||51.37||30||66||15||1285||36|
|V Sehwag (ICC/IND)||2001-2013||104||180||8586||49.34||23||32||16||1233||91|
These four batsmen all have an impressive number of fours in their Test careers and have left an indelible mark on the sport of cricket.
Sachin Tendulkar, a record book of cricket
Sachin Tendulkar, widely considered one of the greatest batsmen of all time, holds the record for hitting the most fours in Test matches. During his 24-year career playing for India, Tendulkar hit a total of 2058 fours in Test matches, solidifying his place at the top of the list of most fours hit by any player in the history of the sport.
Tendulkar’s ability to hit fours consistently and with precision was a key aspect of his batting style. He had a wide range of shots and was able to hit the ball to all parts of the field. He also had an excellent technique that allowed him to score runs against both pace and spin bowlers.
Tendulkar’s record for hitting the most fours in Test matches is a testament to his skill and dedication as a batsman. He played with a level of consistency and longevity that is rarely seen in the sport, and his record of 2058 fours is a reflection of his ability to score runs at a high level over an extended period of time. Tendulkar is the only batsman in world cricket scored more than two thousand fours in test cricket.
Tendulkar made his Test debut in 1989 at the age of 16 and quickly established himself as a top-order batsman for India. He played a total of 200 Test matches, scoring 15,921 runs with an average of 53.78. His highest score in Test cricket was 248 not out.
Tendulkar’s record for hitting the most fours in Test matches is not only a testament to his skill and dedication as a batsman but also his ability to score runs against the best bowlers of his time. He faced some of the best bowlers of his time and still managed to score runs consistently. He will always be remembered as one of the greatest batsmen to have ever played the game and his record of hitting most fours in Test matches will be a lasting legacy of his greatness.
Who holds the record for hitting the most fours in Test matches?
Sachin Tendulkar of India holds the record for hitting the most fours in Test matches, with a total of 2058 fours.
How many fours did Sachin Tendulkar hit in his Test career?
Sachin Tendulkar hit a total of 2058 fours in his Test career.
Who are the other players in the top 5 for most fours hit in Test matches?
The top 5 players for most fours hit in Test matches, after Sachin Tendulkar are Rahul Dravid, Brian Lara, Ricky Ponting and Kumar Sangakkara.
Can a player’s record for most fours in Test matches be broken?
Technically Yes, but practically looking impossible. Sachin’s record for most fours in Test matches can be broken. Records in sports are meant to be broken, as players continue to improve and push the boundaries of what is possible, but in current active players, Joe Root and Devid Warner are nearest to the record of most fours in test matches, with 1179 and 957 fours respectively. So, sachin’s record most fours in tests is practically looking impossible in near future.
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